Cristian Lara takes the baton from Hayden VonRosenberg in the 400-meter relay en route to the Tigers capturing the gold medal at the UIL State Track Meet Saturday. The quartet also won a silver in the 800-meter relay. For all the results, See Sports, 1C Full Story
Memorial Day ceremony will honor deceased vets
Graves getting flags on Friday
Names of 236 Milam County residents who died in wartime will be read Monday as Rockdale observes Memorial Day, 2015.
On Friday, representatives of Rockdale’s two veterans groups, Rockdale High School students and staff members and City of Rockdale officials will place American flags on the graves of all known veterans in the three city cemeteries. Full Story
Trustee rips Luminant on rendition
Appraisal district ‘will defend’ its value figure
At least one Rockdale ISD trustee is upset over Luminant seeking what may be as much as a $300-million drop in the values of its Sandow Power Plant for 2015. Full Story
Strolling through the ‘gallery’
Young artists display talent
Hundreds of pieces of artwork, all crafted by Rockdale High School students were on display Thursday in the RHS auditorium lobby.
Occasion was the annual RHS Visual Arts Show, according to Cynthia Urban, RHS art instructor.
The show was held in conjunction with the spring RHS Band Concert which followed in the auditorium. Full Story
Breakfast on the go for crazy May
The month of May is insanely busy, I think we cqan all agree on that.
These breakfast muffins are not only delicious but fast and easy.
Just grab and go! Scrambled Eggs Muffins 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage 12 eggs 1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt Full Story
Thomas Carvell and Traeshina Williams.
Brandon Hill and Ashley MCGehee.
Cynthia Lumpkin and Michael Lumpkin. Full Story
Tiger teams washed out
Duos can’t overcome early deficits
COLLEGE STATION— Keeping with the theme of the state tennis tournament, both Rockdale mixed doubles teams fell behind early and couldn’t catch up.
Waiting over 24 hours to play their opening match, the Tiger teams were ousted in the UIL Class 3A State Tournament quarterfinals. Full Story
Tigers bring home six medals, three golds
Dustin Strelsky once again dominated the wheelchair division of the Class 3A state track with record efforts in the sprint events. Full Story
Strelsky turns in repeat performance in track trifecta
AUSTIN—The competition was tougher. The results, the same.
Rockdale’s Dustin Strelsky pulled off a repeat performance at the UIL State Track Meet Saturday, harvesting gold in two of three wheelchair events, just as he had accomplished in the inaugural event in 2014. Full Story
Stop rain dances, we’ve had enough
Well, we were sitting at The Chamber all last week just wondering when we were going to get some rain. Ok, so maybe not wondering when it would start but when the heck it was going to quit.
All of you are thinking the same thing, please don’t gripe about the rain. I know it’s true, but that was seriously a lot of rain. Full Story
NEW MEMBER—Ideal Cleaners, 120 Burleson, recently became a member of the Chamber of Commerce and participated in a ribbon cutting attended by Chamber officials. Full Story
LYNN YOUNG DAY
LYNN YOUNG DAY—June 6 has been proclaimed Lynn Forney Young Day in Milam County. Young, national president-general of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will preside over re-dedication of the DAR’s Centennial Park, denoting the site of Nashville at the Brazos River, on that date. DAR members and the commissioners court gathered for the proclamation. Full Story
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