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The Royse City Police Department is investigating a threat from a student focusing on Royse City High School. The department posted a message for parents on its Facebook page this morning, indicating there was a message posted on Snapchat overnight regarding school safety.

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CADDO MILLS — The Caddo Mills Municipal Airport is about 300 miles from the NASA Mission Control Center in Houston and more than 750 miles from Spaceport America in New Mexico

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Royse City Council appointed Michael Holder to fill the vacant council position following its executive session last week. 

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Rockwall County added more than 1,700 jobs during the past year, as local employment rose to its highest level ever during August, according to a report released Sept. 20 by the Texas Workforce Commission.

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The Rockwall County League of United Latin American Citizens is collaborating with First Rockwall United Methodist Church and Light of Hope Immigration Law Center of Plano to host a U.S. citizenship workshop Sept. 28. 

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A Greenville man is appealing the convictions and life sentences he received on charges of armed robbery and kidnapping in connection with the hold-up of the Royse City Walmart in the summer of 2016.

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Local residents will be spending one evening out next week, having fun while learning how to fight crime in their community, during the National Night Out 2019.

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Residential rental property owners in Fate will soon need to register their rentals as Fate City Council approved an ordinance requiring the annual registration and inspection of residential rental properties. 

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The City of Fate Planning and Zoning Commission vetoed a proposed change to the Williamsburg development plan after residents spoke out against the change during the meeting.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s new leader to work with the U.S. attorney general and lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call released Wednesday.

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Royse City enjoyed a big summer in terms of business, recording huge increases in sales tax rebate revenue when compared to 2018.

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One local resident has been indicted on two counts of domestic violence assault, faces the loss of his probation in another assault and has been charged in an alleged sexual assault.

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The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announce that Dr. Jannette E. Flores of Fate,has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to India. Dr. Flores visited over 20 Indian higher education institutions in March 2019 as part of a project to…

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Two men will not be sentenced to death by lethal injection if they are convicted of capital murder in connection with the February homicides of two people in Royse City.

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The Hunt County Commissioners Court voted this week to renew the county’s membership in a program which helps pay for defense attorneys in death penalty capital murder cases, including one from Royse City.

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With the new academic year now in its fourth week, the Royse City Independent School District Board of Trustees heard updates on student enrollment, district curriculum, state accountability and more at Monday night’s regular meeting.  

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Royse City Independent School District received a “B” from the Texas Education Agency through its A-F Accountability program, accounting for eight of the district’s schools. 

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A ban on outdoor burning is now in effect for Rockwall County, due to the drought conditions across the area.

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One of Rockwall County’s most mysterious and yet least recognized landmarks received some tender love and care last weekend from Lone Oak natives Gunderson Elkins and Chris Shelton.

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An outdoor emergency warning system has been worked into the City of Fate’s upcoming budget for 2019-2020 fiscal year, which consists of two outdoor sirens.

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State Rep. Justin Holland (R - Heath) issued a scathing statement recently regarding the unexpected announcement of closure of the Rockwall office of the Texas Department of Family Protective Services.

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Fate City Council unanimously approved a zoning application and concept plan for a Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods at Monday night’s regular meeting. 

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Makerspace Greenville, a non-profit community workshop and creative laboratory where people can – for a small monthly fee – use high tech machines like 3D printers and laser cutters for their projects, is in the process of expanding at its location into the former Habitat for Humanity Restor…

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A Harris County man has been placed on probation and fined after pleading guilty to an indictment filed in connection with his alleged role in a fatal multi-vehicle accident along Interstate 30 in Hunt County.

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The Royse City American Legion Post 100 is looking forward at the coming year at its annual banquet as officers will be installed in their positions. They’ll also reflect on the past year’s accomplishments this Saturday.

Last summer, drought conditions threatened farmers’ crops and drove up hay prices in North Texas, but the rainy weather experienced this year has affected agriculture in the Hunt County area almost as much.

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The Rockwall County Commissioners Court last Thursday discussed a possible participation in a federal grant system, called the Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Interdiction Assistance Grant program.

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The Hunt County Commissioners Court has received a proposal on a plan to possibly reopen the former Hunt County Juvenile Detention Center facility for adult inmates, although there are additional concerns with renovating the property in downtown Greenville.

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The merger between L3 Technologies and Florida-based Harris Corp. was finalized over the weekend with the newly named L3Harris Technologies debuting Monday on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol LHX, according to a company press release.

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Carolyn Reilly Livingston was born June 13, 1952 to Philip and Faye Kersh in Jackson, Mississippi. She was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Memphis State University. She married Larry Livingston on February 24, 1997 in Rockwall, Texas. They owned and operated Air Max Heating and Air…

Carolyn Reilly Livingston was born June 13, 1952 to Philip and Faye Kersh in Jackson, Mississippi. She was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Memphis State University. She married Larry Livingston on February 24, 1997 in Rockwall, Texas. They owned and operated Air Max Heating and Air…