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Rockwall County Clerk Shelli Miller, Republican, seeks re-election

Rockwall County Clerk Shelli Miller, Republican, seeks re-election

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (September 17, 2014) Shelli Miller, Rockwall County Clerk, has announced she will seek re-election for a second 4-year term as our Republican candidate for Rockwall…

Current employment opportunities with City of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (September 17, 2014) The City of Rockwall strives to provide a safe and fair work environment to its employees and seeks to fill open positions with…

Royse City Chamber host ribbon cutting for Fulton School

Royse City Chamber host ribbon cutting for Fulton School

ROYSE CITY,TX. (September 15, 2014) The Royse City Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly completed lower school building at The Fulton School,1623 Laurence Drive…

Heath Mayor’s Message: a community of ‘great promise, great progress’

Heath Mayor’s Message: a community of ‘great promise, great progress’

HEATH, TX (September 15, 2014) My wife, Mary, and I have lived in Heath 28 years. It’s been a wonderful community to raise our own family and enjoy…

Rescheduled Blacklands Corridor Transportation public meeting set for Sept 22

Study concluding, public encouraged to stay involved as recommendations move forward September 10, 2014 – The rescheduled public meeting about transportation in the area between Greenville and Garland…

Royse City Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Main Street Boutique & Photo Studio

Royse City Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Main Street Boutique & Photo Studio

ROYSE CITY,TX. (September 9, 2014) The Royse City Chamber of  Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Main Street Boutique and Photo Studio, located at130 E. Main St.in…

Royse City Chamber hosts Law Office of Susan Satterwhite, PC ribbon cutting

Royse City Chamber hosts Law Office of Susan Satterwhite, PC ribbon cutting

ROYSE CITY,TX. (September 9, 2014) The Royse City Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed The Law Office of Susan Satterwhite, PC with a ribbon cutting. Satterwhite and her staff…

Just Between Friends event helps families save money

Just Between Friends event helps families save money

Raising a child does not have to be unaffordable DALLAS,TX. (September 8, 2014) The stats are staggering. The USDA claims it costs a family more than $240,000 to…

Rockwall City Council Public Hearing on budget

ROCKWALL,TX. (September 8, 2014) The Rockwall City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2014-2015 fiscal year budget on Monday, September 15th. The budget is based…

Rockwall Cash Mob returns September 18

Rockwall Cash Mob returns September 18

ROCKWALL, TX (September 8, 2014) On Thursday, September 18, Rockwall residents will once again rally together to form a mob—for a good cause. The plan is to meet…

Good Times/Events

Rockwall Community Playhouse opens season with ‘Rumors’

Rockwall Community Playhouse opens season with ‘Rumors’

ROCKWALL, TX. (September 17, 2014) On September 19th, Neil Simon’s farce Rumors will open Friday,…

Corneau Color Dash, 5K to honor memory of Rockwall student

Corneau Color Dash, 5K to honor memory of Rockwall student

CLICK TO REGISTER NOW! (ROCKWALL – September 16, 2014) Registration is underway for the Christian Corneau…

Aspasians Art Fair returns to stadium lot Sept 20

Aspasians Art Fair returns to stadium lot Sept 20

ROCKWALL, TX (September 11, 2014) In less than 10 days, the bi-annual Aspasians Arts Fair,…

Chance to win $10,000 and fine jewelry at Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta

Chance to win $10,000 and fine jewelry at Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta

UPDATE: Will you be a Lucky Duck? New this year, the duck that finishes in…

Teen singer, musician from Rockwall to entertain at various venues this fall

Teen singer, musician from Rockwall to entertain at various venues this fall

ROCKWALL, TX (September 8, 2014) Thirteen-year-old Erin Kinsey of Rockwall has a full schedule this…

Rockwall Historical Foundation to host Night at the Museum

Rockwall Historical Foundation to host Night at the Museum

Historical Foundation welcomes new curator  ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (September 6, 2014) Have you ever wanted…

Local businesses support Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show, Oct 3-5

Local businesses support Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show, Oct 3-5

ROCKWALL, TX (September 5, 2014) To date, local businesses have donated more than $400 in…

