Chamber lists first turkey winners
The first week’s winners in Rockdale’s annual turkey giveaway have been listed by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce.
The giveaway is sponsored by participating businesses through the Chamber.
Giveaways will be awarded each business day through Dec. 16.
The promotion awards $15 turkey purchase coupons. Full Story
Full parking lot, anyway, as about 250 persons took advantage of a free surplus food distribution Thursday at the KC Hall by the Capital Area Food Bank. At right volunteers unload the surplus items. Distributions are held the third Thursday of each month and there are no eligibility requirements. Full Story
Second crash sends driver to hospital
A 59-year-old Copperas Cove man the DPS says was involved in two crashes along US 79 east of Thorndale in nine minutes last week was flown to Seton Williamson Hospital in Round Rock after the second one.
Edger Stephens’ vehicle ran off the highway and hit a utility pole at 11:25 p.m., according to Trooper Dustin Neitch. Damages were extensive. Full Story
Art by Chase Nadeau
Art by Chase Nadeau, a first-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story
City water okay, ‘violation’ said labeling error
Every Rockdale water customer got a letter during the past week informing them the city was in violation of a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) rule concerning its water system.
But it’s less than it seems, according to the city. Full Story
Marching another week
At least. All Tiger fans are hoping the RHS Big Blue Band keeps marching right up through the holiday season. The band, under the direction of Adrian Acevedo, performed in Spring Friday night during the Tigers 55-28 thumping of Buna in an area playoff. The band will be on hand again this Friday at Conroe Shenandoah as Rockdale tangles with Kirbyville in regional semifinal action. Full Story
Brown Santa Program accepting applications
Holiday effort served record 287 last year
CAMERON—The Milam County Sheriff’s Department is getting ready to host its 5th Annual Brown Santa program, starting Dec. 1, according to program spokesperson Wynema Adams.
She said the department is taking application for those Milam County residences that would like to take advantage of the Brown Santa program, which provides toys to needy children throughout the county. Full Story
Milano Christmas parade set for Dec. 6
Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with all the family, fun and food you can handle. Full Story
DANCER OF THE WEEK
DANCER OF THE WEEK— Kylee Miller was named Rockdale Golden Girls Dancer of the Week for the Rockdale Comanche bi-district playoff game at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s Crusader Stadium in Belton on Friday, Nov. 14. Full Story
100th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION— Evelyn Hodge will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Winnie L. Nursing Home, 2104 N. Karnes St., in Cameron. Everyone is invited and the family requests no gifts. Full Story
Erwin benefit set for Dec. 6th in Cameron
Hope all of you have a blessed and safe Thanksgiving holiday.
Saturday, Dec. 6, there will be a benefit for Hunter Erwin at the Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall in Cameron. Hunter is the nephew of Billy and Miranda Stein. Tickets can be purchased here in Gause at Coats Grocery. Full Story
LOTS TO CHEER ABOUT
LOTS TO CHEER ABOUT—It takes a lot of cheerleaders to fire up all the fans who are following the Rockdale Tigers through the post-season. That’s just what Tiger fans got Friday night in Spring as Rockdale ripped Buna 55-28 in area competition. Full Story