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Butterfly release honors former Pullen student Nate Oxford

Butterfly release honors former Pullen student Nate Oxford

(Rockwall ISD) June 4, 2013 – On the morning of Monday, May 29, Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary students released 85 Painted Lady butterflies at Betterton’s Butterfly Garden in memoriam of Nate Oxford,…

Q&A with retiring Heath City Councilman Bob Hille

Q&A with retiring Heath City Councilman Bob Hille

(HEATH-April 27, 2013) Retiring Heath City Councilman Bob Hille is truly an officer and a gentleman, as evidenced by a lifetime of service to God, country and community. The 82-year-old…

Music, wine tasting in memory of Chef Paul at 96 West Winery

Music, wine tasting in memory of Chef Paul at 96 West Winery

(WYLIE-April 6, 2013)96 West Winery in Wylie and Bikers Against Cancer present singer/songwriter Erick Murphy to the stage beginning at noon Saturday, April 27. The afternoon of wine tasting and…

Q&A with Sherry Hamm of Helping Hands

Q&A with Sherry Hamm of Helping Hands

As Director of Emergency Assistance and Referral at Rockwall County Helping Hands, Sherry Hamm is passionate about faith, family and helping those in need. Her humble demeanor is one reason…

Q&A with Rockwall Mayor David Sweet

Q&A with Rockwall Mayor David Sweet

Blue Ribbon News thanks Mayor David Sweet for graciously sharing a little bit about his background and why he’s so passionate about making Rockwall such a great place to live,…

Pancake breakfast to honor Equest’s miracle mare, Mrs. B

Pancake breakfast to honor Equest’s miracle mare, Mrs. B

Editor’s Note: Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship is located at 3800 Troy Road in Wylie, TX 75098, providing therapeutic sports riding classes and Hippotherapy to people with special needs. Equest has been serving people for…

Local Rotarian earns prestigious ‘Service Above Self Award’

Local Rotarian earns prestigious ‘Service Above Self Award’

(ROCKWALL-January 31, 2013) At the regular meeting of the Rotary Club of Rockwall, Past District Governor Bud McBrayer (2011-12) presented Rotary International’s Service Above Self Award to Past District Governor…

Eleven-year-old Rockwall hero honored for quick thinking during fire

Eleven-year-old Rockwall hero honored for quick thinking during fire

Rockwall Fire Department presents ‘Citizen in Action’ Award (ROCKWALL-January 28, 2013) Eleven-year-old Jacob Perdue remembered what he learned from City of Rockwall firefighters and put it into action when faced…

Q&A with Heath City Councilman Justin Holland

Q&A with Heath City Councilman Justin Holland

At 28 years old, City Councilman Justin Holland is the youngest person ever elected to public office in Heath. He and his wife Neely live in The Enclave at Buffalo…

Trinity Christian Academy student achieves Eagle Scout ranking

Trinity Christian Academy student achieves Eagle Scout ranking

(November 30, 2012) Congratulations to Trinity Christian Academy freshman Chase Rea of Dallas for  achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Chase is a member of Boy Scout Troop 82. He…