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Superintendent Bailey presents details of RISD bond at Rockwall Chamber

Superintendent Bailey presents details of RISD bond at Rockwall Chamber

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2015) Rockwall ISD Superintendent Jeff Bailey presented details of a $256,816,104 educational bond referendum to members of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce…

Rockwall Chamber shines the spotlight on Ebby Halliday

Rockwall Chamber shines the spotlight on Ebby Halliday

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 30, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce spotlights Chamber Partners that have remarkable testimonials to share about their membership experience. These businesses and community organizations demonstrate and communicate…

Retirement party honors Rockwall’s Planning & Zoning Director Robert LaCroix

Retirement party honors Rockwall’s Planning & Zoning Director Robert LaCroix

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 29, 2015) Many local business owners and staff of the City of Rockwall came out to give their best wishes to the city’s Planning…

State Water Rights Permit issued for Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir

Historic Milestone for North Texas Municipal Water District Project (WYLIE, TX – July 29, 2015) The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) achieved a historic milestone for the…

Rockwall Chamber welcomes Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates

Rockwall Chamber welcomes Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 29, 2015) Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates celebrated the grand opening of their new Rockwall clinic at Trend Tower with much success. Food and drinks were served by Eddie…

Rep Ratcliffe hires full-time Veternans Service Worker

Rep Ratcliffe hires full-time Veternans Service Worker

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 28, 2015) U.S. Rep John Ratcliffe has added a full time veterans service worker to his staff to help serve the 63,000 veterans that he…

Lorne Liechty announces campaign for Texas House

Lorne Liechty announces campaign for Texas House

Conservative Republican & Successful Businessman Vows To Protect The Personal Liberties Of All Texans HEATH, TX – July 9, 2015 - Lorne Liechty, a longtime conservative leader and the current Mayor of…

Conservative Businessman Justin Holland to run for Texas House

Conservative Businessman Justin Holland to run for Texas House

ROCKWALL COUNTY,TX. (July 2, 2015) Rockwall County businessman, Justin Holland announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Texas House of Representatives in State House District 33. HD…

Good Times/Events

National Night Out event at Rockwall Home Depot parking lot Tuesday

National Night Out event at Rockwall Home Depot parking lot Tuesday

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2015) The community is invited to enjoy the free National…

Cotton Patch to host fundraiser Wednesday to honor Rockwall’s Addie Bryant

Cotton Patch to host fundraiser Wednesday to honor Rockwall’s Addie Bryant

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2015) UPDATE – Following our feature story on Addie Bryan,…

Great Duck Hunt underway in Rockwall

Great Duck Hunt underway in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2015) It’s duck hunting season in Rockwall. But there’s no…

Uptown Downtown Art Gallery to present Mayan, Aztec collection of paintings by Donna Nelson

Uptown Downtown Art Gallery to present Mayan, Aztec collection of paintings by Donna Nelson

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 31, 2015) The public is welcome as the Uptown Downtown Art…

Rockwall Chamber to host RISD New Teacher & Employee Breakfast

Rockwall Chamber to host RISD New Teacher & Employee Breakfast

(ROCKALL, TX – July 31, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce will once again…

CANCELLED – Alzheimer’s Association’s free screening of ‘The Notebook’

CANCELLED – Alzheimer’s Association’s free screening of ‘The Notebook’

UPDATE (July 31, 2015): We just received word from the Associate Director of Community Relations…

ADHD Support Group to address getting kids ready for back-to-school

ADHD Support Group to address getting kids ready for back-to-school

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 29, 2015) Mark your calendar for 6 p.m. Thursday, August 13th when…

Lake Pointe Church adds new ‘Choice Day’ hours for residents needing food assistance

Lake Pointe Church adds new ‘Choice Day’ hours for residents needing food assistance

(ROCKWALL,TX– July 29, 2015) The Lake Pointe Church food pantry and North Texas Food Bank…

Joyful Melodies invites public to “Free Demo Days”

Joyful Melodies invites public to “Free Demo Days”

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 29, 2015) Joyful Melodies invites the public to attend “Free Demo Days”.…

Volunteers learn to respond to hazardous materials in Rockwall

Volunteers learn to respond to hazardous materials in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 28, 2015) Members of Rockwall CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and…

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Superintendent Bailey presents details of RISD bond at Rockwall Chamber

Superintendent Bailey presents details of RISD bond at Rockwall Chamber

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2015) Rockwall ISD Superintendent Jeff Bailey presented details of a $256,816,104 educational bond referendum to members of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce…

Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers, 55 members strong, excel at Line Camp

Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers, 55 members strong, excel at Line Camp

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – July 30, 2015) The Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers attended the American Dance/Drill Team Platinum Line Camp from July 23-26 in Richardson.  The Highsteppers performed a Home Kick…

ADHD Support Group to address getting kids ready for back-to-school

ADHD Support Group to address getting kids ready for back-to-school

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 29, 2015) Mark your calendar for 6 p.m. Thursday, August 13th when Rockwall’s ADHD Support Group will meet at the Rockwall County Library to discuss…

Rockwall fashion design students win gold at Nationals

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 28, 2015) Two Rockwall ISD Fashion Design students won gold at the national FCCLA meeting in Washington D.C. Claire McNabb from Rockwall-Heath High School and Jorga West…

Rowlett High School to receive Texas Bandmasters Association award

ROWLETT,TX. (July 13, 2015) The award-winning Rowlett High School Mighty Eagle Band is about to enhance its packed display shelf with another shining trophy. The ensemble will receive…

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Editor's Notes

Blue Ribbon News Summer Print Edition Hits Mailboxes throughout Rockwall and Heath

Blue Ribbon News Summer Print Edition Hits Mailboxes throughout Rockwall and Heath

Annual Subscription Service Now Available for those living outside our Rockwall/Heath free delivery zone ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (June 24, 2015) Here’s a…

College student comes home to family traditions

College student comes home to family traditions

REPORTER’S NOTE (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – June 24, 2015) Coming home after a year away at school is a strange experience. In…

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Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Superstardom vs Summer Kid-dom

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 28, 2015) “I’m dreading summer, Coach.” A middle-schooler dreading summer, dreading the break from school—the bane of their existence? Then she described an…

Doing Business Right by Rhonda Wright

Opportunities are golden for young Rockwall businessman

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 29, 2015) Jared Stewart is a remarkable young man – responsible, respectful, intelligent and never reluctant to embrace hard work or a challenge. The…

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…

Making Math Make Sense by Mathnasium

How to avoid the ‘Summer Slide’

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2015) Every year about this time, panic sets in. Graduation, STAAR tests, end of year exams and projects loom in front of…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Fixing Our Eyes

HEATH, TX. (June 25, 2015) We drove along the desolate landscape of south Texas toward the Gulf of Mexico for our first ocean vacation as a family.…

Inspirations by John Adams

The Darling of Zhytomyr

(June 8, 2015) On our recent mission trip to Ukraine as members of The Singing Men of Texas, we met this delightful lady at the city of…

Reflections by Enid Reyes

A mother’s love is like no other

“At a moment, my life since birth flashed in front of my eyes. My problems seemed to diminish when I saw how much my mother loved me…

On My Honor: Scouting in Rockwall

Trail project leads to young man Eagle Scout

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 12, 2015) The rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America is a very special honor; it takes perseverance, integrity and…