The Kay’s biggest day
So far, that is. A crowd of over 200, most of them delighted children, packed the restored Kay Theatre Saturday for its showing of the Disney classic “Frozen.” Many of the kids came in costume and sang along with the songs, as did delighted moms and dads. It was a big weekend for The Kay, which also hosted the play “Twelve Angry Men” Friday (see bottom of this page). Full Story
Murder indictment returned
Three counts handed down over shootings
A 53-year-old Rockdale man was indicted for first degree murder Thursday by a Milam County grand jury.
Ricardo Muñoz was indicted in connection with the March 30 shooting death of Buckholts resident Francisco Avila, 41, in Cameron.
Muñoz was also indicted on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one of unlawful possession of a firearm by felon. Full Story
No jobs lost for schools
Budget moves work in ‘15-16’
Four months of trying to save jobs in the Rockdale ISD paid off Monday when Supt. Denise Monzingo told trustees there would be no reductions in force (RIF) recommended in the 2015- 16 school budget.
“Fantastic!” was the immediate comment from board president Lee Jenkins. Full Story
Early voting starts Monday on MISD’s bond proposal
$3.8-million would build new junior-hi
Residents of the Milano ISD can start early voting Monday on a $3.8-million bond issue which would construct a new junior-high school, ag shop and elementary cafeteria.
Early voting will actually be in two locations starting with a 12-hour—8 a.m. to 8 p.m.—opportunity on Monday at Milano Elementary, 500 North Fifth. Full Story
Brown named top journalist
Cooke-Martin new STPA president
PORT ARANSAS— Rockdale Reporter Editor Mike Brown was named Journalist of the Year at the 89th South Texas Press Association Convention Friday at Port Royal.
The South Texas Press Association is the largest regional press association in the country. Full Story
Three Angry Men
Sort of. Maurice Goza (L) has doubts about the guilt of a defendant, Joey Guess (R) has none and John Schell is caught in the middle. They’re jurors in Milam Community Theatre’s “12 Angry Men” which was staged Friday in the Kay Theatre before an appreciative audience of 76. Full Story
Place of Hope Family Night is Saturday
Place of Hope Pregnancy Center’s annual Hope Night is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at the KC Hall.
The western-themed evening includes a meal by Sissy’s Home Cooking, auction, fund-raising drawing, silent auction and country-western music
Tickets are $20 each— $23 at the door.
For ticket information call 512-446-2220. Full Story
3-Way stop sign trial set to end Friday
The three-week trial period of a three-way stop sign at the Murray-Bushdale intersection ends on Friday.
City Manager Chris Whittaker said city crews will remove the stop signs—at least for now—that afternoon and officials will evaluate the three weeks of stop-andgo traffic at the intersection, which has heavy traffic twice a day during school. Full Story
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