ROCKIN’ VISITOR—The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce’s rock house headquarters had an extra special walk-in visitor recently. Jan Bredt Knight, now a resident of Houston, was born in the house Sept 21, 1939. She stopped by the Chamber office with her son and family, visiting from Carlsbad, California to show them her childhood home. Full Story
Activities set by Retired Teachers
Milam County Retired School Personnel Association (MCRSPA) are ready to begin an active school year, according to Jamie Larson, president.
He said a workday/visitation is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, (Aug. 2) at the Milano Senior Civic Center. Members will begin creating seven buckets of school supplies and teacher gifts. Full Story
Eyeing the big day
EYEING THE BIG DAY—Landscaping work was still being done last week at the new Rockdale VFD Firefighter Monument next to the fire station, corner of Wilcox and Bell. The monument honors the department’s history and contains the names of the only two Rockdale volunteers ever to die in the line of duty. J. W. Full Story
Supporting the police
If you’re looking for a way to support the Rockdale Police Department, Lone Star Guns and Goods has made it easy.
The store, 204 North Main, has the “blue line” support-the-police stickers.
“They are priced at $5 each and all of it goes to Rockdale police for their annual Officer of the Year banquet,” co-owner Rebecca Vasquez said. Full Story
A day in the park
A DAY IN THE PARK—The weather wasn’t cool but the vehicles sure were as the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce hosted a car show at Fair Park as part of its Bulls and Barbecue event. A total of 32 vehicles participated and awards were handed out in a variety of categories. See results and more coverage of the events on page 1B. Full Story
Lawsuit: More questions than answers
It’s already been 11 months since litigation filed
The legal battle between Luminant and the Milam Appraisal District (AD) has entered its 12th month and—almost a year in— there are more questions than answers.
Such as: Full Story
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