Stingerette Senior Showcase: Payton Leonard

Stingerette Senior Showcase: Payton Leonard

This weeks Stingerette Showcase is Miss Payton Leonard. Payton is the daughter of Kyle and Sara Leonard.  She is a three year member of the National Champion Stingerettes and is currently the President of the Social Council. Payton was the Junior and Sophomore Representative during her first two years as a Stingerette. She was named […]

Meet Buster Brown, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Buster Brown, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Buster Brown!  He is brand new with our rescue and we are still getting to know him, but isn’t he just a doll?!! Buster Brown is current on his vaccinations, microchipped, and neutered.  For more info, or to arrange a meeting, please contact info@rockwallpets.com. Submitted by Michelle Jones. Our Blue Ribbon News Pet of the […]

Blue Ribbon News March 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News March 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Here’s a digital look at our March 2020 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies will be available later this week for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, Samee’s Pizza Getti, […]

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX) Join the Butterfly Workshop Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library from 10 to 11:30 am sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance and the library. The event is a great opportunity for families to learn about the official Texas insect– the King of Monarchs! Learn about their migration patterns, their host plants […]

City of Rockwall May 2 General Election to be Cancelled

City of Rockwall May 2 General Election to be Cancelled

(ROCKWALL, TX) The City of Rockwall recently called an election to be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing three City Council members, one each for Places 2, 4 and 6. All three incumbents, including John Hohenshelt (Place 2), Trace Johannesen (Place 4), and Patrick Trowbridge (Place 6), filed appropriate paperwork to […]

Rockwall Citizen’s Fire Academy: free program offers inside look into firefighting

Rockwall Citizen’s Fire Academy: free program offers inside look into firefighting

CITIZEN’S FIRE ACADEMY 2020 is February 27 – May 14 (ROCKWALL, TX) Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be inside of a burning building? What it takes to cut a person out of a car? What it is like to rappel from 75’ in the air? What it’s like to climb the 100’ […]

Rep. Justin Holland: TRS staff, board to extend lease at current location

U P D A T E / R E T I R E D 🍎 T E A C H E R S 🍏 (ROCKWALL, TX) State Representative Justin Holland posted the following on his Facebook page today, in regards to the TRS lease in Indeed Tower: “Following my statement about the TRS Lease in Indeed Tower [see […]

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

(WYLIE, TX) Several family-friendly activities are planned over the next few months at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue & Education Center, including Outdoor Movie Night, an Easter egg hunt, and a camp-out. Located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, In-Sync serves as a sanctuary for over 70 rescued tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, cheetahs, bobcats, lynx, servals, […]

Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary resumes normal activity following brief lockdown

(ROWLETT, TX) The Rowlett Police Department posted the following update on their Facebook page, following an incident at Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School that resulted in a brief lockdown: “Rowlett Police responded to Cullins Elementary School today around 12:30pm due to a disturbance involving a student. Due to the actions of that student, the school was […]

Jones Elementary students form student-led book club

Jones Elementary students form student-led book club

(ROCKWALL,TX) The second graders in Ms. Saenz’s class at Jones Elementary have taken it upon themselves to start up a book club during recess, where every Tuesday, instead of playing on the playground, they will meet, read and discuss a book reading. This club is completely student led, with the students deciding what they want to […]