Local student earns YMCA college scholarship

Local student earns YMCA college scholarship

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 30, 2017) Senior Dylan Redig was among a select group of North Texas students to earn a YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Foundation college scholarship. He and 19 other college-bound students were honored at the 37th Annual YMCA College Scholarship Awards Ceremony held April 27 at the T. Boone Pickens YMCA in […]

Save the Date: Mistletoe & Holly Bazaar Oct 10

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 19, 2015) Shop holiday merchandise and enjoy carnival games, a bounce house, mechanical bull rides, raffle drawings, bake sales, food trucks and vendors from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Christian Church,3375 Ridge Roadin Rockwall. There will also be a Lonestar Bulldog Club & Rescue adoption event. For more information, contact Ruth Muckian, 972-772-0928. Submitted […]

Rockwall Stingerettes host Dance Camp

ROCKWALL, TX. (August 19, 2015) The Rockwall High School Stingerettes shared a week of summer fun with young ladies from kindergarten through 6th grade, by hosting their annual Kids Camp. The theme of Kids Camp was “Once Upon a Time”, focusing on storybooks.  Stingerette Officers taught dance technique and a routine that was performed for […]

Garland ISD offers free and reduced-price meal program

GARLAND,TX. (August 18, 2015) Believing that proper nutrition plays an important role in education, Garland ISD will offer free and reduced-price meals to eligible students during the 2015-16 school year. The district participates in National School Breakfast and Lunch programs, which provide federal funding to cover the cost of discounted meals offered to families unable […]

Students, Noon Exchange Club of Garland partner to donate back-to-school items

GARLAND,TX. (August 18, 2015) Two Garland ISD high school drill teams and a local organization recently came together to help students in need. Volunteers from the Sachse High School Swingsters and the South Garland High School Southern Belles helped the Noon Exchange Club of Garland donate hundreds of back-to-school items to three local organizations—the Child […]

GISD Football season tickets to go on sale

GARLAND,TX. (August 18, 2015) Are you ready for some action-packed high school football? Students, parents and community members can secure their seats for the 2015-16 varsity football season this month. Ticket sales begin Monday, Aug. 10, for current season ticket holders and Monday, Aug. 17, for the general public. Season ticket packages are $24-36, depending […]

APHE Student Cooper Brandy Serves as Heath Mayor for the Day

(HEATH, TX- August 17, 2015) When Cooper Brandy shares “What I Did This Summer” on the first day of school, he can list serving as Mayor of Heath for the Day among his activities. “Mayor Brandy” skillfully oversaw City operations including Public Works and the Department of Public Safety on August 11. He concluded his […]

Meet Sammy, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(ROCKWALL, TX-August 17, 2015) Sammy wants to be your BFF! She is a cuddly little girl who is loving life now that she is out of the shelter. Sammy is a 3 year old Norfolk Terrier Mix. Her adoption fee is a donation of $125. She has already been spayed, microchipped and fully vaccinated and […]

Registration ending soon for fall sports at Rockwall YMCA

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 12, 2015) Registration ends August 22 for fall sports at the J.E.R Chilton YMCA at Rockwall! With summer coming to a close, keep your kids active—sign them up for flag football, girl’s volleyball, and youth & small fry soccer. Flag Football Everyone plays at the YMCA! Register your child today for the recreation […]

Hartman Elementary teacher named Barnes and Noble national winner

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 11, 2015) In celebration of spring Educator Appreciation Days, educators from across the United States were given the opportunity to enter a sweepstakes to win a Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom Classroom Experience from Barnes and Noble. Out of over 640 Barnes and Noble stores nationwide, Amber Swindle, a third grade teacher at Grace Hartman Elementary, […]

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