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Rockwall School of Music nominated for 2019 National Music School of the Year Award

Rockwall School of Music nominated for 2019 National Music School of the Year Award

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 17, 2018) Earlier this month, the Rockwall School of Music received notification that they were nominated as a Music School of the Year finalist…

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 2019 Board of Directors

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 17, 2018) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the 2019 incoming Board of Directors: Rick Bernas – Republic Services Eva…

Rockwall agent among select group to be named Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance

Rockwall agent among select group to be named Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 16, 2018) — Lindsey Collins of Dexter & Company has been awarded a Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance (CAPI) designation from the Aresty Institute…

Message from Blue Ribbon News Editor-in-Chief

Message from Blue Ribbon News Editor-in-Chief

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 16, 2018) Blue Ribbon News is honored to have been nominated for BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT by the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce.…

Message from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings, City of Fate

Message from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings, City of Fate

(FATE, TX – Dec. 13, 2018) Our future is bright! As we near the end of 2018, I wanted to reflect on this statement. Our City is hard at…

Rep. Holland Names Jenni Knox District Director

Rep. Holland Names Jenni Knox District Director

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 11, 2018) On Monday, Dec. 10, Representative Justin Holland announced that Jenni Knox will serve as the HD-33 District Director. “Jenni has served our…

NCTCOG seeks online input for list of funded projects

NCTCOG seeks online input for list of funded projects

Input opportunity begins Dec. 10 Dec. 10, 2018 (Arlington, Texas) — The North Central Texas Council of Governments will have an online public input opportunity addressing proposed modifications…

Good Times

Extreme Charity Bake Sale for In-Sync Exotics Debuts Dec. 17

Extreme Charity Bake Sale for In-Sync Exotics Debuts Dec. 17

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 13, 2018) The Extreme Bake Sale and Craft Sale benefiting In-Sync…

Local Veteran Receives New Handicap-Accessible Vehicle

Local Veteran Receives New Handicap-Accessible Vehicle

(ROYSE CITY, TX — November 28, 2018) On Thanksgiving week, local veteran Gary Wilkins received…

IF: Gathering to Host Live Stream Worship Event Feb. 8-9, 2019

IF: Gathering to Host Live Stream Worship Event Feb. 8-9, 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 7, 2018) Every year IF: Gathering brings together women to be…

Joy Lutheran Church to Offer “Blue Christmas” Service Dec. 12

Joy Lutheran Church to Offer “Blue Christmas” Service Dec. 12

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 5, 2018) According to Tom Schwolert, minister at Joy Lutheran Church, Christmas…

Rockwall Police to host Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K, 10K and 1-Mile Run Dec 8

Rockwall Police to host Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K, 10K and 1-Mile Run Dec 8

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 30, 2018) Blue Ribbon News is proud to once again partner with…

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Successful Fall Sports Season

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Successful Fall Sports Season

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 30, 2018) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall wrapped up another…

Celebrate the Christmas Season: Holiday Events Happening Around Town

Celebrate the Christmas Season: Holiday Events Happening Around Town

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 27, 2018) It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There…

PHOTOS: Rockwall Helping Hands Festival of Trees 2018

PHOTOS: Rockwall Helping Hands Festival of Trees 2018

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 27, 2018) Rockwall County Helping Hands held their annual Festival of…

Jingle and Mingle at The Flower Box Christmas Market

Jingle and Mingle at The Flower Box Christmas Market

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2018) Oh, what fun it will be to Jingle and Mingle…

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Pullen Elementary wins first place at Rockwall ISD Sculpture Show

Pullen Elementary wins first place at Rockwall ISD Sculpture Show

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 17, 2018) Second graders at Pullen Elementary recently took first place at the Third Annual Rockwall ISD Sculpture Show with their Chihuly-style “sea form” sculpture.…

Rockwall High School Robotics Wraps Gifts for Rainbow Room

Rockwall High School Robotics Wraps Gifts for Rainbow Room

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 12, 2018) The Rainbow Room in Rockwall works with the Department of Family Protection Services, to provide essential items and gifts to children in…

Rockwall High’s Walk the Line chosen for Best of High School A Cappella

Rockwall High’s Walk the Line chosen for Best of High School A Cappella

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 9, 2018) Rockwall High School’s Walk the Line a cappella show choir was recently chosen to be included on a compilation album: Best of High…

‘Beyond on Home Planet’ grants awarded to Cullins-Lakepointe and Springer teachers

‘Beyond on Home Planet’ grants awarded to Cullins-Lakepointe and Springer teachers

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 7, 2018) Cullins-Lakepointe SAGE Teacher, Stephanie Pack, and Springer Elementary SAGE Teacher, Jenny Kaup, received a grant titled, “Beyond our Home Planet.” What if our…

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Blue Ribbon News December 2018 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News December 2018 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (November 26, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our December print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Giving Thanks

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 19, 2018) The surgery was just a few hours away when I called home. “I just don’t feel right about it,” Angie said.…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Joining in the Esteem of Heaven

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec. 16, 2018) I fancied myself an actress after starring in my eighth grade play, but high school became more competitive. A girl named Mary…

Cooking with Ease

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Gammy’s Mini Pecan Muffins

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 6, 2018) I wanted to share with you a story of inspiration this holiday season. Recently I bought some mini pecan muffins from…

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from State Rep. Justin Holland (R-Rockwall)

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 6, 2017) Greetings! During the 85th Legislative Session, over 150 joint resolutions to amend our Texas Constitution were proposed. In order for any joint…