Rockwall Farmers Market gives back to Meals on Wheels, police department

Rockwall Farmers Market gives back to Meals on Wheels, police department

ROCKWALL, TX (September 26, 2020) This morning at Rockwall’s final Farmers Market of the season, Claudette Hatfield and other Farmers Market committee members and volunteers, presented $5,000 checks to Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County and the Rockwall Police Department as their way of giving back to the community! Claudette expressed thanks to […]

A tale of mistaken vehicle identity

A tale of mistaken vehicle identity

ROCKWALL, TX (September 26, 2020) Here’s an amusing story – especially for those who have had the pleasure of meeting my father-in-law of 87 years, and who may remember the old, sea foam green minivan that my husband and I used to deliver papers in during the early days of Blue Ribbon News. (Our kids […]

Ridge Pointe Commercial Real Estate in Rockwall welcomes new VP

Ridge Pointe Commercial Real Estate in Rockwall welcomes new VP

ROCKWALL, TX (September 25, 2020) Grant M. English joins Ridge Pointe Commercial Real Estate as Vice President after working with Dallas-based Venture Commercial. Grant brings 10 years of commercial brokerage experience having worked extensively in Dallas core markets such as Deep Ellum, Cedars, Oak Cliff, Design District, Old East Dallas, Fair Park, Downtown and Uptown. […]

UPDATE: New start time for Official Heroes Bridge Dedication in Rockwall-Rowlett

UPDATE: New start time for Official Heroes Bridge Dedication in Rockwall-Rowlett

ROCKWALL, TX (September 25, 2020) A dedication ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 26 at 9 a.m. to officially recognize the SH 66 bridge between Rockwall and Rowlett as the “Heroes Bridge.” The change was made to raise awareness of the issue of veteran and first responder suicide. Statistics show that military veterans, police […]

Rockwall Fire Department recognizes engine crew for lifesaving efforts in submerged vehicle incident

Rockwall Fire Department recognizes engine crew for lifesaving efforts in submerged vehicle incident

ROCKWALL, TX (September 25, 2020) The Rockwall Fire Department takes great pleasure in recognizing with pride and admiration the members of Engine 2 A-Shift, Captain Mike Caffey, Driver/Engineer Adam Honea, and Firefighter Michael Sauder with a Unit Citation. On September 20, 2020, the Rockwall Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle that appeared […]

Video visits possible with Rockwall Santa

Video visits possible with Rockwall Santa

ROCKWALL, TX (September 24, 2020) Visiting with Santa while social distancing is possible this year by booking a video call with Santa. Kids can share their Christmas wishes and see jolly ol’ St. Nick as he prepares for the holiday season. Calls will take place Nov. 1 through Nov. 7. Book them now at rockwallcac.org. […]

Dallas man arrested on aggravated kidnapping charge following incident in Rockwall

Dallas man arrested on aggravated kidnapping charge following incident in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (September 24, 2020) An extensive follow-up investigation by members of the Rockwall Police Department Criminal Investigations Division has culminated in the arrest of 43-year-old Anthony Johnson of Dallas, TX for his role in the Aggravated Kidnapping surrounding the events which occurred on Thursday, September 3, 2020 in the 1300 block of Shores Boulevard […]

Rockwall Sheriff’s Office staff recognized for outstanding service during COVID-19 pandemic

Rockwall Sheriff’s Office staff recognized for outstanding service during COVID-19 pandemic

ROCKWALL, TX – September 24, 2020 — During the Commissioners Court meeting on Sept. 22, Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office personnel were recognized with Commendation Medals for their outstanding service during throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The following staff members were recognized with a medal during the meeting for their tremendous contributions to public safety projects, programs […]

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Maranda Doss

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Maranda Doss

ROCKWALL, TX – September 24, 2020 — Maranda Doss has been a RHS cheerleader since her freshman year. She made the All American team this year. Maranda’s favorite memory in cheer would be cheering at AT&T Stadium against Allen. She enjoys tumbling and spending time at the beach. Maranda plans to pursue a career in […]

Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (September 24, 2020) Last year at this time, Bubbles & Bags organizers never anticipated that a global pandemic would disrupt plans for an even bigger and better Designer Purse BINGO celebration in 2020. After all, the 2019 fundraiser was such a success that tickets sold out within hours and more than 600 party-goers […]

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