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

    Sunday Mar 15 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Prosecutor slayer receives death penalty, planned two more killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A Rockwall County jury decided that after former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams had killed two prosecutors and the wife of one, that he was indeed a future threat to kill again, according to an article in today's Dallas Morning News . His wife Kim Williams provided the clincher when she testified he had plans to kill two more people when he was arrested.

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  14. Jury to deliberate a 2nd day on ex-judge's penaltyRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | KRGV

    Jurors are to deliberate a second day the fate of a former justice of the peace convicted of killing a North Texas district attorney's wife in a revenge plot. The Rockwall County jury resumes deliberations Wednesday in Rockwall on punishment for Eric Williams.

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  15. Ex-lawyer gets death in murder of DA's wife; judge compares ...Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | ABA Journal

    But after less than a half-day of deliberation, all agreed Wednesday that the former justice of the peace should get the ultimate punishment for shooting to death the wife of a Texas prosecutor, Courthouse News and WFAA report. Judge Mike Snipes, who is overseeing the Rockwall County trial, compared Williams to infamous serial killers Charles Manson and Jeffrey Dahmer as he was sentenced .

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  16. Kaufman County DA Murderer Eric Williams Sentenced to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    After hearing testimony on Tuesday about the glee Eric Williams took in killing Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McClellend, McClellend's wife, Cynthia, and assistant prosecutor Mark Hasse, a Rockwall County jury decided Wednesday morning that Williams should be killed by Texas. Williams was convicted of Cynthia McClellend's murder on December 4. His lawyers didn't mount a strong defense, hoping instead to save Williams' life in the trial's penalty phase. 1 comment

  17. Texas man sentenced to death in revenge plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | News Times

    Jurors are to deliberate a second day the fate of a former justice of the peace convicted of killing a North Texas district attorney's wife in what prosecutors describe as a revenge plot. The Rockwall County jury resumes deliberations Wednesday on punishment for Eric Williams.

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  18. Jury to deliberate a 2nd day on ex-judge's penaltyRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | KSWO

    Jurors are to deliberate a second day the fate of a former justice of the peace convicted of killing a North Texas district attorney's wife in a revenge plot. The Rockwall County jury resumes deliberations Wednesday in Rockwall on punishment for Eric Williams.

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  19. Kim Williams admits guilt in 3 Kaufman County murders, says Eric Williams pulled the triggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... in case she does take the stand, who is also charged with capital murder. She has been in custody at the Rockwall County Jail, and her trial is pending. Kim Williams' attorney Paul Johnson told the court she wants to testify and will do so "freely ...

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  20. Closing arguments set in ex-official's capital murder trialRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... rebuttal witnesses Tuesday morning in state district court in Rockwall, followed by closing arguments to the Rockwall County jury. Prosecutors want the death penalty for Williams for the fatal shooting of Cynthia McLelland. Bodies of her and her ...

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