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Rockwall Republican Men’s Club Welcomes Rep. John Ratcliffe at Breakfast Meeting

Rockwall Republican Men’s Club Welcomes Rep. John Ratcliffe at Breakfast Meeting

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 16, 2019) The Rockwall Republican Men’s Club welcomed Congressman John Ratcliffe as a guest speaker during its breakfast meeting on Jan. 12. Ratcliffe spoke…

Jim Pruitt Files For Final Full Term as Rockwall Mayor

Jim Pruitt Files For Final Full Term as Rockwall Mayor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has filed for his final full term as Mayor in the May city elections.  The City of Rockwall…

Hello Primo: Marco’s Pizza to Open Newest Location in Heath

Hello Primo: Marco’s Pizza to Open Newest Location in Heath

Authentic Pizza Restaurant to Satisfy Cravings; Brings Italian Heritage and Primo Pizza to Heath (HEATH, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) One of the nation’s favorite pizza brands, Marco’s Pizza,…

Rockwall City Councilmember Dana K Macalik Seeks Re-Election

Rockwall City Councilmember Dana K Macalik Seeks Re-Election

Macalik enters campaign with sound record on infrastructure maintenance, improvements, safety and levelheaded approach to development and growth (ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) Rockwall City Councilmember Dana…

Candidate Packets Available for Rockwall ISD School Board Election

Candidate Packets Available for Rockwall ISD School Board Election

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) The 2019 Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees election will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Three-year terms up for election are Place 4,…

Rockwall Resident Brings Unique Experience to Housing Authority Board

Rockwall Resident Brings Unique Experience to Housing Authority Board

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 15, 2019) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has appointed decorated Vietnam War hero, Joseph P. Lynch, to the Housing Authority Board. The board oversees the dwellings…

Rockwall Noon Rotary Welcomes Two New Members

Rockwall Noon Rotary Welcomes Two New Members

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 15, 2019)The Rockwall Noon Rotary welcomed Richard Slutter and Stuart Smith as new members to the club during its meeting on Thursday, Jan. 10.…

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Rockwall Woman Crowned Mrs. North America Universal 2019

Rockwall Woman Crowned Mrs. North America Universal 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16., 2019) In a pageant ceremony held in Lewisville, Texas, Kimberly Bader…

Reading for Adults Literacy Center Celebrates 100th New Citizen

Reading for Adults Literacy Center Celebrates 100th New Citizen

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019)The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, a part of the…

Rockwall Chamber to present ‘Greatest Chamber’ Annual Banquet 2019

Rockwall Chamber to present ‘Greatest Chamber’ Annual Banquet 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 10, 2019) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to…

Love God Greatly Event to Welcome Best-Selling Authors, Night of Worship

Love God Greatly Event to Welcome Best-Selling Authors, Night of Worship

(ROCKWALL ,TX — Jan. 11, 2019) After the crazy busyness of the holidays, enjoy an…

World War II Veterans Celebrate New Year’s 2019 at Liberty Heights

World War II Veterans Celebrate New Year’s 2019 at Liberty Heights

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 11, 2019) Liberty Heights recently hosted a Happy New Year 2019…

Rockwall County Library Offers Free Microsoft Classes

Rockwall County Library Offers Free Microsoft Classes

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 9, 2019) Rockwall County Library will be offering free Microsoft classes…

Rowlett Chamber to Host 40th Annual Awards Banquet Jan. 26

Rowlett Chamber to Host 40th Annual Awards Banquet Jan. 26

(ROWLETT, TX — January 8, 2019) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce has announced that its…

Lone Star CASA to Hold Volunteer Information Sessions Jan. 28 and Jan. 31

Lone Star CASA to Hold Volunteer Information Sessions Jan. 28 and Jan. 31

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 7, 2019) Interested in becoming a volunteer for Lone Star CASA?…

Garland Civic Theatre Presents ‘The Buddy Holly Story’ Jan. 25 – Feb. 10

Garland Civic Theatre Presents ‘The Buddy Holly Story’ Jan. 25 – Feb. 10

Garland Civic Theatre to Present The Buddy Holly Story During 60 Year Anniversary of Famed Musician’s Death…

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Noon Rotary Recognizes Student of Honor from Linda Lyon Elementary

Noon Rotary Recognizes Student of Honor from Linda Lyon Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 15, 2019) The Rockwall Noon Rotary recognized its Student of Honor for the week of Jan. 7 from Linda Lyon Elementary School, 6th grader…

Rockwall County Library Offers Free Microsoft Classes

Rockwall County Library Offers Free Microsoft Classes

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 9, 2019) Rockwall County Library will be offering free Microsoft classes this Spring. In addition to the usual lineup, Rockwall County Library will be…

Royse City ISD Honors School Board for Advocating for Local Schoolchildren

Royse City ISD Honors School Board for Advocating for Local Schoolchildren

(ROYSE CITY, TX — January 7, 2019) January is School Board Recognition Month, and Royse City ISD will join the Texas Association of School Boards and other districts…

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.…

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Vote here for Blue Ribbon News – THANKS!

Vote here for Blue Ribbon News – THANKS!

(ROCKWALL, TX – January 8, 2018) Blue Ribbon News is honored to have been nominated for BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT and…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Lessons Learned in ‘God’s Creation’

(ROCKWALL, TX — DECEMBER 31, 2018) Thanksgiving Day dinner consisted of a steaming bowl of Muesli cereal with cranberries and a cup of hot tea, and I…

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: White Chicken Chili for Two by Christina Lane

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 3, 2019) With the New Year upon us, many have made resolutions to improve their lives through better health, increased finances, deeper faith,…

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…