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Commissioners Court Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Commissioners Court Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 16, 2018) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court proclaimed the month of October 2018 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the county. Women in Need…

Rep. Ratcliffe’s Law Leads to Prosecution of Child Exploitation Criminals in Northeast Texas

Rep. Ratcliffe’s Law Leads to Prosecution of Child Exploitation Criminals in Northeast Texas

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 15, 2018) Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) legislation to fight crime using digital evidence led to the prosecution of dozens of child exploitation cases throughout…

Rockwall LULAC Welcomes Texas House Rep. Rafael Anchia Oct. 23

Rockwall LULAC Welcomes Texas House Rep. Rafael Anchia Oct. 23

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 15, 2018) Rockwall LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) will host Texas House member and Chair of the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus Rafael Anchia…

Rockwall County judge sentences Greenville resident to life sentence for Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery 

Rockwall County judge sentences Greenville resident to life sentence for Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery 

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 12, 2018) A Rockwall County judge has sentenced Greenville resident, Jimmy Anderson, 27, to a life sentence in the Texas state penitentiary for the felony…

Public hearing scheduled for SH205 South Project in Kaufman and Rockwall Counties

Public hearing scheduled for SH205 South Project in Kaufman and Rockwall Counties

(ROCKWALL & KAUFMAN COUNTY, TX – Oct. 11, 2018) The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing to widen State Highway (SH) 205 from United States Highway (US) 80…

Toyota of Rockwall Conducts 3rd Annual Pack the Pantry Food Drive for Rockwall County Helping Hands

Toyota of Rockwall Conducts 3rd Annual Pack the Pantry Food Drive for Rockwall County Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 10, 2018) Toyota of Rockwall provides generous support to Helping Hands by conducting their annual Pack the Pantry food drive with Rockwall ISD, employees…

Early Voting & Election Information

Early Voting & Election Information

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 8, 2018) Oct. 9 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 General Election. Early voting begins Oct. 22…

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Free VIN Etching Event in Rockwall Nov. 3

Free VIN Etching Event in Rockwall Nov. 3

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 8, 2018) The Rockwall Police Department, Texas Automobile Burglary & Theft…

Soulman’s hosts Royse City Griffins for autograph signing

Soulman’s hosts Royse City Griffins for autograph signing

Baseball and Bar-B-Que Team Up For 2019 Season (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 10, 2018) As part…

Rockwall man camps out on open barge on Lake Ray Hubbard until $2M raised for clean water

Rockwall man camps out on open barge on Lake Ray Hubbard until $2M raised for clean water

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 9, 2018) The founder of a nonprofit east of Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas,…

Rockwall’s inaugural Army Scholarship Luncheon Nov. 7

Rockwall’s inaugural Army Scholarship Luncheon Nov. 7

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 8, 2018) Rockwall’s First Annual Army Scholarship Help Our Heroes Luncheon will…

The Last Well to Launch ‘Hope Floats’ Campaign on Lake Ray Hubbard Oct. 10

The Last Well to Launch ‘Hope Floats’ Campaign on Lake Ray Hubbard Oct. 10

The Last Well Founder to Camp Out Aboard Barge on Lake Ray Hubbard to Raise…

Fifth District Court of Appeals Evening Reception Oct. 11

Fifth District Court of Appeals Evening Reception Oct. 11

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 8, 2018) The Rockwall County GOP invites all to an evening…

Rockwall Graduate Takes Part in Red River Shootout Run to Dallas

Rockwall Graduate Takes Part in Red River Shootout Run to Dallas

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 5, 2018) Yesterday, Oct. 4, Rockwall High School 2017 graduate Jazzlyn…

Fifth Grade Poster Contest Recognizes Constitution Week

Fifth Grade Poster Contest Recognizes Constitution Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 2, 2018)  To celebrate Constitution Week (Sept. 17-23), the Rockwall County…

Rockwall Soroptimist to host mystery WomenAid fundraiser

Rockwall Soroptimist to host mystery WomenAid fundraiser

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 1, 2018) The Rockwall Soroptimist are hosting a “Mystery Site-Everything White” dinner party…

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Rockwall ISD holds beam-signing ceremony for Virginia Reinhardt Elementary School

Rockwall ISD holds beam-signing ceremony for Virginia Reinhardt Elementary School

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 8, 2018) Rockwall ISD recently held a beam-signing ceremony for Virginia Reinhardt Elementary School, attended by students, parents, staff, alumni, government officials and community members.…

Rockwall Graduate Takes Part in Red River Shootout Run to Dallas

Rockwall Graduate Takes Part in Red River Shootout Run to Dallas

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 5, 2018) Yesterday, Oct. 4, Rockwall High School 2017 graduate Jazzlyn Birk-Cockburn participated in the Run to Dallas event – a longtime tradition of…

Rockwall-Heath Cheerleader of the Week: Kali Lewallen

Rockwall-Heath Cheerleader of the Week: Kali Lewallen

(HEATH, TX — October 4, 2018) Kali Lewallen is a senior and 2nd year varsity cheerleader at Rockwall-Heath High School. She has two siblings, Avery and Brooklyn. Kali…

Rockwall High School Robotics advocates for STEM funding in Washington, D.C.

Rockwall High School Robotics advocates for STEM funding in Washington, D.C.

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 3, 2018) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296 the Full Metal Jackets recently attended the 2018 National Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C to…

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

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

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (September 24, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our October 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

Resolving Our Spiritual Disconnect

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 28, 2018) You know you have a problem when Amazon can’t find your house.  But we were not surprised. Our new street address…

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

Volunteer Leader Workshops for Chronic Disease, Diabetes Self-Management

Area Agency on Aging Chronic Disease Self-Management Series for Volunteer Leader Training (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Sept. 14, 2018) If you want to become healthier and assist…