Cool! School targets AC units
Roofs, drainage lead priority list
The Rockdale ISD—after the first complete evaluation of its facilities since the 2009 building program— is in a major maintenance mode. Full Story
Throckmortons to lead Dec. 5 parade
Day of activities planned for town Christmas party
A Rockdale couple who helped found the Milam Adult Resource Center (MARC) more than 50 years ago, and are still its most enthusiastic supporters, have been named grand marshals of the Dec. 5 Christmas parade. Full Story
Luminant: Entities preparing for trial
AD signs up expert witness
CAMERON—The mega high-stakes lawsuit between the Milam Appraisal District (AD) and Luminant is about to enter its “discovery phase.”
The two sides are to meet in 20th District Court on Feb. 22 to begin a legal procedure with implications for every taxpayer in Milam County, doubly so if they happen to also pay taxes to the Rockdale ISD. Full Story
First Democrat files for ‘16 primary ballot
Milam County got its first Democratic candidate for the March 1 primary ballot during the past week.
Michael M. Moehling Jr. filed for Precinct 4 constable, according to County Chair Tommy Grimes.
That position is currently held by Giles Summerlin, also a Democrat. Full Story
Thanksgiving closings many around area
Here are holiday closings for Thanksgiving:
• Area schools are out Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. (Students in the Thorndale ISD and at Thorndale St. Paul’s are out all week.)
• City Hall and the City Library will be closed both Thursday and Friday. The library will be open Saturday. Full Story
No FCC meal on Thursday
For the first time in many years there will not be a Thanksgiving luncheon at First Christian Church.
Rev. Angie Goette of First Christian said the church contributed to Saturday’s community-wide Thanksgiving luncheon, held in the First Baptist Family Life Center instead. (See page 1B). Full Story
Just in time
When the long-awaited downtown parking lot on North Main was prepared for paving more than a month ago, nobody thought it would be a rush job to get it ready for Rockdale’s big Christmas party Full Story
Turkey in the Straw
TURKEY IN THE STRAW-UH, HAY—There’s no turkey shortage at the Billy and Carolyn Taylor place on CR 210 near the Little River this year. Or any other year. Full Story
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