Pitchfork Pumpkin Patch in Royse City to feature murder mystery events

Pitchfork Pumpkin Patch in Royse City to feature murder mystery events

ROYSE CITY, TX (September 4, 2020) The Pitchfork Pumpkin Patch, a family owned pumpkin patch located at 7126 South FM 548 in Royse City, offers a wide variety of pumpkins, gourds, dried corn, hay – and soon, Family Friendly Movie Nights on Fridays and Saturdays in October. They also offer crafts such as Paint the […]

Royse City swears in new police CID Lieutenant and new Fire Investigator

Royse City swears in new police CID Lieutenant and new Fire Investigator

ROYSE CITY, TX (September 1, 2020) Today, Royse City swore in two new peace officers, one for the police department and one for the fire department. Both men, Ray Fitzwater and Douglas Waters II, will bring a great amount of experience and knowledge to Royse City. Douglas Waters II. (Deuce) was sworn in as a […]

Royse City police seek help identifying subject following robbery at Cork and Bottle

Royse City police seek help identifying subject following robbery at Cork and Bottle

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 20, 2020) The Royse City Police Department is investigating a robbery that was reported this morning at 7:03 AM August 20, 2020 at the Cork and Bottle Convenient Store located at 520 E IH30. The police department is asking for assistance in identifying the subject pictured in this bulletin who was […]

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 14, 2020) During the August 10 regular meeting, the Royse City ISD Board of Trustees approved a 10.355 cent tax rate decrease. The decrease is on the Maintenance and Operations (M&O) side of the combined tax rate and comes as a result of H.B. 3 that was approved by lawmakers in […]

Royse City ISD employees receive $500 surprise bonus today

Royse City ISD employees receive $500 surprise bonus today

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 14, 2020) An early morning email from Royse City ISD Superintendent Kevin Worthy held a $500 surprise for employees. This includes ALL employees with the exception of temporary staff. All teachers, aids, bus drivers, custodians, food service workers, etc. This measure was approved by the school board on Monday evening. This […]

Royse City ISD official to chair state-wide safety & risk management committee

Royse City ISD official to chair state-wide safety & risk management committee

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 5, 2020) The Texas Association of School Business Officials Board of Directors has named Lloyd Blaine as Safety and Risk Management Committee Chair. He will serve in this state-wide role from October of 2020 to September of 2022. For Royse City ISD, Blaine serves as the Director of Safety & Security […]

Royse City ISD delays start of classes until August 24

Royse City ISD delays start of classes until August 24

ROYSE CITY, TX – July 28, 2020 – At the Monday, July 27 school board meeting, the Royse City Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Superintendent Kevin Worthy’s recommendation and plan to delay the start of school until August 24, 2020 for both in-person and online learning. This delayed start, of five school days, gives […]

Royse City Police Department investigates fatality accident resulting in death of Justice David L. Bridges, Texas 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Royse City Police Department investigates fatality accident resulting in death of Justice David L. Bridges, Texas 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

ROYSE CITY, TX – July 26, 2020 – The Royse City Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving three vehicles on I.H. 30 west bound near FM 2642. The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 9:30 pm on July 25, 2020, the suspect, identified as 32-year-old Megan E. Smith of Royse City, was driving […]

Huffines Communities announces Phase 4 of Waterscape master-planned development in Royse City, buys additional 120 acres

Huffines Communities announces Phase 4 of Waterscape master-planned development in Royse City, buys additional 120 acres

Ready for release to builders before end of 2022, prime land features hiking trails and additional programmed open space ROYSE CITY (July 20, 2020) – Developer Huffines Communities announced today the recent purchase of an additional 120 acres for more than 400 new homes that will make up phase four in its signature master-planned community, […]

Royse City ISD hires Executive Director of Cultural Development

Royse City ISD hires Executive Director of Cultural Development

ROYSE CITY, TX (July 20, 2020) Royse City ISD is proud to announce the hiring of Taryne Dismuke as Executive Director of Cultural Development. In this new cabinet-level position, Dismuke will plan, coordinate and design professional development for district personnel with a primary focus on leadership, culture, equity and inclusion. In addition, this position will develop […]

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