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Commissioners Court approves consolidation of voting locations

Commissioners Court approves consolidation of voting locations

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 20, 2017) A state-recommended plan to consolidate Rockwall County voting locations for the upcoming constitutional amendment election will become effective when early voting begins…

Letter to the Editor from Rockwall County Judge David Sweet

Letter to the Editor from Rockwall County Judge David Sweet

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 20, 2017) The upcoming constitutional amendment election will be a historic event in Rockwall County and presents an opportunity—and a challenge–for us to change…

Rockwall achieves excellence in financial reporting

Rockwall achieves excellence in financial reporting

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 20, 2017) For the third consecutive year, Rockwall County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government…

Rooms To Go donates to Rockwall Habitat for Humanity

Rooms To Go donates to Rockwall Habitat for Humanity

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 18, 2017) Rockwall’s new Rooms To Go donated a percentage of their sales from their July 20 Grand Opening to Rockwall Habitat for Humanity.…

Mayor proclaims Oct 16-20 Chamber of Commerce Week in City of Rockwall

Mayor proclaims Oct 16-20 Chamber of Commerce Week in City of Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 18, 2017) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed Oct. 16-20, 2017 Chamber of Commerce Week in the City of Rockwall during Monday’s City Council meeting,…

Chamberlain announces election bid for Heath City Council, Mayor

Chamberlain announces election bid for Heath City Council, Mayor

(HEATH, TX – Oct. 17, 2017) Joe Chamberlain announced that he is running for election for Heath City Council, Mayor. “I am asking for the vote of my fellow…

City of Heath Mayor Brian Berry Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2018 General Election

City of Heath Mayor Brian Berry Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2018 General Election

(HEATH, TX – Oct. 17, 2017) City of Heath Mayor Brian Berry today announced that he will not seek re-election as Mayor in the May 2018 General Election. Berry…

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Pumpkin Patch Season at the Blase Family Farm

Pumpkin Patch Season at the Blase Family Farm

(ROCKWALL, TX — Oct. 21, 2017) For the Blase Family Farm, harvest season takes on…

Breakfast and Benefits to Honor the Brave

Breakfast and Benefits to Honor the Brave

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 18, 2017) Rest Haven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, located at…

Heath Holiday Home Tour coming Dec 1

Heath Holiday Home Tour coming Dec 1

Save the Date! (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Oct. 18, 2017) A community holiday tradition continues Friday,…

Super Hero 5K Oct 28 to benefit Lone Star CASA

Super Hero 5K Oct 28 to benefit Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 18, 2017) Every child needs a hero, but abused and neglected…

Breakfast Rotary welcomes new fire chief

Breakfast Rotary welcomes new fire chief

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 18, 2017) Rockwall Fire Department’s new Chief spoke to the Rockwall…

Dedication ceremony for Linda Lyon Elementary Oct. 22

Dedication ceremony for Linda Lyon Elementary Oct. 22

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 17, 2017) Rockwall ISD will hold a dedication ceremony for Linda…

Anglers welcome to Fish for a Cure on Lake Ray Hubbard Saturday

Anglers welcome to Fish for a Cure on Lake Ray Hubbard Saturday

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 17, 2017) The American Cancer Society, Ray Hubbard Bass Club and…

Heath Holiday in the Park Dec. 1

Heath Holiday in the Park Dec. 1

FOOD! MUSIC! SANTA! (HEATH, TX – Oct. 11, 2017) Save the date for Santa! He’s coming…

School district, Rockwall Ford to host Breast Cancer Awareness Night Oct. 27

School district, Rockwall Ford to host Breast Cancer Awareness Night Oct. 27

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 11, 2017) Rockwall ISD and Rockwall Ford are honored to host…

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RHS cross country varsity teams qualify for regional meet

RHS cross country varsity teams qualify for regional meet

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 17, 2017) The Rockwall High School cross country team competed at the District Championship on Oct. 14 at UT-Tyler. The girls had a great…

Dedication ceremony for Linda Lyon Elementary Oct. 22

Dedication ceremony for Linda Lyon Elementary Oct. 22

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 17, 2017) Rockwall ISD will hold a dedication ceremony for Linda Lyon Elementary School Sunday, October 22 at 2 p.m. The public is invited…

Rockwall-Heath High School Cheerleader of the Week: Jacey May Grand-Lienard

Rockwall-Heath High School Cheerleader of the Week: Jacey May Grand-Lienard

(HEATH, TX — October 17, 2017) Jacey May Grand-Lienard is the daughter of Ed and Joey Grand-Lienard and sister of Ashley, Jason, Jacob, and Jaden Grand-Lienard. She is…

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Blue Ribbon News October print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News October print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (Oct. 1, 2017) Here’s a digital look at our October print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Scott Gill: Funny Fears

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 29, 2017) The trail didn’t look as it did in daylight, and despite having a flashlight, a slight panic simmered in my chest.…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Patti Richter: The Greater Eclipse

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 29, 2017) Much of North America embraced peace and harmony in late August. Our socio-political cacophony took a mid-day break as citizens—Alt-Right, Alt-Left,…

AstroDad: Our Universe by Max Corneau

Science in Action: If you detect something, do something

AstroDad makes potential discovery of new planetary nebula (ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 25, 2017) On Friday night, 22 September, 2017 at my observatory in Oklahoma, I imaged the…

Good Health

Royse City Urgent Care opens walk-in clinic

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Sept. 5, 2017) Building on the success of the Rockwall location, the owners of Rockwall Urgent Care opened a clinic in Royse City,…