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  1. Ratcliffe: 'Still chasing,' but gainingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EParis Extra

    ... longest-serving members, having been in office since 1981. His first political office was county judge of Rockwall County, a position he was elected to in 1950. "I got in this race because I felt a majority of people in this district liked Ralph ...

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  2. Jury selection dates changed in Kaufman County DA slayings trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the Kaufman County District Attorney's office recused itself from the cases. The trial is being held in Rockwall County because of pretrial publicity in the case. Kim Williams, who has filed for divorce since their arrests, told authorities that she ...

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  3. Sanders sentenced to 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... a broken leg, a torn heel, cuts and scrapes when he was run over in the closed park.The case was moved to Rockwall County by 102nd District Judge Bobby Lockhart because of concern pretrial publicity and Sprague's status as a police officer killed in ...

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  4. New Evidence Found In Lake In Kaufman MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | CBS Local

    ... otential jurors in the death penalty case. While Eric Williams' capital murder case has been moved to nearby Rockwall County, Kim Williams capital murder case remains in Kaufman County.

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  5. Man Found Guilty In Death Of North Texas OfficerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | CBS Local

    ... man guilty of murder in the hit-and-run death of a Northeast Texas police officer last year. The jury in Rockwall County deliberated about four hours Monday before finding Justin Miles Sanders responsible for the death of Texarkana officer Jason ...

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  6. Northeast Texas man on trial for officer's deathRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | KRGV

    ... the hit-and-run death of Texarkana police officer last year. The trial of Justin Miles Sanders was moved to Rockwall County near Dallas on a change of venue. The Texarkana Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1dHmIat ) closing arguments are expected ... 1 comment

  7. Northeast Texas man on trial for police officer's hit-and-run deathRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... the hit-and-run death of Texarkana police officer last year. The trial of Justin Miles Sanders was moved to Rockwall County near Dallas on a change of venue. The Texarkana Gazette reports ( http://bit.ly/1dHmIat ) closing arguments are expected ...

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  8. Man On Trial For Texarkana Officer's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | CBS Local

    ... the hit-and-run death of Texarkana police officer last year. The trial of Justin Miles Sanders was moved to Rockwall County near Dallas on a change of venue. The Texarkana Gazette reports closing arguments are expected Monday. Sanders is charged ...

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  9. Thousands summoned to courthouse in Kaufman Co. death penalty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | KYTX-TV News

    ... can you really comprehend and retain at that lightning-fast pace? Instead, the people who lined up at the Rockwall County courthouse Friday are among the three thousand residents summoned here as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case. Those ...

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  10. Texas screens jurors for trial of man charged with...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | WHTC

    ... shooting dead three people, including two prosecutors. Nearly 3,000 people have been summoned to come to the Rockwall County court for the jury panel in the trial of Eric Williams, a former Kaufman County justice of the peace and attorney accused of ...

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  11. Hundreds Summoned To Courthouse In Kaufman Co. Death Penalty CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | CBS Local

    Instead, the people who lined up at the Rockwall County courthouse Friday are among the three thousand residents summoned here as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case.

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  12. 3,000 summoned as jury selection begins in Kaufman County murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Three-thousand people - or roughly 4 percent of Rockwall County's residents - were summoned to the courthouse Friday morning as the long process of picking a jury begins in the Kaufman County prosecutor slayings.

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  13. Jury selected in Justin Sanders trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... jury of five men and seven women and one female alternate was chosen from a pool of 80 prospective jurors in Rockwall County. The trial of Justin Miles Sanders, 21, was moved from Bowie to Rockwall County amid concern the accused couldn't get a fair ...

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  14. Sasquatch Sighted in Rockwall, TX?Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Cryptomundo

    ... out what brought him to Rockwall, TX. He told us he was contacted by a retired police officer who resides in Rockwall County that had experienced alleged Sasquatch activity in the last few days. We weren't given any details as to what actually ...

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  15. Early numbers indicate runoff for Hall, RatcliffeRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... will likely be extended by a runoff. The race for Texas' District 4 will probably be narrowed to the two Rockwall County candidates. But it was four others in the race - particularly the strong third-place start of Plano businessman Lou Gigliotti - ...

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  16. Icy weather causes gridlock on I-45 south of DallasRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... on the roadways. Interstate 635 near Greenville Avenue has been one problem area. Moving to Dallas from Rockwall County, there's another trouble spot on eastbound Interstate 30 approaching the President George Bush Turnpike. A third trouble spot is ...

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  17. Congressman Ralph Hall waves to the crowd at Frisco 2008 community parade.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    ... - Hall has served 17 two-year terms. He spent 10 years as a Texas state senator and before that served as Rockwall County judge. He has said that if he is re-elected, the term would be his last. Hall has run a relatively quiet campaign, choosing not ...

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  18. Ralph Hall Draws a Crowd of OpponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2010 | Texas Tribune

    ... Clark, a Dallas businessman eyeing Hall's U.S. Congressional seat. Hall began his public service in 1950 as Rockwall County Judge, during Harry Truman's administration, and then served as a Texas State Senator from 1962 to 1972. He went to the U.S. ...

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  19. Five Challengers Taking On Congress' Oldest MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... - Hall has served 17 two-year terms. He spent 10 years as a Texas state senator and before that served as Rockwall County judge. He has said that if he is re-elected, the term would be his last. Hall has run a relatively quiet campaign, choosing not ...

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  20. Rockwall ISD to Conduct School Shooting Drill WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | NBC Dallas

    ... school shooting emergency drill at Utley Middle School. Public safety departments and more than 50 Rockwall County first responders will be involved in the emergency exercise from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The drill is being held on an early release day for ...

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