With the application S60Ticker it is possible to display any information in a (global) ticker band on your mobile device screen - incl. your homescreen!
By default the following information types are displayed:

Incoming SMS (message and sender information)

Pager: Show and signal dedicated incoming SMS as alert message - emergency SMS!

Incoming Mail (IMAP4, POP3, Exchange, BlackBerry Connect)

System wide alarm events (clock, meetings, reminder)

A demo text of your choice

Current time in the ticker header

check out this app, i have been using it for years now, i love it and it comes in handy. tell us what you think.

the basic functions are a freeware, if you want to use full capabilities of the application you will have to pay approx. 9$