A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: Three types of citizens

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: Three types of citizens

*This article was originally published several years ago and is being republished with some updated data at the request of several readers. ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) My observations are that people can be categorized into three distinct groups: The Workers, The Lookers, and the Shirkers. In the case of Workers, these are the people […]

Public welcome as Rockwall Art League hosts demo workshop with printmaker Matt Bagley

Public welcome as Rockwall Art League hosts demo workshop with printmaker Matt Bagley

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) The Rockwall Art League is honored to host artist Matt Bagley as their feature artist for August. Matt trained as a printmaker from the University of North Texas, and he currently uses woodblock prints (often on handmade paper) as his preferred method of making his vision a reality. In this […]

Rowlett’s Housing Finance Corporation’s Executive Director earns prestigious certification

Rowlett’s Housing Finance Corporation’s Executive Director earns prestigious certification

ROWLETT, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) – On August 5, 2022, Rick Sheffield, Executive Director of the Rowlett Housing Finance Corporation, received certification as a Rental Housing Development Finance Professional (RHDFP) from the National Development Council (NDC). RHDFP Certification is a professional credential given to individuals who successfully complete NDC’s intensive rental housing development finance training […]

Rockwall YMCA celebrates Angel Campers with annual end-of-summer bash

Rockwall YMCA celebrates Angel Campers with annual end-of-summer bash

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) JER Chilton YMCA staff and campers celebrated another successful season of Angel Camp at their annual End of Summer Party on July 29. This summer marked the 22nd year of Angel Camp, which was established during the Summer of 2000. Angel Camp provides an opportunity for children with special needs […]

Blue Ribbon News Aug/Sept print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall County

Blue Ribbon News Aug/Sept print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall County

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – August 8, 2022 — Below is a digital version of our August/September 2022 print edition. Our print publication is being delivered this week to about 17,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall County. Extra copies will be available for pick up (while supplies last) at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the […]

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance partners with HundredX Causes on fundraising project 

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance partners with HundredX Causes on fundraising project 

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) Want to support Open Space without spending a penny?  Here’s your chance!  Complete short consumer surveys right from your phone to generate donations.  To get started, go to: https://hundredx.com/impactwithfeedback The Rockwall County Open Space Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit formed to support its mission to Save Open Spaces in Rockwall […]

Suspect in custody, infant deceased, following welfare concern call in Rowlett

Suspect in custody, infant deceased, following welfare concern call in Rowlett

ROWLETT, TX (Aug. 6, 2022) Last night at approximately 7 p.m., Rowlett Police Department was  dispatched to the 3000 block of Silver Springs Way on a welfare concern call. The caller reported concerns relating to her husband (suspect) who was exhibiting strange behavior and for their infant child that was in his care at the […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Dr. Frank Richard Miller

Celebration of Life: Services for Dr. Frank Richard Miller

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 6, 2022) Dr. Frank Richard Miller had many loves – his family, his faith, his city– just to name a few. He shared a zest for life with everyone he met and a genuine curiosity in the friends yet to be made. Dr. Miller, 87, passed from this life on August 2, […]

Rockwall Fine Art Show & Sale coming this fall, call for artists underway

Rockwall Fine Art Show & Sale coming this fall, call for artists underway

ROCKWALL, TX August 5, 2022) The Rockwall Art League Juried Fine Art Show & Sale is one of the signature events of the year.  It celebrates contemporary art in a variety of mediums. Now more than 20 years since its inception, the show continues to showcase regional artists and provide art collectors a wonderful venue to purchase art […]

Rockwall-based Patriot Paws Service Dogs celebrates International Assistance Dogs Week

Rockwall-based Patriot Paws Service Dogs celebrates International Assistance Dogs Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 5, 2022) – Patriot PAWS Service Dogs is honored to partake in Assistance Dog’s International’s celebration of ‘International Assistance Dogs Week.’  The awareness campaign (taking place August 7 – 13) sheds light on the incredible, life changing work that Assistance Dogs, and people at the other end of the leash, make possible. […]

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