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Ratcliffe applauds Trump administration for rescinding Obama’s executive amnesty program

Ratcliffe applauds Trump administration for rescinding Obama’s executive amnesty program

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 16, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement that it would rescind DAPA, a program…

Baylor Scott & White–Lake Pointe begins construction on new patient tower

Baylor Scott & White–Lake Pointe begins construction on new patient tower

(ROWLETT, TX — June 16, 2017) Construction has started on the first phase of the patient tower for Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe. The…

Baylor Scott & White Wound Care Center Rowlett earns Center of Distinction, Excellence Awards

Baylor Scott & White Wound Care Center Rowlett earns Center of Distinction, Excellence Awards

(ROWLETT, TX – June 14, 2017) Baylor Scott & White Wound Care Center – Rowlett, a department of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe, has…

Rockwall LULAC president to be part of panel discussion on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ bill

Rockwall LULAC president to be part of panel discussion on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ bill

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 13, 2017) Rockwall LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) president Sol Villasana will be on a panel organized by the Rockwall County Democratic…

Rest Haven holds ribbon cutting for new development

Rest Haven holds ribbon cutting for new development

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 12, 2017) Rest Haven Funeral Home in Rockwall revealed its new hilltop development, The Grove at Rest Haven, with a grand opening and ribbon…

Ratcliffe votes to repeal Obama financial regulations

Ratcliffe votes to repeal Obama financial regulations

(WASHINGTON – June 9, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted to undo sweeping regulations enacted under the Dodd-Frank law, which was signed by President Obama in 2010. The…

Rockwall city council members sworn in

Rockwall city council members sworn in

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2017) Four newly-elected council members were sworn in at the Rockwall city council meeting on Monday, June 5. State Representative Justin Holland (R-Heath)…

Bootsburgers: Boasting unbeatable burgers

Bootsburgers: Boasting unbeatable burgers

Family-run ‘Bootsburgers’ stands test of time (ROCKWALL, TX – June 5, 2017) The savory scent of hamburgers on the grill which surrounds the residences on Austin Street is…

Rockwall Chamber recognizes its Ambassador of the Month

Rockwall Chamber recognizes its Ambassador of the Month

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 2, 2017) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Chuck Leblo of Social Kudo as its Ambassador of the Month for…

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Rockwall Soroptimist supports Children’s Advocacy Center

Rockwall Soroptimist supports Children’s Advocacy Center

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 23, 2017) Rockwall Soroptimist President, Holly Lyons, and Shelli Miller, Rockwall…

Blood drive at Lake Pointe Church July 15

Blood drive at Lake Pointe Church July 15

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 23, 2017) Life is a gift – no matter how long…

Robotics team members, Rotary place flags for holiday

Robotics team members, Rotary place flags for holiday

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 20, 2017) Rockwall High School Robotics Team 1296 – Full Metal…

The Great American Eclipse Comes to Rockwall (partially)

The Great American Eclipse Comes to Rockwall (partially)

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 20, 2017) Astrodad (that’s me) is proud to announce that on…

Y ROCK Sprint Triathlon set for June 25, includes 5k run

Y ROCK Sprint Triathlon set for June 25, includes 5k run

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 7, 2017) The Y Rock Sprint Triathlon, presented by the Sports…

Rockwall Women’s League awards grants, scholarships from record breaking Charity Ball proceeds

Rockwall Women’s League awards grants, scholarships from record breaking Charity Ball proceeds

Plans underway for 2018 Bayou Bash  (ROCKWALL, TX – June 14, 2017) Sixteen area high…

Rock Ridge Music Festival to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

Rock Ridge Music Festival to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 13, 2017) Rock Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care invites all…

Heath Annual Independence Day Parade and Celebration in the Park

Heath Annual Independence Day Parade and Celebration in the Park

(HEATH, TX — June, 12, 2017) For a patriotic hometown American experience, join the festivities…

Rockwall, Heath seniors accept diplomas

Rockwall, Heath seniors accept diplomas

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 9, 2017) Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath seniors proudly walked across the stage…

In-Sync Exotics throws big cats a birthday party June 10

In-Sync Exotics throws big cats a birthday party June 10

(WYLIE, TX — June 7, 2017) On Saturday, June 10th, In-Sync Exotics will hold one…

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Reinhardt PTA donates Little Free Library in honor of retirees

Reinhardt PTA donates Little Free Library in honor of retirees

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 21, 2017) Virginia Reinhardt Elementary PTA recently dedicated a Little Free Library to honor six staff members who retired in June of 2017.  These…

Rockwall ISD participates in Summer Meal Program

Rockwall ISD participates in Summer Meal Program

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 12, 2017) Rockwall ISD is proud to announce the Child Nutrition Department will provide sponsorship of the Summer Meal Program. The Federally Funded Summer…

Rockwall, Heath seniors accept diplomas

Rockwall, Heath seniors accept diplomas

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 9, 2017) Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath seniors proudly walked across the stage to accept their diplomas and begin their life post-high school this week. Graduation…

Black Hawk Robotics celebrates successful season with awards ceremony

Black Hawk Robotics celebrates successful season with awards ceremony

(HEATH, TX – June 7, 2017) The Rockwall-Heath High School Black Hawk Robotics team celebrated its state championship-winning season with an awards ceremony recognizing its standout team members…

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Community Development Corp. opens high quality, affordable home in Rockwall

Community Development Corp. opens high quality, affordable home in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 23, 2017) I recently had the chance to tour a residence which proved that affordable doesn’t have…

Blue Ribbon News June print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News June print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (May 30, 2017) Here’s a digital look at our June print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more…

An Easter egg hunt marriage proposal

An Easter egg hunt marriage proposal

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 28, 2017) On Good Friday, my girlfriend Julie Anne and I went on the Easter egg hunt…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Wild Wonders

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2017) It was pitch black. My headlamp lit a path though the dark field to the edge of the woods and the…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Global Advance: Missions that Make Sense

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – June 5, 2017) There’s a non-descript office complex perched on the east side of Ridge Road in Rockwall with a view toward Lake Ray…

AstroDad: Our Universe by Max Corneau

The Great American Eclipse Comes to Rockwall (partially)

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 20, 2017) Astrodad (that’s me) is proud to announce that on Monday, August 21, the Rockwall County Library and I will present  a…

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Baylor Scott & White Wound Care Center Rowlett earns Center of Distinction, Excellence Awards

(ROWLETT, TX – June 14, 2017) Baylor Scott & White Wound Care Center – Rowlett, a department of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe,…