Your Liberty — as a United States citizen — was weakened and threatened yesterday when the Obama Administration helped the United Nations pass the Arms Trade Treaty. Immediately after this disappointing vote, I wrote a letter to President Obama urging him not to sign the treaty. If the President signs the treaty allowing the [...]
This is the time of the year when the County is starting its budget preparation for the next fiscal year which goes from October 1 to September 30 of 2014. As you might expect, many discussions are being held during workshops of the Commissioners Court to address some of the different needs that might [...]
YOU ARE INVITED The Rockwall County Republican Party’s office has moved to 112 Kenway in Rockwall. A Grand Opening celebration will be held on May 18, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at that location. You are cordially invited to join all interested area Republicans for cake, punch and cookies.
I recently received an email from a lady whose parents left Finland after World War II and settled here in the US. She was commenting on an article I had written in 2008 about a fellow Finn who I served with while in Special Forces. Since one of the big issues now going on in [...]
The Rockwall County Library Going Forward Recently the Commissioners Court approved the three year strategic plan for the Rockwall County Library. This plan sets the vision and the goals for the organization for the next three years and was developed by the Librarian and the Library Advisory Board. Most citizens are not aware of [...]
This American veteran of the United States Army, law abiding, taxpaying citizen was told by his Homeowners Association that he could not fly the American Flag in his yard… This is his response : Is this not one of the biggest Up YOURS! you’ve ever seen?
A Problem that needs to be Fixed In the spring of 2011, about 125 citizens gathered in our Library and started the development of a 5 Year Strategic Plan for Rockwall County. The Plan was divided into several major categories, one of which was Law Enforcement. In this area, a major recommendation was “The [...]
Recently I had the privilege of presenting to the rest of the County the outstanding employees of 2012 who were selected to receive Certificates of Achievement by their Elected Officials or Department heads. These individuals included Diane Colwill from the JP 2 office, Betty Evans from the Tax Office, Peggy Jones from the County Clerk [...]