Rockwall YMCA offers free swim skills assessments, learning sessions during Memorial Weekend Open House

Rockwall YMCA offers free swim skills assessments, learning sessions during Memorial Weekend Open House

ROCKWALL, TX (May 24, 2022) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomes families to their Memorial Weekend Swim Lesson Open House, in which participants will receive a free swim skills assessment and learning session. This community event will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at the Rockwall Y, located at 1210 N. […]

This Memorial Day do not become a memory

This Memorial Day do not become a memory

ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2022) — During the 2019 Memorial Day weekend in Texas, there were a total of 360 driving under the influence (DUI) alcohol-related traffic crashes, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Those crashes killed 16 people and seriously injured another 34. All of these crashes were 100 percent preventable. Texas […]

New adventure arrives at Shenaniganz in Rockwall

New adventure arrives at Shenaniganz in Rockwall

Shenaniganz is rewriting the rules for fun, with a game theater that makes you a participant in your own adventure ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2022) Shenaniganz, a 75,000 square foot indoor family entertainment center located in the heart of Rockwall, is announcing the latest addition to their ever-evolving facility. The new addition called XD Dark […]

‘Best of’ Winners announced, more than $73,000 raised at 17th Annual Cars for CASA event

‘Best of’ Winners announced, more than $73,000 raised at 17th Annual Cars for CASA event

ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2022) This past Sunday, May 15, more than 250 cars, trucks, and bikes participated in the 17th Annual Cars for CASA Event hosted by the Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders association, benefitting CASA children in Kaufman and Rockwall counties. Lone Star CASA is a national volunteer movement that began […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse awards scholarships

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse awards scholarships

ROCKWALL, TX (May 16, 2022) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse is proud to announce its 2022 scholarship recipients, Addie Stevens and Lance Carter. Addie will be attending Texas Tech University majoring in Animal Science and riding for the Texas Tech Equestrian Team.  She aspires to earn her Bachelors Degree and then a Doctorate of Veterinary […]

Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Officer Commemoration honors fallen officers

Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Officer Commemoration honors fallen officers

Honoring Courage. Saluting Sacrifice. ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2022) With National Police Week underway, county and city officials, law enforcement and community members gathered this morning for the The Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Officer Memorial Commemoration, hosted by Rest Haven Memorial Park. Royse City Police Chief Kirk Aldridge welcomed the crowd in the Public […]

Sizzling success for Rockwall ISD’s Pitmasters BBQ Club

Sizzling success for Rockwall ISD’s Pitmasters BBQ Club

Rockwall-Heath senior Hunter Kirk wins BBQ Brisket State Championship ROCKWALL, TX (May 12, 2022) Where there’s smoke, there’s fire – and wherever the Pitmasters BBQ Club goes, there are red hot winners! Under the direction of Rockwall ISD’s BBQ Coach Sean Hill at Dr. Gene Burton College and Career Academy, members of Team Smoke and […]

Murder of the Loaded Librarian: Community leaders take the stage to raise funds for Friends of Rockwall County Library

Murder of the Loaded Librarian: Community leaders take the stage to raise funds for Friends of Rockwall County Library

ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) Delayed since 2020 due to the pandemic, the long-awaited ‘WhoDunit’ murder mystery play directed by Barbara Doudt and featuring a stellar cast of Rockwall community leaders was presented Friday night at The Center. Blue Ribbon News had the pleasure of being front row and center to record the two-act comedy […]

Adventures with the Editor: A Cosmic Staircase Experience in rural Rockwall County

Adventures with the Editor: A Cosmic Staircase Experience in rural Rockwall County

Making Mother’s Day memories at Hidden Mosaics ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) Local artist Barbara Dybala has spent the past decade transforming her home studio into a whimsical wonderland where she hosts sold-out classes and workshops for mosaic portraiture, installations, and more. Yesterday – as she’s done each Mother’s Day – she opened the gates […]

Bucket Ministry hosts world-record ‘Clean Water Filter Assembly event’ in Rockwall

Bucket Ministry hosts world-record ‘Clean Water Filter Assembly event’ in Rockwall

Water Filters to Provide 1 Million Gallons of Clean Drinking Water to 25,000 Families in Kenya, Impact Will be Felt for Generations ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) – To provide clean and safe drinking water for families in in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya, The Bucket Ministry held a world-record-setting event at its headquarters in […]

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