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Former Hawk pitcher Jake Thompson to Phillies in Cole Hamel trade

Former Hawk pitcher Jake Thompson to Phillies in Cole Hamel trade
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ARLINGTON – Former Heath Hawk and now professional baseball player Jake Thompson was traded last night from the Texas Rangers organization to the Philadelphia Phillies as part of the Cole Hamel trade. The 2012 Heath High graduate was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 3 prospect in the Rangers system entering the 2015 season […]

Whataburger named best burger chain in America by Fast Company voters

Whataburger named best burger chain in America by Fast Company voters

NEW YORK CITY – Whataburger was named the best burger chain restaurant in America last week by readers of Fast Company magazine. Using brackets like in a sports playoff system, South champion Whataburger defeated East Coast champion Five Guys in the finals, after beating The Varsity in the first round and Checkers from Florida in […]

Kate Steinle’s father tells Rep. Ratcliffe he has not heard from Pres. Obama

Kate Steinle’s father tells Rep. Ratcliffe he has not heard from Pres. Obama

WASHINGTON D.C. – Jim Steinle, the father of Kate Steinle, the young woman recently killed by an illegal immigrant in San Francisco, told Congressman John Ratcliffe from Heath last week that he has not heard from nor received condolences from Pres. Obama. ā€œIā€™m very sorry to hear that when there have been other very public […]

Dozens of best known Dallas Morning News reporters, editors leaving in buyouts

Dozens of best known Dallas Morning News reporters, editors leaving in buyouts

DALLAS – Some of The Dallas Morning News best known reporters and editors will be leaving this fall after a third round of buyouts since 2006 were recently offered to help the newspaper continue its transition from a printed publication to primarily a news website. Ownership remains the same. The buyouts allow the paper to […]

Missing woman Susan Peterson, 60, found safe today

Missing woman Susan Peterson, 60, found safe today

ROCKWALL – Susan Peterson, the 60-year-old Rockwall woman who was reported missing yesterday, was found safe in a residential neighborhood about 1.5 miles from her home in The Shores subdivision today at about 11:10 am. No other information was provide in a news release from Rockwall Police, who asked this morning for the public’s help […]

Learn how to protect children from abuse Aug. 4 from Dallas YMCA child protection specialist Ellen White

Learn how to protect children from abuse Aug. 4 from Dallas YMCA child protection specialist Ellen White

ROCKWALL TX ā€“ The public is invited to learn how to better protect children from abuse from Metro Dallas YMCA child protection education specialist Ellen White at the monthly Rockwall area family violence prevention meeting Aug. 4, 7-8:30 pm, at the Rockwall Golf & Athletic Club Champions Room. The meeting is hosted on the first […]

“Crazy Ants” found in Rowlett; destroy electrical wiring in autos, AC, appliances

“Crazy Ants” found in Rowlett; destroy electrical wiring in autos, AC, appliances

ROWLETT – When Rowlett resident Geral Tidwell opened the garage door Monday morning he said he “freaked out” when he saw thousands of red ants covering the hood of his white Dodge Ram truck. After he swept them off the hood with a broom, he then discovered hundreds of thousands more – inside, outside, in […]

Help veterans become successful in business, attend HCC fundraiser Aug. 10

Help veterans become successful in business, attend HCC fundraiser Aug. 10

ROCKWALL – To train veterans how to become successful entrepreneurs, business and community leaders, while helping to end the veteran suicide epidemic, a fundraising effort will be held by the non-profit Honor Courage Commitment, Aug. 10, 5-9 pm, at Soulman’s Bar-B-Que, 691 E. Interstate 30 (near Discount Tires). According to L-3 employee and veterans advocate […]

Police searching for Susan Peterson, 60; reported missing yesterday

Police searching for Susan Peterson, 60; reported missing yesterday

ROCKWALL – Rockwall Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing woman, Susan Kaye Peterson, who was reported missing by her husband Robert Peterson yesterday morning from their home in the 1400 block of Merion Dr. in the Shores subdivision. According to police, Mrs. Peterson was last seen yesterday at approximately 6:30 […]

Courthouse flags lowered to half staff to honor 5 TN military victims

Courthouse flags lowered to half staff to honor 5 TN military victims

ROCKWALL – Flags at the Rockwall County courthouse were lowered to half staff today after Pres. Obama ordered the flags at the White House to be lowered for the five military victims who were murdered last week by Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez in Chattanooga TN.

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