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 […]

Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and Hawaiian Falls honor families of fallen heroes

Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and Hawaiian Falls honor families of fallen heroes

Throughout the history of the United States, brave men and women serving in our military have paid the staggering price of freedom by laying down their lives for our country. And their families pay an awful cost as they adjust to life without their loved ones. In honor of their sacrifice, Hawaiian Falls recently teamed […]

Hawaiian Falls to host Champions Day for special needs families June 18, August 13

Hawaiian Falls to host Champions Day for special needs families June 18, August 13

(GARLAND, TX — June 15, 2016) Hawaiian Falls will host Champions Day June 18 and again August 13 at the Garland, Mansfield, The Colony, Pflugerville and Waco waterparks to bless families of individuals with special needs.  There was a scheduling conflict June 18 in Roanoke, so this park will only host Champions Day August 13. […]

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 […]

Governor Abbott issues statewide call to stand with law enforcement

Governor Abbott issues statewide call to stand with law enforcement

(September 3, 2015) As Texas continue to mourn the loss of Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth, Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call to stand with law enforcement in Texas. To honor Deputy Goforth and all officers across the state, Governor Abbott is asking Texas law enforcement officers to turn on their red […]

Addie Bryan raises thousands for hospital that helped her walk

(DALLAS, TX – August 12, 2015) Addison Bryan of Rockwall made a pretty big wish for her eighth birthday, and today that wish came true. In fact, her goal of raising $8,000 to give back to the hospital that helped her walk was realized nearly ten-fold, as she was able to present nearly $70,000 to […]

Back on the bike after 50 years

Seventy old cyclist takes on 23-mi Hot Rocks course (ROCKWALL, TX – August 7, 2015) After a 50-year break, Larry Maddox is back on his bike. The 70-year-old picked up biking again last year and biked a total of 2500 miles, and plans to bike another 4000 miles this year. For Maddox, biking has plenty […]

Hawaiian Falls gives special needs families exclusive access to the water parks

DALLAS, TX.  (August 5, 2015) Hawaiian Falls hosted Champions Day at all five of its North Texas water parks for children and adults with special needs or medical issues. The “Champions” (individuals with special needs) were admitted free. Family members and caregiver were offered discounted tickets. Lisa Kirkwood of The Colony commented that her special […]

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