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Rockwall County Newswire

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  1. RCSO Gets Approval To Seek AccreditationRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | PR Log

    ROCKWALL, Texas - Feb. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- . The Rockwall County Sheriff's Office will be the first agency in Texas and in the jurisdiction of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to seek accreditation through the National Institute for Jail Operations .

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  2. Grayson County OKs special court for troubled veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... once a month at no cost to taxpayers. "This will be a regional endeavor with funding from Collin County and Rockwall County so we are excited to be a part of it," Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said. "It is a one time deal," Wrenn said. "Do not ...

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  3. Texas counties with the most married childrenRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... the most populous county in the state, recorded the highest raw number of marriages in 2012: 31,125. 3. Rockwall County had the state's highest marriage rate among Texas counties with 10,000 residents or more: 15.89 marriages per 10,000 residents in ...

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  4. Texas counties with the most married childrenRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Houston Chronicle

    ... the most populous county in the state, recorded the highest raw number of marriages in 2012: 31,125. 3. Rockwall County had the state's highest marriage rate among Texas counties with 10,000 residents or more: 15.89 marriages per 10,000 residents in ...

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  5. Texas counties struggle to balance courthouse gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KBMT

    ... between the county and civil criminal courthouses, it would be a logistical nightmare to do otherwise. Rockwall County commissioners have adopted a resolution that continues to prohibit firearms, but the county plans to move some operations not ...

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  6. Suspect surrenders after chase across 4 counties in 18-wheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... before the 18-wheeler turned north on 635. The suspect then got onto eastbound I-30 and passed through Rockwall County and continued east through Hunt County on the I-30 access road. The suspect came to a stop around 12:15 p.m. and the standoff ...

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  7. Standoff with 18-wheeler chase suspect shuts downaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... re around 40 miles per hour. The roughly 42-mile pursuit began in Sunnyvale in Dallas County, passed through Rockwall County on I-30, and continued east through Hunt County on the I-30 access road.

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  8. Police chasing 18-wheeler in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... of Public Safety (DPS) are in a chase with and 18-wheeler. The chase began in the Garland area, went into Rockwall County, and at lunchtime was on the Interstate-30 service road in Royse City. There were more than two-dozen squad cars behind the ...

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  9. Stolen 18-wheeler leads police on chase in NE TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... maged, speeds were around 40 miles per hour. The pursuit began in Sunnyvale in Dallas County, passed through Rockwall County on I-30, and continued east through Hunt County on the Interstate 30 access road.

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  10. Mary Elaine McFarlin BarnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... and Spencer Austin. Nicknamed early on as "Sally" by her siblings, Mary was born April 5, 1923, in Rockwall County to John Watson and Jessie Elizabeth (Sisk) McFarlin. She attended Kilgore Junior College. Mary married John L. Barnett Sr. June ...

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  11. Government prepares for another wave of child migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | World Magazine

    The federal government is opening three additional centers to house an expected increase of unaccompanied teen migrants over the U.S. southern border in 2016. The new centers are controversial in part because they highlight a crisis thought to be a relic of 2014.

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  12. Feds shuttle illegal migrants around Texas | Kenric Ward | 15Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Townhall

    With their 21-day window closing, hundreds of minor migrants from Central America have been shuttled to new government holding facilities in Texas. Up to 700 of the 900 unaccompanied youngsters sent to Ellis and Rockwall counties last month are still under federal control.

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  13. Feds shuttle illegal migrants around TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Fox News

    With their 21-day window closing, hundreds of minor migrants from Central America have been shuttled to new government holding facilities in Texas. Up to 700 of the 900 unaccompanied youngsters sent to Ellis and Rockwall counties last month are still under federal control.

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  14. Immigration raids begin targeting Central Americans, DHS defends policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    In this archived photo from December, a group of migrant boys from Central America spend time at Sabine Creek Ranch in Rockwall County. Immigration lawyers and immigrant advocates are warning people this weekend that raids have begun by federal immigration police and may sweep immigrants who don't have orders of removal.

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  15. Influx of teen migrants leads US to open 3 more sheltersRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. government plans to open three new shelters in three states to house unaccompanied migrant children as officials brace for another influx of young Central American immigrants crossing the border. The temporary shelters in Colorado, Florida and New Mexico, all located on federal property, are in addition to shelters that opened outside Dallas earlier this month to deal with the growing number of immigrants expected in the spring and summer of 2016.

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  16. Influx Of Teen Migrants Leads US To Open 3 More Shelters, 1 In ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | CBS Local

    The U.S. government plans to open three new shelters in three states to house unaccompanied migrant children as officials brace for another influx of young Central American immigrants crossing the border. The temporary shelters in Colorado, Florida and New Mexico, all located on federal property, are in addition to shelters that opened outside Dallas earlier this month to deal with the growing number of immigrants expected in the spring and summer of 2016.

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  17. Influx of teen migrants leads US to open 3 more sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    The U.S. government plans to open three new shelters in three states to house unaccompanied migrant children as officials brace for another influx of young Central American immigrants crossing the border.

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  18. Sen. Cruz Tours Tornado Wreckage in RowlettRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz today joined U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe , Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, State Sen. Bob Hall , State Rep. Cindy Burkett , Rowlett Mayor Todd Gottel, and Rockwall County Judge David Sweet to tour the areas ravaged by tornadoes last Saturday. After witnessing the wreckage, Sen. Cruz said, "It is heartbreaking to see these homes that have been utterly destroyed, and yet, it is miraculous that in the face of all of this devastation, there was not more loss of life.

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  19. Jenkins was at heart of action as deadly storms arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Judge Clay Jenkins had a "take five" moment. The sliver of Rowlett east of Dalrock to Lake Ray Hubbard is in Rockwall County. So while federal, state and city officials in the group assessed the site, Jenkins was outside his territory and took time ...

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  20. Cruz tours storm damage in RowlettRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Attorney General Ken Paxton, state Rep. Cindy Burkett, R-Sunnyvale, state Sen. Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, and Rockwall County Judge David Sweet on a tour of affected neighborhoods led by Rowlett Mayor Todd Gottel. The tour began on Rowlett's Harbor ...

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