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Reception, briefing Nov 5 gives Rockwall Chamber members opportunity to ‘HobNob’ with Newly Elected Officials

Reception, briefing Nov 5 gives Rockwall Chamber members opportunity to ‘HobNob’ with Newly Elected Officials

Sponsored by Atmos Energy ROCKWALL, TX (October 24, 2014) Just one day after the November 4, 2014 General Election, Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests are…

Rockwall Chamber hosts double ribbon cutting for Harbor Mail, Rockwall Gold & Silver Exchange

Rockwall Chamber hosts double ribbon cutting for Harbor Mail, Rockwall Gold & Silver Exchange

ROCKWALL, TX (October 23, 2014) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a double-ribbon cutting for Harbor Mail and Rockwall Gold and Silver Exchange. Harbor Mail is…

Justice of the Peace Nancy Beaty earns ‘Scholar Member’ distinction

Justice of the Peace Nancy Beaty earns ‘Scholar Member’ distinction

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 23, 2014) The Honorable Nancy Beaty, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2 of Rockwall County, was recently inducted as a “Scholar Member” into Texas…

Dodie’s at The Harbor to host Rockwall YMCA Leadership Mingle

Dodie’s at The Harbor to host Rockwall YMCA Leadership Mingle

Now booking holiday parties, catering services ROCKWALL, TX (October 22, 2014) Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor is proud to host the 2015 Annual Campaign Leadership Mingle for the JER…

Rockwall Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Central Pain Management

Rockwall Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Central Pain Management

ROCKWALL, TX (October 22, 2014) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Central Pain Management in Rockwall. Dr. Erin Z. Silav is excited to…

Rockwall Kiwanis honored at City Council meeting

Rockwall Kiwanis honored at City Council meeting

ROCKWALL, TX (October 21, 2014) The Rockwall Kiwanis Club was honored during Monday’s City Council meeting as Rockwall Mayor David Sweet officially proclaimed Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 as Rockwall Kiwanis…

Mayoral proclamation kicks of Chamber of Commerce Week

Mayoral proclamation kicks of Chamber of Commerce Week

ROCKWALL, TX (October 21, 2014) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and all other Texas area Chambers of Commerce were recognized during Monday’s city council meeting as Rockwall…

Mayoral proclamation recognizes JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall

Mayoral proclamation recognizes JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (October 21, 2014) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall was honored during Monday’s City Council meeting as Rockwall Mayor David Sweet officially proclaimed Monday, Oct. 20,…

Rockwall Mayor proclaims Oct 23-31 as Red Ribbon Week

Rockwall Mayor proclaims Oct 23-31 as Red Ribbon Week

ROCKWALL, TX (October 21, 2014) Rockwall Mayor David Sweet recognized the week of Oct. 23-31, 2014 as Red Ribbon Week in Rockwall during Monday’s City Council meeting. Red…

Rockwall County Commissioners Court, Transportation Consortium say ‘vote YES’ to Proposition One

Rockwall County Commissioners Court, Transportation Consortium say ‘vote YES’ to Proposition One

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 21, 2014) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court and the Rockwall County Transportation Consortium, which is made up of the county and all the cities…

Good Times/Events

Ice bucket challenge in Rockwall Saturday aims to set world record

Ice bucket challenge in Rockwall Saturday aims to set world record

Saturday, October 25th 10 a.m. Williams Middle School Football Field 625 E. FM 552 (Hwy…

Singer/Songwriter Showdown Monday at Southern Junction

Singer/Songwriter Showdown Monday at Southern Junction

Not to mention Cowboys football, 1/2 price drinks and no cover charge! Contest presented by…

Iron Chef Challenge cooks up fun to help Rockwall County Boys & Girls Club kids

Iron Chef Challenge cooks up fun to help Rockwall County Boys & Girls Club kids

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 23, 2014) The participants of the 2014 Iron Chef Challenge fundraiser…

Carols on Main set for Dec 20 at Main Events Center, Rowlett

Carols on Main set for Dec 20 at Main Events Center, Rowlett

ROWLETT, TX (October 20, 2014) The Second Annual Carols on Main Christmas Celebration will be 7…

