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Leadership Rockwall alumni celebrate reunion, class of ’17 graduation

Leadership Rockwall alumni celebrate reunion, class of ’17 graduation

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 25, 2017) Leadership Rockwall celebrated its 20-year anniversary with a class reunion event held at the San Jacinto Plaza on the Downtown Square on…

Rep. Ratcliffe bill passes House to combat child exploitation

Rep. Ratcliffe bill passes House to combat child exploitation

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 23, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) bill to combat child exploitation passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. The Strengthening Children’s Safety Act…

Rockwall native appointed to U.S. Military Academy

Rockwall native appointed to U.S. Military Academy

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 22, 2017) The Rockwall Republican Men’s Club welcomed Congressman John Ratcliffe to honor a Rockwall student who was appointed to the United States Military…

Rockwall student wins 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Rockwall student wins 2017 Congressional Art Competition

ROCKWALL, TX — May 22, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the grand prize winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition: Brittany Ables of Rockwall High School.…

Rowlett Chamber names new president

Rowlett Chamber names new president

(ROWLETT, TX — May 18, 2017) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Michael Gallops as the new president and chief executive officer to lead…

100 Business Leaders donation benefits local nonprofit ministry

100 Business Leaders donation benefits local nonprofit ministry

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 17, 2017) In their first ever meeting last week, a group of area business leaders and community members known as 100 Business Leaders of…

Ratcliffe cybercrime fighting bill passes House

Ratcliffe cybercrime fighting bill passes House

Provides critical training and resources to state and local law enforcement (WASHINGTON – May 16, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act…

Rockwall Chamber hosts ribbon cutting welcoming Leazzer

Rockwall Chamber hosts ribbon cutting welcoming Leazzer

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 16, 2017) Leazzer was joined by the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 697 E. I-30. Leazzer, a new…

Good Times

Leadership Rockwall alumni celebrate reunion, class of ’17 graduation

Leadership Rockwall alumni celebrate reunion, class of ’17 graduation

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 25, 2017) Leadership Rockwall celebrated its 20-year anniversary with a class…

GLOW RUN benefiting Women in Need June 3

GLOW RUN benefiting Women in Need June 3

(ROCKWALL, TX — May, 25, 2017) Help Rockwall light up the night and shine a…

Upcoming auditions for Rockwall Community Playhouse

Upcoming auditions for Rockwall Community Playhouse

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 24, 2017) Auditions for the Rockwall Community Playhouse Teen Theatre (ages…

Cars for CASA rolls out funds for child advocacy

Cars for CASA rolls out funds for child advocacy

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 24, 2017) Cars for CASA returned to the Harbor parking lot…

Tickets available for Rockwall County’s Open Space Alliance BBQ on June 24

Tickets available for Rockwall County’s Open Space Alliance BBQ on June 24

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 24, 2017) Join Rockwall County Open Space Alliance on the new…

Liberty Heights to host Memorial Day BBQ

Liberty Heights to host Memorial Day BBQ

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 24, 2017) Liberty Heights Retirement Home will host a Memorial Day…

Bike Rodeo draws crowd, promotes bike safety

Bike Rodeo draws crowd, promotes bike safety

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 24, 2017) Officer Curtis Bennet, the SRO officer for Nebbie Williams…

Carry the Load comes through Rockwall May 28

Carry the Load comes through Rockwall May 28

(HEATH, TX — May 24, 2017) Join the Rockwall County First Responders Team at the…

YMCA celebrates spring volleyball championship

YMCA celebrates spring volleyball championship

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 23, 2017) The spring volleyball season served to a close last…

From beginner to advanced, the Y ROCK triathlon has something for everyone

From beginner to advanced, the Y ROCK triathlon has something for everyone

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 23, 2017) The Y Rock Sprint Triathlon, presented by the Sports…

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Play It Cool at the Pool

Play It Cool at the Pool

Put water safety first this summer (ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2017) With summer approaching, lots of folks will be looking to beat the Texas heat by partaking…

Bike Rodeo draws crowd, promotes bike safety

Bike Rodeo draws crowd, promotes bike safety

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 24, 2017) Officer Curtis Bennet, the SRO officer for Nebbie Williams Elementary School, organized a Bike Rodeo to promote bike safety.  The event had…

Piano students excel in North Texas competitions

Piano students excel in North Texas competitions

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 23, 2017) Piano students of Michele McDonald have participated in a number of North Texas events the past few months.  Students competed in the…

Nebbie Williams 5th graders finish strong in regional Stock Market contest

Nebbie Williams 5th graders finish strong in regional Stock Market contest

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 23, 2017) Nebbie Williams Elementary School is proud to announce the third-place winners of the Dallas Stock Market Game. Fifth grade students Jashon Bell, Alex…

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Editor's Notes

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…

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

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

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (April 25, 2017) Here’s a digital look at our May print edition. Our print publication now delivers monthly to…

Bluebonnet Trails excursion will make for best Easter weekend ever

Bluebonnet Trails excursion will make for best Easter weekend ever

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 14, 2017) As I sit here staring at this basket of chocolate candy in front of me,…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

A little ‘sweat equity’ goes a long way

“What you need here, son, is a way to power the trolling motor from the rear battery,” Dad quipped as he rubbed his chin, then we drove…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Faith Lessons along the River Thames

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 27, 2017) “He who has begun a good work in you will complete it….” Philippians 1:6 (NKJV) As a mother of three young…

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

Leapfrog Group awards Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall another ‘A’ for safety

Texas Health Rockwall Earns Straight  A’s Since 2012 (ROCKWALL, TX – April 12, 2017) The Leapfrog Group announced its list of Safety Score recipients and noted that…