Nov. 30 Heath Farmers Market to feature Ray Wylie Hubbard and Fireworks

(HEATH, TX – Nov. 7, 2019) The Heath Farmers Market presented by Heath Golf & Yacht Club and Whittle Development will go out with a bang on November 30 as Texas music legend Ray Wylie Hubbard performs a free concert at 6 p.m., followed by a Fall Fireworks Display, sponsored by the Heath Economic Development Corporation. […]

Fireworks, Feasting Take on a Whole New Meaning

Fireworks, Feasting Take on a Whole New Meaning

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) In the grandstands of the parade deck, the wind ripped through us; it was freezing, one of the coldest days ever at Parris Island, South Carolina. We shivered, immersed in U.S. Marine culture, waiting for our son’s platoon to march across. It was the glorious end to a long […]

Blue Ribbon News July 2018 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News July 2018 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (June 25, 2018) Here’s a digital look at our July print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more than 20,000 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, and various local […]

Back-to-School BINGO Sunday to help fund Royse City girl’s medical expenses

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Aug. 19, 2016) After a terrible accident on July 3 that turned one Royse City family’s world upside down, community members are banding together to support one of their own. While setting off fireworks to celebrate with her family, 8-year-old Makenna Brown sustained a critical eye injury. According to a post […]

Community rallies to help Royse City girl critically injured in fireworks accident

Community rallies to help Royse City girl critically injured in fireworks accident

UPDATE – July 11, 2016 -A Back-to-School BINGO fundraising event has been planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, August 21 at Big Sky Event Center, 7508 County Road 2584 in Royse City, to benefit eight-year-old Makenna Brown, whose eye was critically injured in a fireworks accident on July 3rd. There will be a 10 game minimum, […]

Local Fourth of July parades, fireworks and festivities

Local Fourth of July parades, fireworks and festivities

Celebrating Independence Day 2016 FRIDAY, JULY 1 Royse City | Celebrating Freedom Royse City’s Celebrating Freedom event brings Tracy Lawrence to the stage playing an acoustic set a 7 p.m., followed by Matthew Middleton & Texas Drive. Fireworks at 9:30. Bring chairs.   SATURDAY, JULY 2 Wylie | Bluegrass on Ballard FREE community event on […]

Fireworks, floats & family fun happening in & around Rockwall this Fourth of July

Fireworks, floats & family fun happening in & around Rockwall this Fourth of July

Blue Ribbon News has compiled a list of fireworks displays, parades and other Fourth of July festivities happening in and around the Lake Ray Hubbard area to celebrate Independence Day 2015. Here’s the line-up; check back for continued updates! To share your events, email . FRIDAY, JUNE 26 ROYSE CITY FOURTHFEST Celebrate Freedom with free […]

Five Fireworks Safety Tips You Need to Know to Avoid the ER this Fourth of July

Five Fireworks Safety Tips You Need to Know to Avoid the ER this Fourth of July

It’s all fun with fireworks til someone gets burned ROCKWALL,TX. (June 25, 2015) Every year around the Fourth of July, hospitals see an uptick of emergency patients due to fireworks-related injuries. What is supposed to be a fun-filled celebration can quickly turn into an unplanned visit to your local ER.  Children have the greatest risk […]

Rowlett to host Fireworks at Bayside

(ROWLETT, TX – June 14, 2015) Join friends and neighbors for “Fireworks at Bayside” located at 1400 Dalrock Road, just off I-30 Rowlett, from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 4th. Celebrate freedom with live music, festival-style foods, children’s activities and the largest fireworks display in Rowlett.  There is no admission charge for entry to […]

Freedom Fest fireworks event at Lakeshore Church June 28

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 9, 2015) Lakeshore Church, located at 5575 Highway 205 South in Rockwall, will host its 13th Annual Freedom Fest event, complete with a fireworks show and special attractions. Join them at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 28. Admission and games are FREE for the entire family! There is something for everyone to […]

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