Heath author publishes fourth novel

(HEATH, TX – July 28, 2015) Carolyn Roosth of Heath has just published her fourth novel, DESPAIR. DESPAIR is the story of Nola Santiago, a character from the author’s first novel, DENIAL. Like so many young people, Nola longs for a life different from the one she has in the small Mexican village of Boquillas […]

Swallowed Up by Life

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 29, 2015) Louie Zamperini tasted a heavenly peace as death approached. But he’d made a promise to God during his weeks of floating in a deteriorating raft, gazing at the vast ocean and starry skies. If the Creator of all this could save him from the dangers he faced—hunger, thirst, heat […]

Rockwall author launches latest book, ‘Voices of Aging’

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 22, 2015) Upper Room Books and Juliette Fowler Communities in Dallas recently hosted a launch event for Rockwall author Missy Buchanan and her new book, “Voices of Aging.” The event included a panel of adult children and aging parents including Dorothy Roberts, sister of Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts; Jane McGarry, special […]

Rockwall County author releases new trivia book

Book signing Jan 10 at Half Price Books in Rockwall ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 1, 2015) What did Yankee Doodle call the feather in his cap?  When did Friday the 13th become considered unlucky? These are some of the questions and answers in Joe B. Hewitt’s new book, Trivia for Adults. Hewitt, longtime resident of Rockwall […]

Wanted! Vintage photos, stories of Heath, TX

ROCKWALL, HEATH, TX (Dec. 23, 2014) Local resident and Blue Ribbon News staff writer/reporter Austin Wells is compiling a photographic history of Heath and is looking for your help! Austin is assembling historic images of Heath and the stories that go with them to include in an upcoming book to be published by Arcadia Publishing, […]

Sol Villasana to sign ‘Dallas’ Little Mexico’ Sept. 18th

Sol Villasana, Rockwall resident, lawyer, writer, and community advocate, will sign Dallas’  Little Mexico at 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., September 18, 2014, at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak Street, Dallas, Texas. ROCKWALL,TX. (September 15, 2014) Nearly one hundred years ago, Sol Villasana’s family had its U.S. beginnings in Dallas’s Little Mexico, the […]

‘The truth about who killed John F. Kennedy and why’

Author, historian Jim Gatewood presents theory on Kennedy’s assassination to Rock Ridge residents ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2014) Last week, Rock Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care residents were treated to an inside scoop on the assassination of John F. Kennedy by author and historian Jim Gatewood. Gatewood addressed a dining room packed with attentive […]

Local author’s first novel, BLOOD PROFIT$, just released

(May 1, 2014) When the safety and soul of the United States are threatened, three once-naive  Americans risk the ultimate sacrifice to uncover and expose a global conspiracy to defraud the nation of trillions of dollars in an operation funded by Washington war profiteering and illegal drug sales. The despicable activities are sanctioned by the CIA, […]

Heath author publishes third novel, Promises

ROCKWALL / HEATH, TX (April 17, 2014) Carolyn Roosth of Heath has just published her third novel, Promises, which follows last year’s publication of Anger. Carolyn grew up on a farm outside a small town in East Texas.  She graduated from the University of Houston with a BA in English and Speech and completed her […]

Local author book signing at Half Price Books Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (March 31, 2014) Novelist Joe B. Hewitt will offer and sign his new book, My Love, My Enemy, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19 at Half Price Books in Rockwall. Men will see it as a spy thriller, and women will see it as a romance, the author said. My Love, […]