Rockwall County Helping Hands Toy Drive set to kick off Nov. 12 at Festival of Trees

Rockwall County Helping Hands Toy Drive set to kick off Nov. 12 at Festival of Trees

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 26, 2021) ‘Tis the season to kick off the Rockwall County Helping Hands’ 45th Annual Christmas Toy Drive, sponsored by Texas Health Hospital Rockwall. The drive launches Friday, Nov. 12 when toy tags will be available at the Festival of Trees. Those wishing to participate in the drive should purchase a $20 […]

Hawk on the Water: Rockwall-Heath scholastic sailor qualifies for National Championship

Hawk on the Water: Rockwall-Heath scholastic sailor qualifies for National Championship

HEATH, TX (Oct. 26, 2021) Aston Atherton, a senior at Rockwall-Heath High School and Rush Creek sailor, has won the South Eastern Interscholastic Association (SEISA) single handed district qualifier.  And he did so with a nearly perfect score – eight wins out of nine races at Houston Yacht Club,  October 23-24. Atherton, along with RHHS, […]

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission kicks off the year

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission kicks off the year

ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 26, 2021) The City of Rowlett Arts and Humanities Commission is charged by the City Council to encourage the development of, appreciation for, and participation in the arts and humanities in the City of Rowlett.  This can include (and has in the past) – the promotion of the performing arts, visual arts, […]

TXDOT Traffic Advisory: I-30 Lake Ray Hubbard lane closures starting Monday

TXDOT Traffic Advisory: I-30 Lake Ray Hubbard lane closures starting Monday

DALLAS COUNTY (Oct. 26, 2021)  – Starting Monday, Nov. 1, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close lanes on the eastbound I-30 Lake Ray Hubbard bridge from Bass Pro Drive to Dalrock Road. The closures, which are expected to continue for six weeks, will provide room for crews to start expanding the I-30 bridge […]

Adventures with the Editor: Yesterland Farm

Adventures with the Editor: Yesterland Farm

ROCKWALL, TX – October 26, 2021 — My wife Julie and I recently hosted our friends Hannah and Nathan from Arkansas and treated them to a super fun weekend full of fall festivities, good food, and of course lots of pumpkins! One of the places we took them is a huge farm out in Canton […]

Rockwall County early voting and election day locations, schedule

Rockwall County early voting and election day locations, schedule

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 25, 2021) Early voting is underway through Friday, Oct. 29 in Rockwall County. The first week of early voting closed with 2,014 voters casting their ballots. There are 74,046 registered voters in Rockwall County. Here’s what you need to know and where to go. For more info, visit rockwallvotes.com. Our print edition delivers […]

Meet Maddie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Maddie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 25, 2021) Meet Maddie! This sweet girl is a small (about 31 pounds) gorgeous Aussie mix floof! Her right eye is a micro eye which makes her standout as unique! She is gentle, loves treats, gets along great with both dogs and cats, and is potty-trained. Maddie is timid and shy and needs a […]

Blue Ribbon News November 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News November 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – October 25, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our November 2021 print edition. Our print publication delivers to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall County. Extra copies are available for pick up (while supplies last) at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall […]

Rockwall Rotary names Leo Hangan as Student of Honor from Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary

Rockwall Rotary names Leo Hangan as Student of Honor from Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary

ROCKWALL, TX – October 22, 2021 — The Rockwall Rotary presented Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School student Leo Hangan as their Student of Honor this week during their meeting. Cullins-Lake Pointe Principal Dr. Mary Pugh read out compliments about Leo from his teachers, who described him as always hardworking, respectful and a willing participant in class. […]

Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Teams Up with Carter BloodCare to Support Need for Blood During Nationwide Shortage DALLAS (Oct. 19, 2021) – For the second consecutive year, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que and Carter BloodCare are teaming up in the true spirit of giving this holiday season. The partnered organizations are appealing to North and East Texans to donate blood […]

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