Celebration of Life: Jack B. Cowley

Celebration of Life: Jack B. Cowley

ROCKWALL, TX – February 26, 2021 — Jack Barry Cowley, age 76, and long-time resident of Rockwall, TX, passed away on January 25, 2021. He was born January 12, 1945, in Hillsboro, TX, to Jack Barry Cowley and Harriett Ann (Allen) Cowley. Jack received his undergraduate degree from UT Austin and his law degree from […]

Celebration of Life: Joan Worthing Miller

Celebration of Life: Joan Worthing Miller

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Joan Worthing Miller, age 88, passed away from this life into Heaven on Monday, January 11, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Rockwall, Texas. Joan was born in Boyne City, Michigan to Arden Leslie Worthing and Geraldine Holland Worthing. She accepted Jesus into her life in August 1961 […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Inez Rupe Smith, fourth generation Rockwall resident

Celebration of Life: Services for Inez Rupe Smith, fourth generation Rockwall resident

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 2, 2021 – Inez Rupe Smith, age 95, passed peacefully from this life into heaven last week at Texas Health Hospital. Inez was born in Rockwall, TX to Mable Moore Rupe and William Franklin Rupe. She gave her life to Christ in July of 1937 and remained a lifetime member of […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Christine Horton Mooney of Rockwall

Celebration of Life: Services for Christine Horton Mooney of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 14, 2020 – Christine Horton Mooney, 93, of Rockwall, TX, passed away on October 13, 2020. She was born to Oscar Horton and Bula Virgie (Tucker) Horton, on December 12, 1926, in Rockwall, Texas. Christine was faithful to 1st Baptist Church of Rockwall, and a resident of Rockwall for the entirety […]

POSTPONED – Vigil planned to honor memory of Justice David Bridges of Rockwall

POSTPONED – Vigil planned to honor memory of Justice David Bridges of Rockwall

UPDATE (Oct. 12, 2020) Organizers would like everyone to know that the vigil has been postponed until a later date. Please stay tuned as we will share the new date/time once announced.   ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 8, 2020) The community will honor the memory of Justice David Bridges with a vigil at the Rockwall County Courthouse, […]

Funeral procession traffic alert in Rockwall for Monday, Aug 10

Funeral procession traffic alert in Rockwall for Monday, Aug 10

: ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) About 3:45pm Monday, Aug 10 ~ the funeral procession for Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines will proceed east from Lake Pointe Church onto the main lanes of I-30 before exiting at John King Blvd.   The procession will turn north on John King Blvd to State Hwy 66 and […]

City leaders share message on passing of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines

City leaders share message on passing of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines

ROCKWALL, TX (August 3, 2020) “The City of Rockwall is saddened by the passing of Officer Tracy Gaines. He served our great nation in the United States Air Force and the Rockwall community as a member of the Rockwall Police Department. I have no doubt that his time as a School Resource Officer had a […]

Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines dies from COVID-19 complications

Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines dies from COVID-19 complications

From the Rockwall Police Department ROCKWALL, TX – August 3, 2020 – Officer Tracy Gaines of the Rockwall Police Department died during the morning hours of Monday, August 3, 2020 due to complications from COVID-19. He was admitted to a local hospital on July 11 and underwent various treatments to try and mitigate the effects […]

Flags to be lowered to half-staff as tribute to Justice David L. Bridges

Flags to be lowered to half-staff as tribute to Justice David L. Bridges

July 29, 2020 – To honor the untimely death of our outstanding jurist, Justice David L. Bridges, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has directed county judges in the Fifth Court’s jurisdiction to lower flags to half-staff on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Flags on the Texas Capitol Building will also be lowered.

Celebration of Life: Memorial Service for Scott Self of Rockwall

Celebration of Life: Memorial Service for Scott Self of Rockwall

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com. Subscribe to our email newsletter here. Advertising: 214-342-8000 or advertising@BlueRibbonNews.com.  

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