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 […]

Toyota Raffle Drawing April 14

Limited tickets available for April 14 drawing (ROCKWALL, TX – March 13, 2017) Toyota of Rockwall and The Genesis Center of Kaufman County have teamed up to put one lucky raffle winner in the driver’s seat of a completely restored 1994 Toyota Supra Twin Turbo. This sports car – the same model that was made […]

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 1, 2016) Rockwall residents learned all about the new Open Carry law that takes effect today during a special information session put on in mid-December by CARGO (Citizens Association for Responsible Gun Ownership) at The Center in Rockwall. CARGO invited State Senator Bob Hall – who was active in getting the […]

Blue Ribbon News launches Official Rockwall Area App

Blue Ribbon News launches Official Rockwall Area App

FREE Download ~ Chance to win prizes (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov 11, 2015) More than 2,400 people have downloaded the Official Rockwall Area App, and that number is expected to rise exponentially as Blue Ribbon News, in cooperation with the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, partners with development firm ScanSee to put local deals, dining, […]

Blue Ribbon News early holiday edition hits mailboxes

Blue Ribbon News early holiday edition hits mailboxes

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (Nov 9, 2015) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is on its way to more than 18,000 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath this week.   To submit your good news and events for publication, email . CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW: Our 24-page, full color, hyper-local print edition […]

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt takes Monarch Pledge

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 19, 2015) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt joined fellow mayors from across North Texas and throughout the United States in taking the Mayors’ Monarch Pledge to take action to help save the monarch butterfly, an iconic species whose populations have declined by 90% in the last 20 years. Through the National Wildlife […]

Master Gardeners to host Fall Plant Sale Saturday at Rockwall County Courthouse

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct 6, 2015) Now that the night temperatures have cooled down you can think about replacing tired summer plants with fresh, colorful flowers for bright autumn color.  The Rockwall County Master Gardeners will be conducting their Fall Plant Sale and will offer you a variety of our favorites fresh from the greenhouse. […]

‘Afternoon in the Park’ celebrates works of Rockwall County author/historian Sheri Stodghill Fowler Parks

‘Afternoon in the Park’ celebrates works of Rockwall County author/historian Sheri Stodghill Fowler Parks

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 1, 2015) Folks were treated to some delicious pies, a presentation about the informative historical works of author/historian Sheri Stodghill Fowler Parks and a book signing by Sheri’s mother Patsy Stodghill during the Rockwall County Historical Foundation’s Sunday Afternoon in the Park event, held on the grounds of the Rockwall Historical Museum […]

Trapped in a Timeshare?

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct 1, 2015) For anyone who has ever purchased a timeshare – an arrangement whereby several joint owners have the right to use a piece of vacation property under a time-sharing agreement – the experience can leave one feeling ecstatic. A timeshare can offer a relaxing escape and be the perfect fit for […]

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