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  1. Texas House OKs changes to how grand juries are selectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties use commissioners, though some do so in addition to random selection. Rockwall County strictly uses random selection for its grand juries, using the same pool as for trial jurors, said Damita Sangermano, an ...

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  2. Search on for prison inmate who escaped from Rowlett hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The Rockwall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a prison inmate who escaped while being treated at a hospital. Search on for prison inmate who escaped from Rowlett hospital The Rockwall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a prison inmate who escaped while being treated at a hospital.

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  3. Mayor's race gives Rockwall voters a chance to affirm council selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Dallas Morning News

    ... through the city charter and carved into the relationship with the government down the street - that of Rockwall County. May 2014: After the city election, the council unanimously selected Pruitt as mayor pro tem, knowing he would become mayor when ...

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  4. Ralph Hall gets statue at Rockwall County Courthouse for 92nd birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Dallas Morning News

    ... 34 years, was on hand for the unveiling of a monumental bronze sculpture of himself. The statue is in the Rockwall County Courthouse lobby. Before serving in Congress and, before that, as a state senator, Hall was the Rockwall County judge, then the ...

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  5. Senate passes anti-red light camera billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Off the Kuff

    Red-light cameras in Dallas and other Texas cities would be gradually turned off under legislation approved Wednesday by the Senate. The measure by Sen. Bob Hall, a Republican whose district includes part of Dallas County, along with Rockwall and Kaufman counties, would initially prohibit the future use of the cameras at intersections.

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  6. Legislation could shut down red-light camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Red-light cameras in Denton, Dallas and other Texas cities would be gradually turned off under legislation approved Wednesday by the Senate. The measure by Sen. Bob Hall, a Republican whose district includes part of Dallas County along with Rockwall and Kaufman counties, would initially prohibit the future use of the cameras at intersections.

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  7. Senate votes to bar Texas cities from using red-light camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Red-light cameras in Dallas and other Texas cities would be gradually turned off under legislation approved Wednesday by the Senate. The measure by Sen. Bob Hall, a Republican whose district includes part of Dallas County, along with Rockwall and Kaufman counties, would initially prohibit the future use of the cameras at intersections.

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  8. Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Rockwall County Historical Foundation Presents Vintage Base BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... history of baseball as well as the customs and practices of the players and spectators. Join members of Rockwall County Historical Foundation for a Vintage Base Ball match ( ) between the Rockwall Retros ...

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  9. Take me out to the ball game: Rockwall County Historical Foundation presents vintage base ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | North Texas e-News

    ... history of baseball as well as the customs and practices of the players and spectators. Join members of Rockwall County Historical Foundation on Sunday afternoon, April 19, 2015 for a Vintage Base Ball match between the Rockwall Retros and Farmers ...

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  10. Dallas sells Lake Ray Hubbard park for $31.8M; paves way for new developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    Elgin B. Robertson Park on Lake Ray Hubbard has been sold to the city of Rowlett for $31.8 million, which Dallas said it plans to implement a program to redevelop existing community pools and bring new pools to the city's parks. The Dallas City Council has approved the sale of Elgin B. Robertson Park on Lake Ray Hubbard to the City of Rowlett for $31.8 million deal, which will pave the way for new development for the suburb that sits in both Dallas and Rockwall counties.

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  11. Lavon Lake dredging project adds to North Texas water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... ging to even modestly increase the lake's capacity would have produced enough dredge spoils "to cover all of Rockwall County in 3 feet of sediment," Hickey said.

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  12. Commerce Street Capital Advises Texas Leadership Bank on its Acquisition by Guaranty Bancshares, IncRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | PR Log

    ... the services and products they offer to their customers. The transaction also allows Guaranty to move into Rockwall County, which is one of the fastest growing counties in Texas." Texas Leadership Bank is a $75.3 million community bank. Founded in ...

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  13. Texas-based Guaranty Bancshares buying Texas Leadership BankRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | SNL Financial

    ... Texas Leadership employees will join Guaranty's team as they continue to grow their banking franchise in Rockwall County and throughout Texas. Guaranty will continue to operate out of the current location for Texas Leadership in Royse City, Texas. ...

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  14. Guaranty Bancshares acquires Texas Leadership BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... and Texas Leadership employees will join Guaranty's team as the combined institution grows its presence in Rockwall County and throughout Texas. Guaranty will continue to operate out of the current location for Texas Leadership Bank at 121 W. ...

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  15. Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Acquires Texas Leadership BankRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Business Wire

    Under the agreement, Guaranty will acquire all of the assets and liabilities of the Texas Leadership Bank. Texas Leadership employees will join Guaranty's team as they continue to grow their banking franchise in Rockwall County and throughout Texas.

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  16. Kim Williams to plead guilty in Kaufman murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | KYTX-TV News

    ... County State District Judge Michael Snipes. Her husband was sentenced to the death penalty on Dec. 17 in Rockwall County, where his case had been moved due to pretrial publicity. Kim Williams is charged with three counts of capital murder. It is ...

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  17. Ex-judge's wife to plead guilty in Texas revenge plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | KYTX-TV News

    ... County State District Judge Michael Snipes. Her husband was sentenced to the death penalty on Dec. 17 in Rockwall County, where his case had been moved due to pretrial publicity. Kim Williams is charged with three counts of capital murder. It is ...

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  18. Potential seen in DART partnership with rural provider on bus route in MesquiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... to the general public. Now, DART will connect with Star, a traditionally rural provider whose Kaufman and Rockwall County roots recently extended west with contracts in Mesquite, Balch Springs and Seagoville. And the partners' first collaboration is ...

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  19. Congressman-elect Ratcliffe Selects Jason Ross as District DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | EParis Extra

    Congressman-elect John Ratcliffe has selected Jason Ross to be his District Director. Mr. Ross, a Rockwall County native, will manage Ratcliffe's district operation across the 18 counties of the 4 Congressional District.

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  20. Retiring Rep. Ralph Hall to pull in $139,000 annual pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... similar to a 401(k). Under the plan, up to 5 percent of their contribution is matched. Hall, who served as Rockwall County judge from 1950 to 1962, is not collecting a pension from that post, according to his financial disclosure reports. Texas' ...

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