Rockwall resident’s neighborhood prayer box offers much-needed hope during COVID-19 pandemic

Rockwall resident’s neighborhood prayer box offers much-needed hope during COVID-19 pandemic

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 13, 2020) Back in April when the COVID-19 pandemic started forcing many to quarantine in their homes, Rockwall resident Rhonda Moore was called by her faith to create a flyer box offering those in her neighborhood the gift of prayer during the hardship and uncertainty surrounding the virus. The box encourages […]

Rockwall FFA member Ethan Spearman earns Lone Star Degree

Rockwall FFA member Ethan Spearman earns Lone Star Degree

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) Congrats to Rockwall FFA’s own Ethan Spearman, who recently received his Texas FFA Lone Star Degree! The Lone Star Degree is the highest degree given by the Texas FFA, and Ethan was one of nearly 1,600 Texas FFA members who qualified to receive the degree. Shelly Spearman wrote this […]

Rockwall YMCA to begin opening at 5 a.m. starting July 13th

Rockwall YMCA to begin opening at 5 a.m. starting July 13th

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) Rise and shine with the Rockwall YMCA! Effective Monday, July 13, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will open early, beginning at 5 a.m. Check out their website for full operating hours. Those interested in joining the YMCA, or re-activating their membership, may do so with no Joiner Fee. […]

Garland ISD announces a phased return to school starting Aug. 10

Garland ISD announces a phased return to school starting Aug. 10

(GARLAND, TX — July 10, 2020) From Garland ISD: Garland ISD may have more than 55,000 students and 7,500 staff, but we are one big family. We can’t wait to be reunited for the first day of school on Aug. 10. GISD is the place to be for the best education in our nation – […]

‘Sitting in My Room: On the Inside Looking Out’

‘Sitting in My Room: On the Inside Looking Out’

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) The following piece was written by Rockwall resident Lezli Nicole Bohannan and submitted for publication in Blue Ribbon News: Sitting in my happy place, reflecting on tried and true, putting my pen to paper, here are words from me to you. I can see it from both sides, for […]

Rockwall honors former mayor and longtime city leader

Rockwall honors former mayor and longtime city leader

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) The City of Rockwall flags at all facilities have been lowered today to half-staff as a sign of respect for the recent passing of former Mayor and longtime City leader, Scott Self. Mr. Self was elected to the Rockwall City Council in 1999 and then served as Mayor from […]

SERVE by Hallie B. in Rockwall launches ‘Dreamers Collide’ for local female business owners

SERVE by Hallie B. in Rockwall launches ‘Dreamers Collide’ for local female business owners

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 9, 2020) SERVE by Hallie B has expanded and officially reopened its doors on July 1st with a brand revamp that has changed SERVE’s course to not only offer ethical and sustainable fashion, but to also support numerous local small businesses indefinitely who have all been trying to stay afloat amidst […]

Tips for tiptop kitchen efficiency

Tips for tiptop kitchen efficiency

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 8, 2020) The kitchen is one of the home’s biggest energy consumers, so keeping it in tiptop shape can help save money on your electric bill. Whether it is buying Energy Star-certified products or taking charge and implementing everyday money-saving energy tips to your household’s routine, there are many ways to […]

Honey’s Shaved Ice Shop teams with Big Screens on the Go for Double Feature Movie Night July 9th

Honey’s Shaved Ice Shop teams with Big Screens on the Go for Double Feature Movie Night July 9th

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 8, 2020) Two local businesses are teaming up to bring family friendly fun to the neighborhood. A picnic style double feature movie series begins Thursday, July 9th and will continue for four consecutive weeks. The two businesses partnering are Big Screens on the Go (www.BigScreensOnTheGo.com) and Honey’s Shaved Ice Shop, located […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates client’s 100th birthday

Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates client’s 100th birthday

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 7, 2020) Today Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County (MOWSS) celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its longtime clients, Norma Gray. MOWSS joined Norma’s friends and family in delivering lots of goodies and fellowship for the birthday girl in social distancing fashion to commemorate her special day. As […]