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‘Morgan’s Wonderland’ Architect Aims to Bring All-Inclusive Park to Heath

‘Morgan’s Wonderland’ Architect Aims to Bring All-Inclusive Park to Heath

(HEATH, TX — Dec. 6, 2019) Terry Park in Heath will be the site of a proposed all-inclusive park designed to ensure that every person, with or without…

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall breaks ground on $90M expansion

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall breaks ground on $90M expansion

(ROCKWALL, TX – Texas Health Hospital Rockwall broke ground today on a much anticipated, $91 Million expansion project that will add two floors to the patient tower and effectively…

Official Release: Update on yesterday’s incident at Rockwall County Courthouse

Official Release: Update on yesterday’s incident at Rockwall County Courthouse

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 6, 2019) Following reports and some misinformation being shared on social media yesterday, the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department released this official press release regarding…

Dunkin Donuts in Rockwall Gives Back to Those Who Serve the Community

Dunkin Donuts in Rockwall Gives Back to Those Who Serve the Community

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 3, 2019) In the spirit of the holiday season, Dunkin Donuts in Rockwall is giving back to those who proudly serve their community on…

City of Heath launches Parks And Trails of Heath (PATH) Fundraising Program

City of Heath launches Parks And Trails of Heath (PATH) Fundraising Program

(HEATH, TX – Nov. 25, 2019) The City of Heath today launched Parks And Trails Of Heath, a new fundraising program that gives citizens and local businesses the opportunity…

Texas Municipal Police Association endorses Justin Holland for House District 33

Texas Municipal Police Association endorses Justin Holland for House District 33

(AUSTIN, TX – Dec. 3, 2019) Today, the Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) proudly endorses Justin Holland for House District 33. “Justin Holland is a sixth-generation Rockwall County resident…

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

Christmas Lighted Boat Parade on Lake Ray Hubbard Dec 14

Christmas Lighted Boat Parade on Lake Ray Hubbard Dec 14

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 2, 2019) Enjoy the Christmas lighted boat parade on Lake Ray…

Rockwall-Heath student’s ornament to represent District 33 on Texas Capitol Christmas tree

Rockwall-Heath student’s ornament to represent District 33 on Texas Capitol Christmas tree

(HEATH, TX – Nov. 27, 2019) Each year, members of the Texas House of Representatives…

Tickets, sponsorships available for ‘Go Blue for Kids’ Gala April 25

Tickets, sponsorships available for ‘Go Blue for Kids’ Gala April 25

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 2, 2019) Save the date – Saturday, April 25, 2020 – and…

Hometown Christmas Lights Up Iris Memory Center in Rowlett

Hometown Christmas Lights Up Iris Memory Center in Rowlett

(ROWLETT, TX — Dec. 2, 2019) Come and enjoy a free and open to the…

Black Star Sport Horses to Host Freestyle Showdown Benefitting Patriot PAWS

Black Star Sport Horses to Host Freestyle Showdown Benefitting Patriot PAWS

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 26, 2019) Premier dressage training, show, and sales facility Black Star…

Festival of Trees Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Neighbors in Need

Festival of Trees Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Neighbors in Need

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 26, 2019) The community celebrated a festive time of shopping, food,…

 Pet Supplies Plus donates $50,000 to Rockwall’s Patriot Paws

 Pet Supplies Plus donates $50,000 to Rockwall’s Patriot Paws

America’s Favorite Neighborhood Pet Store Partners with Natural Balance® and Rachael RayTM Nutrish®; Donates An…

Community welcome at Classic Christmas Annual Open House at Flower Box

Community welcome at Classic Christmas Annual Open House at Flower Box

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 25, 2019) Everyone is welcome to stop by the come-and-go Classic…

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,…

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Jones Elementary third graders explore Dallas Arboretum

Jones Elementary third graders explore Dallas Arboretum

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 4, 2019) Third-grade students at Jones Elementary recently visited the Dallas Arboretum for a day of explorations and learning. The students attended a presentation called…

Rockwall ISD, Education Foundation host 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament

Rockwall ISD, Education Foundation host 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec 3, 2019) Rockwall ISD, along with the Rockwall Education Foundation, recently hosted its 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament.  It was held at the Gene…

College & Career Academy dental students complete observation hours

College & Career Academy dental students complete observation hours

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 3, 2019) Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy recently launched a Dental Program where students who complete two years will graduate with a Dental…

Hope for the Holidays: Fourth graders encourage 3-year-old cancer patient

Hope for the Holidays: Fourth graders encourage 3-year-old cancer patient

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 25, 2019) Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School teacher Sara Cranford and her fourth grade class are embracing the spirit of kindness this holiday season. Cranford’s…

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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

Peace on Earth — For Whom Exactly?

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 2, 2019) The familiar melodies arrive around the same time as poinsettias. Like cough medicines and Menthol lozenges we purchase this time of…

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,…