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Congressman Ratcliffe’s Rockwall office to hold Open House, Grand Opening event

Congressman Ratcliffe’s Rockwall office to hold Open House, Grand Opening event

Congressman and Staff to be in Attendance ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 21, 2015) There will be a Grand Opening and Open House for Congressman John Ratcliffe’s Rockwall Office on…

Local officials discuss Rockwall’s future at State of the City event

Local officials discuss Rockwall’s future at State of the City event

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 24, 2015) Attendees of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce’s recent luncheon learned of a very optimistic outlook for the economy of Rockwall and of…

Honda Cars of Rockwall recognized as Top Dealership for Customer Service

Honda Cars of Rockwall recognized as Top Dealership for Customer Service

ROCKWALL, TX (January 20, 2015) – Honda Cars of Rockwall has been recognized as North Texas’ number one Honda car dealership for customer service. Honda Cars of Rockwall…

Rockwall Mayor Pruitt announces open office hours at City Hall

Rockwall Mayor Pruitt announces open office hours at City Hall

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 20, 2015) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has announced he will have open office hours each Monday from Noon to 4 P.M. at Rockwall City Hall,…

Rockwall Chamber welcomes English Insurance Group

Rockwall Chamber welcomes English Insurance Group

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 19, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member English Insurance Group with a ribbon cutting ceremony. English Insurance Group is an…

Rockwall Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Glen Oaks Hospital

Rockwall Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Glen Oaks Hospital

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 18, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming new member Glen Oaks Hospital, a 54-bed private hospital in…

Assisted Living Center celebrates one year anniversary in Rockwall

Assisted Living Center celebrates one year anniversary in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 18, 2015) Rock Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care celebrated its one-year anniversary in style on Thursday with a good food and a homage to…

John Hohenshelt to file for Rockwall City Council Place 2

John Hohenshelt to file for Rockwall City Council Place 2

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 15, 2014) Rockwall County resident John Hohenshelt will run for Place 2 on the Rockwall City Council in the upcoming May 9 election.  John Hohenshelt…

Heath CVS celebrates Grand Opening

Heath CVS celebrates Grand Opening

HEATH, TX. (January 13, 2015) Heath City Council and Heath Economic Development Corporation members along with CVS officials celebrated the Grand Opening of Heath CVS on January 10.…

Good Times/Events

Rockwall County Relay for Life Kick-Off Party set for Jan 28

Rockwall County Relay for Life Kick-Off Party set for Jan 28

Help finish the fight against cancer ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Jan. 10, 2015) Put on your…

Tickets available for Reagan Day 2015, sponsored by Rockwall County GOP

Tickets available for Reagan Day 2015, sponsored by Rockwall County GOP

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 26, 2014) Tickets are on sale now for “Reagan Day, The Hollywood…

Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series presents ‘All Around Town’ Feb 13

Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series presents ‘All Around Town’ Feb 13

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Jan. 18, 2015) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation and Rockwall County Historical Commission…

Swing Dance Spectacular to benefit Rockwall High Band

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 24, 2015) The Orange Wave Band Boosters will host the 2nd Annual…

Rockwall Community Playhouse to host acting workshops for youth

Rockwall Community Playhouse to host acting workshops for youth

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 24, 2015) The Rockwall Community Playhouse is offering two spring acting workshops for youth. The…

Save the Date: Boot Scootin’ Ball benefiting Rockwall Pets March 20

Save the Date: Boot Scootin’ Ball benefiting Rockwall Pets March 20

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 24, 2015) Save the date: The Boot Scootin’ Ball, Rockwall Pets’ Annual Fundraiser…

Chocolate Indulgence dinner to help victims of domestic violence

Chocolate Indulgence dinner to help victims of domestic violence

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 7, 2015) Women in Need, a local nonprofit agency that provides lifesaving…

United Elite 5K Glow Run to benefit girls gymnastics team

United Elite 5K Glow Run to benefit girls gymnastics team

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 21, 2015) The 2nd Annual United Elite GLOW Run, hosted by the…

Four Celtic Voices to perform in Terrell Feb. 12

Four Celtic Voices to perform in Terrell Feb. 12

TERRELL, TX (Jan. 20, 2015) Four Celtic Voices will present a program of traditional and…

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Swing Dance Spectacular to benefit Rockwall High Band

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 24, 2015) The Orange Wave Band Boosters will host the 2nd Annual Swing Dance Spectacular and Silent Auction from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, February 21…

Springer teacher earns grant from Toyota for ‘Bouncing Bodies, Busy Minds’

Springer teacher earns grant from Toyota for ‘Bouncing Bodies, Busy Minds’

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 24, 2014) Congratulations to Wendy Rathje, first grade teacher at Springer Elementary, who received a grant from Toyota of Rockwall.  The grant is titled, “Bouncing…

Rockwall FFA Ag competes at Ft Worth Stock Show

Rockwall FFA Ag competes at Ft Worth Stock Show

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 21, 2015) The Rockwall FFA Agriculture Mechanics Team exhibited and placed with the following projects at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Agriculture Mechanics…

Rockwall High culinary students create kids’ menu for Cotton Patch

Rockwall High culinary students create kids’ menu for Cotton Patch

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan 21, 2015) Cotton Patch in Rockwall released its newest version of their Kids Fit Menu.  On the menu is the Gobbler Gobbler Slider.  This meal was…

Rockwall High Business Professionals of America students advance to state competition

Rockwall High Business Professionals of America students advance to state competition

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 20, 2015) Congratulations to the Rockwall High School Business Professionals of America.  The team competed at Regionals in Waco this past weekend.  The following members…

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Editor's Notes

For Auld Lang Syne

For Auld Lang Syne

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 19, 2014) At the risk of being labeled old-fashioned (as if that’s a bad thing), we at Blue…

Blue Ribbon News Holiday Edition hits mailboxes

Blue Ribbon News Holiday Edition hits mailboxes

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 17, 2014) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is on its way to nearly…

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AstroDad: Our Universe by Max Corneau

Walking on the edge with AstroDad

ROCKWALL, TX (June 22, 2014) Gentle readers, I’ve been procrastinating over this column because I really wanted to capture an awe-inspiring image of our own galaxy, The…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

The great present caper

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 16, 2014) While opening our Christmas envelopes from my grandparents, I noticed Uncle Harry grinning, shifting on the couch. He was up to something—a…

Doing Business Right by Rhonda Wright

‘Everyone appreciates good service’

DOING BUSINESS RIGHT Whether tending bar or catering to clients, ‘everyone appreciates good service’ ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 2, 2015) Some people enjoy solitude, but most prefer companions…

Not So Southern Stacy

Top three tips for finally achieving your New Year’s resolutions

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 31, 2014) Here we go again…New Year’s resolution time! The standard lose 10 pounds, get healthier, and spend more family time seem to automatically…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Lost in the Holiday Shuffle ~ Grandma’s Christmas Birthday

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 21, 2014) The Christmas tree of my childhood held 1960’s ornaments—silver orbs with spikes and color-filled depressions. We threw on strips of foil “icicles”…

Inspirations by John Adams

Do the angels sing?

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 18, 2014) Many would say this is a stupid question…”Of course the angels sing! Haven’t you read the Bible!?” Well…what do you say? It…

On My Honor: Scouting in Rockwall

Scout Troop 83 experiences adventures, sells fall flowers and kale

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2014) Hello, my name is Caleb Davis and I am a Life Scout in Troop 83 here in Rockwall. Today, I will tell you…

Reflections by Enid Reyes

‘Dashing through the stress’

Tips to keep your marriage merry during the holiday hustle ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 24, 2014) While “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” at the holidays, family expectations…