Blue Ribbon News announces first Sail with Scott winner

DRAWING EVERY FRIDAY (Rockwall) June 29, 2013 – Congratulations to this week’s winner – Holly Randolph Lyons of Rockwall – whose name was just drawn from among our Blue Ribbon News DFW readers to win a FREE shared cruise for two with Sail with Scott aboard Harbor Lights, Seawolf or the new Bucket List. Here’s how you can be next THREE […]

Does your faith travel?

(June 27, 2013) For Sale signs sprout up in front of houses like lilies in early summer. For many, the end of a school year brings a season of transition—a move. Our house is currently cluttered with boxes as a son prepares to move across the country. The packing process gets complicated by souvenirs of […]

Summer vacation for the man in debt

June 27, 2013 – Christy busted in my classroom too excited for schoolwork. Paris would be her summer destination. “Paris,Texas?” I asked. “Paris, France, Coach,” she giggled – although to me, Paris, Texas, sounded pretty good. The class erupted in vacation plans: Brittany was visiting her family’s beach house in Galveston while Charlie would deep-sea […]

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The Blue Ribbon News Rockwall/Heath print edition is direct-mailed free to ~16,500 households in zip codes 75087 & 75032. A digital version is featured online. CLICK BELOW TO VIEW THE JULY/AUGUST 2013 ISSUE: ADVERTISING INQUIRIES 214-342-8000, ext 1121 or  Blue Ribbon News offers several powerful and cost-effective options for promoting your business or event throughout Dallas/Fort Worth. Our advertising solutions are […]

Meet Leonardo, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(Rockwall) June 24, 2013 –  Have you been looking for blue skies, a smooth road, happiness and rainbows? You know when you see that happy face that you’ve just got to have Leonardo for your very own. This little pug mix has an infectious positive attitude, so you’ll never feel down when Leonardo is with you. […]

Teacher summer reflections

(Rockwall) June 23, 2013 – My students clamored for summer break, having whined and begged for free days once Christmas ended (an exercise in futility… I give no free days, ever). After a year of higher standards, grueling tests and lackluster results, this class cleaned out their locker, turned in lingering assignments, and became freshman—another […]

Win cruise aboard Seawolf, Harbor Lights or Bucket List

Win cruise aboard Seawolf, Harbor Lights or Bucket List

Blue Ribbon News, Sail with Scott team up to host weekly prize drawings (Lake Ray Hubbard, Rockwall) June 18, 2013 – Blue Ribbon News is offering readers THREE WAYS to WIN a shared cruise for two from Sail with Scott aboard Harbor Lights, Seawolf or the new Bucket List. We’ll draw a winner every Friday […]

Meet Mittens, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(Rockwall) June 17, 2013 – If you’re looking to give yourself an air of calm confidence, there are numerous self-help sites on the internet that are willing to help. But you can take a shortcut by letting Mittens be your role model. She’s still young enough that she enjoys playing, but old enough that she calms down quickly. […]

Meet Lulu, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Lulu, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

June 10, 2013 – Lulu, a little three-year-old terrier mix, may look shy and unassuming, but she prefers to speak for herself. “Hey you! Are you lookin’ at me? You’d better be, because I’ve been looking all over the place for you. If you take me home right now, I promise I won’t be any trouble. […]

Tossing Small Stones: A Father’s Day Confession

The rod doubled and the reel sang as the shark darted and dove to the deep. After fishing for days on aFloridapier, I had hooked a monster, and my Dad coached and cheered above everyone. I was nine when I carved out this memory with my hero. He’s a mere shell of a man now, […]

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