Cars for CASA, Cruise Edition, set for Oct. 11 in Rockwall

Cars for CASA, Cruise Edition, set for Oct. 11 in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (September 27, 2020) The 15th Annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle show – a COVID-friendly “Cruise Edition” – will be Sunday, Oct. 11, benefiting Lone Star CASA. Vehicles will line up for the event at the Rockwall Courthouse, 1111 E. Yellowjacket Lane, at 2:30 p.m.  The cruise will begin at 3. Organizers ask that […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Rockwall ISD announces free breakfast, lunch meals for all students through Dec. 31

Rockwall ISD announces free breakfast, lunch meals for all students through Dec. 31

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Rockwall ISD is proud to announce USDA and TDA waivers allowing RISD to provide breakfast and lunch meals at no charge to all students, with no financial qualifications required for participation. The change will be in effect beginning Thursday, September 24, 2020, through December 31, 2020, or while USDA funds are available. […]

Rockwall retired Navy Commander inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame

Rockwall retired Navy Commander inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2020 — Rockwall resident and retired Navy Commander Don Braswell was recently inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame in Pampa, Texas. The induction highlights his military career and his role in saving the lives of 35 people during the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. From 1999-2002, Braswell worked […]

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Planning a fundraiser in the midst of a pandemic has its challenges, but for Development Director Maureen Cook, turning obstacles into opportunities is what she does best – especially when she has the support of gala committee co- chairs Amy Lawrence and Tracey Landry. Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall […]

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