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Comprehensive Plan Update Approved By Rockwall Planning and Zoning

Comprehensive Plan Update Approved By Rockwall Planning and Zoning

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 14, 2018) During its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Rockwall Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously to recommend approval of the adoption of…

Historic Downtown Terrell Unveils Giant 96-Foot Mural

Historic Downtown Terrell Unveils Giant 96-Foot Mural

(TERRELL, TX — November 13, 2018) This larger-than-life, faithful reproduction of the Frank Reaugh painting “The Approaching Herd” is the latest mural to adorn the vintage buildings in…

Noon Rotary Recognizes Student of Honor from Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary

Noon Rotary Recognizes Student of Honor from Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 12, 2018) The Rockwall Noon Rotary recognized Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary 6th grader Riyan Brown as the Rotary Student of Honor last week. Rotarian and…

City of Rockwall to host Open House for Comprehensive Plan Update Monday

City of Rockwall to host Open House for Comprehensive Plan Update Monday

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 28, 2018) The City of Rockwall’s Planning and Zoning Department will host an open house to present the OURHometown Vision 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update.…

Texas Bar College recognizes local attorney David Mallard

Texas Bar College recognizes local attorney David Mallard

(AUSTIN, TX – Nov. 9, 2018) The Texas Bar College congratulates David S. Mallard on his 26 years of membership in the College. Mallard received his law degree with…

Veterans eat free at Dodie’s at The Harbor Nov. 11

Veterans eat free at Dodie’s at The Harbor Nov. 11

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2018) To honor American veterans and thank them for their service to our country, Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor will offer all…

Ratcliffe sweeps reelection in Texas’ 4th District

Ratcliffe sweeps reelection in Texas’ 4th District

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2018) Congressman John Ratcliffe issued the following statement upon winning reelection to the 4th Congressional District of Texas. The Associated Press called the race…

Good Times

Special Olympics Athletes Walk the Runway at National Charity League Fashion Show

Special Olympics Athletes Walk the Runway at National Charity League Fashion Show

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 13, 2018) On November 11, 2018 members from the National Charity…

Tickets on sale for Heath Holiday Home Tour

Tickets on sale for Heath Holiday Home Tour

Kick off the Holidays in Heath: Rockwall-Heath High School Class of 2019 Presents Heath Holiday…

Jingle and Mingle at The Flower Box Christmas Market

Jingle and Mingle at The Flower Box Christmas Market

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2018) Oh, what fun it will be to Jingle and Mingle…

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Honors Veterans with Patriot PAWS on November 10

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Honors Veterans with Patriot PAWS on November 10

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 6, 2018) Breakfast is back as Soulman’s Salutes veterans and the…

Make it a Cajun Thanksgiving at Dodie’s at The Harbor

Make it a Cajun Thanksgiving at Dodie’s at The Harbor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2018) Join Dodie’s at The Harbor for their annual Cajun…

Twelve-year-old Rockwall boy takes first place in fiddle competition

Twelve-year-old Rockwall boy takes first place in fiddle competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 3, 2018)  Twelve-year-old Cody Conner of Rockwall, an Utley Middle School…

Black Star Sport Horses to Host Carriage Event November 3-4

Black Star Sport Horses to Host Carriage Event November 3-4

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 1, 2018) Premier dressage training, show, and sales facility Black Star…

Rockwall Police Department Honors Longest Serving Officer

Rockwall Police Department Honors Longest Serving Officer

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 31, 2018) The Rockwall Police Department celebrated the retirement of the…

Join the City of Rockwall for the Mappiest Day of the Year

Join the City of Rockwall for the Mappiest Day of the Year

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 30, 2018) On Wednesday, November 14, the City of Rockwall’s Geographic Information…

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NY Yankee lives his dreams thanks to Mathnasium here in Rockwall

NY Yankee lives his dreams thanks to Mathnasium here in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov. 14, 2018) Canaan Smith had a really big dream. He played on both football and baseball teams for his high school. Like so many young…

Rockwall recognizes young athletic superstar

Rockwall recognizes young athletic superstar

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 13, 2018) While Keviah Ealy is no stranger to greatness, it has to be pretty special to be honored with your very own day, especially…

Linda Lyon Elementary honors veterans

Linda Lyon Elementary honors veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 9, 2018) The students and staff at Linda Lyon Elementary had the joy of honoring veterans of the United States military with a special Veterans…

Williams Middle School soloists earn outstanding honors

Williams Middle School soloists earn outstanding honors

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 9, 2018) On November 3rd, 39 Williams Choir students participated in the Rockwall ISD Solo Contest at Utley Middle School, which they have been diligently…

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Editor's Notes

Blue Ribbon News November 2018 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News November 2018 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (October 29, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our November print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Man’s Best Friend

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 26, 2018) I buried a faithful friend the other day, the best a man can have. It took me a solid hour to dig…

Patti Richter: On Faith

A Grateful Heart That Overflows

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 6, 2018) The Baptist preacher is well known in his circle and beyond. At retirement age, he’s transitioning to a new role with…

Cooking with Ease

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Simple Beef Stroganoff

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 4, 2018) As the temperatures begin to drop, my appetite tends to lean towards cozy, comfort foods. In looking for a recipe that would…

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from State Rep. Justin Holland (R-Rockwall)

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 6, 2017) Greetings! During the 85th Legislative Session, over 150 joint resolutions to amend our Texas Constitution were proposed. In order for any joint…