Rockwall County Newswire

Rockwall County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 112 in Rockwall County, TX

  1. County to enact burn ban, begin budget process 8 minutes ago Victoria ...Read the original story

    19 min ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... healthier meals for juvenile offenders. Commissioners are also expected to complete a new contract with Rockwall County to use Victoria County's Juvenile Justice Center. Starting Sept. 1, Victoria County will charge Rockwall County $110 a day for ...

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  2. Royse City girl loses eye in fireworks accident Read Story Sebastian RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    From a distance, you'd never guess 8-year-old Makenna Brown was in emergency surgery just two weeks ago. Makenna was with her family at a neighbor's house celebrating the evening before the Fourth of July when the accident happened in Royse City, located in Rockwall County.

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  3. Road expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Dallas Morning News

    ... are State Highways 205 and 66. Highway 66 is one of only two arteries that bridge Lake Ray Hubbard from Rockwall County to Dallas County. There's no diverting it from downtown Rockwall. Relief, therefore, has to be north-south. Just north of ...

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  4. Utility bill insert leads to political fight in Heath Read Story Jason WhitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The monthly newsletter which is inserted inside utility bills for more than 2,600 customers here suggested a Republican running for the state House of Representatives had already won his seat and would soon serve in Austin, while making no mention of the Democratic challenger in the November election. "Hot topic? This? My phone rang off the hook for the first couple days," said Judith Matherne, chairwoman of the Rockwall County Democratic Party.

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  5. 2 semis, car collide head-on on Texas interstate, killing 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... 7 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 30 on Royse City, about 50 miles northeast of Dallas. Capt. Greg Welch of the Rockwall county Sheriff's Department said one 18-wheeler was westbound on the highway when for unclear reasons it veered into the eastbound ...

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  6. I-30 closed in Royse City after fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Three people were killed in a crash Wednesday morning in Royse City, causing a major highway to be closed for several hours. Captain Greg Welch with the Rockwall County Sheriff's Department says it happened in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 near FM 35 in Royse City.

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  7. Collin College to add newest campus in WylieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Princeton Hearld

    ... and reach students throughout our service area." Collin College's service area includes Collin County, Rockwall County and the city of The Colony. Currently, the college has seven locations-one in Allen, two in McKinney, one in Frisco, two in Plano ...

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  8. Bowie County may put files online for publicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... traffic capacity needs along a 145-mile stretch of I-30 starting east from Farm-to-Market Road 2642 near the Rockwall County and Hunt County line and proceeding west to the Texas-Arkansas state line. The corridor stretch goes through six counties, ...

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  9. Rockwall County Judge David Sweet charged with DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Dallas Morning News

    Rockwall County Judge David Sweet presided over a county court meeting last September. He was released on $1,000 bond Friday morning after his arrest on a DWI charge.

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  10. Injured Army Veteran Gets New HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | NBC Dallas

    ... with his wife and two sons, but, thanks to Operation Finally Home, they now have a new place to call home in Rockwall County. Holcomb served two tours of duty in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. While in Afghanistan in 2010, he suffered numerous ...

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  11. Heath gets its own ambulance, though some neighbors oppose location Read Story Sebastian RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The City of Heath, located in Rockwall and Kaufman counties, doesn't have its own ambulance service. It contracts an ambulance from Rockwall EMS.

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  12. Texas man kills girlfriend, posts photos of her body on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Kenneth Alan Amyx, left, of Plano, Texas, allegedly killed his girlfriend, Jennifer Lee Spears, Sunday morning and posted selfies with her body to Facebook. He is charged with murder in her death.

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  13. A man killed his girlfriend and posted a selfie with her corpse on Facebook, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... dating around four months ago, after other relationships had fallen apart. In February, a grand jury in Rockwall County indicted Amyx on a first-degree felony charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child younger than 14, according to the Dallas ...

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  14. Three House Fires Apparently Sparked by LightningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | NBC Dallas

    And three members of a Rockwall County family also made it out safely after lightning apparently sparked a fire in their house near Meadowlark Place and Meadowview Road in Heath. "We were home at the time and we heard a loud pop," Hughes said.

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  15. Texas Man Allegedly Posted Bloody Pictures of Slain Girlfriend on Facebook, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | People

    ... The news outlet also reports that police learned during this weekend's arrest that Amyx was also wanted in Rockwall County for continued sexual abuse of a child, and in Dallas County for indecent exposure to a child. Amyx's attorney, Keith Gore, ...

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  16. Man tells Plano police couple 'agreed to stab one another until they died'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Lane. Amyx is also being held on outstanding warrants for continuous sexual assault of a child under 14 in Rockwall County and indecency with a child in Dallas County. He is being held in lieu of $600,000 bail at the Collin County Detention Center. ...

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  17. A new Facebook killer? Texas man accused of posting wifea s bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... in nearby counties: indecency with a child in Dallas County and continuous sex abuse of a child under 14 in Rockwall County.

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  18. Texas man accused of killing girlfriend, posting crime photo onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Fox News

    ... been charged with murder and indecency with a child in Dallas County, and sex abuse of a child under 14 in Rockwall County, The Dallas Morning News reported. For all three charges his bond total is $600,000. Police have not yet released a motive for ...

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  19. Texas man 'killed girlfriend and posted pictures of her dead body to Facebook'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... Spears profile was hacked. Amyx was previously convicted of ongoing sexual abuse of a child under age 14 in Rockwall County, as well indecent exposure to a child in Dallas County, according to inmate records . A spokesperson for Facebook defended ...

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  20. Texas man allegedly kills girlfriend, posts crime scene photo to Facebook: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | GlobalNews

    ... o discovered he was wanted for indecency with a child in Dallas County, and sex abuse of a child under 14 in Rockwall County.

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