Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

ROCKWALL, TX (June 13, 2022) The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, part of the Rockwall County Library, celebrated 23 years of the RFA program and honored 28 adults who recently passed their exam to become a United States Citizen. Each new citizen was recognized and awarded a certificate and US flag during a June 11 reception at […]

Marvin Washington of Fate named YMCA Father of the Year

Marvin Washington of Fate named YMCA Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 16, 2022)Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth with their […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Jay Broderick, former Rockwall County Precinct Chair

Celebration of Life: Services for Jay Broderick, former Rockwall County Precinct Chair

ROCKWALL, TX (May 26, 2022) Doris “Jay” Jaylene Broderick, beloved former Rockwall County Precinct Chair, Rockwall County Republican Women’s Club President and local Republican grassroots volunteer, passed away last Saturday.  She will be remembered with great admiration and respect for her dedication to the Republican Party, her sweet smile and kindness to others, and her […]

Lynda and Lynn Allen honored as Hometown Heroes at Rockwall Meals on Wheels Volunteer Luncheon

Lynda and Lynn Allen honored as Hometown Heroes at Rockwall Meals on Wheels Volunteer Luncheon

ROCKWALL, TX (April 27, 2022) The Rockwall County Democratic Party would like to congratulate our own RCDP super volunteers, Lynda and Lynn Allen, who were recognized at the Awards Luncheon for Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County. The “In Colour: Creating a Brighter World One Senior at a Time” celebration was filled with excitement […]

Rockwall-Heath Highstepper Senior Showcase 2022: Kylie Sinclair

Rockwall-Heath Highstepper Senior Showcase 2022: Kylie Sinclair

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (April 27, 2022) Kylie Sinclair serves as a three-year member of the Rockwall Heath Highsteppers, participating this year as a Line Instructor and Forever Girl. Kylie is the daughter of Becky and Greg Sinclair, and sister of Patrick Sinclair. Kylie has been in drill team since 7th grade. Throughout her years, she has served […]

Good Neighbor: We can learn a lot from Lance

Good Neighbor: We can learn a lot from Lance

ROCKWALL, TX (April 25, 2022) Meet 7th generation Rockwall resident Robert Lance Miller – called Lance, after his great uncle, Lance Holland. He captured the attention of Blue Ribbon News when his mom, Katy Miller, shared the photo above on Facebook after he announced, “Guys, I’m going to do a little light reading before dinner.” […]

Life Lived in Service: C.B. Perdue, Jr. of Rockwall

Life Lived in Service: C.B. Perdue, Jr. of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (April 6, 2022) Cawthon Bailey Perdue, Jr., almost lost his life at the ripe old age of 20, half a world away, defending freedom in the greatest war the world had ever seen. On April 7, 1945, he survived a battle many didn’t, and lived a life to make his fellow members of […]

Celebration of Life: Services set for Ann Constantz English of Rockwall

Celebration of Life: Services set for Ann Constantz English of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (April 5, 2022) Ann Constantz English, 89, of Rockwall, Texas, passed from this life on April 2, 2022. Ann was born on June 15, 1932, to George Doran Constantz and Neata Pearl (Becker) Constantz, in Canton, Missouri. Ann was a faithful member of Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Ann was a […]

In memory of Zachary Wincent of Heath

In memory of Zachary Wincent of Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (March 7, 2022) Zachary Wincent, a Heath, TX resident, was given the gift of eternal life on January 24, 2022. He was born in Milwaukee WI on October 23, 1988. He is survived by his parents, Mark and Marget Wincent of Heath TX, sister Zoe Hengst (Brett) of San Marcos TX, Cole Wincent […]

City of Rockwall flags lowered to half-staff in honor of former Mayor Bill Cecil

City of Rockwall flags lowered to half-staff in honor of former Mayor Bill Cecil

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 23, 2022) The City of Rockwall flags at all facilities have been lowered to half-staff today as a sign of respect for the recent passing of former Mayor Bill Cecil.    Mr. Cecil believed strongly in giving back to his community. He served 11 years on the Rockwall City Council, and of […]