Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Nebbie Williams Elementary

Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Nebbie Williams Elementary

  The Rockwall Rotary Club recognized Nebbie Williams Elementary School student Aidan Stark as its Rotary Student of Honor today. Rotarian Kevin Pate, Executive Vice President of Lakeside National Bank, and Marsha Welch, Assistant Principal at Nebbie, presented Aidan with the award at the Noon Rotary’s lunch meeting. The award is presented in recognition of […]

Artists ‘Round Texas introduce Public Art Program, welcome 2020 Board members

Artists ‘Round Texas introduce Public Art Program, welcome 2020 Board members

In keeping with the mission to promote the visual arts and artists in our community, Artists ‘Round Texas and the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce are sharing a new public art program. Art work from local artists is being displayed and are for sale at the Chamber building, 4418 Main St. in Rowlett. A 10% commission […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse rides in Ft Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Parade

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse rides in Ft Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Parade

The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse was proud to represent the fine citizens of Rockwall County in the “One-and-Only, Horse Powered All-Western” Parade kicking off the 2020 Ft. Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. More than 2,000 horses joined by marching bands, floats and dignitaries. Posse member State Representative Justin Holland wrote on his Facebook page, “As […]

Rockwall Troop 690 celebrates four Eagle Scouts

Rockwall Troop 690 celebrates four Eagle Scouts

Troop 690 of Rockwall, led by Scoutmaster Rick Handschuch, recently honored four of its Boy Scouts that achieved Eagle Scout, the highest achievement of rank attainable in the program. Since the program’s inception in 1911, only four percent of Scouts have earned this rank after a lengthy review process. Congratulations to (from left) Garrett Moss, Ricky Handschuch, Jackson Eaker and Josh […]

Spring registration underway for free Microsoft classes at Rockwall library

Spring registration underway for free Microsoft classes at Rockwall library

The Rockwall County Library has begun accepting registrations for its FREE Spring Microsoft classes. Choose a Tuesday/Thursday evening or a Saturday afternoon class. See the schedule above. To register, call 972-204-7700. Thank you to Chantal Walvoord, Adult Services Librarian, Rockwall County Library for keeping us posted on classes and other events happening at the library. Blue Ribbon News […]

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best-selling author, Parris Afton Bonds, will present a writing class, “Creating Engaging Plots” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Rockwall County Library. She has written over 50 historical and contemporary novels. She has set books in Australia, Scotland, England, France, colonial America, and Texas. Bonds’ latest work, The Brigands, brings the Texas Revolution […]

Rowlett Reviews to welcome professional book reviewer at Jan. 21 meeting

Rowlett Reviews’ next meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 21 at First Christian Church, 7301 Miller Road in Rowlett.  They will host popular Professional Book Reviewer, Mary Tharp Booty, in her presentation of Little Woman Big Book:  Margaret Mitchell & Gone with the Wind. Join them early at 10 a.m. for socializing and refreshments. […]

girlSTRONG: Rockwall YMCA program builds strength, confidence and character

girlSTRONG: Rockwall YMCA program builds strength, confidence and character

This spring, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will seek to help girls become strong in both mind, body and spirit with its girlSTRONG program. The brainchild of Rockwall YMCA Health and Wellness Director Diana Fulton, this empowering program invites girls ages 10-16 to eight weeks of fitness and healthy group discussions designed to build […]

Rockwall resident Trevor Karrett returns from intensive research project

Rockwall resident Trevor Karrett returns from intensive research project

Trevor Karrett of Rockwall, Texas, a member of the class of 2021 majoring in electrical and computer engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, hands-on research project through the WPI project center in Denmark. The project was titled Developing Funding Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations. […]

‘Morgan’s Wonderland’ architect aims to bring all-inclusive park to Heath

‘Morgan’s Wonderland’ architect aims to bring all-inclusive park to Heath

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 special needs […]

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