Heath announces 10 winners in Hometown Decorating Contest

Heath announces 10 winners in Hometown Decorating Contest

HEATH, TX – July 4, 2020 –  There were 30 entries to choose from in the Hometown Heath Decorating Contest this Fourth of July. Although the decision making was not easy, the ten winners are: Cindy & Mike deMasi, McCrummen Lane Dave & Cathy Berrera, Terry Lane Douglas & Meredith Barkley, Luther Lane Stacey Schulte, […]

City of Rockwall Mayoral Declaration in Response to Governor’s Order (7/2/2020)

City of Rockwall Mayoral Declaration in Response to Governor’s Order (7/2/2020)

ROCKWALL, TX – July 2, 2020 – MAYORAL DECLARATION WHEREAS, on July 2, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA29, which mandates the wearing of a face mask to cover the nose and the mouth when in an outdoor space, whenever it is not feasible to maintain 6 feet of social distancing between oneself […]

Celebrate America’s birthday this weekend: Rockwall’s schedule of events

Celebrate America’s birthday this weekend: Rockwall’s schedule of events

Rockwall, Texas – July 1, 2020 – Rockwall’s Fourth of July celebration will still take place this weekend, but expect it to be somewhat scaled back from years past. Because of COVID-19 concerns, a lot of participants have chosen to opt out of the parade, which starts at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4. The […]

UPDATE: Heath’s drive-by parade route, ice cream trucks and Fourth festivities

UPDATE: Heath’s drive-by parade route, ice cream trucks and Fourth festivities

  UPDATE: Download the map at the link below and zoom to your neighborhood to see an APPROXIMATE time and location/drive-by route for the ice cream trucks. If you miss the truck in your neighborhood, they will gather in the main parking lot at Rockwall-Heath High School around 1pm and continue to serve for an […]

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Fourth of July Festivities Set to Continue as Planned Rockwall, Texas – June 26, 2020 – The Rockwall City Council took action Friday in keeping with the Governor’s Executive Order GA-28 which states: For any outdoor gathering in excess of 100 people… the gathering is prohibited unless the mayor of the city in which the […]

UPDATE: Rockwall’s Downtown Daycation event postponed

UPDATE: Rockwall’s Downtown Daycation event postponed

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 26, 2020) “The decision has been made to postpone the Downtown Daycation event set for July 3 in historic downtown Rockwall. Although shops and restaurants will be open for business, the cornhole tournament, lawn games, food trucks and related activities will be rescheduled. The Downtown Rockwall Association looks forward to hosting […]

It’s a community affair as Heath goes red, white & blue for July 4

It’s a community affair as Heath goes red, white & blue for July 4

Celebrating Freedom, Safely… (HEATH, TX – June 22, 2020) The Heath community loves its traditions, including the Annual Independence Day Parade and Patriotic Program. So it was not an easy decision to celebrate differently during this season of COVID-19 concerns. “When you have a tradition where half the town is in the parade, and the […]

Rockwall’s Fourth of July parade route announced

Rockwall’s Fourth of July parade route announced

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 15, 2020) The City of Rockwall’s Fourth of July parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium. The route will go north on Townsend, left on Boydston, right on Fannin, and will conclude with a right turn on Rusk ending at Dobbs Elementary. Those interested in entering […]

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 Heath Celebrates Independence Day with Parade & Patriotic Celebration in the Park

(HEATH, TX – July 16, 2019)  It was pure red, white and blue hometown Americana in the City of Heath as the community celebrated July 4 with the Annual Independence Day Parade and Patriotic Program in the park afterwards. During the program, Mayor Kelson Elam presented the parade awards and honored attending veterans. Pastor Mark […]

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