Alders, Rockwall’s newest active adult luxury living facility, to host Senior Expo in May

Alders, Rockwall’s newest active adult luxury living facility, to host Senior Expo in May

ROCKWALL, TX – April 7, 2021 – Alders Rockwall  – the new active adult luxury living apartments located at 1196 N. TL Townsend Drive – recently completed construction and will welcome its first residents in mid-April. They are already preparing to host a SENIOR EXPO on Wednesday, May 5 featuring local vendors, fitness demonstrations, raffle prizes, […]

Rockwall County jury sentences drug dealer to 45 years in prison, fine

Rockwall County jury sentences drug dealer to 45 years in prison, fine

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 – On Monday, April 5, 2021, a Rockwall County jury convicted Dallas resident, Joel Vega, 31, of the offense of Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine in an amount of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams.  Less than 20 minutes after retiring to deliberate on punishment, […]

SURVEY: Your input sought for Rockwall County COVID vaccination efforts

SURVEY: Your input sought for Rockwall County COVID vaccination efforts

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 -The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management is surveying Rockwall County residents for planning purposes regarding future COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Residents are encouraged to take the vaccination survey here:  https://forms.gle/rbkoNGKCzMZdz8Jt8 Blue Ribbon News staff report.  Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To […]

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Ron Smith

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Ron Smith

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 — As the Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 approaches, Blue Ribbon News invited all candidates running for Rockwall City Council to participate in our Candidate Q&A Series. We provided a questionnaire for each candidate on the ballot to provide some insight on themselves and their platform. The Early Voting […]

Rockwall police seek assistance in identifying theft suspect

Rockwall police seek assistance in identifying theft suspect

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 – The Rockwall Police Department Criminal Investigation Division needs assistance in identifying a theft suspect. On March 30, 2021 at 4:50 PM the shown suspect exited the Tom Thumb grocery store on N. Goliad St. without paying for the merchandise in his shopping cart. He was seen getting into […]

Texas Parks & Wildlife: Managed Lands Deer Program Enrollment is now open for 2021-22 season

Texas Parks & Wildlife: Managed Lands Deer Program Enrollment is now open for 2021-22 season

AUSTIN – April 6, 2021 – Enrollment in the Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP) is now open for the 2021-22 hunting season. Open enrollment for the MLDP Conservation Option runs from April 5 through June 15 this year while the Harvest Option opens May 1 and runs through Sept. 1. New this year, fees are […]

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order prohibiting government-mandated vaccine passports

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order prohibiting government-mandated vaccine passports

April 6, 2021 – Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order prohibiting state agencies or political subdivisions in Texas from creating a “vaccine passport” requirement, or otherwise conditioning receipt of services on an individual’s COVID-19 vaccination status. The order also prohibits organizations receiving public funds from requiring consumers to provide documentation of vaccine status […]

Rockwall-Heath Hawks soccer continues historic playoff run

Rockwall-Heath Hawks soccer continues historic playoff run

HEATH, TX – April 6, 2021 — The Rockwall-Heath Hawks soccer team advanced to the fourth round of the playoffs for the first time in school history with a 1-0 upset win over #7 Duncanville Friday. “I told my guys leading up to this game that everything Duncanville does well, we can stop,” said Hawks […]

Rockwall ISD Board eliminates mask requirement effective June 1 for summer activities and 2021-22 school year

Rockwall ISD Board eliminates mask requirement effective June 1 for summer activities and 2021-22 school year

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 – The following is a Rockwall ISD press release summarizing last night’s RISD Board of Trustees meeting. NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items due to limited audience opportunities at Board meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the […]

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Dr. Priscylla Bento

Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 Candidate Q&A Series: Dr. Priscylla Bento

ROCKWALL, TX – April 5, 2021 — As the Rockwall County Uniform Election 2021 approaches, Blue Ribbon News invited all candidates running for Rockwall City Council to participate in our Candidate Q&A Series. We provided a questionnaire for each candidate on the ballot to provide some insight on themselves and their platform. The Early Voting […]