Rockwall Boat Show to offer thrilling performances, new & vintage watercraft

Rockwall Boat Show to offer thrilling performances, new & vintage watercraft

(Rockwall) August 26, 2013 – VisitRockwall.com and the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce the Rockwall Boat Show, coming Sept. 28-29 at The Harbor. Sponsored by the Dallas Morning News, Rockwall’s inaugural “on land & in the water” boat show will feature new and vintage boats, stunning performances by the Metroplex Mavericks […]

Reader, advertiser feedback makes our day

Reader, advertiser feedback makes our day

(August 25, 2013) We receive hundreds of emails, Facebook messages and tweets every week, filled with good news and comments from our local community. I do my best to personally respond to each one. Without your stories, we wouldn’t be able to accomplish our mission – that is, to shine the spotlight on people, places […]

Blue Ribbon News, Shenaniganz team up for weekly giveaways

Blue Ribbon News, Shenaniganz team up for weekly giveaways

DRAWING EVERY FRIDAY (Rockwall) August 25, 2013 – Blue Ribbon News and Shenaniganz in Rockwall have teamed up to say thank you for liking Blue Ribbon News and being a Shenani-fan. Every Friday for the next five weeks, we will draw the name of one lucky Blue Ribbon News reader to win a $50 GAME CARD […]

Tribute to Kidd Kraddick Aug 15

Tribute to Kidd Kraddick Aug 15

Free public memorial in Dallas will celebrate the extraordinary life of Kidd Kraddick  (Dallas) August 9, 2013 – Fans and “extended family” of the late Kidd Kraddick are invited to a free public celebration of Kidd’s remarkable life next Thursday, August 15th. The “Tribute to Kidd” will begin at 5:30 PM on AT&T Plaza outside of […]

Dallas Race Week underway at Lake Ray Hubbard

Dallas Race Week underway at Lake Ray Hubbard

Chance to win a Royal Caribbean Cruise for Two (Rockwall-June 15, 2013) For hundreds of sailors and spectators, a long-standing Father’s Day tradition will continue when Dallas Race Week launches Sunday, June 16 on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall. Six days of racing action, beautiful sunsets, and pre- and post-race parties will be topped off with […]

Fearful stray given hope, healing and fairy tale ending

Fearful stray given hope, healing and fairy tale ending

(Rockwall) June 11, 2013 – I love advocating for No Kill shelters, because nearly every story has a happy ending. Beautiful dogs like Delilah, who were previously put down with nary a thought at area animal shelters, now have a chance at their own fairy tale life. But because it involved some dark days, Delilah’s […]

Tossing Small Stones: A Father’s Day Confession

The rod doubled and the reel sang as the shark darted and dove to the deep. After fishing for days on aFloridapier, I had hooked a monster, and my Dad coached and cheered above everyone. I was nine when I carved out this memory with my hero. He’s a mere shell of a man now, […]

Blue Ribbon News reader wins parasailing adventure

Here’s how you can win Congratulations to Tim Nichols of Rockwall whose name was just drawn from among our Blue Ribbon News DFW readers to win a FREE tandem flight with Captain Rance Rudy & Parasailing the Harbor! Enjoy your high-flying adventure,Tim – and thanks to all of our fans & followers who help us spread good news. Another giveaway […]

Why winners always quit

Why winners always quit

“Winners never quit.  Quitters never win.” –Vince Lombardi, Green Bay Packers head coach 1959-67 Sorry, Vince.  I’m going to go out on a shaky brittle limb and disagree with a Hall of Fame coach.  You see, quitting is in every winner’s vocabulary.  Here’s just a few examples of people you would have loved coaching, but […]

George Warner named among Dallas’ Top Wealth Managers

George Warner named among Dallas’ Top Wealth Managers

May 30, 2013 – George Warner, who serves as Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor at American National Bank Wealth Management Group in Rockwall, was recently honored with two distinguished awards. Warner was named one of Dallas’ Top Wealth Managers by Texas Monthly Magazine – an honor he’s earned twice before.  His “Five Star Best in Client […]

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