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City of Heath Welcomes New City Manager

City of Heath Welcomes New City Manager

(HEATH, TX – May 17, 2019) The City of Heath welcomed new City Manager, Aretha Adams, during a community reception held prior to the City Council meeting on Tuesday,…

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office, Police Departments Partner with OffenderWatch Sex Offender Registry Network

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office, Police Departments Partner with OffenderWatch Sex Offender Registry Network

(ROCKWALL, TX  — May 14, 2019) Six law enforcement agencies in Rockwall County have all joined a sex offender registry network called OffenderWatch, the nation’s leading sex offender…

Rockwall Noon Rotary Recognizes Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

Rockwall Noon Rotary Recognizes Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 9, 2019) The Rockwall Noon Rotary Club recognized Odell Holland of Dorris Jones Elementary School as the Student of Honor this week. Holland has…

Magness, Rockwall County Open Space Alliance to Discuss Bond Election

Magness, Rockwall County Open Space Alliance to Discuss Bond Election

Public invited May 21 to discuss purchase of available land for public amenities (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 9, 2019) If you support open spaces throughout Rockwall County and…

Rockwall Police Department Earns Coveted ‘Recognized Law Enforcement Agency’ Award

Rockwall Police Department Earns Coveted ‘Recognized Law Enforcement Agency’ Award

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 8, 2019) On March 7th, 2019, the Rockwall Police Department received the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law…

Larry Parks of Rockwall Receives 50-Year Banker Award

Larry Parks of Rockwall Receives 50-Year Banker Award

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2019) The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, honored Larry Parks and Larry Kilgore from American National Bank…

Rockwall County Criminal District Attorney Kenda Culpepper Awarded SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

Rockwall County Criminal District Attorney Kenda Culpepper Awarded SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2019) During the regular meeting of the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, May 7, the East Fork-Trinity Chapter of the National Sons of the…

Nightly Construction Work on SH 66 and FM 740 Begins Next Week

Nightly Construction Work on SH 66 and FM 740 Begins Next Week

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 6, 2019) Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been authorized to complete roadway repairs in Rockwall. This project will include various patching and repairs of…

Good Times

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2019 Celebrates Graduation

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2019 Celebrates Graduation

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 16, 2019) The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2019 celebrated their graduation…

Royse City High School Senior Receives Susan Faulkner Memorial Scholarship

Royse City High School Senior Receives Susan Faulkner Memorial Scholarship

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 14, 2019) Rockwall Soroptimist Treasurer, Rhonda Wright , and Farrah Brabson,…

Parachute Demonstration to Recognize 75th Anniversary of D-Day on Founders Day

Parachute Demonstration to Recognize 75th Anniversary of D-Day on Founders Day

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 3, 2019) On Rockwall Founders Day, the Terry Fisher American Legion Post…

Meet & Greet Event with Kendial Lawrence on June 1, Football Camp on June 15

Meet & Greet Event with Kendial Lawrence on June 1, Football Camp  on June 15

(ROCKWALL-HEATH, TX – May 9, 2019) Rockwall-Heath High School graduate Kendial Lawrence, a free agent…

Rowlett Chamber Honors Hometown Heroes at Awards Banquet

Rowlett Chamber Honors Hometown Heroes at Awards Banquet

(ROWLETT, TX — May 6, 2019) The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett…

Mother’s Day Brunch, Live Music at Dodie’s at the Rockwall Harbor

Mother’s Day Brunch, Live Music at Dodie’s at the Rockwall Harbor

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 3, 2019) Dodie’s at The Harbor will treat Mom to a breathtaking…

J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to Host International Soccer Camps June-August

J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to Host International Soccer Camps June-August

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 6, 2019) J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall (1210 N. Goliad St.)…

Drive 4 UR School Event to Benefit Rockwall High School Robotics

Drive 4 UR School Event to Benefit Rockwall High School Robotics

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 3, 2019) Take a spin in a new Rockwall Ford vehicle…

Rockwall Helping Hands Honors Volunteers with Appreciation Luncheon

Rockwall Helping Hands Honors Volunteers with Appreciation Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 1, 2019) Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrated its volunteers dedicated to…

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Royse City High School Senior Receives Susan Faulkner Memorial Scholarship

Royse City High School Senior Receives Susan Faulkner Memorial Scholarship

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 14, 2019) Rockwall Soroptimist Treasurer, Rhonda Wright , and Farrah Brabson, President-Elect, presented the Susan Faulkner Memorial Scholarship to Haley Butler, a graduating senior from…

Education Foundation: Enriching Student Learning Throughout Rockwall ISD

Education Foundation: Enriching Student Learning Throughout Rockwall ISD

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 9, 2019) Since its establishment in 2003, the Rockwall Education Foundation has paved the way for area educators to provide innovative, out-of-the-box approaches to…

VEXIQ Elementary Female Robotics Team Wins Think Award at VEX World Championship

VEXIQ Elementary Female Robotics Team Wins Think Award at VEX World Championship

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2019) The VEXIQ elementary female Robotics team, VEXperts, won the Think Award at the VEX World Championship in Louisville, KY last week. The…

DECA Students Compete at DECA International Competition

DECA Students Compete at DECA International Competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 8, 2019) Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students recently competed at the DECA International Competition in Florida. Nathan Hunter (RHS), Trinity Olmstead…

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Editor's Notes

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

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

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (April 29, 2019) Here’s a digital look at our May 2019 print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Anchored

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 14, 2019) Anchored, we fished a tributary of the Mississippi. It was a summer Wednesday and I was on my weekly fishing adventure…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Clinging to Faith: A Close-Up View of Suffering

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 28, 2019) She sounded worried on the phone, and no wonder, her husband faced a federal indictment in connection to a former employer’s…

Cooking with Ease

Cooking with Ease: Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 10, 2019) The second Sunday of every month, I host supper at Tate Farms. Women only, no theme, no RSVP… just bring a…

Letters to the Editor

Message from the Mobile City Mayor to Local Fire Departments

Letter to the Editor (MOBILE CITY, TX – April 5, 2019) Mobile City experienced a fire on Thursday evening, April 4 at around 5:30 pm. Thank God that…