‘Best of’ Winners announced, more than $73,000 raised at 17th Annual Cars for CASA event

‘Best of’ Winners announced, more than $73,000 raised at 17th Annual Cars for CASA event

ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2022) This past Sunday, May 15, more than 250 cars, trucks, and bikes participated in the 17th Annual Cars for CASA Event hosted by the Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders association, benefitting CASA children in Kaufman and Rockwall counties. Lone Star CASA is a national volunteer movement that began […]

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives grant, shares hundreds of dog beds with local animal shelters

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives grant, shares hundreds of dog beds with local animal shelters

ROCKWALL, TX (May 14, 2022) Rockwall-based Patriot PAWS Service Dogs “paid it forward” in a big way last week after being awarded an astounding 1300 memory foam pet beds through a grant from Greater Good Charities. Patriot PAWS set aside nearly 400 of the larger beds for their service dogs in training and their Puppy […]

Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Officer Commemoration honors fallen officers

Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Officer Commemoration honors fallen officers

Honoring Courage. Saluting Sacrifice. ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2022) With National Police Week underway, county and city officials, law enforcement and community members gathered this morning for the The Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Officer Memorial Commemoration, hosted by Rest Haven Memorial Park. Royse City Police Chief Kirk Aldridge welcomed the crowd in the Public […]

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall May 17

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall May 17

ROCKWALL, TX (May 11, 2022) Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m.The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is May 17.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other food items are […]

Murder of the Loaded Librarian: Community leaders take the stage to raise funds for Friends of Rockwall County Library

Murder of the Loaded Librarian: Community leaders take the stage to raise funds for Friends of Rockwall County Library

ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) Delayed since 2020 due to the pandemic, the long-awaited ‘WhoDunit’ murder mystery play directed by Barbara Doudt and featuring a stellar cast of Rockwall community leaders was presented Friday night at The Center. Blue Ribbon News had the pleasure of being front row and center to record the two-act comedy […]

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary participates in Bucket Ministry’s record-breaking event

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary participates in Bucket Ministry’s record-breaking event

ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) Rockwall Breakfast Rotary was pleased to be involved with The Bucket Ministry to assemble packages of water filters that will be sent to third world countries to provide clean drinking water. The community wide event was held May 7 at the offices of The Bucket Ministry on East Rusk and […]

Rockwall County Police Memorial Commemoration at Rest Haven Friday

Rockwall County Police Memorial Commemoration at Rest Haven Friday

ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2500 Highway 66 in Rockwall, will host a Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Memorial Commemoration at 9 a.m. Friday, May 13. The gathering will include a reading of the names of this year’s Texas Fallen officers. The event will be held in the […]

Bucket Ministry hosts world-record ‘Clean Water Filter Assembly event’ in Rockwall

Bucket Ministry hosts world-record ‘Clean Water Filter Assembly event’ in Rockwall

Water Filters to Provide 1 Million Gallons of Clean Drinking Water to 25,000 Families in Kenya, Impact Will be Felt for Generations ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) – To provide clean and safe drinking water for families in in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya, The Bucket Ministry held a world-record-setting event at its headquarters in […]

Happy 39th birthday, Lone Star Chapter National Charity League

Happy 39th birthday, Lone Star Chapter National Charity League

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (May 7, 2022) It was a very special morning celebrating 39 years of Lone Star National Charity League with its founding members and past presidents. Mayor Kevin Flower presented the chapter with a proclamation honoring 39 years of service to the Rockwall community.  The Lone Star Chapter was the first NCL chapter chartered […]

Rockwall-Heath Student Council leadership students donate over 120 confetti baskets to Lone Star CASA

Rockwall-Heath Student Council leadership students donate over 120 confetti baskets to Lone Star CASA

ROCKWALL, TX (May 5, 2022)  – The Rockwall-Heath Student Council Leadership Team recently collected items for, and donated over 120 confetti baskets with an estimated value of $3000, to Lone Star CASA, an organization which provides children in foster care with a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer to advocate for their best interests. Each […]

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