Rockwall-Heath Homecoming ‘Reverse’ Parade set for Oct. 28

Rockwall-Heath Homecoming ‘Reverse’ Parade set for Oct. 28

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Oct. 20, 2020) Rockwall-Heath High School Homecoming Week is October 26 – 30.  The RHHS Homecoming “Reverse” Parade will take place on Wednesday, October 28 in the RHHS Student Parking Lot.  RHHS clubs and organizations will be staged in the RHHS Student Parking Lot.  The parade begins at 6 p.m.  Vehicles will enter […]

Rockwall High School announces Homecoming Court, ‘Reverse’ Parade on Wednesday

Rockwall High School announces Homecoming Court, ‘Reverse’ Parade on Wednesday

ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 13, 2020 – Rockwall High School Homecoming Week is underway, October 12-16.  The RHS Homecoming “Reverse” Parade will take place on Wednesday, October 14 on Yellowjacket Lane between Kyle Drive and Greencrest Drive. RHS clubs and organizations will be staged along Yellowjacket Lane between Kyle Drive and Greencrest Drive.  The parade […]

Sunday, Oct. 4 is ‘Happy 100th Birthday, William’ Day in Rockwall

Sunday, Oct. 4 is ‘Happy 100th Birthday, William’ Day in Rockwall

World War II veteran celebrates a century ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 1, 2020) Sunday will be a monumental day for World War II veteran William Louis Patterson of Rockwall, who turns 100 years old on Oct. 4. Since friends and family cannot gather for a traditional birthday celebration due to the pandemic, a drive-by caravan party […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 to host drive-by parade for the Fourth; decorating contest

City of Heath to host drive-by parade for the Fourth; decorating contest

From the City of Heath Special Events Board: (HEATH, TX – June 4, 2020) We love our annual community traditions, including the July 4 Parade and Patriotic Program in the Park. However, this is a unique and challenging time in our history, and a time for continued caution. As a result, the July parade and program […]

Honoring Chief Terry Garrett for 14 years of service to the City of Heath

Honoring Chief Terry Garrett for 14 years of service to the City of Heath

(City of Heath, Texas, May 29, 2020) Last night the City of Heath and Department of Public Safety hosted a Drive-By Farewell Salute to honor DPS Chief Terry Garrett as he retires from the City after 14 years of service. The “parade” in Towne Center Park was led by the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse and […]

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