Prepare for freezing weather Thursday through Sunday

Prepare for freezing weather Thursday through Sunday

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 20, 2022) Rockwall County is expecting an extended period of below freezing weather from Thursday night (low expected of 9-degrees Fahrenheit) through Christmas night. The good new is that there is no expected precipitation. However, sprinkler systems (if not turned off) can turn roads and sidewalks into an icy hazard. Backflow prevention […]

Passing of the gavel at Rockwall County Republican Hispanic Club

Passing of the gavel at Rockwall County Republican Hispanic Club

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 13, 2022) Edna Sullivan President and Betsy Gallagher Vice President of the Rockwall County Republican Hispanic Club have fulfilled their oath as of November 2022 and “passed on the gavel” to new leadership. Goals were met and expectations were exceeded. Advances in Rockwall were made as reflected in the RCRHC growth over […]

UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

Sheriff’s Office raises over $1600 in the fight against cancer ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) They have until midnight tonight to remove their beards before returning to duty, but for now several deputies and detention officers at the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office are sporting award-winning facial hair for a good cause! Three of the […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office prepares to crown winner in No-Shave November campaign

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office prepares to crown winner in No-Shave November campaign

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) You may have noticed members of the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department growing beards this month as several peace officers participate in No Shave November, a 30-day journey in which participants forgo shaving for a good cause – the fight against cancer. The goal of the program, as no-shave.org explains, […]

Rockwall County Open Spaces: ‘We must not delay any longer’

Rockwall County Open Spaces: ‘We must not delay any longer’

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) In 1986 my wife and I fled the City of Garland and Dallas County. After church one sunny Mother’s Day morning, we visited our future home in Heath. Our three little children jumped out of the car and ran toward the lake without bothering to look inside the house. […]

Sneak peek at Blue Ribbon News’ December Holiday Edition

Sneak peek at Blue Ribbon News’ December Holiday Edition

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov. 21, 2022 — The print pub is on its way to mailboxes, but you can catch a digital view of our December issue right now by clicking the cover image below. This special holiday edition delivers to about 17,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall County, and includes a two-page calendar […]

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: An unexpected surprise

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: An unexpected surprise

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 13, 2022) The Rockwall City Housing Authority is a government agency that operates and maintains public housing in Rockwall, Texas. The organization is controlled by a six-member board appointed by the Mayor of Rockwall. The Housing Authority overseas low-income housing, including the application process, eligibility guidelines, and related resources. About 85 housing […]

Tickets available for Rockwall DUcks Dinner Nov. 10

Tickets available for Rockwall DUcks Dinner Nov. 10

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 3, 2022) Community members are welcome as Rockwall County Ducks Unlimited hosts a Rockwall DUcks Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath, TX 75032. Limited tickets remain and may be purchased here. Ducks Unlimited (DU) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the […]

Rockwall County Republican Hispanic Club to welcome Congressman Fallon and CAC board president

Rockwall County Republican Hispanic Club to welcome Congressman Fallon and CAC board president

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 2, 2022) The Rockwall County Republican Hispanic Club (RCRHC) invites everyone to join them to make a difference. Their scheduled speakers are U.S. Congressman Pat Fallon and Patricia Mejia during their Thursday, November 10 meeting at 6:30 p.m. Harry Myers Community Center, 815 E. Washington St. Rockwall. “Representative Fallon has represented North […]

Financial Steps for Family Caregivers: What you need to know about protecting your money and retirement

Financial Steps for Family Caregivers: What you need to know about protecting your money and retirement

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 1, 2022) Today’s family caregiver faces many financial challenges. Here are tips and resources for helping caregivers keep their own finances on track while caring for someone else. COSTS OF CAREGIVING  Caregiving responsibilities are challenging and time-consuming. It is important to understand that caregiving can also have serious financial consequences. Some of […]

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