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Eleven-year-old Rockwall girl named to Olympic Development Soccer Team

Eleven-year-old Rockwall girl named to Olympic Development Soccer Team

(Rockwall) October 24, 2012 – Eleven-year-old Gretta Sonnen of Rockwall was recently selected to the North Texas Olympic Development Soccer Team – an honor she earned after a very challenging, three-part tryout…

Middle school math prodigy outscores high school students

Middle school math prodigy outscores high school students

(Garland ISD) October 22, 2012 – An eighth grader at Garland ISD’s Austin Academy for Excellence, Linh Nguyen, is still a year away from high school. But she’s already getting…

GISD superintendent among new inductees into Garland Sports Hall of Fame

GISD superintendent among new inductees into Garland Sports Hall of Fame

(Garland ISD) October 22, 2012 – Since 1986, the Garland Sports Hall of Fame has been honoring individuals who have contributed to athletics in Garland and have helped cultivate a…

Teacher Tracy Harmon shares her passion for our nations’ heroes

Teacher Tracy Harmon shares her passion for our nations’ heroes

Blue Ribbon News shines the spotlight on GOOD PEOPLE doing GOOD THINGS, like Cullins-Lake Pointe teacher Tracy Harmon, a true angel (Rockwall ISD) October 12, 2012 – Cullins-Lake Pointe teacher…

Tournament honors fallen golfer, benefits Helping Hands

Tournament honors fallen golfer, benefits Helping Hands

September 24, 2012 – It was a sell-out event and a day of fun and friendly competition benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands and honoring a fallen golfer. The annual Ambassadors…

Homage to Neil Armstrong

Homage to Neil Armstrong

…and a plea to elevate the human condition August 27, 2012 – On August 25, 2012 America lost one of its greatest heroes.  The first of our species to step…

Celebration of Life: Y hosts memorial dedication for outstanding volunteer, father, coach Tony Baggett

Celebration of Life: Y hosts memorial dedication for outstanding volunteer, father, coach Tony Baggett

(Rockwall) July 30, 2012 – More than 75 friends, family and community members gathered for a dedication ceremony July 21 at the Rockwall Family YMCA, to honor the memory of…

Community Yard Sale Sunday to help family of Savana Hicks

Community Yard Sale Sunday to help family of Savana Hicks

ROYSE CITY (January 24, 2014) There will be a community-organized  Yard Sale and Vendor Fair in the Verandah neighborhood (north of Rockwall, intersection of I30 and FM 2642 in Royse City)…

Hanna 4 Hope 5k to raise awareness about teen suicide

Hanna 4 Hope 5k to raise awareness about teen suicide

(Rockwall) August 27, 2013 – The 1st Annual Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash 5k Run/Walk will be Saturday, September 14 at Squabble Creek Trail,2201 N. Lakeshore Drive in Rockwall. Hundreds…

Donna Ross Memorial Regatta sets sail May 18

Donna Ross Memorial Regatta sets sail May 18

‘Go the Distance’ for mental health (ROCKWALL – May 9, 2013) Registration is underway for the Donna Ross Memorial Regatta, an annual sailing event that pays tribute to a wife, mother and tireless…