63 residents, 32 staff test positive for COVID-19 at Beacon Harbor in Rockwall

63 residents, 32 staff test positive for COVID-19 at Beacon Harbor in Rockwall

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (8/7/2020) ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management today reported that Beacon Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation, located at 6700 Heritage Parkway in Rockwall, has 63 residents and 32 staff that have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The facility is […]

Funeral procession traffic alert in Rockwall for Monday, Aug 10

Funeral procession traffic alert in Rockwall for Monday, Aug 10

: ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) About 3:45pm Monday, Aug 10 ~ the funeral procession for Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines will proceed east from Lake Pointe Church onto the main lanes of I-30 before exiting at John King Blvd.   The procession will turn north on John King Blvd to State Hwy 66 and […]

Tax-free weekend starts today, Aug 7-9

Tax-free weekend starts today, Aug 7-9

August 7, 2020 – During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Comptroller encourages all taxpayers to continue practicing social distancing and support Texas businesses while saving money on tax–free purchases of most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) during the annual Tax–Free weekend. Qualifying items can be purchased tax free from a Texas store or from an […]

Rockwall firefighters receive Outstanding Unit Citations for lifesaving efforts

Rockwall firefighters receive Outstanding Unit Citations for lifesaving efforts

ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) Rockwall Fire Department recently recognized members of Station 2, A-Shift, Driver Engineer Jacob Farrell, and Firefighter Michael Sauder with an Outstanding Unit Citation. The Rockwall Fire Department shared on social media that on June 19, 2020, the fire department responded to a medical emergency in the 2800 block of Ridge […]

Rockwall County officers graduate from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Basic Correctional Officer Course

Rockwall County officers graduate from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Basic Correctional Officer Course

ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) Rockwall County Sheriff Eavenson and Major Calkins congratulated Officer Lee, Officer Zapata, and Officer Tidwell on graduating from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Correctional Officer Course today! In the midst of pandemic these officers continue to persevere and meet today’s challenges with courage and dedication. #OneBadgeUnlimitedPotential #joinRSO […]

Pablo’s, new restaurant coming to downtown Fate

Pablo’s, new restaurant coming to downtown Fate

FATE, TX (August 7, 2020) The two-story patio restaurant space at the Villages of Fate is now home to Pablo’s Restaurant and Cantina, an authentic Mexican cuisine full-service sit-down restaurant. Pablo Llanito and his partners Elizabeth and Woody Leath are excited to bring this new restaurant to downtown Fate. The interior finishes are underway and […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (8/6/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (8/6/2020)

ROCKWALL, TX (August 6, 2020) Latest official update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com. Subscribe to our email newsletter here. Advertising: 214-342-8000 or advertising@BlueRibbonNews.com.  

Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church in Heath hosts donations drive for Austin Street Center Aug. 9

Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church in Heath hosts donations drive for Austin Street Center Aug. 9

ROCKWALL, TX – August 6, 2020 — Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church in Heath is hosting a donations drive for the Austin Street Center on Aug. 9 from 1-3 p.m. The Austin Street Center provides emergency shelter and services for the most vulnerable homeless men and women. Here’s a list of what to […]

Love is Never Quarantined: 10 Steps for Developing Loving Relationships

Love is Never Quarantined: 10 Steps for Developing Loving Relationships

ROCKWALL, TX – August 6, 2020 — COVID-19 has impacted and rearranged all of our lives. Of necessity, we spend more time together, often living in close quarters. During this unusual time, how we relate to each other, how we give and receive love, and the quality of that love, is very important for our […]

Candidly Curtis: Headphone Challenge Part II, Burger Edition

Candidly Curtis: Headphone Challenge Part II, Burger Edition

ROCKWALL, TX (August 5, 2020) Blue Ribbon News special contributors Chris & Molli are taking the Headphones Challenge again, and this time they’re getting ready to give away a $20 gift card to Wells Cattle Co in Rockwall! Be sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel and comment with your favorite burger topping!   More where […]

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