Wylie dancers march in Children’s Christmas Parade

Wylie dancers march in Children’s Christmas Parade

Enjoy these images captured by Blue Ribbon News and other contributors during the Children’s Medical Center Christmas Parade, presented by Capital One Bank and Pizza Hut on Dec. 3 in downtown Dallas. The Wylie East Sapphires and the Wylie High Pacesetters joined together to march with the Rowdy and the Dallas Cowboys float. Sapphires director […]

Royse City’s Yard of the Month has Christmas spirit

Royse City’s Yard of the Month has Christmas spirit

Congratulations to K.D. Stewart at 2713 Spencer Circle in Royse City on being chosen as the Royse City Chamber of Commerce Yard of the Month winner. The purpose of the program is to recognize Royse City’s citizens who demonstrate above-average efforts in maintaining their property, thereby contributing to the overall appearance of the community at […]

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

(Rockwall County) The holidays can be a stressful time for almost everyone.  The Rockwall County Family YMCA recently hosted a Transformation Challenge, which helped participants get fit, healthy and ready for the holidays.  Many great participants signed up, both from our Y membership and from our staff.  One way that the YMCA is different is the sense of community […]

Meet Tye, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Tye, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Are you ready to Tye one on for the holidays? Tye is a well-mannered, friendly dog who’s very eager to please. This handsome boy loves to play, but he’s equally happy to walk by your side. Looking for a good, solid dog? A faithful companion? You won’t do any better than Tye. He’s the real […]

Part I: How to buy a telescope…

Part I: How to buy a telescope…

…and not be disappointed. Part I: The Mount Hopefully if you are one of those special people with a newfound interest in amateur astronomy and have gotten this far, you know the Golden Rule of Telescope Purchase.  For those of you starting here, the Golden Rule is: DO NOT BUY A TELESCOPE AT A DEPARTMENT […]

Children ‘ain’t misbehavin’

Children don’t misbehave, says Dr. Thomas Gordon, author of the best selling book, Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T). Wait a second, you say.  Whoa!  Everywhere you look there are children misbehaving. Dr. Gordon says that children’s actions are judged as misbehaviors when those behaviors come into conflict with the desires of parents and other adults.  What […]

Join the Polar Express pajama party at Discovery Center

Join the Polar Express pajama party at Discovery Center

(Frisco) Experience the magic of Christmas during the second annual Polar Express Pajama Party at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec. 18 at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway.  Based on the book and popular 2004 film “The Polar Express,” last year’s event sold-out and featured a film-screening in the Black Box Theatre, […]

Nominate someone for a Hawaiian Falls Christmas blessing

There are many reasons to bless others this Christmas and Hawaiian Falls wants to hear from you.  Nominate a deserving family or someone who has made a difference in your life or the lives of others.  Hawaiian Falls will choose 25 winners from each of its five Texas parks – 125 total – to receive […]

Share the Season to help local children, pets in need

Share the Season to help local children, pets in need

(Rockwall/Rowlett) Local businesses are making it easy to “Share the Season” and help those in need within the Rockwall and Rowlett communities.  Visit a participating location to drop off much needed items in specially marked collection bins. Your generous donations will directly benefit the Rainbow Room of Rockwall County, the Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund, and Rockwall PAWS.   “Share the […]