5,000 Flowers, One Bee, One Day: Learn from Rockwall County bee expert

5,000 Flowers, One Bee, One Day: Learn from Rockwall County bee expert

(ROCKWALL, TX) Rockwall County Master Gardener and Bee Expert Janet Rowe will lead a class on bees and their importance in the home garden from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Rockwall County Extension Office.  The cost is $15. This class titled “5000 Flowers –1 Bee – 1 Day” is an opportunity […]

Blue Ribbon News February 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News February 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Here’s a digital look at our February 2020 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, and various local businesses. Meals on Wheels […]

Tickets, sponsorships available for ‘Go Blue for Kids’ Gala April 25

Tickets, sponsorships available for ‘Go Blue for Kids’ Gala April 25

Save the date – Saturday, April 25, 2020 – and get ready to “Go Blue” for an evening focused on the awareness and prevention of child abuse. Texas Health Hospital Rockwall serves as the Title Sponsor of the 4th Annual Go Blue for Kids Gala benefiting the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. And for […]

Official Release: Update on yesterday’s incident at Rockwall County Courthouse

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 6, 2019) Following reports and some misinformation being shared on social media yesterday, the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department released this official press release regarding yesterday’s incident at the Rockwall County Courthouse: On Thursday, December 5, 2019 at approximately 8:30 a.m., a group of 1st amendment advocates arrived at the Rockwall County […]

Tickets, sponsorships available for ‘Go Blue for Kids’ Gala April 25

Tickets, sponsorships available for ‘Go Blue for Kids’ Gala April 25

Save the date – Saturday, April 25, 2020 – and get ready to “Go Blue” for an evening focused on the awareness and prevention of child abuse. Texas Health Hospital Rockwall serves as the Title Sponsor of the 4th Annual Go Blue for Kids Gala benefiting the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. And for […]

Rockwall County Voting: Nov. 5 Election Day Polling Locations & What’s on the Ballot

  (ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 3, 2019) The polls will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Learn more at www.rockwallvotes.com. Here’s a look at the state level propositions on the ballot and what they mean. Proposition 1 Ballot Language: “The constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

Rockwall County Commissioners Court Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 22, 2019) Carol Cease with the Rockwall County Library was recognized as the County Employee of the Quarter this morning by the Rockwall Commissioners Court. Carol has been the coordinator for the Adult Literacy program since 2013, managing 75 volunteer tutors and 200-300 adult students each year. With the help of Carol and this […]

Archaeology Day Event to Offer Fun for the Whole Family Oct. 12

Archaeology Day Event to Offer Fun for the Whole Family Oct. 12

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 12, 2019) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will be hosting a Kids in the Park Day in honor of Archaeology Month! This FREE event will take place on Saturday, October 12th from 10:00am – 1:00pm at the museum in Harry Myers Park (901 E. Washington). Activities include family-friendly archaeology stations, living history […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts in Suicide Attempt

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts in Suicide Attempt

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 3, 2019) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court recently recognized Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office personnel with Life Saving Awards from Sheriff Eavenson, Major Calkins, Judge Sweet, Commissioner Gilbert, Commisioner Bailey, Commisioner Sevier, Commissioner Magness and John Vic – Representative of Texas Senator Bob Hall. On May 11, 2019, an inmate in separation […]

Rockwall County Jury Sentences Wylie Resident to 30 Years for Aggravated Sexual Assault

Rockwall County Jury Sentences Wylie Resident to 30 Years for Aggravated Sexual Assault

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Aug. 30, 2019) On Wednesday, a Rockwall County jury convicted Wylie resident Eduardo Guadalupe Gonzalez, 20, of two counts of the first degree felony offense of Aggravated Sexual Assault.  After hearing all of the evidence, the jury sentenced the defendant to thirty (30) years in prison. Jurors heard testimony that a few […]

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