Local resident donates 10,000 face masks to Rockwall County

Local resident donates 10,000 face masks to Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 18, 2020) Local resident Alfredo Balvanera recently provided 10,000 surgical face masks to Rockwall County. Balvanera, a Mexico native of a Spanish family from Zaragoza, Spain who currently resides in Rockwall, and his co-partner Sabino Gutierrez run a clothing manufacturer in Mexico called Star Shirts, which produces polo shirts. When the […]

Blue Ribbon News Memorial Day Veterans Spotlight: Honoring those who gave their lives defending our nation

Blue Ribbon News Memorial Day Veterans Spotlight: Honoring those who gave their lives defending our nation

    Do you know a veteran who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country? As Memorial Day approaches, Blue Ribbon News invites you to help us honor those military veterans who died while defending our nation by filling out the form below. If you’re sharing any professional photos of the veteran, please let […]

Cain Middle School Student Council hosts Teacher Appreciation Drive Thru

Cain Middle School Student Council hosts Teacher Appreciation Drive Thru

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 13, 2020) The Cain Middle School Student Council recognized their campus educators with a special Teacher Appreciation Drive Thru event. Cain teachers drove through the parking lot of the campus as Principal Derrice Randall and the Cain StuCo (including our Blue Ribbon News Junior Correspondent James Martinez) passed out lasagna, rolls […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Will Bartoszek, Rockwall High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Will Bartoszek, Rockwall High School

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 13, 2020) Will Bartoszek is a senior at Rockwall High School.  He was a member of the Jackets Baseball team team captain and two-year starter for the Jackets Basketball team. In the fall, he will attend Hardin Simmons University to play basketball and major in Sports Management. Submitted by Tandra […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Anna Overstreet, Rockwall High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Anna Overstreet, Rockwall High School

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 12, 2020) Anna Overstreet is a senior at Rockwall High School. She was a member of the Lady Jackets Volleyball team, member of Student Council and was part of the PALS program. In the fall she will attend Texas A&M College Station and has been accepted into the Mays Business […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Ryan Halpin, Rockwall-Heath High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Ryan Halpin, Rockwall-Heath High School

  (HEATH, TX — May 11, 2020) Ryan Halpin has attended Amy Parks Elementary, Cain Middle School and Rockwall-Heath High School. He was active in Orchestra and Cyber Patriots. He will be attending Texas Tech in the fall, majoring in Computer Science/Cyber Security. Ryan is the youngest of three graduates from RHHS. The family is […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Savannah Russell, Royse City High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Savannah Russell, Royse City High School

(ROYSE CITY, TX — May 11, 2020) Savannah Russell is a senior at Royse City High School where she is involved in band, FFA, golf and occasionally participates in theatre. Savannah shows amazing leadership skills as a band section leader and FFA Vice President. Savannah plans to graduate high school with her Associates Degree through […]

Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

(FATE, TX — May 11, 2020) We have been through a lot together in the past few weeks.  I think we can all agree we have endured unprecedented times, but, thankfully we can now start to look at the brighter days ahead. We are well positioned to execute our commercial development strategy.  While we celebrate […]

Community welcomes back beloved Rockwall barbershop

Community welcomes back beloved Rockwall barbershop

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) Randy Monk is a friend of mine and been our family barber for several years. I manage his Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/randysbarbershoprockwall/ as a token of appreciation. Tuesday through Saturday for the past three years, Randy Monk opens Randy’s Barber Shop bright and early, often to an eager patron or […]

‘Cheers for CASA’ event to help raise money for local abused and neglected children

‘Cheers for CASA’ event to help raise money for local abused and neglected children

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to the serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, is the benefactor of Cheers for CASA, an event conceived by Crystal Hollis, a member of Rockwall’s local community, and Jennifer Ashmore, Board President […]

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