Rockwall Women’s League hosts Big Hat luncheon, announces Grant and Scholarship Program

Rockwall Women’s League hosts Big Hat luncheon, announces Grant and Scholarship Program

ROCKWALL, TX  – February 7, 2021 – The Big Hats & Girls in Pearls fundraising luncheon for the Rockwall Women’s League (RWL) was held Friday, February 5 at the Yacht Club in Chandler’s Landing. The event included a silent auction, designer handbag raffle, centerpiece contest and a fashion show by the Rockwall ISD advanced fashion design […]

‘How I Met My Mate’ 2021: Local couples share their love stories

‘How I Met My Mate’ 2021: Local couples share their love stories

ROCKWALL, TX – February 1, 2021 — Each year for Valentine’s Day, Blue Ribbon News asks local couples to share stories about how they met. Their tales of true love are sweet, funny, and sometimes quirky – and always a big hit among our readers. This year we received a record number of submissions! Five […]

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 29, 2021 – In anticipation of receiving large amounts of the vaccine as early as next week, Rockwall County Emergency Management, in coordination with Helping Hands, continues to look for volunteers to assist with Covid-19 mass vaccination operations. At this time, we are looking to determine volunteers’ availability. This is not […]

The Whole Package: Young cancer survivor finds way to lift others up through Rockwall Meals on Wheels deliveries

The Whole Package: Young cancer survivor finds way to lift others up through Rockwall Meals on Wheels deliveries

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 28, 2021 – Evan was a normal 12-year-old who liked running, computers, and friends. One weekend, a visit to a walk-in clinic for stomach pain turned into a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. We knew from the beginning that treatment would last 3 – 3 1/2 years, but we didn’t anticipate […]

Milestone Millie Pup-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training learns cues, explores stores

Milestone Millie Pup-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training learns cues, explores stores

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 27, 2021 – For many, the new year means time to learn new skills and develop good habits. The same goes for Milestone’s favorite pup, Millie, who is not only highly valuable as her training progresses but is also unbelievably cute. Here is a PUP-date on her track to becoming a service dog […]

Traffic ‘calming circles’ on Lakeshore Dr. / Summit Ridge explained

Traffic ‘calming circles’ on Lakeshore Dr. / Summit Ridge explained

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 22, 2021 – The S. Lakeshore Drive and Summit Ridge Drive Reconstruction Project from SH-66 to FM-740 / Ridge Road was approved with the Capital Improvement Project Bond passed in 2012. During the design phase of this project, the City of Rockwall staff held multiple stakeholder / resident meetings and utilized […]

Rockwall County: Answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine

Rockwall County: Answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – January 21, 2021 – Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management provided these answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine in Rockwall County.

Adventures with the Editor: Winterfest at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Adventures with the Editor: Winterfest at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 18, 2021 — To kick off the New Year, my wife Julie and I were invited to a one-night stay at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center to experience the all-new Winterfest event! Winterfest takes place every weekend in January and February at the Gaylord Texan (1501 Gaylord Tr. in […]

Rockwall Economic Development Corporation welcomes new Board Directors, elects officers

Rockwall Economic Development Corporation welcomes new Board Directors, elects officers

ROCKWALL, TX, Jan. 15, 2021 – The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation (REDC) welcomes Rockwall residents Carin Brock, Eric Burress and Justin Lee to serve on the Board of Directors for the organization. Brock, Burress, and Lee were appointed by the Rockwall City Council near the end of 2020 and have replaced Dale Cherry, Gary Bunch […]

How I Met My Mate: What’s your story?

How I Met My Mate: What’s your story?

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 13, 2021 – At a time of such division in our nation – and with Valentine’s Day only a month away – our Blue Ribbon News team is finding joy in reading all the love stories that local couples are submitting for our annual ‘How I Met My Mate’ Valentine’s issue, […]

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