Pet Supplies Plus donates $50,000 to Rockwall’s Patriot Paws

 Pet Supplies Plus donates $50,000 to Rockwall’s Patriot Paws

America’s Favorite Neighborhood Pet Store Partners with Natural Balance® and Rachael RayTM Nutrish®; Donates An Additional $578 in Pet Supplies to Local Veteran (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 26, 2019) Pet Supplies Plus, the largest pet retail franchise in the United States, recently teamed up with Natural Balance® and Rachael RayTM Nutrish® to raise awareness about the […]

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 31, 2019) Last spring, the North Texas Municipal Water District broke ground on the first major manmade lake Texas has seen in nearly three decades – Bois d’Arc Lake. Recently, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court welcomed an update from NTMWD on the project. Components of Bois d’Arc Lake Bois d’Arc […]

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 16 in Lower Greenville

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 16 in Lower Greenville

(DALLAS, TX – February 26, 2019) The Vanderbilt to Vickery Association will host its annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, the largest one of its kind in Dallas, on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The Block Party runs 9 AM-7 PM in Lower Greenville between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Guests 21 and older are […]

Fifth Grade Poster Contest Recognizes Constitution Week

Fifth Grade Poster Contest Recognizes Constitution Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 2, 2018)  To celebrate Constitution Week (Sept. 17-23), the Rockwall County Bar Association held a U.S. Constitution Poster Contest for Rockwall ISD 5th graders. During the contest, students used their art skills to show what the Constitution means to them. A winner was selected from each Rockwall ISD elementary school, and […]

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 […]

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) The team of deputies making up the North Texas Criminal Interdiction Unit are showing they’re a force to be reckoned with for those smuggling drugs and human cargo across the region’s major highways. In December 2017, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner, Grayson County Sheriff Tom Watt, Hunt County Sheriff […]

Blue Ribbon News July 2018 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News July 2018 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (June 25, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our July 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 […]

Hooked on Fishing

Hooked on Fishing

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 4, 2018) While being walked by the dog in Harry Myers Park, I stumbled upon a large crowd of parents and kids encircling the ponds by the historical homes—it was a fishing derby. Kids casted lines, reeled, and screamed the iconic, “I got one!” as moms and dads ran over to […]

Skratch mobile app partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County

Skratch mobile app partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County

(DALLAS, TX — August 24, 2017) Skratch, a demand-based mobile app for iPhone that connects teens in local neighborhoods with adults who are looking for help with tasks, announces a partnership and pilot program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County. Developed for teens looking for quick, safe and skill-based ways to make […]

C-Span to honor local winners of StudentCam documentary competition

C-Span to honor local winners of StudentCam documentary competition

(McKINNEY, TX — April 28, 2017) C‑SPAN and Spectrum will visit Imagine International Academy of North Texas on May 2 to honor local winners for C‑SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition, StudentCam. During the visit a C‑SPAN Representative will present a StudentCam certificate of merit to all 12 winning students during ceremonies in front of classmates, teachers […]

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