Halloween Extravaganza at The Harbor Oct 25

Halloween Extravaganza at The Harbor Oct 25

ROCKWALL, TX (October 17, 2014) Have a ghoulish good time from 6 to 9 p.m.…

Halloween party, costume contest at Dodie’s at The Haunted Harbor

Halloween party, costume contest at Dodie’s at The Haunted Harbor

ROCKWALL, TX (October 17, 2104) Dodie’s at The Haunted Harbor on Lake Ray Hubbard is…

Color Dash, 5K to honor memory of Rockwall student

Color Dash, 5K to honor memory of Rockwall student

CLICK TO REGISTER NOW! (ROCKWALL – October 7, 2014) Registration is underway for the Christian Corneau…

Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show winners recognized

Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show winners recognized

ROCKWALL, TX (October 6, 2014) The Rockwall Art League’s Fine Art Show drew a steady…

Lone Star CASA Superhero 5k flies in Nov 1

Lone Star CASA Superhero 5k flies in Nov 1

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 4, 2014) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will host…

Festival of Trees presents opportunity to shop, give

Festival of Trees presents opportunity to shop, give

ROCKWALL, TX (September 29, 2014) The 2014 Helping Hands Festival of Trees will begin at 10…

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Undefeated Heath Hawk Tennis Team heads to Regionals

Undefeated Heath Hawk Tennis Team heads to Regionals

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 24, 2014) The Hawk Tennis Team placed 1st in Area becoming Area Champions.  The Hawk Tennis team went undefeated in District Play and remain undefeated…

Springer second graders have the world in their hands

Springer second graders have the world in their hands

ROCKWALL, TX (October 23, 2014) As part of second grade social studies unit on landforms and bodies of water, Springer Elementary students studied the seven continents and Earth’s oceans.  After…

Helping Hands, Fulton School team up for technology, community

Helping Hands, Fulton School team up for technology, community

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 23, 2014) Helping Hands of Rockwall County partnered with Fulton School parents, students and staff and raised $22,000 during the walkathon event at the school…

Mayoral proclamation recognizes Cain Middle School

Mayoral proclamation recognizes Cain Middle School

ROCKWALL,TX. (October 21, 2014) Cain Middle School was honored during Monday’s city council meeting as Rockwall Mayor David Sweet officially proclaimed Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 as Cain Middle…

Rockwall Mayor proclaims Oct 23-31 as Red Ribbon Week

Rockwall Mayor proclaims Oct 23-31 as Red Ribbon Week

ROCKWALL, TX (October 21, 2014) Rockwall Mayor David Sweet recognized the week of Oct. 23-31, 2014 as Red Ribbon Week in Rockwall during Monday’s City Council meeting. Red…

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Editor's Notes

Blue Ribbon News fall print edition hits mailboxes

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 1, 2014) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is on its way to nearly…

Two new staffers, a pair of high heels and one old minivan

Two new staffers, a pair of high heels and one old minivan

Here’s an amusing story – especially for those who have had the pleasure of meeting my father-in-law of 80-something years, and…

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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

Local fisherman’s tale rings true

ROCKWALL, TX (September 29, 2014) David Routh, a longtime North Texan and avid fisherman, won first place in the National Junior Division for Bluegill in both 1958 and…

Doing Business Right by Rhonda Wright

Firehouse Subs employee has all the ingredients of a leader

Doing Business Right ROCKWALL, TX (September 30, 2014) His voice has a calming effect. His words are spoken only a decibel or two above all the activity around…

Not So Southern Stacy

Wedding bells ring for autumn bride

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 6, 2014) October is all about fall, football, sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween. This year it is full of tulle, flowers, cake and…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Straight ahead in the wrong direction

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 5, 2014) Reading the book of Jonah for the first time troubled me. Not the miraculous aspect; I easily digested the man-gets-swallowed-by-fish part. But…

Inspirations by John Adams

The issue with time

ROCKWALL, TX (October 12, 2014) Time – it is that which we all possess. It is very valuable to all of us, but cannot be purchased, only…

On My Honor: Scouting in Rockwall

Scout Troop 83 experiences adventures, sells fall flowers and kale

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2014) Hello, my name is Caleb Davis and I am a Life Scout in Troop 83 here in Rockwall. Today, I will tell you…

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…