Royse City Police and Fire to host toy drive Dec. 2

Royse City Police and Fire to host toy drive Dec. 2

ROYSE CITY, TX – Nov. 25, 2020 – The Royse City Police Department and Royse City Fire Department will host their annual toy drive from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2. It’s a friendly competition so you will be asked when you drop off your toy which department gets credit for your donation. This […]

Rockwall health and rehab facility ‘walks the walk’

Rockwall health and rehab facility ‘walks the walk’

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 25, 2020 – With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, Highland Meadows Health and Rehab – like many skilled nursing and long-term care facilities – has spent the last several months adapting, pivoting, and following strict protocols to help ensure the safety of patients, staff, and the families who care about them. “There […]

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) seeks new volunteers

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) seeks new volunteers

Training set for Feb. 13 and 20 ROCKWALL, TX – November 25, 2020 – Do you want to help your community in times of need? EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is looking for new members who want to make a difference and help their community in a times of need. CERT is an […]

Pay it forward and Shop Small® this holiday season

Pay it forward and Shop Small® this holiday season

ROCKWALL, TX – November 25, 2020 — During a pandemic, there’s no better way to support your community than by shopping local this holiday season! When your dollars are spent in local shops and retail, that money goes back into the community in many ways. It helps boost community improvement projects, creates jobs within the […]

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

ROCKWALL, TX – November 24, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall and Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County (MOWSS) provided groceries for local homebound seniors in need to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this week. The Rockwall Y partnered with MOWSS to identify elderly clients in the area who might not otherwise […]

Rockwall Office of Emergency Management emphasizes limiting group gatherings over the holidays as COVID cases rise

Rockwall Office of Emergency Management emphasizes limiting group gatherings over the holidays as COVID cases rise

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2020 – With COVID-19 cases on the rapid rise once again, holiday celebrations will likely look a little different this year as we aim to flatten the curve. According to the latest numbers from the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (RCOEM) COVID Dashboard, there are a total of 2,433 […]

Meet Rockwall County’s ‘Blue Tie Guys’

Meet Rockwall County’s ‘Blue Tie Guys’

  ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2020 – Blue Tie Guy Ambassadors are friends, leaders, and colleagues in our community who serve as champions for children in Rockwall County by speaking out about child abuse dynamics. Recently, this group of gentlemen have stepped up to stand in the gap and lend a voice to children […]

Blue Ribbon News Holiday 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News Holiday 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – October 5, 2020 — Below is a digital look at our Holiday 2020 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 YMCA, the Rockwall […]

Woodcreek Fate family turns front yard into interactive Christmas Candy Land game

Woodcreek Fate family turns front yard into interactive Christmas Candy Land game

FATE, TX – Nov. 20, 2020 – The Washington family of Woodcreek Fate welcomes the community – young and old – to their front yard (571 Louder Way) this season to enjoy an interactive game of Christmas Candy Land. “This is something my family and I love doing every year, and we feel like it’s […]

Fate officers apprehend stolen vehicle suspect following chase into Rockwall

Fate officers apprehend stolen vehicle suspect following chase into Rockwall

FATE, TX – Nov. 20, 2020 – Today, Fate Department of Public Safety officers pursued a person in a stolen vehicle through Fate into Rockwall. At one point, officers boxed in the vehicle and while attempting to apprehend the driver, he rammed one of Fate DPS units to avoid arrest. The suspect fled north on […]

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