Distracted driving continues to plague Texas roadways

Distracted driving continues to plague Texas roadways

Cell phone use, other distractions cause 1 in 5 traffic crashes AUSTIN – Sadly, distracted driving is still near the top of the list when it comes to crashes on Texas roadways, coming in at No. 2 for traffic crash causes. Last year Texas roadways saw nearly 1 in 5 crashes caused by a distracted driver […]

Burton Academy Business Professionals of America students advance to national competition

Burton Academy Business Professionals of America students advance to national competition

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 – Three Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy students will represent the State of Texas in the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference (NLC) competition from April 26 to May 9, 2021. Sophia Bryant, Ella Dilts, and Gavin Figert are the 2021 BPA National Leadership Conference […]

Rockwall ISD Agricultural Mechanics students win big at Youth Fair

Rockwall ISD Agricultural Mechanics students win big at Youth Fair

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 – Rockwall ISD Agricultural Mechanics students recently competed at the Rockwall Youth Fair where they brought home many awards. Class 4 – Trailers 1st place and Grand Champion – Round Bale Hay Trailer – Ashton Williams, Andrew Perez, Duston Shultz, Luke Rothbauer   Class 3 – Gates -1st place and […]

Rockwall High School Stingerette Senior Showcase: Avery Middleton

Rockwall High School Stingerette Senior Showcase: Avery Middleton

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 — Our Stingerette Senior Showcase this week is Miss Avery Middleton. Avery is the daughter of Joey and Stacie Middleton. Avery is a three-year member of the Stingerettes and currently serves as a Rockwall Dance Instructor and serves as the team Chaplin.  Avery serves the Rockwall community by volunteering through […]

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Dana Macalik

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Dana Macalik

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 — As the Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 approaches, Blue Ribbon News invited all candidates running for Rockwall City Council to participate in our Candidate Q&A Series. We provided a questionnaire for each candidate on the ballot to provide some insight on themselves and their platform. The Early Voting […]

Rockwall YMCA hiring lifeguards, swim instructors

Rockwall YMCA hiring lifeguards, swim instructors

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 – The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, located at 1210 N. Goliad, is currently hiring lifeguards, swim instructors, and aquatic professionals to be part of their elite crew of Y staff. You can receive FREE training and a job if you pass the swim test. Job Fair dates are […]

Rockwall County LULAC to host Citizen Pre-Workshop

Rockwall County LULAC to host Citizen Pre-Workshop

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 – Rockwall County LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) will host a Citizen Pre-Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane, Rockwall, TX 75087. This FREE, informational session will cover what is needed before beginning the application, […]

Meals on Wheels shares resources for caregivers

Meals on Wheels shares resources for caregivers

ROCKWALL, TX – April 7, 2021 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County, in cooperation with the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging, is sharing the following information to support family members who are caring for a loved one.  For more information, call the Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-272-3921, or visit […]

Utley Middle School Theatre earns 2nd Place at District UIL One-Act Play Competition

Utley Middle School Theatre earns 2nd Place at District UIL One-Act Play Competition

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 – Utley Middle School Theatre recently performed Any Body For Tea? by C.B. Gilford and took home 2nd place at the 2021 District 15AAAAA UIL One-Act Play Competition. The following students earned distinctions:  Laci Parsons – Honorable Mention All-Star Cast Graci Mohan – Honorable Mention All-Star Cast Hannah Owen – […]

Taco Tuesday Spirit Night at Chiloso on April 20 for Rockwall High Orchestra

Taco Tuesday Spirit Night at Chiloso on April 20 for Rockwall High Orchestra

ROCKWALL, TX – April 7, 2021 – Come support the Rockwall High School Orchestra and enjoy some great food during Spirit Night from 5 to 9 p.m. at Chiloso Mexican Bistro in Rockwall on Taco Tuesday, April 20. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your […]

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