PHOTOS: Farmers Market opens in Downtown Rockwall

PHOTOS: Farmers Market opens in Downtown Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX – June 6, 2020 – Rockwall Farmers Market opened for the season today in the downtown square. The market runs from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 26. The vision for the Rockwall Farmers Market concept is an effort to establish a connection between local farmers and consumers by offering the community […]

The City of Rockwall officially and safely welcomes residents to Go Outside and Play

The City of Rockwall officially and safely welcomes residents to Go Outside and Play

ROCKWALL, TX – June 5, 2020 – While safety precautions are being taken, the City of Rockwall wants residents to know that many amenities are back open and ready for use. The City Council voted on Monday, June 1 to officially reopen the majority of public facilities and reinstate outdoor events and programs. A few months […]

Fate Splash Pad now open at Robert Smith Family Park

Fate Splash Pad now open at Robert Smith Family Park

(FATE, TX – June 5, 2020) Fate Splash Pad is now open in Robert Smith Family Park, 1220 CD Boren Parkway! The hours are from 8 AM until 9 PM. Please remember to have fun but maintain social distance and use hand sanitizers. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The splash pad has an automated water circulation system. Due […]

Lifelong Heath resident and war veteran Wayne Jones celebrates his 95th birthday

Lifelong Heath resident and war veteran Wayne Jones celebrates his 95th birthday

(HEATH, TX — June 5, 2020) Today Wayne Jones, one of Heath’s oldest residents and a war veteran, turns 95 years old. Wayne has lived all his life in Heath. He served in the Army in Japan during World War II. On the boat over to Japan, a Captain one day asked him how he […]

Rockwall’s Concerts by the Lake, Fourth of July parade, fireworks return

Rockwall’s Concerts by the Lake, Fourth of July parade, fireworks return

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2020) Blue Ribbon News has just received confirmation that the City of Rockwall’s Concert by the Lake Series will return Thursday, June 18. The entertainment line-up is expected to be finalized and released next week. Concerts are free and open to the public, and begin at 7:30 p.m. at The […]

Free live music is back at San Jacinto Plaza in Rockwall

Free live music is back at San Jacinto Plaza in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX- June 4, 2020) The San Jacinto Plaza Music Series returns this Friday, June 5, with Dakota Ritter performing live from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Downtown Rockwall, Texas. Woody Eastman performs Saturday evening. Plan an evening out with cafe-style seating, first come, first served. Causal seat walls anchor both entrances to the Plaza and […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/4/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/4/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2020) We have received four confirmed cases of COVID-19 from DSHS. All four cases are in the City of Rockwall. One person is in their 30’s. Two people are in their 40’s. One person is in their 60’s. We regret to inform you […]

City of Heath to host drive-by parade for the Fourth; decorating contest

City of Heath to host drive-by parade for the Fourth; decorating contest

From the City of Heath Special Events Board: (HEATH, TX – June 4, 2020) We love our annual community traditions, including the July 4 Parade and Patriotic Program in the Park. However, this is a unique and challenging time in our history, and a time for continued caution. As a result, the July parade and program […]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Peaceful protest at Rockwall Harbor this evening

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Peaceful protest at Rockwall Harbor this evening

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 3, 2020) There was a planned protest at The Harbor in Rockwall this evening. We spoke with Jim Pruitt, Rockwall Mayor who said city officials and the Rockwall Police Department were aware of the planned event and prepared to keep the safety of all citizens the top priority. Some business in and around the Harbor closed […]

Governor Abbott announces Phase III to Open Texas

Governor Abbott announces Phase III to Open Texas

(JUNE 3, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott today announced the third phase of the State of Texas’ plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase III, effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will be able to operate at up to 50% capacity, with very limited exceptions. Business that previously have […]

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