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Ribbon cutting celebrates Compass Self Storage property expansion

Ribbon cutting celebrates Compass Self Storage property expansion

(FATE, TX — March 29, 2017) Compass Self Storage recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of an expansion at their self storage center located…

Rep. Ratcliffe chairs hearing to assess DHS’s efforts to secure federal networks

Rep. Ratcliffe chairs hearing to assess DHS’s efforts to secure federal networks

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 29, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a House Homeland Security Committee cybersecurity subcommittee hearing yesterday to examine the status of the Department of…

Rockwall County, TxDoT, area officials celebrate completion of FM 551 & Erby Campbell interchanges

Rockwall County, TxDoT, area officials celebrate completion of FM 551 & Erby Campbell interchanges

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 29, 2017) Rockwall County Commissioner David  Magness, Judge David Sweet, TxDOT officials, area mayors, council members and citizens gathered on Friday, March 24…

Commissioners Court recognizes Kaden Newton of Mac & Cheese and Pancakes

Commissioners Court recognizes Kaden Newton of Mac & Cheese and Pancakes

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 28, 2017) The most famous kid in Rockwall was honored for his efforts in fighting childhood hunger in the county this morning during the…

Public meeting Thursday on proposed improvements to SH 205 from Hwy 80 to SH 78

Public meeting Thursday on proposed improvements to SH 205 from Hwy 80 to SH 78

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Ebby Halliday: Celebrating nearly two decades of service with 2nd Rockwall location

Ebby Halliday: Celebrating nearly two decades of service with 2nd Rockwall location

Ebby’s Rockwall Office Honors Associates, Thanks Community (ROCKWALL, TX – May 27, 2017) The Ebby Halliday Rockwall/Heath/Lake Ray Hubbard Office hosted its Annual Awards Breakfast on February 28…

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall celebrates Nurses’ Day

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall celebrates Nurses’ Day

Rockwall hospital has 44 Certified Nurses on staff (ROCKWALL, TX – March 21, 2017) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall took time out on Monday to celebrate Certified Nurses’…

Rep. Ratcliffe on meeting with President Trump to discuss repealing and replacing Obamacare

Rep. Ratcliffe on meeting with President Trump to discuss repealing and replacing Obamacare

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 17, 2017) Rep. Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on his meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss repealing and replacing Obamacare: “It’s no…

Good Times

Kids for Kids Talent Show to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

Kids for Kids Talent Show to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 29, 2017) Enjoy an evening of entertainment Friday, April 7 as…

Lakeside Ambucs holds AmTryke giveaway, welcomes Fox 4 traffic anchor

Lakeside Ambucs holds AmTryke giveaway, welcomes Fox 4 traffic anchor

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 28, 2017) Fox 4 News Traffic Anchor Chip Waggoner joined Lakeside…

Free Woofstock event welcomes dogs and their owners to Harry Myers Park Saturday

Free Woofstock event welcomes dogs and their owners to Harry Myers Park Saturday

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 28, 2017) Come to Harry Myers Dog Park, 815 E. Washington,…

Fun & Fit in Park Easter Saturday features Heart of Heath 5k

Fun & Fit in Park Easter Saturday features Heart of Heath 5k

(HEATH, TX – March 2, 2017) The City of Heath’s traditional Easter Saturday celebration on…

Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor April 23

Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor April 23

TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2lXNjd5 (Rockwall, TX – March 14, 2017) Mudbug season is in full swing and…

City officials deliver meals to homebound elderly during Community Champions Week

City officials deliver meals to homebound elderly during Community Champions Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 24, 2017) City officials from the communities of Rockwall, Heath, Royse…

Carry the Load founder gives rousing speech at Annual First Responders Luncheon

Carry the Load founder gives rousing speech at Annual First Responders Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 23, 2017) The Rockwall Chamber of Commerce welcomed Carry the Load…

64th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair coming April 5-8

64th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair coming April 5-8

Celebrating Time Treasured Opportunities for Youth (ROCKWALL, TX – March 20, 2017) April 5-8, 2017…

Vendors sought for June 10 Country Fair

Vendors sought for June 10 Country Fair

  (ROCKWALL, TX — March 20, 2017) The Rockwall Soroptimist are accepting applications for vendors…

Reading for Adults to hold annual All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast April 8

Reading for Adults to hold annual All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast April 8

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 15, 2017) Pancakes, syrup, scrambled eggs and sausage will be on…

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Stevenson Elementary students receive awards from Rockwall Kiwanis

Stevenson Elementary students receive awards from Rockwall Kiwanis

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 29, 2017) The Rockwall Kiwanis recognized several students of Billie Stevenson Elementary on Thursday, March 23, as a part of the organization’s Terrific Kids…

Heath student athlete signs with Marian University Cycling Team

Heath student athlete signs with Marian University Cycling Team

(HEATH, TX — March 29, 2017) Student athlete Bryan Burpee of Heath, TX  has committed to joining the Marian University Cycling Team in August, the team announced this…

Royse City High School student filmmaker takes 2nd at UIL State Contest

Royse City High School student filmmaker takes 2nd at UIL State Contest

(ROYSE CITY, TX — March 29, 2017) Shelby Doroshow, a junior at Royse City High School, won second place in the large school division of the state UIL…

Royse City High School Video Production team wins state contest

Royse City High School Video Production team wins state contest

(ROYSE CITY, TX — March 29, 2017) Royse City High School is among six schools that have been selected as winners of the student video contest sponsored by…

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

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

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (March 28, 2017) Here’s a digital look at our April 2017/Easter print edition. Our print publication now delivers monthly…

Rediscovering a favorite pastime

Rediscovering a favorite pastime

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 24, 2017) It’s March and sports fans everywhere know what that means: March Madness!!! Well, maybe that’s…

A brief history of Saint Patrick of Ireland

A brief history of Saint Patrick of Ireland

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 17, 2017) Today is St. Patrick’s Day, and it wasn’t until yesterday that I even remembered the…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

The True Test

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 2, 2017) Reelfoot Lake, in northwest Tennessee, came about by a series of earthquakes in 1811 and 1812, and after the land cracked…

Patti Richter: On Faith

God’s Riches—Much More Than We Imagine

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Feb. 28, 2017) A group of college students from Texas stood in a long line of tourists waiting to see the “afterlife army” of…

Economic Development Insight, Rockwall EDC

A Flourishing Future

Market demands of millennial generation will influence Rockwall’s dining, shopping and entertainment experience (ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 19, 2016) The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation was created 20…

Good Health

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall celebrates Nurses’ Day

Rockwall hospital has 44 Certified Nurses on staff (ROCKWALL, TX – March 21, 2017) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall took time out on Monday to celebrate Certified…