Hot off the press: Blue Ribbon News Rockwall County October print edition

Hot off the press: Blue Ribbon News Rockwall County October print edition

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Sept. 22, 2023 — Our latest print edition is on its way to mailboxes, but you can preview a digital version of our October issue right now by clicking the cover image below. The print edition delivers to about 17,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall County, highlighing hometown good news and […]

The Rose Table: Lunch box treats

The Rose Table: Lunch box treats

Rockwall, TX (August 11, 2023) – It’s time to go back to school and I can’t think of a better lunchbox treat than my easy Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies from The Rose Table Cookbook! This one bowl recipe couldn’t be easier to make. You don’t even need to soften butter! Cut them in large squares […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Getting back to school, back in the groove

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid:  Getting back to school, back in the groove

Rockwall, TX (August 10, 2023) – We all know summer is quickly coming to a close. Back-to-school shopping is in full swing along with preparations for after-school activities, busy schedules and all that this return to academics brings. For some, we cannot wait to get back in the classroom or to see our littles walk […]

Duck, Duck, Go! Win a new Jeep at this year’s Rubber Duck Regatta

Duck, Duck, Go!  Win a new Jeep at this year’s Rubber Duck Regatta

  Rockwall, TX (August 10, 2023) – Save the date and adopt your ducks now for Rockwall’s 11th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta and Jeep Festival, set for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at The Harbor.  In addition to the duck race, this year’s event features a Kids Zone with huge inflatables, games […]

Educators prepare for school year with encouraging message

Educators prepare for school year with encouraging message

Rockwall, TX (August 9, 2023) – The JER Chilton YMCA’s Annual Teachers Prayer Breakfast kicked off bright and early the morning of July 26. With the purpose to encourage and uplift educators, the Rockwall YMCA board and leadership dedicates this time just for educators as they prepare their minds and hearts for the new year. […]

Equine Therapy program piloted at Rockwall County Jail

Equine Therapy program piloted at Rockwall County Jail

Rockwall, TX (August 8, 2023) – The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office recently piloted an innovative program with the goal to help encourage, challenge, and potentially direct inmates towards new paths upon release. Sheriff Terry Garrett knew equine therapy programs were known to benefit disabled individuals, veterans, and others facing mental or physical challenges, therefore it […]

Walking and Talking along the Yellow Brick Road

Walking and Talking along the Yellow Brick Road

Rockwall, TX (August 8, 2023) – Plenty of tears will fall as the new school year commences. Not so much from the kindergartener’s eyes. Or the college freshman left standing awkwardly in a dorm room with a stranger for a roommate. It will likely be the parents—mostly the moms—whose eyes well up and spill salty […]

Cooking with Ease: Make-ahead meals for busy, back-to-school mornings

Cooking with Ease: Make-ahead meals for busy, back-to-school mornings

Rockwall, TX (August 7, 2023) – Embarking on a new school year requires lots of preparation: clothes, shoes, supplies, athletic gear, haircuts, and easy meal ideas for little and big ones to grab on the way out the door. I am not a morning person, so breakfast is always the hardest. I often look for make-ahead […]

More than a Meal: Gala planned to help provide critical services, support for local seniors

More than a Meal: Gala planned to help provide critical services, support for local seniors

Rockwall, TX (August 7, 2023) – Nourishment. Independence. Support. Opportunity. Community. Purpose. Hope. Grace. Dignity. Is there simply ONE of these words that resonates most with a senior citizen? At Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County, we address ALL of them! Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are OPEN for our 2023 “AND SO IT […]

Unique project aims to build relationships, connect community

Unique project aims to build relationships, connect community

Heath, TX (August 7, 2023) – “Community Forthcoming” declares The Social Hall of Heath. To Parker Hall this declaration is a commitment. As developer of The Social Hall of Heath, his passion comes through as he talks about Heath, the project, and what his family wants to build. After graduating from UT, Parker had the […]