Superstardom vs Summer Kid-dom

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 28, 2015) “I’m dreading summer, Coach.” A middle-schooler dreading summer, dreading the break from school—the bane of their existence? Then she described an Olympic-esque training regimen. Playing for three teams, training, traveling to tournaments every weekend, clinics, camps; I needed a three-day weekend after hearing her summer schedule. Man, times have […]

Fixing Our Eyes

HEATH, TX. (June 25, 2015) We drove along the desolate landscape of south Texas toward the Gulf of Mexico for our first ocean vacation as a family. We finally came upon a colorful seaside village where the shops stood too close together to allow more than a glimpse of the water. As we circled to […]

Rockwall Summer Musicals to present Guys & Dolls, West Side Story

Broadway veteran to direct Rockwall Summer Musicals’ season opener June 25 (ROCKWALL, TX – June 25, 2015) Rockwall Summer Musicals is bringing Broadway to Rockwall this summer with Guys and Dolls, June 25-28, and West Side Story, August 13-16. Not only are both shows set in New York City, but Broadway veteran, Michael Serrechia, will be guest director for Guys and […]

Blue Ribbon News Summer Print Edition Hits Mailboxes throughout Rockwall and Heath

Blue Ribbon News Summer Print Edition Hits Mailboxes throughout Rockwall and Heath

Annual Subscription Service Now Available for those living outside our Rockwall/Heath free delivery zone ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (June 24, 2015) Here’s a digital look at our latest print edition which is on its way to more than 18,000 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath this week.  And now we’re delivering to the Woodcreek community in […]

Summertime learning doesn’t have to feel like homework

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 24, 2015) When I am asked by parents about homework for their child I flash back to the beginning of my favorite Dickens story, “A Tale of Two Cities.” His wonderful work starts, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” an apt analogy for the thing we call […]

Pumpkin Patch Pickles & Peppers available this summer

ROCKWALL, TEXAS – June 23, 2015 – Fans of the famous Pumpkin Patch pickles and jalapeño peppers will still be able to get these popular delicacies, but orders must be placed no later than August 1st.  They will be available in September thanks to the efforts of Carolyn Duckworth and crew who are making them […]

Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers to host Summer Mini Camp

HEATH, TX. (June 16, 2015) The Rockwall-Heath High School Highsteppers invites all K-6th grade girls to their “Bon Voyage”  Summer Mini Camp. Kids will learn dance routines, techniques,  drill team traditions, and make crafts. Girls will also have the opportunity to sit with the Highsteppers at a home football game, stand in victory lines, and […]

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church offers Vacation Bible School

(June 8, 2015) HEATH, TX. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 1524 Smirl Drive in Heath, will offer Vacation Bible School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, July 12-16. The theme of this year’s VBS is “Everest”. To find out more about this year’s theme, visit Also, watch this video on this […]

Register through Aug 17 for ROCK After School Program

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 8, 2015) The deadline for registration for Rockwall ISD’s 2015-2016 school year after school program, ROCK, is noon on Monday, August 17th. Registration forms and more information can be found at Questions, please call:  469-698-7032. Submitted by Renae Murphy, RISD Chief Communications Officer.  To share your good news and events, email . Please […]

Rockwall Stingerettes to host Kids Dance Camp

(June 8, 2015) ROCKWALL,TX. Join the fun with the Rockwall High School Stingerettes this summer for their annual summer dance clinic, 9 a.m. to noon August 10 through 14 at Utley Middle School gym. Stingerette Officers will teach dance technique and a routine to be performed the last day of camp.  Campers will receive refreshments […]