Project Sparkle shines bright for frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19

Project Sparkle shines bright for frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX – September 17, 2020 — During these dark times of pandemic, Rockwall entrepreneur Christy Goodman and her team at Park Lane Jewelry are looking to shine a light on frontline healthcare workers with Project Sparkle. The kindness campaign delivers beautiful Sparkle Boxes filled with jewelry and appreciation notes to those overstressed, overworked healthcare […]

Lakeside Florist moves to new location

Lakeside Florist moves to new location

The 20-year-old flower shop is now serving customers at 506 N Goliad ROCKWALL, TX – September 2, 2020 — Lakeside Florist has provided fresh flowers and service with a smile to the Rockwall community since Tommie Wells opened her business in the year 2000. This summer, she celebrated their move to a new location at […]

Lawn concerts a win-win for community and artists during COVID-19 pandemic

Lawn concerts a win-win for community and artists during COVID-19 pandemic

ROCKWALL, TX – August 31, 2020 — Nothing brings people together quite like a live music experience. But with the COVID-19 pandemic limiting large gatherings, many are missing that experience to socialize, bond and meet others while enjoying good music. That’s why Rockwall resident Amber Crimmings decided to bring artist and community together by hosting […]

Back to School: How Rockwall ISD is keeping kids safe during in-person learning

Back to School: How Rockwall ISD is keeping kids safe during in-person learning

ROCKWALL, TX – August 26, 2020 — With the COVID-19 pandemic comes a lot of uncertainty about how schools will keep kids safe as they return to class this fall. Under the guidance of the Texas Education Agency (TEA), Rockwall ISD has worked hard in partnering with the county, city officials and the school board […]

Blue Ribbon News August “Back to School” 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News August “Back to School” 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Below is a digital look at our August “Back to School” 2020 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are usually available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, Samee’s Pizza […]

Patti Richter, On Faith: Faithfully Minding Our Ps and Qs

Patti Richter, On Faith: Faithfully Minding Our Ps and Qs

ROCKWALL, TX – August 24, 2020 — The wheels on the bus go round and round after nearly six months of sheltering in place. Two of my grandchildren – sporting colorful new masks – are hopping aboard. Attending school may well become the most notable event of Fall 2020. To open or not to open? […]

For a Dreamer of Houses at the Dallas Museum of Art 

For a Dreamer of Houses at the Dallas Museum of Art 

ROCKWALL, TX – August 24, 2020 — For the first time in months, Austin and I got out of the house and experienced some culture! We were invited to be special guests at the Dallas Museum of Art’s reopening weekend event and new rotating exhibit. The museum has been closed since early spring due to […]

Rockwall ISD Board hears school start update at monthly meeting

Rockwall ISD Board hears school start update at monthly meeting

ROCKWALL, TX – August 18, 2020 — Superintendent Dr. John Villarreal and District Leadership Team members presented a School Start update to the Board of Trustees. Dr. Villarreal informed the Board of the recent back-to-school registration period where parents across the District selected in-person learning by 62 percent and remote learning by 38 percent. “This […]

Rockwall County rolls out new COVID-19 case reporting dashboard

Rockwall County rolls out new COVID-19 case reporting dashboard

ROCKWALL, TX – August 13, 2020 — Rockwall County is looking to revamp its COVID-19 case reporting with a new dashboard on the county website. Barbara Neville with the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management provided some insight about the new COVID-19 reporting dashboard to the Commissioners Court during its regular meeting on Aug. 11. […]

City of Heath launches mask campaign ‘Heath Heroes Wear Masks’

City of Heath launches mask campaign ‘Heath Heroes Wear Masks’

  HEATH, TX – August 11, 2020 — As the global COVID-19 pandemic became local in March, the Heath City Council and Heath Economic Development Corporation (HEDC)/Heath Municipal Benefits Corporation (HMBC) moved swiftly to bring aid to Heath businesses with a stimulus program that tapped up to $500,000 of the HMBC fund to provide monetary […]

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