Patti Richter, On Faith | When Love and Faith Converge: The Ride

Patti Richter, On Faith | When Love and Faith Converge: The Ride

Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires — Song of Songs 2:7 (NIV) ROCKWALL, TX – February 3, 2022 — My second semester of college began with bleak winter days in the Ozark Mountains. I was only a few hours from home by road but more than a few degrees colder by […]

Blue Ribbon News ‘How I Met My Mate’ 2022 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News ‘How I Met My Mate’ 2022 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – January 31, 2022 — Below is a digital look at our How I Met My Mate 2022 print edition. Our print publication delivers to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall County. Extra copies are available for pick up (while supplies last) at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER […]

Treat your Valentine to Dodie’s chef-inspired Sweetheart Menu, live music for Valentine’s Day

Treat your Valentine to Dodie’s chef-inspired Sweetheart Menu, live music for Valentine’s Day

Special prix fixe menu all weekend through Valentine’s Day  Live entertainment by soul artist Bobby Dade 4-8pm Monday  ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 20, 2022) Treat your Valentine to an exclusive, waterfront dining experience as Dodie’s at The Harbor presents a special, chef-inspired Sweetheart Menu, available Friday, Feb. 11 through Monday, Feb. 14. The prix fixe menu […]

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Love Letter Hand Pies

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Love Letter Hand Pies

ROCKWALL, TX – February 5, 2021 — Love letters are a lost art. Email began to replace written word, quickly followed by the text message – some even giving the sender an immediate “read” so they know the recipient has seen the note. Can you imagine the vulnerability one had to have in sending a […]

‘Love Letters’ opens at Rockwall Community Playhouse Jan. 29

‘Love Letters’ opens at Rockwall Community Playhouse Jan. 29

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 — The Rockwall Community Playhouse production of A. R. Gurney’s Love Letters opens on Jan. 29th. Former Heath Mayor Lorne Liechty and his wife Mary Liechty star in this romantic production directed by Darlene Singleton that’s sure provide lots of laughs (and a few tears). Performances will take place […]

How I Met My Mate: What’s your story?

How I Met My Mate: What’s your story?

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 13, 2021 – At a time of such division in our nation – and with Valentine’s Day only a month away – our Blue Ribbon News team is finding joy in reading all the love stories that local couples are submitting for our annual ‘How I Met My Mate’ Valentine’s issue, […]

Rockwall Women’s League delivers Valentines to seniors

Rockwall Women’s League delivers Valentines to seniors

Love is in the air! In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Rockwall Women’s League spread the love by delivering handcrafted Valentine’s cards and yummy chocolate treats to local senior citizens on Thursday, Feb. 13. RWL members stopped by Brookdale Summer Ridge and other area senior care facilities to surprise the senior residents with the […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart at Soulman’s Bar-B-Que

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart at Soulman’s Bar-B-Que

Soulman’s Offers Sweet Deal on February 14, 2020 Ribs are red, violets are blue, and this Valentine’s Day Soulman’s wants you to celebrate with bar-b-que. Available for one day only, Friday, February 14, all 18 beloved Soulman’s Bar-B-Que locations will be serving dinner for two that will satisfy the heartstrings and the wallets of North […]

Cooking with Ease: Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

Cooking with Ease: Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

I always wanted a relationship like my parents. My dad passed away when I was 31 years old and I can truly say, I never once heard my parents fight. Not bicker, not argue, nothing.They were teammates, friends, partners, pals. They really didn’t have reason to argue. I told a therapist once that my parents […]

It’s Never Too Late: Surprised by Love

It’s Never Too Late: Surprised by Love

He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love. –Song of Solomon 2:4 Heart-shaped chocolate boxes abound for Valentine’s Day, and some can be found even in senior-living communities, though romantic couples are hard to find. But one residential center I have visited was abuzz for months over a pair […]

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