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Rockwall Chamber endorses RISD Bond Package

Rockwall Chamber endorses RISD Bond Package

Business leaders call referendum “vital to the economic success of Rockwall County” (ROCKWALL, TX – August 31, 2015) The Board of Directors of the Rockwall Area Chamber Of…

Helping Hands breaks ground on renovation and expansion project

Helping Hands breaks ground on renovation and expansion project

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 28, 2015) Rockwall County Helping Hands kickstarted its capital campaign renovations project on Friday morning, Aug. 28, with a groundbreaking at site of the…

Roma’s Books celebrates 25 years with Rockwall Chamber ribbon cutting

Roma’s Books celebrates 25 years with Rockwall Chamber ribbon cutting

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony helping Roma’s Books celebrate its 25th Anniversary and the remodeling…

Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for CrossFit Heath

Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for CrossFit Heath

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2015)  The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming CrossFit Heath, located at 760 W. Ralph Hall Parkway.…

Rockwall Chamber welcomes Juice It Up!

Rockwall Chamber welcomes Juice It Up!

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Juice It Up!, located at 3035 Ridge Rd W…

PAC forms to promote passage of Rockwall ISD bond program

PAC forms to promote passage of Rockwall ISD bond program

Rockwall County leaders rally around RISD students and teachers (ROCKWALL, TX – August 18, 2015) Today, the formation of Better Schools Brighter Future was announced to serve as…

Ribbon cutting celebration Friday to celebrate opening of Lone Star CASA’s new Kaufman County office

Ribbon cutting celebration Friday to celebrate opening of Lone Star CASA’s new Kaufman County office

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, KAUFMAN COUNTY, TX – August 26, 2015) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is pleased to announce the opening of their new Kaufman County office,…

City of Rockwall awarded grant to construct neighborhood park

City of Rockwall awarded grant to construct neighborhood park

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 20, 2015) The City of Rockwall was recently awarded a $400,000 grant by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to assist in constructing a…

Good Times/Events

Boy Scout Troop 83 to celebrate 40th anniversary

Boy Scout Troop 83 to celebrate 40th anniversary

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 31, 2015) Back in 1975, a new Boy Scout troop emerged in…

Ms Senior Texas to speak at Friends of Rockwall County Library meeting

Ms Senior Texas to speak at Friends of Rockwall County Library meeting

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 29, 2015) Jill Rumbley Beam, newly crowned Ms Senior Texas, will…

Rockwall County 4-H to host informational kick-off meeting

Rockwall County 4-H to host informational kick-off meeting

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 29, 2015) Rockwall County 4-H will hold its annual County-wide 4-H…

Around Town: Blue Ribbon News Fall Calendar of Events

Around Town: Blue Ribbon News Fall Calendar of Events

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 18, 2015) There’s plenty to do in the Rockwall / Heath…

State Rep. Cindy Burkett to discuss new child protection laws

State Rep. Cindy Burkett to discuss new child protection laws

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 29, 2015) The public is invited to hear District 113 Texas…

Race for cash & prizes at Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta

Race for cash & prizes at Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 17, 2015) The annual Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta returns to The…

Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show Oct 2-4

Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show Oct 2-4

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 21, 2015) The Rockwall Art League will present “Inspired,” it 15th…

Rockwall Community Playhouse to present Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Rockwall Community Playhouse to present Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 28, 2015) Rockwall Community Playhouse proudly announces the cast of the…

Artists Reception at Uptown Downtown Gallery Saturday

Artists Reception at Uptown Downtown Gallery Saturday

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2015) The Uptown Downtown Art Gallery & Studio, located at…

Teachers, staff welcomed at Rockwall ISD New Employee Breakfast

Teachers, staff welcomed at Rockwall ISD New Employee Breakfast

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 14, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, area businesses and…

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Good Thinking

Springer sixth graders shatter stereotypes with ‘I Am’ project

Springer sixth graders shatter stereotypes with ‘I Am’ project

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 31, 2015) Sixth graders in April Perkins’ class at Springer Elementary discussed the definition of stereotypes and how important it is to see and…

Spirit Walk tradition continues with Amy Parks Heath kindergarten parade

Spirit Walk tradition continues with Amy Parks Heath kindergarten parade

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – August 29, 2015) Friday morning, together with parents from five classes of kindergarteners along with the entire student body and all staff of Amy Parks…

Heath fashion students design dresses out of newspaper

Heath fashion students design dresses out of newspaper

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – August 27, 2015) Advanced fashion students in Mrs. Durst’s class began the school year at Rockwall-Heath High School with a team-building project to create a…

PAC forms to promote passage of Rockwall ISD bond program

PAC forms to promote passage of Rockwall ISD bond program

Rockwall County leaders rally around RISD students and teachers (ROCKWALL, TX – August 18, 2015) Today, the formation of Better Schools Brighter Future was announced to serve as…

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Blue Ribbon News back-to-School print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall and Heath

Blue Ribbon News back-to-School print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall and Heath

Annual Subscription Service Now Available for those living outside our Rockwall/Heath free delivery zone ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (August 18, 2015) Here’s a…

Categories

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Bluegills and Old Buddies

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 10, 2015) The bluegill; a small, often disregarded fish compared to the great gamers like the temperamental largemouth, the finicky trout, or the…

Senior Moments by Karen Straughan

Senior Moments: The ‘Club Sandwich’ Generation

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2015) As we dance into our Golden Years with the Beatles singing in our heads, many seniors look forward to retiring and traveling…

Reflections by Enid Reyes

A mother’s love is like no other

“At a moment, my life since birth flashed in front of my eyes. My problems seemed to diminish when I saw how much my mother loved me…

Making Math Make Sense by Mathnasium

Nothing builds confidence like success

(ROCKWALL, HEATH, TX – August 22, 2015) In the 1970’s sitcom Good Times, James Carter “Jimmy” Walker’s character frequently let out a big “Dyn-o-mite” during the show.…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Stephen Ministry: Lay Care-giving to Hurting People

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 22, 2015) “The sun is going to keep coming up.” That’s a healthy perspective shared by Carolyn K. these days. The RockwallCounty resident wasn’t…

Inspirations by John Adams

The Darling of Zhytomyr

(June 8, 2015) On our recent mission trip to Ukraine as members of The Singing Men of Texas, we met this delightful lady at the city of…

Good Health

Lake Pointe Medical Center Joins Statewide Effort to Improve Breastfeeding Rates

(ROWLETT, TX – August 31, 2015) Lake Pointe Medical Center has joined the Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative, a five-year quality improvement project aimed…

On My Honor: Scouting in Rockwall

Boy Scout Troop 83 to celebrate 40th anniversary

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 31, 2015) Back in 1975, a new Boy Scout troop emerged in Rockwall. Troop 83 was chartered by the First United Methodist Church. It…

Fine Art Show Oct 2-4 ~ Rockwall ~ FREE