ROCKWALL — Local attorney Jim Pruitt was appointed by the Rockwall City Council Monday to replace former city council member Mark Russo, who was elected as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3. Russo's resignation is effective Sept. 18. Pruitt will serve from Sept. 19 until the May 2013 municipal elections. Pick up this week's copy of the Herald-Banner for a full story.
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Life should get a bit easier for five disabled veterans, as each received their service dog last Friday during a graduation ceremony at Patriot PAWS in Rockwall.
Megyesi wins Fate seat by narrow margin
Lorne Megyesi and Jim Thornhill’s race for the Place 1 seat on the Fate City Council provided a perfect example of how every vote counts.
Bailey, White win seats on Rockwall ISD school board
Jon Bailey and Jim White earned seats on the Rockwall Independent School District board of trustees with lopsided wins during Saturday’s elections.
Former constable indicted for Harbor shootings
A Rockwall County grand jury Wednesday indicted former Hunt County Constable Anthony Dewayne Lewis on charges of murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon involving the Feb. 16 shootings at The Harbor in Rockwall.
RPD partners with Nextdoor for virtual neighborhood watch
In an effort to help facilitate a virtual neighborhood watch program, the Rockwall Police Department began partnering in March with the Nextdoor program (www.nextdoor.com), a private social network for neighborhoods to establish a virtual Neighborhood Watch.
Herald-Banner Internship Information
The Herald-Banner has internship positions available for the summer to work with any one of our three publications: Greenville, Rockwall or Royse City.
Rockwall to plant trees during May 17 event
The City of Rockwall is hosting a tree-planting celebrating the City of Lubbock – its tree exchange partner – at a Trees Across Texas Ceremony sponsored by Rockwall’s Parks and Recreation Department.
Mayor hosts breakfast meeting for citizens
Fate Mayor Bill Broderick will host “Breakfast with the Mayor” for a two-hour period Wednesday.
The breakfast, scheduled every third Wednesday of the month, will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. in the Community Center.
RPD’s Valliant completes advanced management program
Lieutenant David Valliant of the Rockwall Police Department’s Command Staff recently completed the Police Executive Management College at The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) in Plano.
ELECTION DAY: County results provide little drama
Aside from one race decided by a margin of just three votes, all other races on Saturday were pretty one-sided during an election day that included races for the Fate City Council as well as Board of Trustees in both the Rockwall and Royse City Independent School Districts.
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