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Heath honors outgoing Council member Julie Zurek

Heath honors outgoing Council member Julie Zurek
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HEATH – Outgoing City Council member Julie Zurek was honored for her many years of dedicated service during a Farewell Reception hosted by the City of Heath June 10. “Tonight we honor a very significant member of our community,” said Mayor Lorne Liechty during the reception that followed the City Council meeting. “Her service to […]

After 34 years as US Congressman, Ralph Hall issues gracious statement after losing election

After 34 years as US Congressman, Ralph Hall issues gracious statement after losing election

ROCKWALL – After 34 years in office as the Representative from the 4th District of Texas to the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Ralph Hall issued a statement Monday night accepting his May 27 runoff election loss graciously to former federal prosecutor John Ratcliffe. “For those of you who voted for me, I do really […]

No recount in Bob Hall’s 300-vote runoff victory over Sen. Bob Deuell

No recount in Bob Hall’s 300-vote runoff victory over Sen. Bob Deuell

GREENVILLE – There will be no recount in the hard-fought Republican Primary runoff election for the State Senate District 2 seat that was decided by just 300 votes. This morning incumbent State Senator and family physician Bob Deuell called his opponent, Bob Hall of Edgewood, and congratulated him. The runoff contest was the closet state election in Texas […]

Rockwall honors City Manager Rick Crowley for 30 years of service

Rockwall honors City Manager Rick Crowley for 30 years of service

ROCKWALL – The City of Rockwall honored City Manager Rick Crowley with a resolution by Mayor David Sweet May 19th, a day he declared “Rick Crowley Happy 30th Anniversary Day.” It read, in part: “Rick’s long-tenured service to the City of Rockwall is a testament to his heart for public service and his commitment to […]

Jim Pruitt selected Mayor Pro Tem, will become next Rockwall mayor

Jim Pruitt selected Mayor Pro Tem, will become next Rockwall mayor

ROCKWALL – Rockwall City Council member Jim Pruitt was selected as Rockwall Mayor Pro Tem by his fellow council members at the May 19th meeting of the Rockwall City Council. He will automatically become the Mayor of Rockwall, consequently, when current Mayor David Sweet resigns to take the oath of office to become the new […]

Incumbents Ralph Hall, Deuell lose runoff elections to Ratcliffe, Bob Hall

Incumbents Ralph Hall, Deuell lose runoff elections to Ratcliffe, Bob Hall

ROCKWALL – The oldest living U.S. Congressman, 17-term incumbent Ralph Hall, 91, was defeated in the Texas Primary runoff election tonight by ex-Heath Mayor and attorney John Ratcliffe by 2,375 votes out of 42,139 total votes cast in the U.S. House of Representatives race. Incumbent three-term State Senator and family doctor Bob Deuell was also […]

Runoff Election today: Vote for Dewhurst, Branch, Merritt, Sitton, Ralph Hall, Deuell

Runoff Election today: Vote for Dewhurst, Branch, Merritt, Sitton, Ralph Hall, Deuell

ROCKWALL – Today is Texas Primary Election runoff election day, when voters will determine who will be the state’s Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Agriculture Commissioner and the Rockwall area’s U.S. Representative and State Senator. Click here to see voting locations, which are the same for Republicans and Democrats. The polls are open from 7 am […]

Bob Hall assessed $165,000 in federal, state tax liens by IRS, chooses not to say why

Bob Hall assessed $165,000 in federal, state tax liens by IRS, chooses not to say why

ROCKWALL – State Senate candidate Bob Hall was assessed eight federal income tax liens totaling over $165,000 by the IRS for unpaid federal income taxes between 1991 – 1996, the last of which was not settled for over 15 years – in 2011 – according to court records in Santa Rosa County FL. The liens […]

Runoff Election early voting starts today, ends May 23

Runoff Election early voting starts today, ends May 23

ROCKWALL – Early voting for the May 27 Texas Primary Runoff Election starts today and ends Friday. Over 50,000 voters are registered to vote in Rockwall County but only a handful are expected to cast ballots in the two remaining elections for: U.S. House of Representatives (District 4) – between incumbent Congressman Ralph Hall and […]

Bob Deuell says radio ads defame him, totally misrepresent his SB303 bill to help patients

Bob Deuell says radio ads defame him, totally misrepresent his SB303 bill to help patients

AUSTIN – State Sen. Bob Deuell’s attorney sent four Dallas radio stations Cease and Desist Demand letters May 14 demanding that they immediately stop airing Texas Right To Life PAC ads which he claims intentionally defame Deuell because they “totally misrepresent” Senator (and medical doctor) Deuell’s position on Senate Bill 303, which regards patient protection […]

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