Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor David Billings

Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor David Billings

FATE, TX (May 11, 2021) Yesterday marked the official start of the fiscal year 2022 City of Fate budget season.  We will be holding budget workshops and townhall meetings to get feedback from citizens and various stakeholders. One of the challenges in developing this year’s budget is the 87th legislative session in Austin.  I recently spent […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall recognized nationally with 5-star rating

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall recognized nationally with 5-star rating

New CMS Rankings Award Facility 5 Stars ROCKWALL, TX (May 6, 2021) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall was recognized as a 5 Star Hospital by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 30. This is a significant accomplishment awarded to only 27 hospitals in Texas and just 10% of hospitals surveyed across the […]

Patti Richter, On Faith: Life Lessons on a Mother’s Love

Patti Richter, On Faith: Life Lessons on a Mother’s Love

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (May 6, 2021) Saturday mornings were the worst. My usual routine of dusting each room and dry-mopping the floors grew tedious in the weeks after losing my mother. For over a decade I’d held a phone in one hand and cleaning items in the other while my weekly conversation with Mom made the Saturday […]

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Easy Chocolate Pudding for Mother’s Day

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Easy Chocolate Pudding for Mother’s Day

ROCKWALL, TX (May 5, 2021) As Mother’s Day approaches, I always think of my mom’s favorite things. What can I get her? What can I make her? How can I show her that I have been paying attention to what she likes all these years? As children, no matter how old we are, our natural […]

Neighbors hatch idea for Hawk’s Nest Sandwich Co., now open in Heath

Neighbors hatch idea for Hawk’s Nest Sandwich Co., now open in Heath

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2021) Folks are flocking to the Hawk’s Nest – a family-owned artisan sandwich shop that recently opened at 207 Laurence Drive in Heath (near City Hall and the fire station). “We are so excited about being a new spot for sandwiches, coffee, breakfast and frozen custard,” said Heath resident Ronda Land, who […]

Rockwall County to host final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event May 14

Rockwall County to host final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event May 14

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (May 3, 2021) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management has announced that Friday, May 14 will be Rockwall County’s final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event.  If you have been waiting, wait no longer! Get your COVID-19 vaccine appointment here: https://tinyurl.com/LastMassVax Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall […]

Heath DPS welcomes community to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Heath DPS welcomes community to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’

HEATH, TX – April 26, 2021 – Heath Department of Public Safety joins a nationwide mission to connect with the citizens they serve by hosting Coffee with a Cop on May 1, 8 to 10 a.m. at the new Hawks Nest Sandwich Co., 207 Laurence Drive. Heath residents are invited to drop by and enjoy a […]

PUP-date: Milestone Millie, Patriot PAWS service dog in training, learns new cues

PUP-date: Milestone Millie, Patriot PAWS service dog in training, learns new cues

ROCKWALL, TX (April 8, 2021) – It has been three and a half months since the last Milestone PUP-date and although that might not seem like much time in the world of service dog training, the professional trainers at Patriot PAWS Service Dogs in Rockwall say Millie has learned a lot that will help her […]

Taco Tuesday Spirit Night at Chiloso on April 20 for Rockwall High Orchestra

Taco Tuesday Spirit Night at Chiloso on April 20 for Rockwall High Orchestra

ROCKWALL, TX – April 7, 2021 – Come support the Rockwall High School Orchestra and enjoy some great food during Spirit Night from 5 to 9 p.m. at Chiloso Mexican Bistro in Rockwall on Taco Tuesday, April 20. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your […]

SURVEY: Your input sought for Rockwall County COVID vaccination efforts

SURVEY: Your input sought for Rockwall County COVID vaccination efforts

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 -The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management is surveying Rockwall County residents for planning purposes regarding future COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Residents are encouraged to take the vaccination survey here:  https://forms.gle/rbkoNGKCzMZdz8Jt8 Blue Ribbon News staff report.  Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To […]

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