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Young Historians Invited to Join New Rockwall County Historical Foundation Youth Advisory Council

Young Historians Invited to Join New Rockwall County Historical Foundation Youth Advisory Council

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 5, 2019) Are your kids interested in history? If so, we invite you to check out the newly forming Youth Advisory Council for the…

Lone Star CASA appoints new Executive Director

Lone Star CASA appoints new Executive Director

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 12, 2019) Lone Star CASA, Inc. announced the appointment of Lauren Rowe as its new Executive Director, effective November 11, 2019.  Rowe takes over for…

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 11, 2019) On Veterans Day morning, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed city officials, veterans and community members to a flag-folding ceremony in…

Rockwall County Commissioner Cliff Sevier Returns Pay Raise to Taxpayers

Rockwall County Commissioner Cliff Sevier Returns Pay Raise to Taxpayers

UPDATE (10:43am Nov. 8, 2019) Following the publication of this article, Rockwall County Commissioner Cliff Sevier shared the following update on Facebook:  “I received several e-mails asking if…

Texas Constitutional Amendments Election Results

Texas Constitutional Amendments Election Results

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 6, 2019) Texas voters approved all but one proposition in the Constitutional Amendments Election on Nov. 5. Here’s a breakdown on the voting results:…

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Partners With Black Hawks Robotics

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Partners With Black Hawks Robotics

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 6, 2019) The Rockwall Breakfast Rotary is pleased to partner with the Rockwall-Heath High School Black Hawks Robotics Team as they assist with the…

Terry Garrett announces run for Rockwall County Sheriff

Terry Garrett announces run for Rockwall County Sheriff

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 4, 2019) Rockwall County Citizens: As most are already aware, Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson has announced that he will retire at the end of…

Good Times

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 15, 2019) This week, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall hosted…

He Wines She Dines in Rockwall to Host Wine Warehouse Sale Nov. 16

He Wines She Dines in Rockwall to Host Wine Warehouse Sale Nov. 16

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 15, 2019) On Saturday, Nov. 16, from 12-5 p.m., He Wines…

Rockwall Police to host Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K, 1-Mile Run

Rockwall Police to host Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K, 1-Mile Run

Register by Nov. 20 to be guaranteed a race t-shirt (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 14,…

Rockwall YMCA Caps Off Successful Fall Sports Season of Fun and Fair Play for All

Rockwall YMCA Caps Off Successful Fall Sports Season of Fun and Fair Play for All

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 12, 2019) The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall saw 1,200+ kids…

McLendon-Chisholm Unveils Engraved Bricks at Veterans Memorial

McLendon-Chisholm Unveils Engraved Bricks at Veterans Memorial

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 11, 2019) The newly-installed engraved bricks for the McLendon-Chisholm Veterans Memorial…

Evening in Bethlehem at Ridgeview Church Rockwall

Evening in Bethlehem at Ridgeview Church Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 11, 2019) The community is invited to experience an “Evening in Bethlehem”…

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 11, 2019) On Veterans Day morning, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at…

Rockwall YMCA to host Veterans Week Events, Military Care Package Drive

Rockwall YMCA to host Veterans Week Events, Military Care Package Drive

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2019) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, located at 1210…

Christmas Light Boat Parade on Lake Ray Hubbard Dec 14

Christmas Light Boat Parade on Lake Ray Hubbard Dec 14

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 8, 2019) Enjoy the Christmas lighted boat parade on Lake Ray…

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Rockwall-Heath Explora ESL students visit Jones Elementary

Rockwall-Heath Explora ESL students visit Jones Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 14, 2019) Rockwall-Heath High School students from the Explora ESL program recently visited Jones Elementary School and brought some great books with them. The Explora…

New Captain’s Quarters at Amy Parks-Heath Elementary

New Captain’s Quarters at Amy Parks-Heath Elementary

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov. 14, 2019) Amy Park-Heath Elementary School Mariners have been working hard displaying great character and this year they are focusing on trust, courage, honesty, joy,…

Record-breaking 17 tons of donations ‘Pack the Pantry’ at Rockwall Helping Hands

Record-breaking 17 tons of donations ‘Pack the Pantry’ at Rockwall Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov. 14, 2019) A whopping 35,910 pounds of donated goods were collected for Rockwall Helping Hands during the Toyota of Rockwall I-30 Classic food drive challenge. Community members…

Rockwall Stingerette Senior Showcase: Annabelle Tessitore

Rockwall Stingerette Senior Showcase: Annabelle Tessitore

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 12, 2019) This week’s Stingerette Senior Showcase is Miss Annabelle Tessitore. Annabelle is the daughter of Jeff and Valerie Tessitore. Annabelle currently holds the position…

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Editor's Notes

Blue Ribbon News 2019 Holiday Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News 2019 Holiday Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (Nov. 4, 2019) Here’s a digital look at our 2019 Holiday print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Fishing for Sanity

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 31, 2019) Social media rants where folks name and defame. Politicians attack, blame, call out, label, and ostracize. News channels drone everything as a…

Patti Richter: On Faith

When Godliness Becomes a Means of Gain

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 8, 2019) There’s a plethora of helpful advice available to us all, usually as close as our Junk Mail box. Mostly we’ll find…

Cooking with Ease

Cooking with Ease: Holiday Treat Boxes & DIY Party

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 12, 2019) Growing up, I remember my mom making holiday treat boxes for all of our friends and family. Every year between Thanksgiving and…

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Rainbow Room of Rockwall County In Need of ‘Room’

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 3, 2019) We always say that everything we have ever done at the Rainbow Room has been because of the generosity of the community,…