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Rockwall residents support second Chick-fil-A, oppose location

Rockwall residents support second Chick-fil-A, oppose location

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 16, 2018) The Rockwall Planning and Zoning Commission voted to deny the request for approval of a Specific Use Permit for the proposed drive…

EVEXIAS Medical Centers expands Rockwall clinic

EVEXIAS Medical Centers expands Rockwall clinic

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 16, 2018) EVEXIAS Medical Centers®, the premier wellness clinics that provide life-changing medical technologies to help patients achieve health and wellness goals, officially announces…

Rep. Ratcliffe meets with Rockwall Special Olympics athletes in Washington, D.C.

Rep. Ratcliffe meets with Rockwall Special Olympics athletes in Washington, D.C.

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 16, 2018) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) met this week with two Special Olympics athletes from Rockwall during their Capitol Hill 2018 visit to Washington:…

Rep. Ratcliffe and Sen. Cornyn introduce legislation to combat drug-facilitated human trafficking

Rep. Ratcliffe and Sen. Cornyn introduce legislation to combat drug-facilitated human trafficking

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 16, 2018) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced legislation yesterday, Feb. 15, to crack down on drug-facilitated human trafficking. The…

Rockwall County Elections Administrator addresses questions about new digital voting system

Rockwall County Elections Administrator addresses questions about new digital voting system

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 14, 2018) Rockwall County Elections Administrator Chris Lynch shared the following information today in an effort to address voters’ questions and provide clarification about the…

Rockwall resident Patrick Trowbridge to run for Rockwall City Council – Place 6

Rockwall resident Patrick Trowbridge to run for Rockwall City Council – Place 6

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 14, 2018) Rockwall resident Patrick Trowbridge has announced and filed to run for Rockwall City Council – Place 6 in the upcoming May 5, 2018…

Sterling Tea Spot invites Rockwall to taste something new

Sterling Tea Spot invites Rockwall to taste something new

Tea Time (ROCKWALL, TX — February 13, 2018) Even if the Starbucks drive thru knows your vehicle by sight, you own the latest high-end espresso maker, or you’ve…

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Rockwall Soroptimist Paint With a Purpose on Feb. 20

Rockwall Soroptimist Paint With a Purpose on Feb. 20

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 13, 2018) Join the Rockwall Soroptimist Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 7…

Fun & Fit in the Park on March 31 features Heart of Heath 5k, 1-mile Family Run

Fun & Fit in the Park on March 31 features Heart of Heath 5k, 1-mile Family Run

Easter Saturday tradition continues (HEATH, TX – Feb. 6, 2018) The City of Heath’s traditional Easter…

Crime drama “Bomb City” releases to theaters

Crime drama “Bomb City” releases to theaters

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 7, 2018) The locally produced and directed crime drama “Bomb City”…

Rockwall County Republican Party welcomes Sheriff David Clarke as Reagan Day speaker

Rockwall County Republican Party welcomes Sheriff David Clarke as Reagan Day speaker

Walk the red carpet with lone star legends (ROCKWALL, TX—January 18, 2018) The Rockwall County…

Big Hats and Bubbly with Rockwall Women’s League

Big Hats and Bubbly with Rockwall Women’s League

(ROCKWALL, TX—February 2, 2018) Rockwall Women’s League brought out the bubbly and hung their hats…

Rockwall LULAC helps sponsor Feb. 16 community meeting on 287(g) program with ICE

Rockwall LULAC helps sponsor Feb. 16 community meeting on 287(g) program with ICE

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 8, 2018) Rockwall LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) is…

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 7, 2018) Business Jet Center hosted its 5th Annual, Cleared to…

Garland Chamber recognizes outstanding volunteers at Annual Banquet

Garland Chamber recognizes outstanding volunteers at Annual Banquet

(GARLAND, TX — February 6, 2018) The Garland Chamber of Commerce hosted more than 200…

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Royse City School Board approves Bond Election

Royse City School Board approves Bond Election

(ROYSE CITY, TX — February 16, 2018) On Monday, Feb. 12, the Royse City ISD School Board unanimously approved a May 2018 Bond Referendum to address current and…

Half Metal Jackets Robotics team to compete in State Championship

Half Metal Jackets Robotics team to compete in State Championship

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 16, 2018) The Half Metal Jackets, a team 1296A middle school VEX EDR robotics team, will compete in the State Championship at the end…

Amy Parks-Heath Cans4Coasters event benefits Helping Hands food pantry

Amy Parks-Heath Cans4Coasters event benefits Helping Hands food pantry

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 16, 2018) Amy Parks-Heath Elementary sixth grade students worked collaboratively to design and construct a working marble roller coaster.  Once their roller coaster was…

Rockwall ISD Culinary Team takes first place in Texas Regional ProStart Competition with perfect score

Rockwall ISD Culinary Team takes first place in Texas Regional ProStart Competition with perfect score

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 15, 2018) The Rockwall ISD Culinary Team recently competed at the Texas Regional ProStart Competition at the University of Houston, winning first place and earning…

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

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

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (January 29, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our February print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more…

Reporter’s Note: Our Love Story

Reporter’s Note: Our Love Story

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 29, 2018) Austin and I each remember the day we met a little bit differently. It was…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

25 Years of Love

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 8, 2018) A few months ago my wife’s boss had a birthday and invited us to her celebration. It was my busy time…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Finding Our Calling

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 9, 2018) When the phenomenon known as American Idol returns to the airwaves in March, hopeful contestants from across the country will set…

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…

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High Safety Grades Continue at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2017) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall was recently named by the Leapfrog Group as a repeat recipient of their highest grade for…