Live Nativity in Heath celebrates First Christmas

Live Nativity in Heath celebrates First Christmas

HEATH, TX (Dec. 1, 2022)—Local congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are hosting “Finding Peace in Christ: A Live Nativity” on December 9th and 10th, from 6-9 pm, at 6819 South FM 549 in Heath. The event features a nativity reenactment with live animals, an international crèche display, live music, and […]

UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

Sheriff’s Office raises over $1600 in the fight against cancer ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) They have until midnight tonight to remove their beards before returning to duty, but for now several deputies and detention officers at the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office are sporting award-winning facial hair for a good cause! Three of the […]

Rockwall student’s art chosen to represent District 33 on Christmas tree at Texas Capitol

Rockwall student’s art chosen to represent District 33 on Christmas tree at Texas Capitol

AUSTIN, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) – Each Christmas, House Members are invited to select a constituent to imagine and create a visual representation of what makes their Texas House District special in the form of a Christmas tree ornament. This year, State Representative Justin Holland is pleased to announce Rockwall High School junior, Abigail Y […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Comfort and Joy

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Comfort and Joy

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) We are rolling into the holidays. The garden is quiet. All has been tucked in for the long winter’s nap. Birds are still in and out of the yard at the feeders, in the holly trees, and I try to keep the birdbath filled. Small potted pines that summered over […]

Rockwall couple partners with Meals on Wheels once again for Christmas display in memory of their son

Rockwall couple partners with Meals on Wheels once again for Christmas display in memory of their son

With more than 60,000 lights, this year’s ‘Stay in the Light’ display will be even bigger and brighter  ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 28, 2022) Brenda and David Hughes are hustling and bustling to string an estimated 60,000 Christmas lights outside their home at 1655 Plummer Drive in The Shores. They anticipate being able to ‘flip the […]

Sails & Yachts for Toys for Tots: Rockwall’s Christmas Boat Parade sets sail Dec. 10

Sails & Yachts for Toys for Tots: Rockwall’s Christmas Boat Parade sets sail Dec. 10

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 28, 2022) The Rockwall Christmas Boat Parade, “Sails and Yachts for Toys for Tots” will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 with best viewing at The Harbor at 7 p.m. Boats will leave Sapphire Bay Marina at 6:30, sail down I-30 and pass the Rockwall Harbor at approximately 7.  Boats will […]

Adventures with the Editor: ‘Twas the Night Before…at Cirque du Soleil

Adventures with the Editor: ‘Twas the Night Before…at Cirque du Soleil

(Nov. 28, 2022) Blue Ribbon News was invited to opening night of Cirque du Soleil’s first ever Christmas show – a spectacular showcase of sight and sound featuring everything from breathtaking aerial performances and high-energy acrobatics to fantastical snowball fights and playful, hoop-diving reindeer games. ‘Twas the Night Before, which runs through December 11 at […]

Rockwall Helping Hands, assisted by volunteers, provides Thanksgiving meals to 350 families

Rockwall Helping Hands, assisted by volunteers, provides Thanksgiving meals to 350 families

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 23, 2022) On Monday, Nov. 21st, and Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, Helping Hands passed out 350 Thanksgiving meals to local families. These boxes included gravy, corn, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin, soup, bread, potatoes, stuffing, and a cake mix with peaches for dessert. With the help of four volunteer groups, clients […]

Local dancers to perform with Mariah Carey in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Local dancers to perform with Mariah Carey in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Nov. 23, 2022) Dancers from The Dance FX Studio, including Rockwall High School Stingerettes, a member of the Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers and a Rockwall-Heath JV Starstepper, will be performing in the THANKSGIVING PARADE finale with Mariah Carey and the Kilgore College Rangerettes! Local dance choreographer and Dance FX director, Afton Fox, was chosen to […]

Campus expansion to feature competition gym, additional classrooms

Campus expansion to feature competition gym, additional classrooms

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) Heritage Christian Academy is tucked away in Rockwall on the busy corner of Goliad and Damascus. Construction of an $8.5 million dollar building, consisting of a competition gym and classroooms, began this summer, and is now visible above the tree line as you drive south on Goliad. With the completion of […]

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