City of Fate to host blood drives in celebration of 120th anniversary

City of Fate to host blood drives in celebration of 120th anniversary

Carter BloodCare seeks donors, pandemic likely to limit high school drives FATE, Texas (September 14, 2020) – Carter BloodCare usually collects 20 to 25 percent of its annual blood supply at high school blood drives. That was true before the coronavirus pandemic occurred. Last March, hundreds of blood drives canceled when a shelter-in-place directive closed […]

Rockwall’s Concerts by the Lake, Fourth of July parade, fireworks return

Rockwall’s Concerts by the Lake, Fourth of July parade, fireworks return

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2020) Blue Ribbon News has just received confirmation that the City of Rockwall’s Concert by the Lake Series will return Thursday, June 18. The entertainment line-up is expected to be finalized and released next week. Concerts are free and open to the public, and begin at 7:30 p.m. at The […]

City of Rockwall cancels pool season for Summer 2020

City of Rockwall cancels pool season for Summer 2020

Rockwall, Texas – April 8, 2020 – The City of Rockwall has made the difficult decision to keep pools at Gloria Williams Park and Harry Myers Park closed for Summer 2020 due to COVID-19. Based on the current Stay-At-Home order and uncertainty of when those conditions will change, the proper training of life guards cannot be […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt (March 26)

COVID-19 UPDATE: Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt (March 26)

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 26, 2020) As you may already know, health authorities have informed the City of Rockwall that there are now three confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Rockwall County. The ages of the individuals are: 42, 50 and 82, and all of these reside within the City of Rockwall. They are all […]

Rockwall County Reports First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Rockwall County Reports First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 25, 2020, 5:30PM) Health authorities have informed the City of Rockwall that there are now two confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Rockwall County. Health officials will monitor these cases and provide additional details as they become available, subject of course to patient confidentiality. Citizens should comply with the Rockwall County […]

Message to Rockwall community from Mayor Jim Pruitt regarding COVID-19

Message to Rockwall community from Mayor Jim Pruitt regarding COVID-19

From Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt to the community: I wanted to share with you my growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus which has swept through our nation and around the world. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been adversely impacted already or will be impacted in the coming days, weeks, and […]

U.S. Surgeon General urges blood donations during Coronavirus threat

U.S. Surgeon General urges blood donations during Coronavirus threat

  (ROCKWALL, TX – March 20, 2020) During the continuing COVID-19 threat, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams is asking for Americans to increase blood donations, in an effort to help those who need it. There is currently a shortage, and in the coming days and weeks, more may be needed. He stresses that additional precautions […]

Rockwall echoes CDC recommendations regarding coronavirus

Rockwall echoes CDC recommendations regarding coronavirus

ROCKWALL, TEXAS – March 9, 2020 – There have been numerous reports in the media about novel coronavirus, COVID-19, including news that Texas residents are currently being monitored in various parts of the state. While there has been one resident of Frisco identified and monitored as “presumptive positive” for COVID-19, health officials there say the […]

City of Rockwall May 2 General Election to be Cancelled

City of Rockwall May 2 General Election to be Cancelled

(ROCKWALL, TX) The City of Rockwall recently called an election to be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing three City Council members, one each for Places 2, 4 and 6. All three incumbents, including John Hohenshelt (Place 2), Trace Johannesen (Place 4), and Patrick Trowbridge (Place 6), filed appropriate paperwork to […]

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

(ROCKWALL, TX) Not one to rest on her laurels, this Hometown Hero will admittedly never slow down. She will always find some way to help make things better in our community. That unique brand of optimism, ingenuity and tenacity is exactly what Main Street Board member Claudette Hatfield has dedicated to Rockwall for nearly 45 […]

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