Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall, Texas – September 24, 2021 – The Rockwall City Council has approved an art project to honor the City’s rich history. The Discovery Statue Project is named for the three pioneers who discovered the rock wall, for which our city was named. Council has approved funding of $324,800 for a larger-than-life sculpture to be […]

Blue Ribbon News October 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News October 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – September 27, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our October 2021 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are usually available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall […]

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) Stella Tabola, a resident of Highland Meadows Health and Rehab in Rockwall, enjoyed a very special birthday celebration today, surrounded by family and friends. Stella was born on Sept. 23, 1916, making her 105 years old! Blue Ribbon News shared Stella’s story earlier this week, but in case you missed it: […]

Rockwall police seek help in identifying theft suspect at Harbor business

Rockwall police seek help in identifying theft suspect at Harbor business

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) On Tuesday, September 5, 2021, at 6:52 p.m., a Hispanic male subject took $150 from a cashier after requesting them to “make change” on multiple large bills at a business located at the Rockwall Harbor. No vehicle information was collected . Rockwall County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 […]

Here’s the line-up for ‘Heroes Day’ events Saturday at Harry Myers Park

Here’s the line-up for ‘Heroes Day’ events Saturday at Harry Myers Park

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2021 — The community is invited to join Rockwall County first responders on Saturday, Sept. 25 for a full day of family fun in the park – a special event to celebrate our local heroes and thank them for their service and sacrifice. This is an opportunity for hometown heroes and […]

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Leadership Rockwall 2022

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Leadership Rockwall 2022

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2022 Orientation and Fall Mixer on Sept. 21 at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dallas Rockwall. Leadership Rockwall’s 18 participants for this year will engage in a nine-month long program that includes a combination of in-depth issue seminars and […]

Local cities celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Local cities celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Sept. 22, 2021) The cities of Rockwall, Heath, Fate, and Royse City joined cities across the nation in celebrating their rich diversity during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. Above, President of Rockwall LULAC, Alma Ramirez, accepts the Proclamation for Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) from City of […]

Former Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt announces run for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2

Former Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt announces run for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2

ROCKWALL, TX – September 21, 2021 — Former Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt announced his intent to run for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2, in front of over 200 supporters at a Labor Day barbecue and fundraiser at his home. “I am excited about the opportunity to continue to serve,” he told the crowd which included […]

Rockwall City Council adopts lowest tax rate since 1989

Rockwall City Council adopts lowest tax rate since 1989

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 21, 2021) – At their meeting Monday night, September 20, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue tax rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues an eight-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is the lowest […]

Golfers got their dose of iron at Rockwall County Helping Hands golf tournament

Golfers got their dose of iron at Rockwall County Helping Hands golf tournament

Great Weather, Great Course, Great Cause! ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 20, 2021) On Sept. 10, golfers helped support Rockwall County Helping Hands by participating in their Annual Golf Tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Course chaired by Board Members Jeremy Neill and Gary Spraggins. Every year, Helping Hands raises awareness for Rockwall residents facing poverty, and the […]

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