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 […]

Beyond the Golden Door: Rockwall Breakfast Rotary welcomes Ali Master

Beyond the Golden Door: Rockwall Breakfast Rotary welcomes Ali Master

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall Breakfast Rotary was pleased to have Ali Master as their speaker February 18. Ali is a former Shia Muslim from Pakistan and shared the understanding of America’s freedoms from a Muslim immigrant’s perspective. Ali came to America for an education and worked his way through the university as an employee of […]

Rockwall Women’s League delivers Valentines to seniors

Rockwall Women’s League delivers Valentines to seniors

Love is in the air! In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Rockwall Women’s League spread the love by delivering handcrafted Valentine’s cards and yummy chocolate treats to local senior citizens on Thursday, Feb. 13. RWL members stopped by Brookdale Summer Ridge and other area senior care facilities to surprise the senior residents with the […]

Gail Copus Spann of Rockwall receives Perot Museum Gems & Minerals Legacy Award

Gail Copus Spann of Rockwall receives Perot Museum Gems & Minerals Legacy Award

Perot Museum presents its third-annual Legacy Award in recognition of Spann’s exemplary leadership and commitment as a longtime board member, collaborator, lender and docent The Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s annual Gems and Minerals Legacy Award was presented to longtime collaborator, lender, docent and Museum board member Gail Copus Spann. The award was presented […]

Rockwall County Master Gardeners to host garden education classes

Rockwall County Master Gardeners to host garden education classes

  (ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall County Master Gardener Association will host a series of gardening education classes, covering vegetable gardening, bees, and effective watering (see descriptions below). Cost for all classes is $15 and will be held at the Rockwall County Extension Office, located at 915 Whitmore Ste. B, Rockwall, TX 75087. Call 972-204-7660 for registration […]

‘Water’ update at Rockwall County Historical Foundation lecture Friday

‘Water’ update at Rockwall County Historical Foundation lecture Friday

(ROCKWALL, TX) This Friday, the Rockwall County Historical Foundation will welcome Tom Kula, who has served as Executive Director of the North Texas Municipal Water District for more than five years, for a presentation entitled, “Water,” as part of its Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series. The program, which is free and open to the public, will […]

Dallas earns certification as inaugural ‘Bird City Texas’

Dallas earns certification as inaugural ‘Bird City Texas’

Communities Rise to the Challenge in the Name of Conservation AUSTIN–Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Audubon Texas, partners in the Bird City Texas Initiative, are proud to announce that four communities have received certification during the inaugural application cycle. Bastrop, Dallas, Houston, and Port Aransas have been recognized as the leaders in community action […]

Rowlett Reviews to welcome Rose-Mary Rumbley

Rose-Mary is coming! Once again, the always entertaining, inimitable Rose-Mary Rumbley will join Rowlett Reviews on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Rose-Mary’s presentation will be ‘speaker’s choice’ and will, doubtless, be fun and interesting. Everyone is welcome to join Rowlett Reviews at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and socializing prior to beginning of the review at 10. Rowlett […]

Rockwall Parks to host Open Space Master Plan Public Input Sessions

Rockwall Parks to host Open Space Master Plan Public Input Sessions

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall Parks & Recreation Department requests your input as they submit their next Parks Master Plan.  Attend one of the following public input sessions to have your voice heard: Blue Ribbon News staff report. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good […]

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club will continue to collect beef sticks until Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is participating in the nationally recognized program “Souper Bowl of Caring” and collecting individually wrapped beef sticks. The youth decided to collect snacks such as Country Archer Beef Sticks because they are […]