Rockwall, Heath students named to Abilene Christian University’s Fall 2020 Dean’s Honor Roll

Rockwall, Heath students named to Abilene Christian University’s Fall 2020 Dean’s Honor Roll

ROCKWALL, TX – March 5, 2021 — More than 1,300 students were named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List at Abilene Christian University. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be registered for 12 or more credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.6 or higher. The following local students made the list: […]

Clarence Jorif announces run for Rockwall City Council Place 3

Clarence Jorif announces run for Rockwall City Council Place 3

ROCKWALL, TX – March 4, 2021 — Clarence Jorif is running for Rockwall City Council Place 3. He is a decorated U.S. Army veteran and public servant with more than 30 years of community service and leadership experience. He is a proud Texan, Conservative Christian, husband and father of 3. His priorities are public safety, […]

ArtReach students create ‘eggs’-tra fun Easter cards

ArtReach students create ‘eggs’-tra fun Easter cards

ROCKWALL, TX – March 4, 2021 — Students of the ArtReach-by-Mail program received Easter-themed art packages in the mail to create some hoppin’ good art. The packages allowed students to get creative and make eggs-traordinarily fun Easter cards complete with stickers, clouds, flowers and more! ArtReach’s February mail kits were stuffed with colorful paper and […]

Public input sought on Texas Hunting Regulation Proposals for 2021-2022

Public input sought on Texas Hunting Regulation Proposals for 2021-2022

ROCKWALL, TX – March 4, 2021 — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is now taking public comment on the following proposed changes to the 2021-2022 Statewide Hunting and Migratory Game Bird Proclamations: Add crossbow to the definition of lawful archery equipment Modify the muzzleloader definition to clarify only the bullet or projectile must […]

Catching up with former Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson

Catching up with former Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson

ROCKWALL, TX – March 4, 2021 — Former Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson may be retired, but he’s still as active as ever in the law enforcement community. Blue Ribbon News caught up with Rockwall’s former leading lawman to hear what he’s been up to since retirement. This past weekend, Eavenson was invited by the […]

Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club donation drive stocks Helping Hands pantry

Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club donation drive stocks Helping Hands pantry

ROCKWALL, TX – March 4, 2021 — Following the devastating weather a few weeks ago, the Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club partnered with Rockwall Helping Hands to help restock their pantry. Thanks to an absolute outpouring of support from all over Rockwall County, the room was packed full of clothes and pantry donations for five […]

Jones Elementary students are CHAMPS for exhibiting empathy, kindness and gratitude

Jones Elementary students are CHAMPS for exhibiting empathy, kindness and gratitude

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 3, 2021 – Jones Elementary has used the CHAMPS method for the past few years for improving classroom behavior. CHAMPS’s goal is to improve classroom behavior and establish clear classroom behavior expectations with logical and fair responses to misbehavior. Each teacher clearly explains the expected behavior during different scenarios in class […]

Stevenson Elementary students brighten the day for children in hospital

Stevenson Elementary students brighten the day for children in hospital

ROCKWALL, TX – March 3, 2021 – Stevenson Elementary 6th Grade SAGE students Maddie Kern and Stevana Kerns recently collected more than 200 food items for a school project to donate to children in the hospital. There were several steps they had to follow to complete their project. They first had to seek approval from […]

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath art students compete at State VASE Competition

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath art students compete at State VASE Competition

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 3, 2021 – Four Rockwall High School art students recently advanced to the State level VASE art competition.  Congratulations to Orion Groark, Aleah Holt, Hannah Smith and Emily Tran. This will be Hannah Smith’s third consecutive trip. Six Rockwall-Heath High School art students recently advanced to the State level VASE competition.  Congratulations […]

Rockwall ISD culinary students advance to state competition

Rockwall ISD culinary students advance to state competition

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 3, 2021 – During the month of February, Rockwall ISD Culinary students competed in the Region 3 Culinary FCCLA Competition. Heather Zertuche, Jirapa De Meyer Heepkaew and Audrey Borek placed 1st in the Food Innovation competition. Madeline Mueller placed 1st in Sports Nutrition, Roberto Avila placed 2nd in Cupcake Presentation and Ryker Hayes […]

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