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Galaxy Ranch Private School in Rockwall celebrates 10th anniversary

Galaxy Ranch Private School in Rockwall celebrates 10th anniversary

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 1, 2016) Smiles are even more plentiful at Galaxy Ranch Private School this month where owners Brad and Alicia Larsen and their staff are…

Open House event Dec 10 at Educational Consultant Solutions in Rockwall

Open House event Dec 10 at Educational Consultant Solutions in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 1, 2016) The community is invited to an OPEN HOUSE event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Educational Consultant Solutions, located…

State Representative Elect Justin Holland files first bill for the 85th session

State Representative Elect Justin Holland files first bill for the 85th session

AUSTIN, TX – Today, State Representative Elect Justin Holland (R-Rockwall) filed House Bill 457, relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal…

Superintendent provides update on school district at Chamber Partnership Luncheon

Superintendent provides update on school district at Chamber Partnership Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 16, 2016) Rockwall ISD Superintendent shared some positive updates regarding the school district to members of the Rockwall Chamber of Commerce during its Partnership…

Ratcliffe, Langevin cybersecurity legislation passes House

Ratcliffe, Langevin cybersecurity legislation passes House

Two bills strengthen U.S.-Israel cyber collaboration WASHINGTON – Legislation introduced by Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) passed the U.S. House today to strengthen collaborative cybersecurity…

Rockwall City Council Approves Additional Funding for STAR Transit

Rockwall City Council Approves Additional Funding for STAR Transit

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 17, 2016) The Rockwall City Council approved additional funds for transportation services in Rockwall at its meeting on November 7. The Rockwall City Council…

Rockwall EDC celebrates 20-year anniversary with luncheon, awards ceremony

Rockwall EDC celebrates 20-year anniversary with luncheon, awards ceremony

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 16, 2016) The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation celebrated 20 years of bringing quality commercial and residential development to the community with an honorary anniversary…

Justice Court Judge Nancy Beaty earns ‘Distinguished Member’ honor

Justice Court Judge Nancy Beaty earns ‘Distinguished Member’ honor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 9, 2016) The Honorable Judge Nancy Beaty, Justice of the Peace, Precinct Two of Rockwall County was recently inducted as a “Distinguished Member” into…

Rockwall Economic Development Insights: The Art of Local Growth

Rockwall Economic Development Insights: The Art of Local Growth

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2016) In recent years, many people throughout the country have taken great pride in shopping local. Doing so has become a phenomenal way…

Good Times

Kids Night OUT, Parents Night OFF for the holidays

Kids Night OUT, Parents Night OFF for the holidays

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 2, 2016) Planet Kidz, located at Hartman Elementary School, invites you…

UPDATE: Rowlett’s Main Street Festival

UPDATE: Rowlett’s Main Street Festival

(ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 2, 2016) The City of Rowlett has determined due to the…

UPDATE: Rockwall Christmas Events Schedule

UPDATE: Rockwall Christmas Events Schedule

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 2, 2016) Due to the threat of inclement weather this weekend,…

Rockwall police to host Santa Cops 4 Kids to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center

Rockwall police to host Santa Cops 4 Kids to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 1, 2016) Lace up your running shoes and get going for…

Rockwall Holiday Event Update

Rockwall Holiday Event Update

UPDATE AS OF 10:15PM THURSDAY, DEC. 1 PARADE CANCELLATION: We just received word that the…

Rest Haven, Flower Box to host Rockin’ Christmas

Rest Haven, Flower Box to host  Rockin’ Christmas

Floral design contest to feature five local celebrity designers (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2016)…

Rest Haven, Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host National Wreaths Across America event

Rest Haven, Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host National Wreaths Across America event

Donations, volunteers needed (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 18, 2016) Rest Haven Memorial Park in Rockwall will…

Miracle on 34th Street on stage at Rockwall Community Playhouse

Miracle on 34th Street on stage at Rockwall Community Playhouse

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 11, 2016) Want to go to New York for Christmas? Too…

La Tee Da offers evening of holiday shopping, pampering

La Tee Da offers evening of holiday shopping, pampering

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 22, 2016) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce presents the return…

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Pullen 4th grader named Rockwall Kiwanis Christmas Parade Grand Marshall

Pullen 4th grader named Rockwall Kiwanis Christmas Parade Grand Marshall

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 1, 2016) Congratulations to Layne Yudizky, 4th grader at Pullen Elementary, on being chosen as this year’s Grand Marshall in the 47th Annual Rockwall Kiwanis Club…

Galaxy Ranch Private School in Rockwall celebrates 10th anniversary

Galaxy Ranch Private School in Rockwall celebrates 10th anniversary

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 1, 2016) Smiles are even more plentiful at Galaxy Ranch Private School this month where owners Brad and Alicia Larsen and their staff are…

Davita grant to bring flexible seating options to Shannon 4th grade classroom

Davita grant to bring flexible seating options to Shannon 4th grade classroom

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 1, 2016) Shannon Elementary 4th grade teacher Kristie Fergeson recently received a Caring for Our Community grant from Davita in the amount of $2,000.00.  Mrs.…

Open House event Dec 10 at Educational Consultant Solutions in Rockwall

Open House event Dec 10 at Educational Consultant Solutions in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 1, 2016) The community is invited to an OPEN HOUSE event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Educational Consultant Solutions, located…

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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief on milestone anniversary of Blue Ribbon News

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief on milestone anniversary of Blue Ribbon News

Thankful for YOU With so much to be thankful for, I started keeping a list by my bed where I jot…

Blue Ribbon News early holiday print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News early holiday print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (Nov 9, 2016) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is being delivered to more than…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Frightened Fun

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 29, 2016) We ended the day around the campfire; the pops and sizzles just have a way of making a great day with…

Senior Moments by Karen Straughan

Senior Moments: From generation to generation

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 22, 2015) Hang up the stockings, decorate the tree and pour yourself a cup of cheer, for Christmas time is here! Our family…

Economic Development Insight, Rockwall EDC

Rockwall: It’s Just Better Here

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 23, 2016) A glance at its progressive infrastructure and intrinsic land planning reveals why the charming city of Rockwall, Texas has fast become…

Rockwall Chamber, President's Pen

Bringing business and community together

The President’s Pen (ROCKWALL, TX – May 3, 2016) Rockwall County is home to six cities, small to large, each with its own unique flavor and outstanding…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Remembrances: Veterans offer more than stories

(ROCKWALL, HEATH, TX – Nov. 7, 2016) As World War II wound down, the USS Tombigbee recruited a radar operator on the Pacific island of Okinawa. The…

Inspirations by John Adams

Big storm, big blessing

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 31, 2015) As the terrible tornado began to develop just a few days ago, it became evident that my family was in its…

Good Health

New program at Texas Health Rockwall allows patients to connect with ER physician after leaving emergency room

Safe Transitions (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2016) In recent years efforts have been made to improve access to health care, including access to Emergency Room care…

Making Math Make Sense by Mathnasium

Free ‘Multiplication Madness’ program available for Rockwall, Heath area students

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Sept. 22, 2016) For the past several years, Mathnasium Learning Center of Rockwall-Heath has been helping kids in Pre-K through 12th grade better understand math,…