Memorial monument for first responders and veterans dying of suicide to be dedicated in Rockwall

Memorial monument for first responders and veterans dying of suicide to be dedicated in Rockwall

Worcester, MA (July 11, 2024) — Death by suicide is probably the most tragic and traumatic aspect of mental health crisis. Suicide leaves a permanent void in the lives of the people whose loved one has chosen this to be the end of their life. This is true for anyone affected by suicide, but perhaps […]

North Texas McDonald’s celebrates National French Fry Day with two days of deals 7/12-7/13

North Texas McDonald’s celebrates National French Fry Day with two days of deals 7/12-7/13

Rockwall, TX (July 11, 2024) – McDonald’s has declared this summer as the summer of value – rolling out a series of local and national deals, including savings on everyone’s favorite salty side. McDonald’s is celebrating National French Fry Day with two days of deals for the first time ever.  Fans can kick off the weekend with McDonald’s […]

Rockwall Community Playhouse STAR Players to present Pure Imagination

ROCKWALL, TX (July 3, 2024) Rockwall Community Playhouse, your hometown theater (and a qualified 501C3), located at 609 E. Rusk St. in Rockwall has amazing shows for the community.  Not only can one attend the fabulous shows presented, but can audition to be in a show!  All is revealed on the theater’s website, Rockwallcommunityplayhouse.com  Coming […]

Managing Caregiver Grief During and After Caregiving, a free online event from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

Managing Caregiver Grief During and After Caregiving, a free online event from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

Rockwall, TX (July 3, 2024) – Caregivers can experience multiple forms of grief, including slowly losing the person they are caring for, mourning immediately upon their death, and long-term grief that still periodically affects them years later. The effects can happen as the persons they care for begin to experience changes in their personality, making […]

Rockwall County Democrats extend gratitude for CASA kids birthday contributions

Rockwall County Democrats extend gratitude for CASA kids birthday contributions

Rockwall, TX (July 2, 2024) — The Rockwall County Democrats would like to extend heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to the CASA Kids Birthday Gift Bags initiative for the month of June. Your generous donations have brought joy and hope to many children under the care of Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). […]

Olympic swimmer built right here in Rockwall

Olympic swimmer built right here in Rockwall

Rockwall, TX (July 1, 2024) – Trained at Rockwall Aquatics Center of Excellence, David Johnston comes into this year’s trials as reigning 2023 champion in 400m freestyle. David Johnston of Dallas was a determined swimmer at a very young age. Tom Applegate, then swim coach at the Plano YMCA and recent transplant to North Texas, […]

Open House Saturday for ‘The Perfect Landing’ event center in Rockwall

Open House Saturday for ‘The Perfect Landing’ event center in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (June 26, 2024) The community is welcome to the grand opening of the newly renovated ballroom/bridal rooms and event center known as The Perfect Landing, located at 1505 Airport Road in Rockwall. The celebration will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 29. Register by texting Margaret at 903-456-4717. Consider The Perfect […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Gift

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Gift

Fate, TX (June 21, 2024) – The B.O.B. and I were at a local garden center to get a bag of rock last evening. A woman was perusing the multitudes of varying types of bags of soil, with dazed confusion in her eyes. She approached us and asked my husband, “Sir, can you give me […]

Hot off the press: Rockwall County’s Blue Ribbon News July print edition is bursting with REAL.GOOD.NEWS.

Hot off the press: Rockwall County’s Blue Ribbon News July print edition is bursting with REAL.GOOD.NEWS.

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (June 21, 2024) — Our July issue is hot off the press and headed to mailboxes this week, but you can preview a digital version of our latest print edition right now by clicking the cover image below. For 12 years, we’ve been direct mailing our full color print edition FREE to […]

Garland ISD Student Nutrition Services expands summer meal programs

Garland ISD Student Nutrition Services expands summer meal programs

Garland, TX (June 20, 2024) – Garland ISD is proud to announce the return and expansion of its Summer Meal Program, managed by Student Nutrition Services (SNS). This initiative continues to provide nutritious breakfasts and lunches to children throughout the GISD community. This year, GISD has broadened the scope of the Summer Meal Program. Alongside […]

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