Royse City police investigating fatality after high water washes vehicle off IH30 service road

ROYSE CITY, TX (Feb. 9, 2023) On Wednesday, February 8, 2023 around 11:00 AM, the Royse City Police Department along with the Royse City Fire Department, the Union Valley Fire Department and the Cash Fire Department responded to reports of multiple vehicles stuck in high water on the Service Roads of Interstate 30 near FM […]

Temporary shelter provided to Lake Rockwall Estates flood victims

Temporary shelter provided to Lake Rockwall Estates flood victims

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 23, 2018) The community continues to lend a helping hand to Lake Rockwall Estates residents forced to evacuate their homes after heavy rains overflowed the neighborhood lake. The City of Rockwall and Rockwall County Helping Hands have teamed up to help provide temporary shelter for the affected families. “Currently, we are […]

Relief efforts continue for families affected by Lake Rockwall Estates flooding

Neighbors helping Neighbors in Rockwall County UPDATE – After the story below was published in our latest print edition, we received the following update from G. David Smith:  (June 24, 2015) After another torrential downpour on Sunday, the efforts to recover from prior flooding in Lake Rockwall Estates were stalled.  Temporary housing is still being […]

Lake Rockwall Estates flood fundraising effort underway

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2015) Local fundraising efforts are underway to assist victims of flooding associated with the filling of Wallace Lake by recent rainfall events. Local community leaders who have agreed to coordinate local private fundraising efforts include: Bennie Daniels John White David Smith Sandy Doyle Larry Parks Dennis Bailey The group has […]

Current area lake levels as of April 28

Lavon Lake, Jim Chapman Lake reach normal conservation levels Additional rain and runoff could require water releases for flood control (WYLIE, TX – April 28, 2015) Recent rain events have helped fill Lavon Lake and Jim Chapman Lake, key water supply reservoirs for the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD), to normal conservation levels. As […]

Royse City Chamber welcomes Servpro

(February 23, 2013) The Royse City Chamber of Commerce gives a big welcome to Glenn Caperton with Servpro of Rockwall! Servpro offers many restoration services including fire and water damage, mold mitigation, move outs, carpet and upholstery, air ducts, and more! Contact them at 214-607-1900 for more information. Submitted by Julia Bryant, Executive Director, Royse […]