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Rockwall Police Chief announces retirement

Rockwall Police Chief announces retirement

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 20, 2015) Rockwall Police Chief Mark Moeller will retire on July 17, 2015 after 13 years of service to Rockwall and 38 years in law…

Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins March 7

FATE, TX (Feb. 20, 2015) The Fate Department of Public Safety along with representatives of law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 300 jurisdictions across Texas announced…

Rockwall provides two new unique destinations

Rockwall provides two new unique destinations

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 19, 2015) Phelps Lake Park and Yellowjacket Park are two new, exciting destinations that enhance the park and recreation opportunities for Rockwall residents.  Phelps Lake…

Rockwall Police Chief Reports Holiday Crime Initiative a Success

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 19, 2015) Rockwall’s 2014 Holiday Crime Initiative, which added extra police patrols throughout the I-30 retail and restaurant corridor, was again a successful program during…

Rockwall Chamber recognizes Sheila Hair as Ambassador of the Month

Rockwall Chamber recognizes Sheila Hair as Ambassador of the Month

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 19, 2015)The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to recognize Sheila Hair, Vice President and Co-Owner of My Computer Guy, as its Ambassador of…

Uptown Downtown Gallery prepares to open in Downtown Rockwall

Uptown Downtown Gallery prepares to open in Downtown Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 9, 2015) Artists and art lovers from around the Rockwall community will soon see a brand new, one-of-a-kind art gallery come to town, featuring artwork…

Rockwall Chamber announces new staff members

Rockwall Chamber announces new staff members

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 19, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce today announced three new staff members: Vice President of Operations Donna Roland; Membership Director John Dickson; and Marketing Coordinator Kathy Lomont. In…

Rowlett Chamber welcomes Moe’s Southwest Grill

Rowlett Chamber welcomes Moe’s Southwest Grill

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 18, 2015) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its newest member, Moe’s Southwest Grill, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 12. Moe’s was…

Andrew Hawkes to seek Republican nomination for Rockwall County Sheriff

Andrew Hawkes to seek Republican nomination for Rockwall County Sheriff

Meet the Candidate event March 28 at Rockwall Golf  & Athletic Club  ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 18, 2015) Andrew Hawkes, a 1989 Rockwall High School graduate and 24 year…

Rowlett Chamber names February Business of Month

Rowlett Chamber names February Business of Month

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 18, 2015)  The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Lake Cities Community Church as its February Business of the Month. Lake Cities Community Church has…

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Girls Lacrosse hits the ground running in Rockwall

Girls Lacrosse hits the ground running in Rockwall

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (March 1, 2015) A FREE Girls Lacrosse Clinic, open to girls of all…

Semi-Finalists move on to Final Round in Rockwall’s Got Talent this Friday

Semi-Finalists move on to Final Round in Rockwall’s Got Talent this Friday

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (March 1, 2015) The Rockwall’s Got Talent competition, a community-wide talent contest presented…

Cars for CASA celebrates 10 years this Spring

Cars for CASA celebrates 10 years this Spring

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 27, 2015) Save the date – May 17, 2015 for Cars for…

Tour an inflatable colon to help Rid Rockwall of Colon Cancer

Tour an inflatable colon to help Rid Rockwall of Colon Cancer

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Feb. 26, 2015)  A giant, inflatable colon – large enough to walk through…

Rockwall Founders Day Festival musical lineup announced

Rockwall Founders Day Festival musical lineup announced

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Aspasians Craft Fair returns to Wilkerson-Sanders this April

Aspasians Craft Fair returns to Wilkerson-Sanders this April

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 25, 2015) The Aspasians are excited about their Spring Craft Fair on…

Phelps Lake ribbon cutting festivities rescheduled

Phelps Lake ribbon cutting festivities rescheduled

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 25, 2015) The community is welcome to join the ribbon cutting festivities…

Rockwall’s Black History topic of first Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series

Rockwall’s Black History topic of first Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 23, 2015) More than 60 people showed up to hear Patty Canup…

Gardening Tea Luncheon to benefit Meals on Wheels

Gardening Tea Luncheon to benefit Meals on Wheels

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 20, 2015) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County will host…

Rockwall Fire Dept presents Citizen Fire Academy

Rockwall Fire Dept presents Citizen Fire Academy

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 5, 2015) Have you ever wondered what its like to be inside…

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“Pride Patrol” honors an outstanding Hartman Eagle

“Pride Patrol” honors an outstanding Hartman Eagle

HEATH, TX. (February 26, 2015) On Friday, February 20, 2015 members of the Heath Student Council Pride Patrol “flew” across the district to land at the doors of…

WFAA Weather Minds visit Cullins-Lake Pointe students

WFAA Weather Minds visit Cullins-Lake Pointe students

ROCKWALL, TX. (February 26, 2015) With the assistance of “Weather Minds” from WFAA, meteorologist Collen Coyle helped the second graders of Cullins-Lake Pointe get a hands on lesson…

Hartman Elementary hosts ‘Fear Factor’

Hartman Elementary hosts ‘Fear Factor’

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 25, 2015) Hartman Elementary’s Youth Advisory Council recently hosted the 2nd annual “Fear Factor” event, designed to take the fear out of eating healthy.  YAC is led by…

Rockwall swimmers earn spots on All-Region team

Rockwall swimmers earn spots on All-Region team

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 26, 2015) Eight Rockwall High School swimmers and divers have earned 25 spots on the Region 3-6A All-Region team for the 2014-2015 season. “Our region…

Two first graders take charge at Springer Elementary

Two first graders take charge at Springer Elementary

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 26, 2015) First graders Cash Meade (above) and Kyler Johns (left) were busy making very important decisions at Springer Elementary School when they took on…

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Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s edition hits mailboxes

Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s edition hits mailboxes

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Jan. 26, 2014) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is on its way to homes…

For Auld Lang Syne

For Auld Lang Syne

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 19, 2014) At the risk of being labeled old-fashioned (as if that’s a bad thing), we at Blue…

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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

Love and Four-Wheelers

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 8, 2015) I value my man-card, always have, and I’ve worked hard to keep it. Yet, there was a moment in my life over…

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…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Film event, The Drop Box, comes to Cinemark Rockwall this week

ROCKWALL, TX (March 1, 2015) This week’s limited-release of an award-winning film, The Drop Box, will inspire churches and those interested in ministry to the disabled and…

Inspirations by John Adams

Starlight Singers present USO Dinner, Dance & Show

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 14, 2015) Music teacher Jan Stonestreet’s desire is for her students to understand why the United States military should be honored and for them…

On My Honor: Scouting in Rockwall

Donors sought to help Eagle Scout project at Squabble Creek Trail

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 29, 2015) I’ve enjoyed being a columnist for the Blue Ribbon News for over a year, where I’ve had the pleasure of sharing my love…

Reflections by Enid Reyes

Looking for love – the second time around

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 8, 2015) Even though some prefer the single life, many are still looking for someone to share their lives with—someone to love and be…