Independence Day in Heath: Festivities include annual parade on July 3

Independence Day in Heath: Festivities include annual parade on July 3

HEATH, TX (June 22, 2021) For a patriotic hometown American experience, join the festivities at the City of Heath’s Annual Independence Day Parade presented on Saturday, July 3. Parade entry awards will be presented during a patriotic celebration immediately after the parade in Towne Center Park featuring a live barbershop quartet and free popsicles and […]

Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

ROWLETT, TX (June 22, 2021) Third Watch Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club and supporters of the #WalktheBridge movement are looking to bring a one-of-a-kind memorial park to the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard. The 22.5-acre park would be the first of its kind in the country – a place of peaceful reflection and healing for families […]

Rockwall’s American Idol: Catching up with Graham DeFranco

Rockwall’s American Idol: Catching up with Graham DeFranco

ROCKWALL, TX (June 22, 2021) Rockwall native Graham DeFranco captured the hearts of people across the country during the most recent season of American Idol, with his fun personality and a voice that Idol Judge Luke Bryan called “the most listenable.” Graham finished in the Top 16 on the show, and now looks ahead to […]

Blue Ribbon News Summer 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News Summer 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – June 21, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our Summer 2021 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 […]

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 19, 2021) Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, the daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth […]

Carter BloodCare Donor Center in Rockwall offers community opportunity to #GiveLife during nationwide blood supply shortage

Carter BloodCare Donor Center in Rockwall offers community opportunity to #GiveLife during nationwide blood supply shortage

ROCKWALL, TX (June 18, 2021) As vaccines continue to roll out to help stem the number of positive COVID cases, there’s one vital resource that remains scarce across the country. Carter BloodCare reports the need for blood has reached critical levels – especially for type O and B – around the nation and right here […]

Buffalo Creek Golf Club announces next phase in multi-year $6.5 million facility enhancement project

Buffalo Creek Golf Club announces next phase in multi-year $6.5 million facility enhancement project

The Perry Family Continues Investing in Tom Weiskopf/Jay Morrish Gem with Course Renovation Project ROCKWALL, TX, June 17, 2021 – Buffalo Creek Golf Club and KemperSports recently announced plans for a three-month course renovation project as the next step in a multi-year $6.5 million facility enhancement plan to elevate the course back to a top […]

Time to get cooking! State Fair of Texas announces 2021 cooking contests

Time to get cooking! State Fair of Texas announces 2021 cooking contests

DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) The State Fair is excited to put home chefs who have been honing their skills during the COVID-19 pandemic to the test with the 2021 Cooking Contests. We all spent more time at home in 2020 than we had ever anticipated, which led to a lot of folks picking up […]

Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2021) Under the leadership of dealership owners Steve and Barbara Jackson, Toyota of Rockwall is known for its philanthropic support of the Rockwall community. From honoring local educators with ‘Teacher of the Year’-wrapped vehicles to drive free of charge for six months, to  transporting Meals on Wheels clients to doctor appointments; […]

Empower 7 to host 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on June 26

Empower 7 to host 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on June 26

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2021) Empower 7 will host its inaugural 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 26 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall. The event offers a VIRTUAL race option for those that cannot attend on the 26th. This race to EMPOWER will raise money for The Empower 7 Ranch […]

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