Dodie’s Cajun Diner raises big bucks for Angel Campers with 7th Annual Crawfish Fest

Dodie’s Cajun Diner raises big bucks for Angel Campers with 7th Annual Crawfish Fest

ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2021 — The community enjoyed mudbugs and music galore at the Dodie’s Cajun Diner 2021 Crawfish Fest this past weekend. Dodie’s staff served up 1,855 pounds of crawfish and raised more than $6,000 for the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Angel Camp, which provides day camp activities like swimming, archery […]

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Easy Chocolate Pudding for Mother’s Day

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Easy Chocolate Pudding for Mother’s Day

ROCKWALL, TX (May 5, 2021) As Mother’s Day approaches, I always think of my mom’s favorite things. What can I get her? What can I make her? How can I show her that I have been paying attention to what she likes all these years? As children, no matter how old we are, our natural […]

Neighbors hatch idea for Hawk’s Nest Sandwich Co., now open in Heath

Neighbors hatch idea for Hawk’s Nest Sandwich Co., now open in Heath

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2021) Folks are flocking to the Hawk’s Nest – a family-owned artisan sandwich shop that recently opened at 207 Laurence Drive in Heath (near City Hall and the fire station). “We are so excited about being a new spot for sandwiches, coffee, breakfast and frozen custard,” said Heath resident Ronda Land, who […]

Rockwall city council honors longtime resident Marylin King with Hometown Hero award

Rockwall city council honors longtime resident Marylin King with Hometown Hero award

ROCKWALL, TX – May 4, 2021 — The Rockwall City Council presented longtime resident and YMCA personal trainer Marilyn King with the Hometown Hero award during last night’s regular meeting of the council. Along with the award, Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed May 3, 2021 as Hometown Hero Marylin King Day in the City of Rockwall. […]

America’s Guardians Motorcycle Club honored for community service, sets date for Rockwall County Bikes for Tykes

America’s Guardians Motorcycle Club honored for community service, sets date for Rockwall County Bikes for Tykes

ROCKWALL, TX (May 3, 2021) America’s Guardians MC, Texas 28A – a local motorcycle club comprising law enforcement, public safety personnel and military veterans – was honored April 30th at the inaugural OCHO Awards and Bike Night at Hella Shrine Temple in Garland, hosted by the 99% Radio Network. Maddog Meek, America’s Guardians president and […]

Blue Ribbon News May 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News May 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – May 3, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our May 2021 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 […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office detention center, courthouse receives surprise inspection

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office detention center, courthouse receives surprise inspection

ROCKWALL, TX (April 30, 2021) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office had a surprise inspection of the detention center and county courthouse by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards yesterday. At the conclusion of the inspection Sheriff Terry Garrett, Pct. 4 County Commissioner Janet Nichol, and Major Todd Calkins received a briefing by the Texas Commission […]

Rockwall Chamber honors winners at Wizard of Oz-themed annual awards banquet

Rockwall Chamber honors winners at Wizard of Oz-themed annual awards banquet

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates a year of community resilience with 2020 Chamber Partner Business Impact Awards ROCKWALL, TX – April 28, 2021 — The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the Rockwall Area’s premier business organization, celebrated a year of Community Resilience last night at “There’s No Place Like Home – Rockwall County USA”, […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse celebrates 30th anniversary

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse celebrates 30th anniversary

ROCKWALL, TX – April 23, 2021 – Members of the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse gathered recently to mark their 30th anniversary. State Representative Justin Holland filed a resolution in the Texas House of Representatives  commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Posse.  Representative Holland read aloud the resolution and gave each member a signed copy. Budd […]

Lone Star Chapter of National Charity League hosts 2021 Senior Presentation

Lone Star Chapter of National Charity League hosts 2021 Senior Presentation

ROCKWALL, TX – April 21, 2021 – On March 27, the Lone Star Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. honored the members of the graduating class of 2021 for their successful completion of the NCL experience and requirements along with their commitment to the organization and the community. The 27 members represent the following high […]

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