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Rowlett Chamber president completes 2nd year at Institute for Organization Management

Rowlett Chamber president completes 2nd year at Institute for Organization Management

(ROWLETT, TX — July 23, 2018) Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Michael Gallops,…

City council tables public hearing on proposed brewery in downtown Rockwall

City council tables public hearing on proposed brewery in downtown Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 17, 2018) After a lengthy discussion during its July 16th meeting, the Rockwall city council decided to table the public hearing on the Specific…

Interstate Wire Company coming to Rockwall Technology Park

Interstate Wire Company coming to Rockwall Technology Park

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 11, 2019) The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is pleased to announce that Interstate Wire Company, Inc will be relocating its manufacturing, distribution, and corporate…

Rockwall Economic Development Corporation selects new president

Rockwall Economic Development Corporation selects new president

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 20, 2018) The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation has announced Phil Wagner as the new President of the organization. The decision was finalized by the REDC…

Rockwall Noon Rotary installs new officers, club president

Rockwall Noon Rotary installs new officers, club president

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 5, 2018) The Rockwall Noon Rotary installed its new officers and welcomed its next president for the coming year during the club’s meeting on…

Rockwall native completes congressional internship in Rep. Ratcliffe’s Washington office

Rockwall native completes congressional internship in Rep. Ratcliffe’s Washington office

(July 17, 2017) WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) congratulated Rockwall native, Emma Bishop, today for her successful completion of a congressional internship in his Washington office this summer.…

Genghis Grill debuts new restaurant design in Rockwall

Genghis Grill debuts new restaurant design in Rockwall

America’s premier create-your-own stir-fry chain introduces newly remodeled restaurant July 11 (ROCKWALL, TX – July 9, 2018) Genghis Grill – the Dallas-based brand known for its fresh, healthy food…

Commissioners Court honors Rockwall County sheriff, Boys/Girls State delegates

Commissioners Court honors Rockwall County sheriff, Boys/Girls State delegates

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 12, 2018) The Commissioners Court recognized Rockwall County’s leading lawman, Sheriff Harold Eavenson, with a proclamation during its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 10.…

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Rockwall LULAC welcomes Dr. Leonardo Ledezma and Ericka Ledferd July 24

Rockwall LULAC welcomes Dr. Leonardo Ledezma and Ericka Ledferd July 24

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 19, 2018) Rockwall LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) will…

Rockwall Summer Musicals presents ‘The Music Man’ August 10-19

Rockwall Summer Musicals presents ‘The Music Man’ August 10-19

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 9, 2018) Rockwall Summer Musicals will present Meredith Willson’s classic musical The…

Community comes together to support LegionFest 2018

Community comes together to support LegionFest 2018

(ROYSE CITY, TX — July 2, 2018) On June 16 the Royse City American Legion…

Hot Rocks Bike Ride returns to Rockwall

Hot Rocks Bike Ride returns to Rockwall

Registration underway for Hot Rocks Bike Ride Aug 11 (ROCKWALL, TX – June 14, 2018) Get…

Historical Foundation to host Quanah Parker traveling exhibit

Historical Foundation to host Quanah Parker traveling exhibit

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 14, 2018) “The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, A Woman…

Successful Hometown Music Fest kicks off new tradition for Helping Hands

Successful Hometown Music Fest kicks off new tradition for Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2018) Rockwall Helping Hands presented its 1st Annual Hometown Music…

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2018 celebrates graduation

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2018 celebrates graduation

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2018) Members of the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2018 received…

Rockwall YMCA celebrates record-breaking spring sports season

Rockwall YMCA celebrates record-breaking spring sports season

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2018) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall recently wrapped up…

Smile! Annual Big Cat Birthday Bash and dental event at In-Sync Exotics

Smile! Annual Big Cat Birthday Bash and dental event at In-Sync Exotics

Two Big Events, One Big Weekend (WYLIE, TX – June 4, 2018) In-Sync Exotics Wildlife…

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Rockwall ISD Band Director nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

Rockwall ISD Band Director nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 12, 2018) Cain Middle School band director Trevor Ousey has been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Ousey is being recognized…

New principal appointed for Rockwall High School

New principal appointed for Rockwall High School

(ROCKWALL ISD, July 9, 2018) This morning, the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Mr. Kevin Samples as principal of Rockwall High School for the 2018-2019…

Full Metal Jacket students recognized for earning Presidential Service Award

Full Metal Jacket students recognized for earning Presidential Service Award

(ROCKWALL ISD, TX – July 5, 2018) Full Metal Jacket students were recently recognized for earning the Presidential Service Award at a Rockwall High School’s PTA meeting. Hannah Cowgill is…

Rockwall ISD Board approves appointment of new Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School principal

Rockwall ISD Board approves appointment of new Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School principal

(ROCKWALL ISD, TX – July 5, 2018) The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees recently approved the appointment of Dr. Mary Pugh as principal of Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School for…

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Blue Ribbon News July 2018 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News July 2018 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (June 25, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our July print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more…

103-year-old visits the house in which she was born

103-year-old visits the house in which she was born

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 25, 2018) As a member of the Rockwall County Historical Foundation Board of Directors, I recently had…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Fireworks, Feasting Take on a Whole New Meaning

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) In the grandstands of the parade deck, the wind ripped through us; it was freezing, one of the coldest days ever…

Patti Richter: On Faith

The Gift of a Good and Perfect Word

“He sent forth his word and healed them…” –Psalm 107:20 (ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) I was growing discouraged about the welfare of my friend Luann.…

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

Free Outdoor Fitness Court opens in Fate

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 24, 2018) The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall Fitness Court officially opened at Robert Smith Family Park in Fate this morning. This free outdoor gym…