Meet Athena, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Athena, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (March 15, 2022) Meet Athena! This sweet 5-year-old girl is a social butterfly who loves kids and other dogs. Athena is house-trained, knows “sit”, and loves getting tons of pets, cuddles, and attention. She is current on her vaccines, microchipped,  and spayed. Contact Rockwall Pets at info@rockwallpets.com for more info or to arrange […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: One More Frost

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: One More Frost

ROCKWALL, TX – March 10, 2022 — Early March and I know better than to begin planting flowers. There will be another freeze yet. Still, sunshine and 77 degrees and my gardener’s brain spins and whirls with visions of which new beauties will go into the garden this year. Yesterday, I could not resist a […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Jessamine!

ROCKWALL, TX – February 28, 2022 — February in Texas, oh fickle month.  A temperamental twenty-eight day period, faithless and unpredictable, (though, March can be nearly as capricious.)  Upon reaching February, Texans and those settlers who arrived over fifty years ago, long enough to be considered a Texan despite the scoffs of those born on […]

Meet Blacky, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Blacky, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – February 28, 2022 — Meet Blacky! He is good with dogs, cats, and kids! This gentle giant had a rough start, but he’s been nursed back to health and is ready to find his forever family! Read his full story on our webpage at http://www.rockwallpets.com/adopt and send an email to info@rockwallpets.com for […]

Meet Robin, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Robin, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 7, 2022) Meet Robin! This handsome kitten with his buff coloring and golden eyes is very easy-going, happy-go-lucky, friendly, and engaging.  He has a calm personality and is very sweet.  Robin is one of those kittens who rubs against his person and just melts and purrs when he gets petted. He is […]

Patti Richter, On Faith | When Love and Faith Converge: The Ride

Patti Richter, On Faith | When Love and Faith Converge: The Ride

Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires — Song of Songs 2:7 (NIV) ROCKWALL, TX – February 3, 2022 — My second semester of college began with bleak winter days in the Ozark Mountains. I was only a few hours from home by road but more than a few degrees colder by […]

‘How I Met My Mate’ 2022: Local couples share their love stories

‘How I Met My Mate’ 2022: Local couples share their love stories

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 31, 2022) Each year for Valentine’s Day, Blue Ribbon News asks local couples to share stories of how they met. Their tales of true love are often sweet, funny, and sometimes quirky – but always a big hit among readers. This year we received a record number of submissions. Although we could […]

Meet Trooper, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Trooper, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 31, 2022) Meet Trooper! This 8-year old Lab Retriever mix finds joy in laying in the sun with his human and getting pets and scratches. He gets along well with kids and other dogs. (We don’t know about cats.) Trooper is neutered, microchipped, and current on his vaccinations. Contact Rockwall Pets at info@rockwallpets.com for more […]

Blue Ribbon News ‘How I Met My Mate’ 2022 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News ‘How I Met My Mate’ 2022 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – January 31, 2022 — Below is a digital look at our How I Met My Mate 2022 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 […]

Meet Starlight, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Starlight, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 24, 2022) Meet Starlight! This super sweet 8-month old Lab Retriever has tons of puppy energy and needs an energetic companion to play with! She loves chew toys, is an excellent cuddler, and is learning her commands. Starlight is house-trained, crate-trained, and cat-safe! She’s also microchipped, spayed, and current on her vaccinations. Contact Rockwall Pets […]