Rockwall County Newswire

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  1. Texas Crop ReportRead the original story

    21 hrs ago |

    ... dry weather. The hay harvest continued in a few counties. Overall, cattle were in good condition. However, Rockwall County reported the weather had caused noticeable stress to livestock. Armyworms and grasshoppers continued to be problems. Feral hog ...


  2. Beaumont Church's Former Music Director Charged With 2 Counts of Sexual Assault Of A ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | KCEN

    ... of a child, according to a report by KBMT 12News. Garrett Adam Kyler, 24, is facing two counts, one out of Rockwall County and a second out of Dallas County. The Texas Rangers arrested Kyler and booked him into the Jefferson County Jail. He was ...


  3. Church director charged in sex assault of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Garrett Adam Kyler, 24, is facing two counts, one out of Rockwall County and a second out of Dallas County. BEAUMONT, Texas - A former music director of a Beaumont Methodist church has been charged with two counts of sexual assault of a child, ...


  4. Fitch Affirms Heath, TX's GOs and COs at 'AA'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Business Wire

    ... lead the nation in employment growth coming out of the recession. Data are not available for the city, but Rockwall County's unemployment rate fell to 4.3% in May 2014, improving over a percentage point year-over-year due to employment gains ...


  5. Lennar Continues Revolutionary Home Building In McLendon-Chisholm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | PRWeb

    ... R-3 insulated sheathing, and insulated garage doors with opener and remotes. McLendon-Chisholm is a part of Rockwall County. The city does not compromise location or comfort. McLendon-Chisholm is close to big cities such as; Rockwall, Rowlett, and ...


  6. STAR Transit out to prove itself in Dallas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Dallas Morning News

    ... to the county's senior center for meals. Kaufman Area Rural Transit was formed in 1988, services expanded to Rockwall County in 2005 and the name was changed to STAR Transit in 2011. As a public transit agency, STAR receives funding from grants, ...


  7. Getting wet-dry votes on ballot to become more difficultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Dallas Morning News

    ... An election for beer and wine sales in stores and for mixed beverage sales in restaurants in Fate in Rockwall County. The spike in Dallas-Fort Worth area wet-dry elections came in the first few years after a 2003 change in state law. "It's been so ...


  8. Judge rejects attorneys' request to depose alleged accomplice in Kaufman Co. DA murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... Mr. Williams' attorneys' request to take the deposition Thursday. The ruling came during a hearing held in Rockwall County, where the case has been moved. Hasse was gunned down on Jan. 31, 2013, as he walked to the downtown Kaufman courthouse. ...


  9. Glider Plan Has Crash LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | CBS Local

    A pilot of a glider plan makes a crash landing Saturday afternoon at Airpark East, a small airport on the Kaufman and Rockwall County Line.


  10. Ellis County Judge under investigation for taking salary supplementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... didn't hear any cases in 2013. She has not returned calls for comment. Even though Bush gave the money back, Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper has been assigned as a special prosecutor in this case to determine whether Judge Bush ...


  11. High Winds, Storm Damage Rockwall County HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | NBC Dallas

    Several families in Rockwall County are cleaning up debris after an early morning storm rolled through the area causing damage to several structures.


  12. Editorial: Does Mesquite bus problem reveal DART's future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    It was hard to miss the optimism two years ago, as Dallas Area Rapid Transit and Mesquite prepared to peek into the future.


  13. Mesquite Is Ready to Bail on DART, but the Agency's Bending Over Backward to Keep ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    After three years of bus service, Mesquite, DART's first non-member city partner, appears set to spurn the agency for Star Transit, a private bus company that serves Balch Springs, Kaufmann County and Rockwall County.


  14. Signs point to beginning of FM 740 widening projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2010 | Rockwall Herald-Banner

    ... Landing. Under a heading of "Working Together," the sign states that the road project is made possible by Rockwall County, Texas Department of Transportation, City of Rockwall and City of Heath. Rockwall County Commissioner Lorie Grinnan said the ...


  15. The True Spirit of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2009 | Rockwall Herald-Banner

    Christmas is the time of year when compassion seems to be contagious, and the children of Rockwall County are no exception.


  16. 2009: Rockwall's Year in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2010 | Rockwall Herald-Banner

    ... the goings-on of our local community. The following is a run-down of what made headlines at home... January Rockwall County resident Justice Carolyn Wright is honored with the MLK award Rockwall County Comissioner Bruce Beaty announces that he is ...


  17. Meeting the old boy himself | Christmas at the courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2009 | Rockwall Herald-Banner

    ... during Christmas at the Courthouse Tuesday night. Santa was the main attraction at the event, held at the Rockwall County Historic Courthouse. Bailey is the daughter of William and Liana Whitten of Royse City. Above, Bailey Whitten, 4, lets Santa ...


  18. The Man Who's About to Represent North Texas in the State Senate...Read the original story

    May 30, 2014 | D Magazine

    Those are two of the major takeaways from Forrest Wilder's Texas Observer piece on Bob Hall , the Tea Party politico who just unseated three-term State Sen. Bob Deuell in the District Two GOP runoff.


  19. Mike Hashimoto: As Bob Deuell feared, low turnout cost him in Senate runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Reading left to right, it takes in the southern and eastern reaches of Dallas County and all of fast-growing Rockwall County, classic suburbia. Proceeding into East Texas, the district becomes increasingly rural over Delta, Fannin, Hopkins, Hunt, ...


  20. Texas Race Shows Tea Party Lines Are a BlurRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... incumbents above all else. "The tea party is morphing into something else," says Tony Fisk, chairman of the Rockwall County GOP. The district reaches from the eastern side of Dallas to the Louisiana border. "Until the tea party can define ...