Dallas Race Week sets sail today on Lake Ray Hubbard

Dallas Race Week sets sail today on Lake Ray Hubbard

ROCKWALL, TX (June 20, 2022) Dallas Race Week has an event history going back to 1982, always bridging the week of Summer Solstice in June and held at Chandlers Landing Yacht Club. Dallas Race Week history The first Dallas Race Week was June, 1982. Scott Self, a founding member of Chandlers Landing Yacht and Tennis […]

Rockwall County Police Memorial Commemoration at Rest Haven Friday

Rockwall County Police Memorial Commemoration at Rest Haven Friday

ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2500 Highway 66 in Rockwall, will host a Rockwall County Law Enforcement Police Memorial Commemoration at 9 a.m. Friday, May 13. The gathering will include a reading of the names of this year’s Texas Fallen officers. The event will be held in the […]

In memory of Zachary Wincent of Heath

In memory of Zachary Wincent of Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (March 7, 2022) Zachary Wincent, a Heath, TX resident, was given the gift of eternal life on January 24, 2022. He was born in Milwaukee WI on October 23, 1988. He is survived by his parents, Mark and Marget Wincent of Heath TX, sister Zoe Hengst (Brett) of San Marcos TX, Cole Wincent […]

City of Rockwall Utility, Billing & Payroll Departments create 9/11 memorial

City of Rockwall Utility, Billing & Payroll Departments create 9/11 memorial

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 9, 2021) To commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the staff of the Utility Billing and Payroll Departments at the City of Rockwall have created a detailed and moving display. They spent many hours of their own time outside of work to make the display items by hand. The department will host […]

Rockwall High School Student Council creates 9/11 memorial display with 2,897 flags

Rockwall High School Student Council creates 9/11 memorial display with 2,897 flags

ROCKWALL, TX (August 31, 2021) The Rockwall High School Student Council will be putting out 2,897 American flags as a 9/11 memorial display on Thursday, September 2, 2021. The display, which is sponsored by Rest Haven Funeral Home, will remain in place through Monday, September 13, 2021. Each flag represents a life that was lost […]

City Council hears request for name change of pool, request from BLM Rockwall for memorial

City Council hears request for name change of pool, request from BLM Rockwall for memorial

ROCKWALL, TX (July 9, 2020) – During the Monday, July 6 meeting of the Rockwall City Council, Dwight Dabney, son of the late Ruby Jewel Dabney, along with surviving family members and friends, brought forth a petition comprising more than 1,300 signatures requesting a name change for Rockwall’s pool at Gloria Williams Park (known as […]

Celebration of Life: Memorial Service for Scott Self of Rockwall

Celebration of Life: Memorial Service for Scott Self of Rockwall

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com. Subscribe to our email newsletter here. Advertising: 214-342-8000 or advertising@BlueRibbonNews.com.  

The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, coming to Garland

The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, coming to Garland

The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Garland Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1. The exhibit will be on display at Audubon Park, 342 W. Oates Road, and will be open 24 hours, free to the public. The City […]

Memorial Garden to pay tribute to 98-year-old Rockwall resident Kathryn Hall at Reese Manor

Memorial Garden to pay tribute to 98-year-old Rockwall resident Kathryn Hall at Reese Manor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 24, 2019) The community is welcome as Reese Manor Senior Housing dedicates a memorial garden to longtime resident Kathryn Hall, who passed away last April at 98 years old. Kathryn lived in Rockwall her entire life, and was considered a family member of the Rockwall Housing Authority for 14 years. During […]

Sammy Knostman Scholarship Breakfast & Christmas Bazaar Dec. 8

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 20, 2018)┬áThe 6th Annual Sammy Knostman Scholarship Breakfast and Christmas Bazaar (formerly Pancakes for the Park & Christmas Bazaar) benefitting the Samantha Knostman Memorial Fund’s annual scholarships for Rockwall & Rockwall-Heath High School seniors will be held 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 8. This event is hosted by over ten […]

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