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Caring Transitions Owners Recognized with National Rising Star Award

Caring Transitions Owners Recognized with National Rising Star Award

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) Caring Transitions is pleased to announce that Craig and Amy Edwards, the local owners of Caring Transitions of Rockwall, have earned the Caring…

President Trump signs Rep. Ratcliffe, Sen. Cornyn Lake Fannin legislation

President Trump signs Rep. Ratcliffe, Sen. Cornyn Lake Fannin legislation

WASHINGTON – President Trump signed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-Texas) legislation today to reduce the federal estate in Texas by restoring the local control…

Royse City Whataburger Is Finalist in WhataGames Contest

Royse City Whataburger Is Finalist in WhataGames Contest

(ROYSE CITY, TX – March 11, 2019) The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Whataburger, Unit 1110 in Royse City, is among 22 restaurants advancing…

Breakfast Rotary Gives Back to Rockwall County Rainbow Room

Breakfast Rotary Gives Back to Rockwall County Rainbow Room

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 12, 2019) The Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club was very pleased to present a check for $2000 to Carol Miskin, the President of Rockwall County…

Rep. Ratcliffe Commemorates Congressman Ralph Hall on U.S. House floor

Rep. Ratcliffe Commemorates Congressman Ralph Hall on U.S. House floor

Leads Texas delegation in moment of silence WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Monday in commemoration…

Heritage Christian Academy in Rockwall Hires Safety & Security Director

Heritage Christian Academy in Rockwall Hires Safety & Security Director

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 7, 2019) Heritage Christian Academy has hired Michael Ashlock to serve as the school’s new Safety and Security Director. Ashlock comes to HCA from…

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on passing of Congressman Ralph Hall

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on passing of Congressman Ralph Hall

(WASHINGTON – March 7, 2019) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement today on the passing of Congressman Ralph Hall: “Today the 4th District of Texas lost a…

First Terrell Chick-fil-A Restaurant Opening March 14 with ‘First 100 Campout’

First Terrell Chick-fil-A Restaurant Opening March 14 with ‘First 100 Campout’

Community invited to celebrate at First 100 Campout Up to 100 guests will earn a free year of Chick-fil-A (TERRELL, TX – March 7, 2019) Chick-fil-A will open its…

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Rockwall School of Music Offers Free Introductory Lesson as Part of Teach Music Week

Rockwall School of Music Offers Free Introductory Lesson as Part of Teach Music Week

5th Annual Teach Music Week – March 18-24 (ROCKWALL, TX – March 13, 2019) Rockwall…

Rockwall ISD To Host Job Fair April 13

Rockwall ISD To Host Job Fair April 13

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 5, 2019) Rockwall ISD will be holding a job fair Saturday, April…

‘Returning the Favor’: Royse City Honors Beloved Resident Barney Jones

‘Returning the Favor’: Royse City Honors Beloved Resident Barney Jones

(ROYSE CITY, TX  — March 7, 2019) Earlier this week, 82-year-old Royse City resident Barney…

Aspasians Spring Marketplace 2019 Coming April 27

Aspasians Spring Marketplace 2019 Coming April 27

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 7, 2019) The Aspasians are proud to announce their Spring Marketplace that…

Children’s Relief International to Host Green Door 5/10K Race

Children’s Relief International to Host Green Door 5/10K Race

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 5, 2019) Join Children’s Relief International on Saturday, April 27, 2019 for…

Rockwall Newcomers Program To Feature Cooking Show

Rockwall Newcomers Program To Feature Cooking Show

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 5, 2019) Rockwall Newcomers and Friends will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday,…

J. Crew Charity Event to Benefit One Man’s Treasure in Rockwall

J. Crew Charity Event to Benefit One Man’s Treasure in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 1, 2019) Local nonprofit One Man’s Treasure has been invited by CuffedUp,…

City of Rockwall 4th of July Parade Applications Available

City of Rockwall 4th of July Parade Applications Available

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 28, 2019) Is your business, organization, club, or group interested in participating…

Rockwall Businesses, Restaurants Prepare to Paint the Town Blue

Rockwall Businesses, Restaurants Prepare to Paint the Town Blue

(ROCKWALL, TX- Feb. 28, 2019) In anticipation of National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April,…

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Rockwall ISD Culinary State Champs Advance to Nationals

Rockwall ISD Culinary State Champs Advance to Nationals

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 12, 2019) Rockwall ISD culinary students from Gene Burton College & Career Academy placed first at Saturday’s ProStart State Competition – making this the…

Rockwall ISD Names 2019 Teacher of the Year Nominees

Rockwall ISD Names 2019 Teacher of the Year Nominees

(ROCKWALL, TX  – March 6, 2019) The Rockwall Independent School District is pleased to announce the 2019 Teacher of the Year nominees. Twenty-one teachers, one representing each campus, were…

Rep. Ratcliffe visits Royse City Middle School

Rep. Ratcliffe visits Royse City Middle School

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 1, 2019) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) visited Royse City Middle School today for a question and answer session with the eighth grade class about…

Rockwall Grad Receives Assignment As Pilot in US Air Force

Rockwall Grad Receives Assignment As Pilot in US Air Force

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 1, 2019) Rockwall High School graduate Edmond Smajli receives assignment as a pilot in the US Air Force. Upon graduating next May he will be…

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Blue Ribbon News March 2019 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News March 2019 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (February 25, 2019) Here’s a digital look at our March 2019 print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Overcoming Defeat Through Resilience

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 13, 2019) As the final overtime seconds ticked off and the dreadful buzzer sounded, my team’s basketball season ended. My boys had overcome…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Raising Our Trust-in-God Quotient

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 13, 2019) She was unstoppable and courageous. At least her pink shirt said so. But her sudden wailing revealed something else. She was…

Cooking with Ease

Cooking with Ease: Bacon-Tomato Tartlets

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 6, 2019) A longtime dream of mine is to one day write a cookbook. And not just any cookbook. A cookbook filled with…

Letters to the Editor

Melissa Tate Shares Story of Saving Smirl Chapel

*This story written by Melissa Tate of Rockwall was first reported by LoveWhatMatters.com and reprinted here with their permission. See their original story:  https://www.lovewhatmatters.com/i-remember-how-dark-and-frigid-the-inside-was-it-was-completely-empty-not-one-piece-of-furniture-nothing-i-wandered-into-a-room-off-to-the-side-i-walked-towards-it-and-instantly-got-chills/ (ROCKWALL, TX — January…