Blue Ribbon Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Blue Ribbon Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor Sweetheart Menu available Feb. 8-16, $54.99/couple. Add a bottle of house wine, $16.99. Begin with Oysters on the Half Shell or Classic Shrimp Cocktail, and House Salad. Choose from Blackened Rib Eye, Stuffed Cajun Chicken Rockefeller, Redfish Pontchartrain with Crabmeat Buerre Blanc, or Crawfish Ravioli with Pan Seared Jumbo […]

Rockwall ISD bus drivers create loving environment for students on Valentine’s Day

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 14, 2018) If you’re driving around Rockwall you will likely see a Rockwall ISD school bus throughout the day, but if you look closely, you just might see a Valentine Bus. How do you know if it’s a Valentine Bus? The most obvious identifier is the large red heart on the front, […]

Sterling Tea Spot invites Rockwall to taste something new

Sterling Tea Spot invites Rockwall to taste something new

Tea Time (ROCKWALL, TX — February 13, 2018) Even if the Starbucks drive thru knows your vehicle by sight, you own the latest high-end espresso maker, or you’ve secretly googled the phrase “coffee IV” before, Stuart and Brenda Meyers believe there’s a tea out there for you. Their new business Sterling Tea Spot, located on […]

25 Years of Love

25 Years of Love

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 8, 2018) A few months ago my wife’s boss had a birthday and invited us to her celebration. It was my busy time of the year so I was game for anything, well, except for salsa dancing. Yep, that was the birthday plan, go to a restaurant in Dallas that shut […]

Local couples share stories of how they met

Local couples share stories of how they met

HOW I MET MY MATE Editor’s Note: Each year as we approach Valentine’s Day, Blue Ribbon News asks local couples how they met. Their stories are often sweet, funny and surprising. Sharing their tales of true love has become one of our favorite traditions. This year we received an overwhelming number of submissions, some of […]

Local couples share stories of how they met

Local couples share stories of how they met

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 11, 2017) Editor’s Note: Each year at Valentine’s Day, Blue Ribbon News asks local couples how they met. Their stories are often sweet, funny and surprising. Sharing their tales of true love has become one of our favorite traditions – and one of our most wildly popular features. Shelley and Brian Berry […]

Women In Need kicks off 2017 campaign with successful Chocolate Indulgence event

Women In Need kicks off 2017 campaign with successful Chocolate Indulgence event

(ROCKWALL, TX Feb. 7, 2017) Women In Need invited folks to indulge their valentines with an evening of dinner, dancing and lots of chocolate at its Chocolate Indulgence 2017 event on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Hidden Creek Event Center in Heath (215 Chris Cuny Pkwy). A chocolate fountain and a variety of chocolate sweets […]

Reflecting on the meaning of love

Reflecting on the meaning of love

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 3, 2017) As I sit down to write this, Valentine’s Day quickly approaches and I feel compelled to write about the one word which this special day revolves around – love. I’m gonna venture to define this word as it pertains to me, because love can mean many different things. It […]

Rockwall Pets to host $10 Valentine’s adoption event

ROCKWALL/ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 4, 2015) As part of Rockwall Pets’ partnership with Best Friends Animal Shelter, the rescue organization will host “The One” adoption promotion on Valentine’s Weekend. All of their dogs and cats that are over six months old and are physically present at their adoption events on Valentine’s weekend will only be $10. […]

Local couples share stories of how they met

Local couples share stories of how they met

Tales of True Love In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Blue Ribbon News asked several local couples how they met. This feature was so popular last year that we decided to put our 2013 couples back in the spotlight alongside our latest lovebirds. Thank you for sharing these stories of “How I Met My Mate.”    Clarence […]