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Complaints received about contaminated food at Family Dollar Store

Complaints received about contaminated food at Family Dollar Store
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ROYSE CITY – Several complaints about food being contaminated by chemicals last week at the Family Dollar Store in Royse City were received over the weekend by The Rockwall News. CPA Lancelot Giles first notified The Rockwall News that he had heard several complaints from Royse City residents. One of them, Ashley Burke, sent a […]

Young girl severly burned in ATV accident; family needs financial help

Young girl severly burned in ATV accident; family needs financial help

DALLAS – An 11-year-old girl suffered severe burns and injuries in an ATV rollover accident in Royse City July 5 and now her parents need a great deal of financial help and prayers while their daughter faces several months of surgeries and physical therapy. Keylee Latham is currently in critical condition at Parkland Hospital’s burn […]

70% of Texans believe in abortion in cases of rape, incest or danger to life of mother

70% of Texans believe in abortion in cases of rape, incest or danger to life of mother

AUSTIN – Over 70 percent of Texans believe access to abortion should be legal in cases of rape, incest or danger to the life of the mother, according to a new June 2014 survey conducted by the University of Texas & Texas Tribune news website. The internet survey of 1,200 registered voters was conducted May […]

How does Alzheimers feel? Sign up for free virtual experience, lunch for this Thursday

How does Alzheimers feel? Sign up for free virtual experience, lunch for this Thursday

ROCKWALL – Ever wondered what it’s like to start losing your memory as victims of Alzheimer’s Disease experience? Want to know more about the subject? Autumn Leaves of Rockwall is hosting a free interactive virtual dementia experience and free luncheon for the public to answer these questions this Thursday at Noon at 225 E. Ralph […]

Comfort Dental to offer free dental exams, x-rays, cleanings, more Dec. 24

Comfort Dental to offer free dental exams, x-rays, cleanings, more Dec. 24

ROCKWALL – Comfort Dental is offering free dental exams, cleanings, x-rays, extractions and fillings for as many patients as the the four dentists in their Rockwall office can see on their annual Care Day, Dec. 24, from 7:30 – 11:30 am. The office is located at 515 E. I-30, just east of El Chico restaurant […]

The Waiting Game: Hoping For Health And Financial Security

The Waiting Game: Hoping For Health And Financial Security

(KERA News) ROCKWALL – Chasing an energetic 1-year-old, balancing shaky finances and managing a rare disease is a tall order for any family. But it’s reality for Isac and Elizabeth Madrid, a Rockwall couple we’re featuring in our series One Crisis Away. Like many North Texans, Isac and Elizabeth were living a typical middle class […]

Winter storm warning, freeze alert issued for area beginning Thursday

Winter storm warning, freeze alert issued for area beginning Thursday

ROCKWALL – A winter storm warning and freeze alert have been issued by the National Weather Service and North Texas Municipal Water District for the next 3-4 days so today is the day to get prepared. Although today’s unseasonably warm weather may set a high temperature record, arctic air is forecast to arrive behind a […]

Flu season is coming soon; time to get your flu shots

Flu season is coming soon; time to get your flu shots

ROCKWALL – Flu season is just around the corner so now is the best time to get your flu shot, federal health officials are currently warning. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against […]

Federal judge rules new Texas abortion law unconstitutional

Federal judge rules new Texas abortion law unconstitutional

AUSTIN – A federal judge ruled today that a key provision of the state’s new abortion law passed last summer by the Texas legislature is unconstitutional, preventing the law from going into effect tomorrow as scheduled. In a 26-page order, District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled the admitting privileges requirement is unconstitutional and poses an undue […]

Free back to school immunization clinic scheduled Aug. 3

Free back to school immunization clinic scheduled Aug. 3

ROCKWALL – A free back-to-school immunization clinic will be held for students who are either without medical insurance coverage, are on Medicaid or are American Indians or Alaskan natives, Aug. 3, 9 am-Noon, at First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Yellowjacket. The event is hosted by the Caring For Children Foundation of Texas, which will […]

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