Memorial golf tournament funds scholarships for local Tech-bound students

Memorial golf tournament funds scholarships for local Tech-bound students

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 22, 2022) One hundred and four golfers competed in this year’s Tommy Hooper Memorial Golf tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Club in Heath this past October. This annual tournament began with an outing in 2005 memorializing Tech grad Tommy Hooper (Hale Center ‘72).  Tommy’s wife Margie Hooper and Dale and Teddi Cherry […]

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: A major problem still not fixed

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: A major problem still not fixed

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 22, 2022) A year ago last February, we here in the North Dallas area experienced almost a day and a half without electrical power. No electricity for lights, heat, entertainment, running of essential equipment, or power to run our ever-present battery chargers for our cell phones! Not only we in North […]

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s ‘Coats for Kids’ program a heart-WARM-ing success

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s ‘Coats for Kids’ program a heart-WARM-ing success

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 22, 2022) Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club’s annual Coats for Kids event was held at Costco on November 5. Breakfast Rotary and Rockwall Independent School District partner each year to provide new coats for elementary school children in Rockwall. In addition, Rockwall Breakfast Rotary provides coats for The Rainbow Room in Rockwall, an […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce awards Rockwall Chamber with 5-Star accreditation

U.S. Chamber of Commerce awards Rockwall Chamber with 5-Star accreditation

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 22, 2022) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce with its designation of Accredited with 5 Stars for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Chambers of commerce that achieve an Accreditation designation are truly leaders in their industry.” said […]

Suspect in Royse City homicide found unresponsive in home

Suspect in Royse City homicide found unresponsive in home

ROYSE CITY, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) On Saturday, November 19, 2022 at approximately 3:40 PM, 911 received a call that a male subject was unresponsive and not breathing at a residence located at 5420 FM2625. The Royse City Police Department responded to the location along with medical emergency personnel from the Hunt County AMR Ambulance […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Holiday Spirit

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Holiday Spirit

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) Attend a dinner or an outing with me this month and you will most assuredly be asked this question, “What makes the holidays the holidays for you?”  The anthropologist in me wants to know all about the traditions people hold dear, especially when they are people who are different from […]

Rockwall County Open Spaces: ‘We must not delay any longer’

Rockwall County Open Spaces: ‘We must not delay any longer’

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) In 1986 my wife and I fled the City of Garland and Dallas County. After church one sunny Mother’s Day morning, we visited our future home in Heath. Our three little children jumped out of the car and ran toward the lake without bothering to look inside the house. […]

Sneak peek at Blue Ribbon News’ December Holiday Edition

Sneak peek at Blue Ribbon News’ December Holiday Edition

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov. 21, 2022 — The print pub is on its way to mailboxes, but you can catch a digital view of our December issue right now by clicking the cover image below. This special holiday edition delivers to about 17,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall County, and includes a two-page calendar […]

Rockwall Community Band to present free Christmas concert

Rockwall Community Band to present free Christmas concert

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 18, 2022) Don’t miss the Rockwall Community Band Christmas Concert set for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 at First United Methodist Church Rockwall, 1200 E. Yellowjacket Lane. Admission is free! Directed by Mike McGill and Lewis Phelps.    

Get your tickets now for Heath Holiday Tour Dec. 1-2

Get your tickets now for Heath Holiday Tour Dec. 1-2

HEATH,  TX (Nov. 18, 2022) Ring in the holiday season by joining the community in this great tradition. The annual Heath Holiday Home Tour will be held Thursday, December 1, 5:30 – 8:00 pm and Friday, December 2, 10:00 – 2:00 pm. Thanks to generous Heath homeowners, Rockwall-Heath High School senior parents will host this […]