State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 7, 2020) The State Fair of Texas is officially canceled this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in North Texas. The State Fair of Texas Board of Directors made the decision to vote against opening the fair this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 […]

Blue Ribbon News June/July “Back to Business” 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News June/July “Back to Business” 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Here’s a digital look at our June/July “Back to Business” 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 County Library, Samee’s Pizza Getti, […]

Watermelon Toss for the big cats at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

Watermelon Toss for the big cats at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

(WYLIE, TX – June 20, 2020) Mark your calendars and come to the Watermelon Toss for the big cats at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, TX.  The event will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Some of the cats play with the watermelons, […]

InSync Exotics in Wylie to host Virtual Birthday Bash celebrating 20 years

InSync Exotics in Wylie to host Virtual Birthday Bash celebrating 20 years

WYLIE, TX – June 9, 2020 – InSync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, is turning 20! Join them in celebrating 20 years of rescuing big cats and providing them with a great forever home by giving the cats some very special birthday treats. You never know, there could […]

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2020) Have you checked out our Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight? We’re featuring local summer camp programs, Vacation Bible Schools, sports and skills camps, and more! Check out our summer camp listing here>>blueribbonnews.com/blue-ribbon-news-summer-camp-spotlight-rockwall-county-beyond/ Offering a summer camp or program in your area? Submit your camp info in our online […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Logan Gerhart, Wylie Preparatory Academy

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Logan Gerhart, Wylie Preparatory Academy

(WYLIE, TX — April 30, 2020) Logan Grant Gerhart will graduate from Wylie Preparatory Academy in May 2020 and is currently the Vice-President of the National Honor Society at Wylie Prep. Logan has worked extremely hard in the classroom as well as on the basketball court.  He was a four-year Varsity basketball starter, four-year All-District, […]

How COVID-19 is affecting North Texas tigers

How COVID-19 is affecting North Texas tigers

(WYLIE, TX – April 9, 2020) First it was ‘Tiger King’, and everyone wanting to know what we thought about Joe Exotic.  Then it was the announcement of the tiger at the Bronx Zoo testing positive for the coronavirus, and everyone wanting to know if our tigers were safe. The fact of the matter is, […]

Statement from Collin County Judge Chris Hill: Collin County resident tests ‘presumptive positive’ for coronavirus

Statement from Collin County Judge Chris Hill:  Collin County resident tests ‘presumptive positive’ for coronavirus

(McKINNEY, TX) Collin County health officials have identified a presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. A Frisco man in his late 30’s who recently traveled to California is stable, in isolation in his home, and is being monitored by county health care staff. Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) will await further testing to […]

In-Sync Exotics brings home two new rescues

In-Sync Exotics brings home two new rescues

(WYLIE, TX) Two exotic big cats have come to In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center in Wylie. Both cats were previously privately owned. Zachariah, pictured above, is a 13-year-old male liger, which is a hybrid resulting when someone breeds a lion to a tiger. They typically have some physical characteristics of each parent. Upon […]

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

(WYLIE, TX) Several family-friendly activities are planned over the next few months at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue & Education Center, including Outdoor Movie Night, an Easter egg hunt, and a camp-out. Located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, In-Sync serves as a sanctuary for over 70 rescued tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, cheetahs, bobcats, lynx, servals, […]

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