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To submit your news & events, email

or call our news desk at 214-342-8000, ext. 1122

or use our handy dandy event submission form.

We’re happy to share your GOOD NEWS - and it’s FREE!

We will showcase your:

  • Stories
  • Events - from your company, school, church, civic group, social club, homeowner’s association, nonprofit organization
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • Business news - ribbon cuttings, grand openings, announcements
  • School news – including student achievements, band, theater, sports, athlete profiles, PTA, field trips & fundraisers
  • Guest columns – on health & fitness, faith, money management, gardening, parenting, pets, legal matters, small business, movie & restaurant reviews & more
  • Nominations for Good People profiles
  • Nominations for Doing Business Right profiles

We also welcome your comments and feedback, story ideas, and news tips!

Occasionally we make a mistake. If you find one, please let us know so we can correct it.

Regarding Reader Submissions

When submitting to our site, you agree not to submit or transmit any material that is unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or might in any other way violate the law. You agree that you are the copyright owner or otherwise have permission to use and transmit any material submitted to and have the right to have us create derivative works with respect to any such content. You agree that any material you submit does not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party. You are solely responsible for any material you submit. You further agree not to upload, email, post or distribute or otherwise publish through the site any material which disrupts the normal operation of the site, including posting or otherwise transmitting material that is not related to the subject at issue or otherwise restricts or inhibits any other user from using the site.

By submitting information, including any comments, suggestions, story ideas, concepts, or other information, you agree that you are giving that information, and all your rights in it, to us free of charge, and that information will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be used by us for any purpose, without your consent or any compensation to you or anyone else. This is true whether you submit such information to us by e-mail, through a form on our website, or in any other manner. 

If the content you submit depicts children under the age of 13, you affirm that you are the child’s parent or legal guardian or that you have written permission and authorization from the child’s parent or legal guardian to provide the user submitted content.

Please use good judgment when submitting any personal information. We discourage divulging phone numbers, addresses, or any personal-identifying information. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose; doing so is at your own risk. We may publish your user name in connection with any user content you submit. 

Republishing Blue Ribbon News content 

We often receive requests to republish the articles featured on our site. Articles and/or photos may not be republished online or in print without express written permission.

Many of our stories and photos are copyrighted. First and foremost, we must maintain the integrity of our content and remain true to our good news mission, our advertisers, our contributors, and our readers. You can’t use our work to populate a website designed to improve rankings on search engines, or solely to gain revenue from network-based advertisements. Even with permission, our material cannot be edited, except to reflect relative changes in time, location and editorial style. (For example, “yesterday” can be changed to “last week,” and “Rockwall, TX” to “Rockwall” or “here.”)

If you are republishing with our permission, you must provide byline credit and a link to BlueRibbonNews.com and to the story on our site,  and include all of the links from our story. You can’t sell our material separately or syndicate it. You can’t republish our material wholesale, or automatically; you need to select stories to be republished individually.

Any requests for republishing should be directed to or call 214-342-8000.