Rockwall HeartChase Sept 27 at The Harbor

Rockwall HeartChase Sept 27 at The Harbor

ROCKWALL, TX (September 4, 2014)  Rockwall HeartChase brings friends and co-workers together to collect clues,…

Rockwall to host U.S. Open Triathlon

Rockwall to host U.S. Open Triathlon

ROCKWALL,TX. (September 1, 2014) Rockwall will be the host of the U.S. Open Triathlon on…

Rockwall to celebrate Texas Night Out Oct 7

ROCKWALL, TX. (August 31, 2014) Rockwall will celebrate “America’s Night Out Against Crime” on Tuesday…

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Rockwall HS Wind Ensemble selected as National Winner

Rockwall HS Wind Ensemble selected as National Winner

ROCKWALL,TX. (September 17, 2014) The Wind Ensemble from Rockwall High School was selected as a National Winner for the Mark Of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project. The Wind…

Rockwall Jacket Backers name Meador Auto Athletes of the Month

Rockwall Jacket Backers name Meador Auto Athletes of the Month

ROCKWALL,TX. (September 17, 2014) The Rockwall High School Jacket Backers have selected Chaney Garcia as the “Meador Auto Lady Jacket Athlete of the Month” and Demetre Cooks as…

Rockwall Education Foundation supports 2014-15 B.E.S.T. teachers

Rockwall Education Foundation supports 2014-15 B.E.S.T. teachers

ROCKWALL, TX (September 16, 2014) At the beginning of each school year, the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation, Inc. presents each new teacher—new to Rockwall ISD and new to…

Royse City Chamber host ribbon cutting for Fulton School

Royse City Chamber host ribbon cutting for Fulton School

ROYSE CITY,TX. (September 15, 2014) The Royse City Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly completed lower school building at The Fulton School,1623 Laurence Drive…

Community viewing of ‘Shattered Dreams’ video set for Oct 6

Community viewing of ‘Shattered Dreams’ video set for Oct 6

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (September 10, 2014) For many years Rockwall-Heath High School has educated students about the dangers of drinking and driving through the “Shattered Dreams” program. “Shattered Dreams”…

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Blue Ribbon News back-to-school print edition hits mailboxes

Blue Ribbon News back-to-school print edition hits mailboxes

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX August 19, 2014) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is on its way to more…

All fired up in Rockwall (includes VIDEO)

All fired up in Rockwall (includes VIDEO)

ROCKWALL, TX (June 22, 2014) My son and I are fortunate to be among the 21 graduates of this year’s Citizen…

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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 lasting lessons of ‘alternative’ school

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 19, 2014) Pappaw taught me how to change oil. Often I rode my go-cart in his “back 40” between the peach trees and the potato…

Doing Business Right by Rhonda Wright

Personality, caring attitude accounts for bank employee’s success

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 27, 2014) ‘Relationship Banker’ is printed on Dorothy Spradlin’s business cards for BB&T Bank, Rockwall Branch. The word relationship is defined as “the state of…

Not So Southern Stacy

Try something new when the kids go back to school

ROCKWALL, TX (August 20, 2014) School has been out of session for nearly 90 days, and all of a sudden the kids are headed back to class…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Golden Rule Days

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (August 25, 2014) Plastic folders, crayons and those timeless tools of learning, pencils and paper, currently fill store shelves to capacity. The sight makes me…

Inspirations by John Adams

Veteran shares Honor Flight mission with Rockwall Breakfast Rotary

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 30, 2014) July 8th was a special day at the Rockwall Breakfast Rotary. Paul Schwartz with Honor Flight presented information about this wonderful organization. Paul…

On My Honor: Scouting in Rockwall

Rockwall Scouts think out of the box

ROCKWALL, TX (June 23, 2014) In this column, we’ll discuss Circle Ten’s Order of the Arrow Ordeal, Troop 83′s Refrigerator Box Campout, and the results of our…

Reflections by Enid Reyes

It’s a jungle out there

ROCKWALL, TX (August 22, 2014) Students can be either excited about going back to school and all of its new opportunities or it can be a dread…