Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall, Texas – September 24, 2021 – The Rockwall City Council has approved an art project to honor the City’s rich history. The Discovery Statue Project is named for the three pioneers who discovered the rock wall, for which our city was named. Council has approved funding of $324,800 for a larger-than-life sculpture to be […]

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) The City Council adopted the FY 2021-2022 City of Heath Annual Budget at the Regular City Council meeting on September 14 following months of work held in open meetings and a Public Hearing at the September 14th meeting. The budget becomes effective October 1 and is based upon on a […]

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

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

ROCKWALL, TX – September 27, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our October 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 […]

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) Stella Tabola, a resident of Highland Meadows Health and Rehab in Rockwall, enjoyed a very special birthday celebration today, surrounded by family and friends. Stella was born on Sept. 23, 1916, making her 105 years old! Blue Ribbon News shared Stella’s story earlier this week, but in case you missed it: […]

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Leadership Rockwall 2022

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Leadership Rockwall 2022

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2022 Orientation and Fall Mixer on Sept. 21 at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dallas Rockwall. Leadership Rockwall’s 18 participants for this year will engage in a nine-month long program that includes a combination of in-depth issue seminars and […]

Cain Symphonic and Honors Bands receive National Windband Honors

Cain Symphonic and Honors Bands receive National Windband Honors

ROCKWALL-HEATH, TX (Sept. 17, 2021) The 2020-2021 Cain Middle School Symphonic Band, under the direction of Preston Prior, has been named a Winner of the 2021 Citation of Excellence National Wind Band Honors competition. This is the highest honor in this division. Only four bands earned this distinction across the country. This is the first time […]

On the Jumbotron in Times Square: NYC’s Buddy Walk to feature Heath entrepreneur’s organic soap business

On the Jumbotron in Times Square: NYC’s Buddy Walk to feature Heath entrepreneur’s organic soap business

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Sept. 17, 2021) Zach Wincent, a Heath resident, and entrepreneur with abilities, has had a busy year running his organic soap company, “Soap by Zach”. His hand poured goatmilk and honey soaps are sold online and in local Farmer’s Markets. To celebrate the upcoming national “Buddy Walk” in New York City, an event […]

‘Siren Rocktoberfest’ in Downtown Rockwall to feature Dachshund races, keg roll contest, and German food

‘Siren Rocktoberfest’ in Downtown Rockwall to feature Dachshund races, keg roll contest, and German food

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 16, 2021) An inaugural Siren Rocktoberfest is set for noon Saturday, Oct. 2 at Downtown Rockwall’s new Siren Rock Brewing Company, located at 310 S. Goliad St. The beer garden will tap its new Oktoberfest bier, and special German-themed dishes will be available, including Siren Rock beer braised bratwursts and German potato […]

New foods announced for State Fair of Texas

New foods announced for State Fair of Texas

DALLAS, TX (Sept. 14, 2021) The State Fair of Texas is known for taking culinary creativity to new heights, and 2021 is no exception. Fairgoers have the opportunity to taste all of the finalists of the Big Tex Choice Awards and decide if they agree with the judges’ selections for “Best Taste – Savory,” “Best […]

Rockwall Art League announces its 21st Annual Fine Show, Oct. 15-17

Rockwall Art League announces its 21st Annual Fine Show, Oct. 15-17

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 10, 2021) The Rockwall Art League is excited to announce its 21st Annual Fine Art Show, which opens at noon Friday, Oct. 15 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 17.  Once again, the show will be held in the Community Room at Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club, located in The Shores at 2600 […]

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