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Blue Ribbon News – fair and balanced?

Blue Ribbon News – fair and balanced?

Perhaps not.  At least not when it comes to the types of stories we cover. We prefer “good” news. There’s plenty of it to go around; it’s just rare to…

We’ve got good news: Blue Ribbon News goes to print!

We’ve got good news: Blue Ribbon News goes to print!

November 14, 2012 – When school lets out for the holidays, why do we call it Thanksgiving or Christmas “break”? With shopping lists, guest lists, and never-ending to-do lists, this time of…

Brother receives truly imaginative gift for being ‘True Blue in DFW’

Brother receives truly imaginative gift for being ‘True Blue in DFW’

One of the greatest things about serving as editor of Blue Ribbon News is that my inbox is always filled with good news. Hardly a day goes by that I…

Ease on down the road

Ease on down the road

Teach your teen to drive, without driving each other crazy DAY 32 – DETOURED We still haven’t made it to the Drivers License office to apply for the Learner License…

Blue Ribbon News contest winner enjoys Shenaniganz

Blue Ribbon News contest winner enjoys Shenaniganz

Jamie Jones Rubush, a volunteer ESL teacher in the Reading for Adults program at the Rockwall County Library, was among the Blue Ribbon News fans from across Dallas/Fort Worth who recently…

Jason Castro on marriage, fatherhood, faith (video)

Jason Castro on marriage, fatherhood, faith (video)

As promised, here’s a snippet (well, a full five minutes) of our backstage conversation with Atlantic recording artist and American Idol finalist Jason Castro. This footage was shot after Jason…

Jason Castro sings ‘Hallelujah’ at QueFest (video)

Jason Castro sings ‘Hallelujah’ at QueFest (video)

(Garland/Rowlett) The grounds at Firewheel Town Center were filled to near capacity as Jason Castro took the stage Sunday evening for the Rowlett Exchange Club’s second annual QueFest celebration –…

Just look at what you’ve done

Just look at what you’ve done

Perhaps the fact that North Texans have been sweltering in triple digit heat for the past 62 days has something to do with why we’ve had such an overwhelming response at our…

School fairs prepare kids for class, but are parents ready?

School fairs prepare kids for class, but are parents ready?

I remember the first time my son went fishing and discovered that cleaning a fish did not mean giving it a bubble bath. It rocked his world. Then we took…