Rockwall County Newswire

Rockwall County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rockwall County, TX.

Results 1 - 20 of 73 in Rockwall County, TX

  1. Collin, Rockwall, Dallas counties rank highly for economic growth, investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    ... in their local economies to spotlight places poised to grow. Collin County ranked fifth in the state, Rockwall County ranked sixth and Dallas County ranked eighth in Texas. Two Houston area counties - Fort Bend and Harris - ranked first and second, ...

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  2. Fallen Texarkana, TX officer's legacy lives on in memorial scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2013 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... while responding to a disturbance call at a Texarkana park. After almost five hours of deliberation, a Rockwall County jury sentenced Justin Sanders to 30 years in prison for the death of a Texarkana, TX police officer. After almost five hours of ...

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  3. TDCJ Correctional Officer Beaten With "Pry Tool"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Texas Tribune

    ... Office of Inspector General. Tracy, who came to TDCJ to serve a life sentence for aggravated assault out of Rockwall County, has also been convicted for attacking two different correctional officers. In 2005, he stabbed a correctional officer in the ...

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  4. Corrections Officer Killed in Northeast Texas PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | KCEN

    ... seven convictions dating back to 1995 and is serving a life sentence for robbery and aggravated assault from Rockwall County, a suburban county east of Dallas. He has other convictions from Tarrant and Potter counties, including possession of a ...

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  5. Texas prison guard Timothy Davison killed by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | UPI

    ... ded 45 years to his life sentence. Tracy had previously been convicted of aggravated assault and burglary in Rockwall County, Texas.

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  6. Rookie Prison Guard Killed Escorting Violent InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... employee, which added a 45-year sentence to his 1998 life sentence for aggravated assault and burglary in Rockwall County . Few details about Tracy's 2005 attack were released late Wednesday. The incident occurred in Potter County, but TDCJ did not ...

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  7. Texas inmate attacks, kills corrections officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Fox News

    ... seven convictions dating back to 1995 and is serving a life sentence for robbery and aggravated assault from Rockwall County, a suburban county east of Dallas. He has other convictions from Tarrant and Potter counties, including possession of a ...

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  8. Texas mourns murder of corrections officer by prison inmate using iron barRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Examiner.com

    ... 45-year sentence was added to his original 1998 life sentence for aggravated assault and robbery in Rockwall County. "Our hearts are deeply saddened by this tragic loss of life," said Brad Livingston, Texas prison systems executive director. "I ...

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  9. Corrections officer dies after being beaten by inmate at northeast Texas prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The London Free Press

    ... seven convictions dating back to 1995 and is serving a life sentence for robbery and aggravated assault from Rockwall County, a suburban county east of Dallas. He has other convictions from Tarrant and Potter counties, including possession of a ...

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  10. TDCJ Inmate Billy Joel Tracy, suspect in beating death of Correctional Officer Timothy Davison.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Texas Tribune

    ... employee, which added a 45-year sentence to his 1998 life sentence for aggravated assault and burglary in Rockwall County . Few details about Tracy's 2005 attack were released late Wednesday. The incident occurred in Potter County, but TDCJ did not ...

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  11. Convicted Potter County felon accused in attack killing correctional officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... Joel Tracy. He is currently serving a life sentence for aggravated assault and burglary of habitation from Rockwall County. Tracy was also convicted in Potter County of assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with serious bodily injury on a ...

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  12. Texas Prison Guard Dies In Inmate AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | KWTX

    ... ed the inmate involved as Billy Joel Tracy, 37, who's serving a life sentence for robbery and assault out of Rockwall County.

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  13. Frisco Mayor Pro Tem John Keating to vie with Rockwall businessman for state House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Dallas Morning News

    ... last month that he would not be seeking another term . Turner was first elected to the seat in 2012. Rockwall County businessman Justin Holland announced last week that he would also be seeking the Republican nomination for the District 33 seat. ...

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  14. Roger Boswell '73 Honored by American Board of Emergency MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    Roger W. Boswell, M.D., a 1973 graduate of DePauw University, "has received the Longevity Award from the American Board of Emergency Medicine, marking 30 years of continuous board certification in this specialty," reports the Herald Banner of Rockwall County, Texas. "Additionally, he has certified/recertified in the speciality of internal medicine since 1983.

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  15. Flooding threat continues on Father's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Flooding threat continues on Father's Day Lakes in North Texas are spilling over their banks as more rain sweeps across the region Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1MX9tyN Lakes in North Texas are spilling over their banks as more rain sweeps across the region, bringing the potential for additional flooding on Father's Day. Flash Flood Warnings were in effect for Collin and Rockwall counties Sunday morning.As of 8 a.m., the National Weather Service said Rockwall had received 2.7 inches of rain; Royse City reported 2.46 inches in a one-hour period.

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  16. Father's Day storms threaten to flood Dallas, Collin, Rockwall countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Heavy rains and thunderstorms on Sunday threaten to flood parts of Dallas, Collin and Rockwall counties, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood warning remains in effect until 9:45 a.m. for Rockwall County and southeastern Collin County.

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  17. 2 County Chase With Stolen Van Ends Near SMURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NBC Dallas

    The pursuit started just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Royce City in Rockwall County. It moved onto westbound Interstate 30 near Dalrock Road into Dallas County and eventually onto North Central Expressway/Highway 75 at Mockingbird Lane.

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  18. Smart911 Expansion Continues as Growing Number of Municipalities Adopt Smarter Approach to 9-1-1Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... their state to deploy Smart911. Other locations adding the public safety service in recent months, such as Rockwall County, Texas and Polk County, Iowa, joined the ranks of Smart911-enabled PSAPs already in service throughout their states. Smart911 ...

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  19. NBC5: Large fire destroys Rockwall County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    More than 30 firefighters from three departments responded just after 2 a.m. to the home in the 1000 block of Rabbit Ridge near Lowe Road.

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  20. Daryl Dotson, Appellant, v. The State of Texas, Appellee.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... testified, without objection, that he had been charged with and was awaiting trial for a burglary offense in Rockwall County. a When the prosecutor asked Clater, "I have nothing to do with that crime that you've been charged with in Rockwall; a ...

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