YMCA launches virtual fitness options for existing Y members and Greater North Texas community

YMCA launches virtual fitness options for existing Y members and Greater North Texas community

DALLAS (March 27, 2020) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is launching Virtual Fitness options to support the North Texas community during this time when health is crucially important. The Y’s Virtual Fitness provides workouts for all skill levels, ages and abilities including kids and active older adults for YMCA Dallas members and the general […]

Love will find a way: Birthday celebration through a nursing home window

Love will find a way: Birthday celebration through a nursing home window

  (ROCKWALL, TX – March 26, 2020) Our Blue Ribbon News team is greatly moved by the messages of love and hope we continue to receive from readers, especially through this challenging and unprecedented time. Susan Duke shared the following, regarding her husband Harvey’s birthday: “I was crying and so upset because I couldn’t see […]

Fishing for perspective in a time of uncertainty

Fishing for perspective in a time of uncertainty

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 15, 2020) Motoring the boat out toward the clump of trees, I was excited about the fishing spot. I knew the area but had not actually fished it. According to my sources, though, we’d haul in some good ones. It would make a huge impression on my buddy and his dad […]

Rockwall Safe: A message from Rockwall ISD March 3, 2020

Rockwall Safe: A message from Rockwall ISD March 3, 2020

(ROCKWALL, TX) Rockwall ISD Communications sent the following message to families today: Rockwall ISD Families, Rockwall ISD considers the safety, health, and wellbeing of our students and staff as our greatest responsibility. Please know that we have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) both nationally and internationally. To date, there have been no confirmed cases in our […]

Free Writer’s Workshop at Rockwall library with NY Times best-selling author

Free Writer’s Workshop at Rockwall library with NY Times best-selling author

(ROCKWALL, TX) There will be a FREE WRITER’S WORKSHOP from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Rockwall County Library, led by New York Times best-selling author Parris Afton Bonds. The topic is “Creating Engaging Plots.” No writing experience is required to attend.    Mrs. Bonds is the co-founder and first vice president of Romance […]

Friends of Rockwall County Library to host Annual Afternoon Tea & Silent Auction

Friends of Rockwall County Library to host Annual Afternoon Tea & Silent Auction

Put on your spring bonnet and enjoy the Friends of the Library’s Annual Afternoon Tea & Silent Auction, 2-4PM Tuesday, March 24 in the Library’s Community Room. The guest speaker will be Dr. M. Joan Terry, “The Art of the Tea.” Cost is $30/person.   To register and pay online: https://friendsrockwall.com/fundraiser-online-registration/   Questions? Contact Cathy […]

Charge your phone while recharging with a book at Rockwall County Library

Charge your phone while recharging with a book at Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Friends of the Library recently gifted the Rockwall County Library with a multi-device charging station for patrons to use while reading or using the upstairs computers. It has 10 connections for up-to iPhones, Androids, and/or tablets. A library card is not required to use the charging station, but users are responsible for […]

Marsha’s Happy Haven, all-inclusive park, planned for Terry Park in Heath

Marsha’s Happy Haven, all-inclusive park, planned for Terry Park in Heath

(HEATH, TX) Terry Park in Heath will be the site of a proposed all-inclusive park designed to ensure that every person, with or without special needs, has a place to enjoy a good time with their friends and family. The park, named Marsha’s Happy Haven, will incorporate tons of features and equipment created specifically with […]

‘It’s Not A Bucket List!’

‘It’s Not A Bucket List!’

  On February 13, 1989, my father died.  He had lived 61 years, 2 months and 22 days on the day of his death. On November 18, 2016, I had lived 61 years, 2 months and 22 days – that was the day of my awakening. Reaching the same age as my father when he […]

Good Brew: Grain to Glass – Intro to Home Brewing

Good Brew: Grain to Glass – Intro to Home Brewing

Have you ever thought about dipping your toes into Home Brewing beer? Brewing beer at home has been on an upward trend for many years now. Depending on what statistics you look at out there, there are over 1 million homebrewers in the U.S. Home brewing has a rich and deep past in the U.S. […]

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