Holcombe fund-raiser ahead Jan. 31st
CAMERON—The third annual “Mardi Gras Bash” to raise funds for the Christine Holcombe Memorial Scholarship Fund, will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, according to organizer Deborah Kostroun.
Site of the Mardi Gras Bash will be Simon George Hall, 401 South Karnes, in Cameron. Full Story
DIRECTORS—The 2015 slate of directors took office Thursday at the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce meeting in the Patterson Center. Above (L-R), directors Julie Sulak, Don Brummett, Joyce Ford, Ann King, Jocelyn Lewis, Cynthia Lumpkin (incoming chair), Janice King (outgoing chair), Charlie McGregor, Ashley Mantey, Rebecca Vasquez and Allen Sanders. Full Story
STORM SPOTTERS—The Rockdale VFD Fire Station was the site for a National Weather Service Storm Spotters trading session last week. Participants from Cameron, Burlington, Thorndale, Gause, Milano and Rockdale spent the evening learning about hazardous weather. Full Story
Milano fatal crash nets indictment for manslaughter
CAMERON—A Milam County Grand Jury returned 23 true bills (indictments) during its January session Thursday, according to Prosecutor Bill Torrey, including one in connection with an Oct. 8, 2014, fatal crash in Milano.
Bruce Brian Bode, 27, of Milano, was indicted for manslaughter and two counts of aggravated assault, serious bodily injury, with a deadly weapon. Full Story
IRS info: None at post office, little at library
It’s a product of our high-tech age. There will be very little in the way of free tax forms available for Rockdale residents to pick up at two places where they had been able to count on them in the past.
No tax forms will be available at the Rockdale Post Office and IRS is only making a few available at the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library. Full Story
NOPE, IT'S WATER
NOPE, IT’S WATER—Yes, volunteer firefighters were called out to a natural gas line break at 8:32 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Half Street, adjacent to the Union Pacific tracks, but the stuff spraying into the air at right center in this photo isn’t gas. It’s water. A water line and gas line were cut as city crews worked on a water line. Full Story
Milano Lions pancake supper, auction to be held Saturday
Milano Evening Lions Club will hold its annual pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Milano Civic Center. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. All proceeds will go towards Milano Evening Lions community service projects. Full Story
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