Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers host 21st Annual USO Show

Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers host 21st Annual USO Show

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) Jan Stonestreet and the Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers recently hosted their 21st annual USO Show.  This year’s show focused on World War II. The night began with historical trivia, dance, and dining followed up by performances from the Starlight Singers. The show focused around honoring all veterans and active service men and women serving […]

Utley Middle School Drill Team wins awards at ADTS Regionals

Utley Middle School Drill Team wins awards at ADTS Regionals

The Utley Middle School Contest Drill Team recently competed at ADTS Regionals at Rockwall-Heath HS where they won a judge’s award for 5 out of 6 routines, Runner Up for Team Best in Class (2nd place) and Officer Best in Class (1st place). There were also five solo finalists: Eliana Ortiz, Hadley Daffin, Julieann Fleming, […]

Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Williams Middle School Theatre Department recently competed in the UIL One-Act Play at Forney High School, walking away with several awards. Both Molly Snowden and Cooper Fore received All-Star Honorable Cast Mentions and Cameron Sturkie received the All-Star Tech Award for his work as Stage Manager for the production. Blue Ribbon News […]

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Rockwall-Heath High School A Cappella group Infiniti recently competed in the Southwest Regional International Contest for High School Acappella (ICHSA) Quarterfinals where they won first place. They advance to semifinals March 7 at Flower Mound High School. The winner at Flower Mound will advance to New York to the ICHSA Nationals. Blue Ribbon News […]

Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club competes at TPSA, 12 advance to State

Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club competes at TPSA, 12 advance to State

(ROCKWALL, TX) Twenty-eight students from the Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club recently competed at the TPSA regional competition and 12 of those students advanced to the TPSA state competition later this year. Placements: Desiree DeHart 1st Place – 911 Call Taking   Madison McDaniel 2nd Place – 911 Call Taking   Gabriel Garza 2nd […]

Rockwall High School counselors honored with CREST Award

Rockwall High School counselors honored with CREST Award

The Rockwall High School counseling department was recently honored for being one of a group of only 100 schools from across the state to win the CREST Award for Counseling Excellence for 2019-2020. In 2005, Texas School Counselor Association began a program called CREST to recognize schools with outstanding counseling programs. Schools receiving CREST awards have demonstrated a commitment using the […]

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary student wins Rockwall County Spelling Bee

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary student wins Rockwall County Spelling Bee

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall County Spelling Bee was recently held at the Rockwall ISD Administration Building where Owen Koziol, an Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School student, won top honors. Grant Jordan, a Cain Middle School student, is the alternate. Winner: Owen Koziol APHE Alternate: Grant Jordan CMS All participants: Rochell ES Rashad Pennington (5th) Amy Parks-Heath […]

WATCH the Replay: Rockwall County GOP Candidate Forum

WATCH the Replay: Rockwall County GOP Candidate Forum

The official Rockwall County Republican Party Candidate Forum was held Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Liberty Hall at the Rockwall County Courthouse. The Blue Ribbon News #RockwallLIVE team was on site broadcasting live for those who could not make it in person. WATCH >> Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and […]

‘Water’ update at Rockwall County Historical Foundation lecture Friday

‘Water’ update at Rockwall County Historical Foundation lecture Friday

(ROCKWALL, TX) This Friday, the Rockwall County Historical Foundation will welcome Tom Kula, who has served as Executive Director of the North Texas Municipal Water District for more than five years, for a presentation entitled, “Water,” as part of its Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series. The program, which is free and open to the public, will […]

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s Stars & Stripes program offers flags for residences, businesses

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s Stars & Stripes program offers flags for residences, businesses

The Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club is dedicated to the community of Rockwall and to promoting American patriotism. Through its Stars & Stripes program, the club provides United States flags at residences and businesses for seven holidays each year: President’s Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Patriots Day (Sept 11), and Veteran’s Day. […]