Rockwall Kiwanis kicks off 2024 with dynamic board, full slate of programs

Rockwall Kiwanis kicks off 2024 with dynamic board, full slate of programs

Pictured from left: Chloe A. Rose-Secretary, Myron Barron-President, Tarren Oswald-President Elect, Pat Turner-BOD Member, Gunnar Ledermann-Past President, Mary Smith-Treasurer, MaryAnn Hall-BOD Member, Kate Sitzenstatter-BOD Member ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 20, 2024) Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Rockwall […]

National Charity League Lone Star Chapter hosts 2024 Senior Presentation

National Charity League Lone Star Chapter hosts 2024 Senior Presentation

Front row seated, from left: Macy Bortz, Morgan James, Karys Baker, Ava Dalton, Abbie Glaze, Kayla Resseguie, Kennedy Moorman, Ella Spicer, Hayes Sartin, Kennedy Cequina, Sophia Gonzalez, Holland Henderson, Anna Bailey. Back row standing, from left: Bella Kate Walker, Maya Rodriguez, Brooke Walker, Emily Nielsen, Ellie Austin, Bella Leugers, Landry Sartin, Rylie Cecil, Morgan Shellito, […]

Dr. Shelley Garrett earns School Business Certification

Dr. Shelley Garrett earns School Business Certification

GARLAND ISD, TX (Feb. 19, 2024) The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) announced Dr. Shelley Garrett, Assistant Superintendent of Safety & Operations at Garland ISD, earned her Registered Texas School Business Administrator (RTSBA) certification. TASBO certifications are highly respected and often encouraged by school districts as a way to gain real-world knowledge of […]

Sharon Mayer appointed as President/CEO of Rowlett Chamber

Sharon Mayer appointed as President/CEO of Rowlett Chamber

Rowlett, TX (Feb. 19, 2024) — The Rowlett Area Chamber and Visitors Center is excited to announce the appointment of Sharon Mayer as its new President & CEO, effective February 19, 2024. Mayer brings 35 years of experience to her new role, having served most recently as President & CEO of the Allen Fairview Chamber […]

Jeremiah McClure announces candidacy for Mayor of Heath, Texas

Jeremiah McClure announces candidacy for Mayor of Heath, Texas

HEATH, TX (Feb. 16, 2024) – Today, entrepreneur, community leader, and dedicated family man, Jeremiah McClure, proudly announces his candidacy for Mayor of Heath, Texas. With a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in over eleven distinct industries, McClure brings a fresh perspective and a bold vision for the city’s future. […]

Local attorney, community volunteer Grant DuBois announces candidacy for Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees, Place 3

Local attorney, community volunteer Grant DuBois announces candidacy for Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees, Place 3

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 14, 2024) Grant DuBois has filed election paperwork to fill the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees, Place 3 vacancy. “As a parent of two children who attend our schools and the husband of a former Rockwall ISD school nurse, it is imperative to me that our District continues down a path of […]

Rockwall County files state court lawsuit to question legality, validity of attempt to confirm formation of MUD No. 10

Rockwall County files state court lawsuit to question legality, validity of attempt to confirm formation of MUD No. 10

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Feb. 14, 2024) – A state court lawsuit was filed today by Rockwall County and its County Judge, Frank New, to determine whether Rockwall County Municipal Utility District (MUD) No. 10 was illegally and invalidly confirmed in the November 8, 2022 election. The County and Judge New are represented by noted election […]

Rockwall County jury sentences man to life for murder, aggravated assault

Rockwall County jury sentences man to life for murder, aggravated assault

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 14, 2024) On Monday, February 12, 2024, a Rockwall County jury convicted Dallas resident Keith Bernard Richmond, 36, for the offenses of Murder and Aggravated Assault.  Late yesterday afternoon, that same jury returned the maximum sentences of life in the penitentiary for each case. Elected District Attorney Kenda Culpepper and First Assistant […]

Editor’s Note: When true love calls

Editor’s Note: When true love calls

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 9, 2023) As you may have figured out by now, our Blue Ribbon News inbox overflows with tales of true love submitted by readers for our “How I Met My Mate” Valentine’s issue. This year, a friend asked if Richard and I were going to share our story. The last time we […]

40 Years of Service: Women in Need looks forward to bright future

40 Years of Service: Women in Need looks forward to bright future

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 5, 2024) This last year marked Women In Need’s 40th anniversary. Serving Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties, WIN is celebrating a milestone year of remarkable growth and deepening impact in aiding victims of domestic abuse. Under revitalized leadership, the organization is sustaining its vital services and expanding them to address the evolving […]

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