Rockwall County goes blue for kids in April

Rockwall County goes blue for kids in April

ROCKWALL, TX – March 30, 2021 — As April draws near, Rockwall County prepares to #GoBlueforKids for Child Abuse Prevention Month. The community is encouraged to join in as the following area businesses offer ‘Go Blue’ promotions to raise awareness and funds for the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. Texas Traditions Stop by and […]

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Dennis Lewis

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Dennis Lewis

ROCKWALL, TX – March 29, 2021 — As the Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 approaches, Blue Ribbon News invited all candidates running for Rockwall City Council to participate in our Candidate Q&A Series. We provided a questionnaire for each candidate on the ballot to provide some insight on themselves and their platform. The Early Voting […]

Blue Ribbon News Go Blue 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News Go Blue 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – March 29, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our Go Blue for Kids 2021 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are usually available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton […]

Big news, big funds for Fate DPS Officer hospitalized four months with COVID

Big news, big funds for Fate DPS Officer hospitalized four months with COVID

ROCKWALL, TX – March 28, 2021 — Last night at Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse, two checks totaling $53,754 were presented to Cynthia Willoughby, wife of Fate DPS Officer Clint Willoughby who has been hospitalized with COVID-19 since December 2020. The generous donations were a result of a benefit Crawfish Boil, raffle and silent auction […]

Rockwall County officials deliver meals to homebound seniors during Community Champions Week

Rockwall County officials deliver meals to homebound seniors during Community Champions Week

ROCKWALL, TX – March 25, 2021 — Rockwall County elected officials and healthcare professionals delivered boxes full of food to area homebound seniors during Meals on Wheels March for Meals Community Champions Week. Well over 1,000 meals were boxed and distributed curbside among the community champions at Divine Peace Church in Rockwall. A big thanks […]

Heath Mayor proclaims April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month

Heath Mayor proclaims April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month

HEATH, TX – March 23, 2021 — The Heath city council recognized National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month with a proclamation during its virtual meeting this evening, March 23rd. The council welcomed members of the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County and Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper, as Mayor Kelson Elam proclaimed the […]

Lineup for 2021 Concert by the Lake Music Series at the Rockwall Harbor announced

Lineup for 2021 Concert by the Lake Music Series at the Rockwall Harbor announced

ROCKWALL, TX – March 19, 2021 — The Concert by the Lake Music Series returns to the Rockwall Harbor (2059 Summer Lee) on May 13th! Enjoy some great tunes at the Harbor Amphitheater on Thursday nights from 7:30-9 p.m., May 13 to July 29. Here’s the artist lineup for the 2021 Concert by the Lake […]

Rockwall ISD Board approves maintaining student, teacher and staff mask-wearing

Rockwall ISD Board approves maintaining student, teacher and staff mask-wearing

ROCKWALL, TX – March 17, 2021 — The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approved maintaining the Texas Education Agency safety requirement of student, teacher, and staff mask-wearing for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. District leadership presented information related to on-going changes from the Texas Education Agency concerning COVID mitigation. In addition, Student Services […]

Girl Scouts introduces new program in collaboration with Former First Lady of the U.S. Michelle Obama, Penguin Random House

Girl Scouts introduces new program in collaboration with Former First Lady of the U.S. Michelle Obama, Penguin Random House

ROCKWALL, TX – March 16, 2021 — Girl Scouts of the USA is excited to announce the Becoming Me program, a special collaboration with Penguin Random House and Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. The program follows the recent publication of Mrs. Obama’s book, Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers, and offers a […]

Grace Hartman Elementary shines with more than 200 acts of kindness

Grace Hartman Elementary shines with more than 200 acts of kindness

ROCKWALL, TX – March 16, 2021 — Grace Hartman Elementary recently partnered with Raise Craze to complete a kindness-focused fundraising campaign. During the fundraiser, in-person and virtual students showed their appreciation to donors by completing acts of kindness for others. By the end of the campaign, students completed over 235 acts of kindness and raised […]