STAR Transit announces limited schedule for the holidays

STAR Transit announces limited schedule for the holidays

(ROCKWALL, TX–December 22, 2017) STAR Transit announces limited schedule for the holidays.   STAR Transit’s offices will be closed Friday, 12/22 (In observance of Christmas Eve), Monday, 12/25 (Christmas Day) and Monday, 1/1 (New Year’s Day).  This includes On Demand Service, the Kaufman Trolley, The Link and Terrell Fixed Routes 803 and 804.   STAR […]

I Can Say “Merry Christmas”

I Can Say “Merry Christmas”

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 22, 2017) We have all heard the negative reports from across our land of instances where the Christmas Season is assailed, and it seems that all the Grinches of Christmas ban together each year in one voice to shout down the traditions of Christmas. Yes, we know the crazy stories of […]

Community welcome at Living Nativity Dec. 17 at First Christian Church Rockwall

Community welcome at Living Nativity Dec. 17 at First Christian Church Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 25, 2017) For the twelfth year, members of First Christian Church Rockwall will present an outdoor re-enactment of the birth of Jesus, complete with live animals available for petting after each performance. A costumed cast of all ages will perform every 20 – 30 minutes between 6 and 8 p.m. Sunday, December […]

Reporter’s Note: Oh, Christmas Trees

Reporter’s Note: Oh, Christmas Trees

(ROCKWALL ,TX — December 7, 2017) With the Christmas season in full swing, there are a plethora of fun Christmas events and activities happening all of over Rockwall County that will put you in the holiday spirit and have you decking the halls and cranking up “Jingle Bell Rock” in your car in no time. […]

Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive brings Christmas to hundreds of local children in need

Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive brings Christmas to hundreds of local children in need

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 26, 2016) Rockwall residents and businesses portrayed what the holiday season is all about by providing hundreds of local children with toys for Christmas via the Rockwall County Helping Hands 40th Annual Toy Drive. On Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Rockwall ISD Administration Building, Helping Hands volunteers welcomed families in need […]

Rockwall Kiwanis announces winner of Angel League Playhouse

Rockwall Kiwanis announces winner of Angel League Playhouse

(ROCKWALL, TX—Dec. 21, 2016) Christmas came early this year for Yvonne and Ray Kelly of Rowlett, the winners of the Rockwall Kiwanis Angel League Playhouse raffle. Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt had the honor of drawing the raffle ticket winner at the Kiwanis Club’s meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at the Rockwall Wedding Chapel. The Kellys […]

A Very Merry Military Christmas

A Very Merry Military Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 14, 2016) One Christmas several years ago, we were broke. I don’t mean the we-aren’t-going-to-have-as-big-of-Christmas-broke, I mean the complete lack of any money. The no presents, no Santa, no-Christmas-kind-of-broke.  I don’t remember the reason whether it was a string of medical bills or a load of untimely repairs; all I remember […]

Blue Ribbon News Christmas edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News Christmas edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (December 12, 2016) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is being delivered to more than 19,000 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath this week.  To submit your good news and events, email . CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW: Our full color, hyper-local print edition is published 8x/year (about every […]

PHOTOS: Heath Holiday in the Park 2016

PHOTOS: Heath Holiday in the Park 2016

(HEATH, TX — Dec. 9, 2016) It was a festive night as the community kicked off Christmas in Heath at the City’s Annual Holiday in the Park. Even a sudden rain shower that drove Santa inside to the Amy Parks Elementary Cafeteria to visit with the children didn’t dampen the spirits of close to 1,000 […]

UPDATE: Rockwall Christmas Events Schedule

UPDATE: Rockwall Christmas Events Schedule

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 2, 2016) Due to the threat of inclement weather this weekend, there have been several changes to Rockwall’s Hometown Christmas festivities. Here’s a wrap-up: Rockwall Kiwanis Christmas Parade 2016 has been cancelled. The Tree Lighting has been moved inside to The Center and the Hometown Christmas Celebration has been moved to […]