City of Royse City: Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

City of Royse City: Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

(ROYSE CITY, TX – March 17, 2020) WHEREAS, beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated COVID-19, has spread through the world and has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization; WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is closely monitoring the growing number of cases that have spread into […]

Royse City ISD extends Spring Break to help prevent spread of Coronavirus

Royse City ISD extends Spring Break to help prevent spread of Coronavirus

Royse City ISD sent the following message to RCISD families today: (ROYSE CITY, TX – March 12, 2020) Out of an abundance of caution, Royse City ISD will extend Spring Break one extra week to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19. Beginning Friday, March 13, no extracurricular or UIL activities will take place until further notice. […]

Royse City Chamber’s March 17 luncheon with RCISD Superintendent Worthy still on

Royse City Chamber’s March 17 luncheon with RCISD Superintendent Worthy still on

(ROYSE CITY, TX – March 12, 2019) Royse City Chamber of Commerce is closely monitoring the reports of COVID-19 in the area and taking appropriate precautions for all social and networking gatherings scheduled. The risk to the general public in Royse City remains very low. With practical steps of eliminating handshakes as well as regular […]

Kirk Aldridge appointed as Royse City Police Chief

Kirk Aldridge appointed as Royse City Police Chief

(ROYSE CITY, TX) In early January we began the process to find the next Royse City Police Chief. Applications were received from a diverse variety of police executives from throughout the state, each possessing a unique set of professional experiences and skills. The top five candidates were interviewed on February 19, 2020 by a panel […]

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

It’s time to ante up! The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is headed back in time to the Wild West for their Annual Casino Night. The event will be from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Emerald Ballroom, 2316 Johnson St. in Greenville, TX 75041. It’s gonna be a night that’ll get […]

Royse City launches YMCA sports partnership

Royse City launches YMCA sports partnership

The YMCA will expand offerings by partnering with Royse City to offer select youth and adult sports (ROYSE CITY, TX)  The Royse City Council approved a partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas to operate all of Royse City’s youth sports. Starting in March 2020, youth baseball, softball and T-ball and adult kickball and flag […]

Blue Ribbon News 2019 holiday edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News 2019 holiday edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Here’s a digital look at our 2019 holiday print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, and various local businesses. Meals on Wheels […]

Community welcome at free ‘Stop the Bleed’ class Nov. 2

Community welcome at free ‘Stop the Bleed’ class Nov. 2

UPDATE (4:34PM Oct. 29, 2019) – This event has been cancelled. Stay tuned for new date. (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 23, 2019) Do you know how to respond in a crisis? Traumatic bleeding injuries may occur as the result of a motor vehicle accident, severe weather event, or even an active shooter incident – but […]

Rockwall cheerleader Tyra Winters honored as Whataburger Hometown Hero

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 23, 2019) The Rockwall High School cheerleader who jumped off a Homecoming parade float to save a choking child was honored as a Hometown Hero yesterday at the Royse City Whataburger. Tyra was able to save the young boy who was choking on a piece of candy by performing the […]

Royse City Fire Department to host ‘Wet Down’ Ceremony for Engine 81

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 21, 2019) The Royse City Fire Department will host its first ever “Wet-Down and Push-In” Ceremony, set for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Royse City Fire Department, 232 E. Main St. in Royse City. The “Wet Down” ceremony is a fire service tradition dating back to the late 1800’s, […]

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