Interview with Skully the Skeleton of Fate

Interview with Skully the Skeleton of Fate

ROCKWALL, TX – October 29, 2020 — If you’ve been on Facebook, you’ve probably heard of Skully the Skeleton. Skully is a local undead model who makes his home in Fate, TX. Every year starting in October, he invites his bony friends to the yard to have a rattling good time as he quests to […]

In-Sync Exotics wins prestigious, global Sanctuary of the Year Award

In-Sync Exotics wins prestigious, global Sanctuary of the Year Award

In-Sync Exotics named Outstanding Wildlife Sanctuary of the Year WYLIE, TX (Oct. 29, 2020)The Board of Directors of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries recently announced the recipients of the 2020 Carole Noon Award and Outstanding Animal Sanctuary Awards. New, for 2020, the GFAS Board of Directors presented the First Annual Outstanding Sanctuary Awards to […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse Round Up to feature western vendors, live music, food trucks

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse Round Up to feature western vendors, live music, food trucks

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 26, 2020) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse will host its inaugural Posse Round Up from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 in Historic Downtown Rockwall. The event will feature western vendors, live music, a petting zoo, food trucks, boot shines, kids activities, local 4-H and FFA and more, presented by […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands welcomes new businesses interested in participating in Christmas Toy Drive

Rockwall County Helping Hands welcomes new businesses interested in participating in Christmas Toy Drive

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 26, 2020) Rockwall County Helping Hands has plans underway for its 2020 Christmas Toy Drive and Distribution. More than 1,000 local children are excepted to be served through this special program. Local business owners who are interested in taking part in this event should reach out to Helping Hands about displaying toy […]

Free COVID-19 testing at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Monday

Free COVID-19 testing at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Monday

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 24, 2020) Free COVID-19 testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Monday, Oct. 26 at Lake Pointe Church, 701 E. I-30 Frontage Road. There are no requirements for testing and results will be available in 48 to 96 hours. Please, no eating or drinking 15 minutes prior to […]

Rockwall health and rehab facility ‘walks the walk’

Rockwall health and rehab facility ‘walks the walk’

Highland Meadows: Character, Integrity and Exemplary Care  ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 21, 2020) From car parades and window welcomes to phone calls and video chats, residents of Highland Meadows Health and Rehab have experienced just about every form of virtual visit possible under COVID-19 regulations. Strict adherence to safety protocols and a committed staff have helped […]

Jimmy Kimmel show connects Rowlett resident with man whose life she saved

Jimmy Kimmel show connects Rowlett resident with man whose life she saved

ROCKWALL, TX – October 20, 2020 — Sixteen years ago, Rowlett resident Shannon Weishuhn donated her bone marrow to 19-year-old Johnathan Dodson of Pennsylvania who was battling leukemia. In late September on an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! supported by Baileys, Shannon got to meet the man whose life she saved for the very first […]

Rockwall Police Dept. welcomes Officer Mitchell Attaway

Rockwall Police Dept. welcomes Officer Mitchell Attaway

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 20, 2020) The Rockwall Police Department welcomed Officer Mitchell Attaway with a swearing-in ceremony. Officer Attaway will begin his 17 week Field Training Program. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com. Subscribe to our email newsletter here. […]

Experience Tuskegee airmen’s story at British Flight Training School in Terrell

Experience Tuskegee airmen’s story at British Flight Training School in Terrell

Immersive Movie Experience pays Tribute to Black Aviators, Oct. 28-Nov. 1  TERRELL, TX Oct. 18, 2020 – The story and legacy of World War II’s famed Tuskegee Airmen – America’s first Black, military pilots and their support personnel – is vividly told in “Rise Above: Red Tail Triumph Over Adversity ”. The Commemorative Air Force’s […]

Update on Marsha’s Happy Haven at Heath’s Terry Park, all abilities playground

Update on Marsha’s Happy Haven at Heath’s Terry Park, all abilities playground

A Playground Focused on Inclusion HEATH, TX (Oct. 19, 2020) Despite pandemic challenges, many good works continue. That includes the tireless efforts by Heath residents, Ginny Jackson and Gini Seely, to bring an inclusive haven where children can play and caregivers can rest to Terry Park. In August 2019, the Heath City Council dedicated a […]

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