Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse RoundUp to celebrate western heritage, agricultural roots

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse RoundUp to celebrate western heritage, agricultural roots

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 16, 2020) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse welcomes everyone to join them in a celebration of our community’s western heritage and agricultural roots. The Possee Roundup event will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at Rockwall County’s historic courthouse on the square. Stay tuned for more details to come! […]

Letter to the Editor: Open Space and the future of Rockwall County

Letter to the Editor: Open Space and the future of Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 13, 2020) Rockwall County, the smallest county in Texas, is also the 10th most densely populated. Currently at just over 100,000 population, it is projected to reach 350,000 by 2040. In the next 20 years, residential and commercial development will turn most of undeveloped land into more pavement and roof tops, replacing much […]

Location, hours for Rockwall County early voting (Oct. 13-30)

Location, hours for Rockwall County early voting (Oct. 13-30)

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 30) As we draw nearer to the beginning of Early Voting, voters are encouraged to review the early voting schedule to determine where and when you will vote. Make your Voting Plan today! To learn more, visit www.rockwallvotes.com or visit the Rockwall County Elections Office Facebook page. Blue Ribbon News staff report.  […]

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet elected Secretary/Treasurer of NCTCOG Executive Board

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet elected Secretary/Treasurer of NCTCOG Executive Board

ROCKWALL, TX (September 10, 2020) The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) Executive Board recently welcomed four newly elected officers and 13 directors during the NCTCOG’s 54th annual General Assembly, which was held virtually. Rockwall County Judge David Sweet was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the 17-member NCTCOG Executive Board – the policy-making body of the […]

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate its new year with kick-off event

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate its new year with kick-off event

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (September 3, 2020) Rockwall County 4-H is planning a kick-off event for the new 4-H year from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 12.  This year’s event will be held at Honey’s Shaved Ice, located at 1021 Kingsbridge Lane in Rockwall, TX 75032 (Highway 205 South near McClendon-Chisholm). Rockwall County 4-H Club […]

Chalk It Up 4 Kids: sidewalk art contest to raise awareness in Rockwall County

Chalk It Up 4 Kids: sidewalk art contest to raise awareness in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (August 5, 2020) “Show us your best chalk art!” say organizers of the Chalk It Up 4 Kids Sidewalk Art Contest, designed to engage kids, adults, and local businesses while helping to raise awareness about the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. To enter, simply create a work of art with sidewalk chalk, […]

Rockwall County Jail Expansion and Renovation Project breaks ground

Rockwall County Jail Expansion and Renovation Project breaks ground

ROCKWALL, TX (July 31, 2020) – Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson, Sheriff-Elect Terry Garrett, Judge David Sweet, Commissioner Dennis Bailey, Commissioner Sevier, Commissioner Lee Gilbert, Major Todd Calkins, Captain Alexander Gray, along with Representatives from Adolfson & Peterson Construction and Broaddus and Associates shared in a significant groundbreaking ceremony of the Rockwall County Jail expansion […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/29/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/29/2020)

ROCKWALL, TX – July 29, 2020 – Latest official update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management.  They noted that DSHS has not provided an updated number of Tests Conducted in Rockwall County.   Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/29/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/29/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 29, 2020 – We have two more confirmed cases today from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Both cases are in the City of Rockwall. One person is in their 70’s, and one person is in their 50’s. 31 people […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/26/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/26/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 26, 2020) You will notice an increase of 98 cases reported today. This is because we have not received new cases from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for over a week due to their transition to a data management system. […]

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