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Trail project leads to young man Eagle Scout

Trail project leads to young man Eagle Scout

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 12, 2015) The rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America is a very special honor; it takes perseverance, integrity and strength. My journey…

Donors sought to help Eagle Scout project at Squabble Creek Trail

Donors sought to help Eagle Scout project at Squabble Creek Trail

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 29, 2015) I’ve enjoyed being a columnist for the Blue Ribbon News for over a year, where I’ve had the pleasure of sharing my love of Boy Scouts.…

Scout Troop 83 experiences adventures, sells fall flowers and kale

Scout Troop 83 experiences adventures, sells fall flowers and kale

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2014) Hello, my name is Caleb Davis and I am a Life Scout in Troop 83 here in Rockwall. Today, I will tell you about our latest…

Rockwall Scouts think out of the box

Rockwall Scouts think out of the box

ROCKWALL, TX (June 23, 2014) In this column, we’ll discuss Circle Ten’s Order of the Arrow Ordeal, Troop 83′s Refrigerator Box Campout, and the results of our Spring flower sales.…

Scouts attend Spring Camporee, Order of the Arrow

Scouts attend Spring Camporee, Order of the Arrow

ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2014) In this edition we will talk about Circle Ten’s annual Spring Camporee. We will also take an in-depth look at the Boy Scouts’ National Honor…

Scouting adventures: Battleship Texas and spring flowers

Scouting adventures: Battleship Texas and spring flowers

ROCKWALL, TX (March 23, 2014) In this month’s column, we’ll be talking about Troop 83′s latest adventures. Before we start, I would like to tell you about Troop 83′s spring…

ON MY HONOR: A lesson in Scouting

ON MY HONOR: A lesson in Scouting

ROCKWALL (January 27, 2014) The Boy Scouts of America are a group of young men, ages 10 to 18, who like to help others and learn the values of life.…

Geo-caching, zombies, and giving back

Geo-caching, zombies, and giving back

ROCKWALL (December 19, 2013) Boy Scout Troop 83′s recent geocaching campout was a blast! We learned how to use a GPS (global positioning system). Each group of Scouts went through…

On My Honor: A look at Scouting in Rockwall

On My Honor: A look at Scouting in Rockwall

Hello, my name is Caleb Davis and I am a Star Scout in Boy Scout Troop 83 in Rockwall. I have been given the opportunity to write a column for…

Boy Scout Troop 83 to celebrate 40th anniversary

Boy Scout Troop 83 to celebrate 40th anniversary

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 31, 2015) Back in 1975, a new Boy Scout troop emerged in Rockwall. Troop 83 was chartered by the First United Methodist Church. It started with only…