Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone, local Dallas-Fort Worth home service company, has introduced a trade school program unlike anything in the DFW Metroplex. During a nine week program, students of ‘Milestone U’ will take classes and participate in ride-alongs with current Milestone HVAC technicians to gain hands-on experience. Once students graduate, they will have obtained their TDLR (Texas Department […]

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 7, 2019) The Friends of the Texas Vietnam Memorial, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that supports and promotes the Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Fair Park in Dallas, invites you to the 31st annual “Texas Run to the Wall” on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The 30-minute motorcycle ride will start at noon […]

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 16, 2019) The North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed expansion of lane use restrictions on highway corridors throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at […]

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2019) On June 4th, State Representative Justin Holland provided a summary of the 86th Texas Legislative Session during a Rockwall Chamber of Commerce breakfast event. The House and the Senate filed more than 7,500 bills during the session, which ended on May 27th. Of those, less than 20 percent (1,427 […]

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) On Thursday, March 7, Congressman Ralph Moody Hall, a Rockwall native who was the oldest ever member of the U.S. House of Representatives, died peacefully in his home at the age of 95. Hall was born on May 3, 1923, in Fate, Texas and was a lifelong resident of […]

Senator Bob Hall Appointed Chair of Senate Agriculture Committee

Senator Bob Hall Appointed Chair of Senate Agriculture Committee

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 29, 2019) Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced last week that he has appointed Sen. Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Upon his announcement the lieutenant governor made the following statement: “No one works harder for the people of his district than Sen. Hall and I am confident he […]

Blue Ribbon News November 2018 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News November 2018 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (October 29, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our November print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more than 20,000 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, and various local […]

Meet the Artist Behind the 2018 State Fair of Texas’ Butter Sculpture

Meet the Artist Behind the 2018 State Fair of Texas’ Butter Sculpture

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 27, 2018) The State Fair of Texas opens tomorrow to bring tons of fried food, family fun and an innovative butter sculpture that’s sure to spread some joyous wonder. Artist Ken Robison’s buttery creation, titled “Some Assembly Required,” features the head of Big Tex as seen in the artwork reflecting the […]

NCTCOG to Discuss Bicycle Connections, Transit in September

NCTCOG to Discuss Bicycle Connections, Transit in September

(DALLAS, TX — September 6, 2018) Residents can learn more about a proposal to improve bicycle-pedestrian access through the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area and various other transportation-focused efforts during public meetings in September. The North Central Texas Council of Governments will host a public meeting series beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 10 […]

WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2018) One hundred years ago in August through November of 1918, thousands of Texans dedicated themselves to serving our country during World War I. Around 200,000 Texans served in uniform during the Great War. Over 5,000 of them made the ultimate sacrifice, laying down their lives to protect the freedoms […]

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