New after-school program in Rockwall helps transform students into ‘Men and Ladies of Honor’

New after-school program in Rockwall helps transform students into ‘Men and Ladies of Honor’

Community presentation set for Nov. 15 ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 2, 2022) – Honor changes everything. That’s the basis for the new after-school program known as Men and Ladies of Honor, presented by Honor Ministries. “We have a goal to launch Men and Ladies of Honor groups in each 6th through 8th grade school in the […]

Learn at how to research family history during free class at Rockwall Library

Learn at how to research family history during free class at Rockwall Library

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 12, 2022) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has joined with the Rockwall County Library to host a free event to teach people how to research family history. Presenter Lyne Jorif will discuss how to get started, how to discover who is in your family tree, and where to find […]

Free class on family history offered at Rockwall County Library

Free class on family history offered at Rockwall County Library

ROCKWALL, TX (July 6, 2022) The Rockwall County Library will host a free class to help those interested in learning more about their family history. Presenter Lyne Jorif will discuss how to get started, how to discover who is in your family tree, and where to find FREE resources in the Rockwall area. The class […]

Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

ROCKWALL, TX (June 13, 2022) The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, part of the Rockwall County Library, celebrated 23 years of the RFA program and honored 28 adults who recently passed their exam to become a United States Citizen. Each new citizen was recognized and awarded a certificate and US flag during a June 11 reception at […]

Reading for Adults Literacy Center to celebrate new U.S. citizens

Reading for Adults Literacy Center to celebrate new U.S. citizens

ROCKWALL, TX (June 2, 2022) – The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, a part of the Rockwall County Library,  will celebrate 23 years of the RFA program and honor 28  adults who have recently passed their exam to become a United States Citizen. The reception will be Saturday, June 11th, 2022 at 10:30 a.m., in […]

Rockwall Reads receives grant from Atmos Energy for book giveaway events

Rockwall Reads receives grant from Atmos Energy for book giveaway events

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2022) Rockwall ISD Library Media Specialists recently received a grant from Atmos Energy through their Fueling Safe and Thriving Communities program that will help fund their summer book distribution program, Rockwall Reads.   The grant will allow the librarians to provide new, high interest books for students in our community this summer […]

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 […]

Murder Mystery fundraiser to feature cast of Rockwall community leaders

Murder Mystery fundraiser to feature cast of Rockwall community leaders

ROCKWALL, TX (April 4, 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 well-known Rockwall community leaders is set for 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 6 at The Center, 108 Washington Street in Rockwall. Presented by Friends of the […]

Sew much fabric, sew much love: Rockwall seamstress crafts beautiful quilt for County Library’s new Quiet Reading Room

Sew much fabric, sew much love: Rockwall seamstress crafts beautiful quilt for County Library’s new Quiet Reading Room

ROCKWALL, TX – May 10, 2021 — When you step into the new Quiet Reading Room at the Rockwall County Library, it’s hard not to notice the beautifully handcrafted quilt adding to the peaceful ambiance of the space. The masterpiece was created by local award-winning quilter Barbara Young, a longtime patron of the Rockwall County […]

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance: Saving monarchs from extinction

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance: Saving monarchs from extinction

(ROCKWALL, TX) Last month, 30 adults and 32 children attended the interactive workshop that offered a great opportunity for families to spend a fun time together learning about the unique migration of the Monarchs’ flight that includes Rockwall. Most agreed that the important lesson of the event was learning how to help save the beautiful endangered […]

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