How I Met My Mate: What’s your story?

How I Met My Mate: What’s your story?

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 13, 2021 – At a time of such division in our nation – and with Valentine’s Day only a month away – our Blue Ribbon News team is finding joy in reading all the love stories that local couples are submitting for our annual ‘How I Met My Mate’ Valentine’s issue, […]

City of Rockwall to hold election May 1, 2021 for Mayor, three City Council members

City of Rockwall to hold election May 1, 2021 for Mayor, three City Council members

Early voting scheduled for April 19 – 27 (excluding Sunday) Election Day voting to be held May 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 13, 2021 – The City of Rockwall will call an election to be held on May 1, 2021 for the purpose of electing the Mayor and three […]

City of Fate to hold General Election May 1 for Mayor, two City Council members

City of Fate to hold General Election May 1 for Mayor, two City Council members

FATE, TX – Jan. 13, 2021 – The City of Fate will hold a General Election on Saturday, May 1, 2021, for the purpose of electing two (2) City Council Members, Place 1 and Place 5, and one (1) citizen to serve as Mayor. The citizens elected to serve as Council Members in Places 1 […]

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off in Northeast Texas

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off in Northeast Texas

Girl Scout entrepreneurs in Northeast Texas are selling cookies in safe, creative, and socially distant ways, and innovating – including through the organization’s first transportation of Girl Scout Cookies with autonomous driving technology company Waymo. Nationwide online Girl Scout Cookie ordering will be available February 1.  [DALLAS, TX]— Today, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and […]

Women in Need to host 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence on Valentine’s Weekend

Women in Need to host 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence on Valentine’s Weekend

Sponsorships available as Women in Need hosts its 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Valentine’s weekend, benefiting victims and survivors of domestic abuse ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 12, 2021 – As many of you know, intimate partner violence is still a big problem, and particularly with everyone being shut-in this past year. Sadly, we continue to […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall Bariatric Center recognized for higher quality in bariatric surgery

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall Bariatric Center recognized for higher quality in bariatric surgery

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 12, 2021 – Texas Health Hospital Rockwall is proud to be recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ for Bariatric Surgery designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering […]

Missing child found in Fate due to quick action by Child Abduction Response Team

Missing child found in Fate due to quick action by Child Abduction Response Team

FATE, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – On January 3, 2021 at approximately 11:26 p.m., Rockwall County dispatchers received an urgent call from a parent that her 12-year-old son was missing. The mother was awakened by the garage door being closed at 11:20 p.m. and quickly found him missing. The son had left a written message […]

Graduation Ceremony Update for Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath, and Quest Academy Class of 2021

Graduation Ceremony Update for Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath, and Quest Academy Class of 2021

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – To provide a safe environment with ample space for graduates and guests, the Rockwall-Heath High School and Rockwall High School graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 will now take place on the same day at the new Globe Life Field, located at 734 Stadium Drive in Arlington. This […]

Meet Kobalt, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Kobalt, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – Meet Kobalt! This spunky little girl is ready for her forever home. Kobalt is a Tortie girl who had a rough start to life so she lives, loves, and plays like there is no tomorrow! She loves people (big and small), dogs (big and small), food (grain free, […]

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: Texas hub providers will receive 158,825 doses of vaccine based on the number of people each provider estimated it could serve in a week. An additional 38,300 doses will go to other providers to continue vaccination in communities statewide. In […]