City of Heath May 2 General Election canceled; incumbents re-elected

City of Heath May 2 General Election canceled; incumbents re-elected

(HEATH, TX) The City of Heath recently called an election to be held on May 2, 2020, for the purpose of electing three City Councilmembers for Mayor, Place 3 and Place 5. All three incumbents, including Mayor Kelson Elam, Donna Rolater (Place 3) John Beaman (Place 5) filed appropriate paperwork to appear on the May 2 […]

‘It’s Not A Bucket List!’

‘It’s Not A Bucket List!’

  On February 13, 1989, my father died.  He had lived 61 years, 2 months and 22 days on the day of his death. On November 18, 2016, I had lived 61 years, 2 months and 22 days – that was the day of my awakening. Reaching the same age as my father when he […]

TXDOT Construction Notice: FM 549/Buffalo Creek Bridge Repair begins Friday

TXDOT Construction Notice: FM 549/Buffalo Creek Bridge Repair begins Friday

(HEATH, TX) TxDOT will be repairing the bridge over Buffalo Creek on FM 549 near the Heathland Crossing entrance beginning Friday morning, February 28. Traffic will be reduced to one lane during the project, which is anticipated to be completed by the afternoon of Saturday, February 29. Traffic control will be in place, but please […]

Heath Swim Dive Team finishes strong at UIL State Championship

Heath Swim Dive Team finishes strong at UIL State Championship

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Rockwall-Heath High School Swim and Dive team competed over the weekend at the UIL 6A State Championship. The Boys team finished a program high of 28th in the meet, and the Lady Hawks finished 18th!  Here are the highlights from the weekend: Lady Hawks Our Lady Hawks Swim and Dive had a […]

Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor Sweetheart Menu available Feb. 14 & 15, $54.99/couple. Add a bottle of house wine, $16.99. Begin with Oysters on the Half Shell or Classic Shrimp Cocktail, and House Salad. Choose from Blackened Rib Eye with Brown Sugar Glaze, Stuffed Cajun Chicken Rockefeller, Redfish Pontchartrain with Crabmeat Beurre Blanc, or […]

Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers host 21st Annual USO Show

Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers host 21st Annual USO Show

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) Jan Stonestreet and the Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers recently hosted their 21st annual USO Show.  This year’s show focused on World War II. The night began with historical trivia, dance, and dining followed up by performances from the Starlight Singers. The show focused around honoring all veterans and active service men and women serving […]

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Rockwall-Heath High School A Cappella group Infiniti recently competed in the Southwest Regional International Contest for High School Acappella (ICHSA) Quarterfinals where they won first place. They advance to semifinals March 7 at Flower Mound High School. The winner at Flower Mound will advance to New York to the ICHSA Nationals. Blue Ribbon News […]

Heath Lady Hawks take the win in second home game

Heath Lady Hawks take the win in second home game

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Heath Lady Hawks Varsity Soccer Team followed up on their second home game of the season with another win, Heath vs. Rockwall on Feb. 4. Heath’s strong offense led by senior Kaylee Swaner led to 4 goals. Kaylee Swaner scored a hattrick and was suitably recognized as Player of the Game. Sophomore Haylee […]

Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church to host drive, boost blood supply

Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church to host drive, boost blood supply

Carter BloodCare concerned about more frequent blood shortages (ROCKWALL, TX) – Each day, as many as 700 patients require blood transfusions. Critical shortages in the community blood supply in January meant that not all patients requiring a transfusion received it. While blood donors are registering to give in greater numbers now, the local blood provider, […]

‘How I Met My Mate’: Local couples share their love stories

‘How I Met My Mate’: Local couples share their love stories

Each year before Valentine’s Day, we ask local couples to share stories of how they met. Their stories are often sweet, funny, and surprising. Sharing their tales of true love has become one of our favorite traditions – and one of our most wildly popular features. Three lucky couples will be selected from among this year’s […]

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