‘How I Met My Mate’ 2021: Local couples share their love stories

‘How I Met My Mate’ 2021: Local couples share their love stories

ROCKWALL, TX – February 1, 2021 — Each year for Valentine’s Day, Blue Ribbon News asks local couples to share stories about how they met. Their tales of true love are sweet, funny, and sometimes quirky – and always a big hit among our readers. This year we received a record number of submissions! Five […]

Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – February 1, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our Valentine’s 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 […]

CANCELED: Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: All You Can Eat Breakfast with the big cats at In-Sync Exotics

CANCELED: Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: All You Can Eat Breakfast with the big cats at In-Sync Exotics

UPDATE on 2/7/2021: In-Sync has decided to cancel the Pancake Breakfast Feb. 13 due to below freezing temperatures and wind forecasted for Saturday morning.   WYLIE, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 – In-Sync Exotics Wildlife and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host an All You Can Eat Valentine’s Pancake Breakfast and […]

Dine-in or take it home as Dodie’s brings back chef-inspired Sweetheart Menu for Valentine’s weekend

Dine-in or take it home as Dodie’s brings back chef-inspired Sweetheart Menu for Valentine’s weekend

Live Entertainment 4-8pm Valentine’s Day Special includes bottle of Chardonnay, Cabernet or Champagne ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2021 – Dodie’s at The Harbor in Rockwall is offering a three day sweetheart deal to celebrate Valentine’s Day, with an exclusive, chef-inspired menu available Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14. (Regular menu also available). The […]

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 […]

Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Blue Ribbon News Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor Sweetheart Menu available Feb. 14 & 15, $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 with Brown Sugar Glaze, Stuffed Cajun Chicken Rockefeller, Redfish Pontchartrain with Crabmeat Beurre Blanc, or […]

‘How I Met My Mate’: Local couples share their love stories

‘How I Met My Mate’: Local couples share their love stories

Each year before Valentine’s Day, we ask local couples to share stories of 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. Three lucky couples will be selected from among this year’s […]

How I Met My Mate: True Love Calls

How I Met My Mate: True Love Calls

With Valentine’s Day approaching, Blue Ribbon News asked local couples how they met. Our annual “How I Met My Mate” feature is showcased in our latest print edition, with many more reader-submitted love stories to be shared online at www.BlueRibbonNews.com throughout February. As promised, here’s the true love tale that brought Richard and I together:  […]

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Mark your calendars and join Women in Need (WIN) for their annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Friday, February 14 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath. A special VIP sponsorship cocktail party is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 6. Guests will enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening of […]

Dodie’s brings back chef-inspired Sweetheart Menu for Valentine’s Weekend

Dodie’s brings back chef-inspired Sweetheart Menu for Valentine’s Weekend

Live Entertainment by Sandy Bates on Valentine’s Day Dodie’s at The Harbor in Rockwall is offering a two day sweetheart deal to celebrate Valentine’s Day with an exclusive, chef-inspired menu available Friday, February 14 through Saturday, February 15. (Regular menu also available). The sailboats, lighthouse, walking trails and picturesque sunsets over Lake Ray Hubbard provide […]

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