A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: Three types of citizens

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: Three types of citizens

*This article was originally published several years ago and is being republished with some updated data at the request of several readers. ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) My observations are that people can be categorized into three distinct groups: The Workers, The Lookers, and the Shirkers. In the case of Workers, these are the people […]

Blue Ribbon News Aug/Sept print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall County

Blue Ribbon News Aug/Sept print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall County

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – August 8, 2022 — Below is a digital version of our August/September 2022 print edition. Our print publication is being delivered this week to about 17,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall County. Extra copies will be available for pick up (while supplies last) at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Dr. Frank Richard Miller

Celebration of Life: Services for Dr. Frank Richard Miller

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 6, 2022) Dr. Frank Richard Miller had many loves – his family, his faith, his city– just to name a few. He shared a zest for life with everyone he met and a genuine curiosity in the friends yet to be made. Dr. Miller, 87, passed from this life on August 2, […]

Rockwall-based Patriot Paws Service Dogs celebrates International Assistance Dogs Week

Rockwall-based Patriot Paws Service Dogs celebrates International Assistance Dogs Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 5, 2022) – Patriot PAWS Service Dogs is honored to partake in Assistance Dog’s International’s celebration of ‘International Assistance Dogs Week.’  The awareness campaign (taking place August 7 – 13) sheds light on the incredible, life changing work that Assistance Dogs, and people at the other end of the leash, make possible. […]

Rockwall Traffic Update: TL Townsend lane closure begins Tuesday, Aug. 16

Rockwall Traffic Update: TL Townsend lane closure begins Tuesday, Aug. 16

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 5, 2022) Drivers need to be aware that beginning Tuesday, August 16, T.L. Townsend southbound lanes will be closed, and northbound lanes will be shifted to two-way traffic. The area affected is from 950 to 1201 T.L. Townsend Lane, where a water connection is being added for the Central Appraisal District. The […]

Community invited to retirement party honoring Rockwall children’s librarian, Doreen Miller

Community invited to retirement party honoring Rockwall children’s librarian, Doreen Miller

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 4, 2022) The community is invited to a celebration honoring beloved Rockwall County Library Children’s Librarian Doreen Miller, who is retiring after nearly 25 years of service. “With countless books shelved and a truly remarkable number of story times conducted, we know Mrs. Miller is looking forward to all the free time […]

Nationally acclaimed Nekter Juice Bar to open location in Rockwall

Nationally acclaimed Nekter Juice Bar to open location in Rockwall

Grand opening set for November 2022 Rockwall, TX, Aug. 3, 2022 – We are thrilled to announce the newest business that will soon be opening its doors in Rockwall Market Center ~ the award-winning Nekter Juice Bar! Nekter Juice Bar has earned many awards for their famous juice, smoothies, acai bowls, and more. Newsweek recently […]

Ed Fowler named interim Chief of Rockwall Police Department

Ed Fowler named interim Chief of Rockwall Police Department

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 1, 2022) Rockwall City Manager Mary Smith has named Edward Fowler as interim Chief of the Rockwall Police Department. Former Police Chief Max Geron recently retired from the position. Chief Fowler began his law enforcement career with the Rockwall PD in 1990, serving in a number of leadership roles over the years, […]

Meals on Wheels, Rest Haven to host FREE Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference

Meals on Wheels, Rest Haven to host FREE Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 1, 2022) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County and Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park will present, “Caring for the Caregiver,” the Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Reflections at Rest Haven, 500 State Highway 66 East in Rockwall. […]

Meet Rosie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Rosie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 1, 2022) Fear of being alone? Never again if you adopt sweet Rosie! She is a petite lady at 8 pounds, looking for her lifetime companion. She is a thoughtful, quiet, and well-mannered eight-year old Chi. Rosie is looking for a “work from home” or retired individual to keep her company during […]

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