Just under one year after a business-developer couple who transformed the face of Rockdale died in a highway accident east of town, manslaughter indictments have been handed down over the four-vehicle crash that took their lives. Full Story
Back to the 50s
Rain canceled the Rockdale Downtown Association’s scheduled car show across the street from the Kay Theater Saturday but the retro dance with The Morticians went ahead as scheduled. Full Story
‘Suicide’ ruling eyed in hanging
A suicide ruling is expected in the case of an 18-year-old Rockdale man found hanging from a tree Tuesday morning at his home on the sharp curve at South Main (FM 908) and Roberts.
Lt. J. D. Newlin said Jesse Ray Hogan was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Andy Isaacs shortly after police received the 8:30 a.m. call. Full Story
The Rockdale City Council will revisit its recent decision to include a no-parking block on US 79 as part of its application for a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) sidewalks grant.
Mayor John King said reconsideration of council action made March 16 to remove parking from the north side of the 100 block of East Cameron (US 79) will be an agenda item for April 9. Full Story
Dewberry glow run Saturday
It’s time to glow.
The second night-time Dewberry Jam 5K Fun Run is set for Saturday at the Rockdale Country Club.
Runners who have already registered can pick up their packets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Chamber of Commerce’s Hogan-Hall Building, 1203 West Cameron (US 79). Full Story
Bloodmobile will visit St. Paul’s 8-noon Sunday
THORNDALE—The Scott and White Bloodmobile will be on the campus of St. Paul Lutheran Church and School from 8 a.m. to 12-noon Sunday.
Those participating have a chance to win a quilt made of blood donor T-shirts, spokesperson Teresa Ging said. Full Story