Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov. 27, 2020 – With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, many families are foregoing travel plans, limiting group gatherings, and seeking new and creative ways to celebrate the season in an effort to stay safe. From virtual tree lightings and Reindeer Runs to outdoor parades that encourage social distancing, our local […]

Pay it forward and Shop Small® this holiday season

Pay it forward and Shop Small® this holiday season

ROCKWALL, TX – November 25, 2020 — During a pandemic, there’s no better way to support your community than by shopping local this holiday season! When your dollars are spent in local shops and retail, that money goes back into the community in many ways. It helps boost community improvement projects, creates jobs within the […]

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

ROCKWALL, TX – November 24, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall and Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County (MOWSS) provided groceries for local homebound seniors in need to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this week. The Rockwall Y partnered with MOWSS to identify elderly clients in the area who might not otherwise […]

Blue Ribbon News Holiday 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News Holiday 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – October 5, 2020 — Below is a digital look at our Holiday 2020 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are usually available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall […]

Early Voting for Fate runoff election Dec. 2-15, Election Day Dec. 19

Early Voting for Fate runoff election Dec. 2-15, Election Day Dec. 19

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 18, 2020 — Early Voting for the Fate runoff election for places 2 and 3 on the city council will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 2 and run through Tuesday, Dec. 15. Election Day will be on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The polling location for Early Voting […]

State Rep. Justin Holland honors memory of longtime Rockwall Sheriff’s Posse horse

State Rep. Justin Holland honors memory of longtime Rockwall Sheriff’s Posse horse

ROCKWALL, TX – November 16, 2020 — The horse of Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse member Dr. Jim Wardlaw recently passed away after nearly two decades of service. State Rep. Justin Holland, a fellow member of the Rockwall Posse, presented Wardlaw with a certificate honoring the memory of his horse – Cherokee Lady – during a […]

Rockwall Police respond to fatal plane crash

Rockwall Police respond to fatal plane crash

ROCKWALL, TX – November 12, 2020 — On Thursday, Nov. 12, at approximately 1:08 p.m., the Rockwall Police Department and Rockwall Fire Department responded to a report of a plane crash near the 1900 Block of State Highway 66 next to Ralph Hall Municipal Airport. Upon arrival, a single-engine aircraft was located in a field […]

Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

ROCKWALL, TX – November 11, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 of Rockwall, local dignitaries and officials, and veterans from the community to observe a special ceremony on Veterans Day. The outdoor event recognized and remembered those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and those […]

Heath Hawks varsity tennis program flies high with historic season

Heath Hawks varsity tennis program flies high with historic season

ROCKWALL, TX – November 9, 2020 — The Rockwall-Heath Hawks varsity tennis program reached new heights this season, advancing all the way to the semifinals of the state regional before losing to Klein Cain last week. The historic run marks the furthest the program has ever advanced since becoming a 6A school. The Heath Hawks […]

Rockwall Community Playhouse reopens next weekend with musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Rockwall Community Playhouse reopens next weekend with musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

ROCKWALL, TX – November 9, 2020 — Rockwall Community Playhouse will reopen next week with its production of the musical comedy, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, directed by Felica Sykes. The show will open on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m., and runs Nov. 20-22 with final performances Dec. 10-13. Showtime for the Friday […]

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