15 draw terms in district court cases
CAMERON—Fifteen cases were disposed of last week in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutors Bill Torrey and John Paschall who listed them as follows: Full Story
$3,764—The fifth annual Kristi’s Krusaders MS Rally for the Walk bike run drew 60 participants and raised $3,764, according to organizer Kristi Bode. Bikers departed from Nat’s near Milano on Saturday morning and made three stops during the event. The day also featured a barbecue sale, live auction and music. Full Story
Patriot Day parade Thursday in Taylor
TAYLOR—The Taylor Professional Firefighter’s Association, City of Taylor Fire Department and the City of Taylor are hosting the Patriot Day Ceremonial Parade and Program Thursday in commemoration of the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 attack. Full Story
Thefts, ‘mischief’ net $5,000 each
Police said a pair of thefts and a criminal mischief incident, all unrelated and resulting in arrests resulted in the loss of cash, or damages, totaling $5,000 each.
In a Friday criminal mischief incident a vehicle hit a wall at Budget Inn, according to Lt. J. D. Newlin. Full Story
Area officers seeking armed robbers
The law enforcement community in Milam County and beyond is seeking two persons who held up a Cameron convenience storewithaashotgunjust after midnight Friday. Full Story
Except it’s not really overtime for law enforcement, being at events is just part of the job. Rockdale police (left) patrolled, and looked out for pedestrians, during garage sale weekend and the Milam County Sheriff’s Department provided protection for the Kristi’s Krusaders run. More photos pages 2A and 2B. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from Sept. 3-9
Jail logs list all persons charged with offenses through the county jail docket. Charges may change during the process.
Persons are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
• Roger Brent Nunn, 23, Belton, assault family/ household member, motion to revoke, in custody. Full Story
Fire calls dispatched through the Rockdale Police Department to South Milam County departments during the past week included the following:
• 10:57 a.m. Sept. 3, Thorndale VFD dispatched to report of a grass fire on County Road 446, it was discovered to be an unreported controlled burn. Full Story
County okays 65.2 tax rate on Monday
CAMERON—Milam County commissioners on Monday approved a 65.2- cent tax rate.
That’s a 2.3-cent increase from the current 63-cent raise. The budget includes a 2.75-percent increase in salaries for county personnel. Full Story
Blue Water resuming deferred payments
MILANO—Blue Water is resuming deferred fee payments to the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) which were suspended earlier this year.
Meeting in regular session Monday, POSGCD directors okayed a 6-month payout, at two percent interest, for the deferred $490,000 in fees. Full Story
Milano NHS to sponsor blood drive Sept. 17th
There will be a blood drive at Milano High School on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the fine arts room. The drive, sponsored by the MHS National Honor Society, will run from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call the school office at 512-455-9333. Full Story
Master Gardeners opening registration for 2015 class
Little River Basin Master Gardener Association (LRBMGA) is opening registration for the 2015 Master Gardener class.
Classes will meet on Wednesdays from January 7 through May 13, 2015 at the Cameron Chamber of Commerce meeting room, from 9 a.m. to noon. Full Story