Turkey winners announced by Chamber
First winners in the 2015 holiday turkey giveaway, sponsored through the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, have been announced.
Coupons, good for $15 toward the purchase of a frozen turkey, are being awarded over KRXT-FM.
Participants are 23 Rockdale area businesses and individuals. Full Story
Paramedic hurt when hit by car on US 79, Gause
A 48-year-old American Medical Response (AMR) paramedic escaped serious injury Friday night when he was struck by a small SUV at the site of a previous crash on US 79 in Gause.
DPS Sgt. David Yarbrough said David Lee of Cameron was treated at Richards Memorial Hospital, Rockdale, for a sprained ankle. Full Story
THANKS!—Chris Lord, Flipside Flood Relief Representative presented checks to each of Milam County’s volunteer fire departments during their monthly Fire Chiefs Association meeting in Came Full Story
Calls for South Milam County volunteer firefighters, dispatched through the Rockdale Police Department, during the past six days included the following:
• 11:38 p.m. Thursday, spill, on roadway, Texas 36, south of Milano, Milano VFD.
• 4:49 p.m. Friday, hay bale on fire, FM 487 north of Thorndale, Thorndale VFD. Full Story
Deadline near to nominate families for 2015 Roundup
Dec. 3 is the deadline to nominate a family or individual to be served by Christmas Roundup this holiday season, according to Allen Sanders, spokesperson. Full Story
10th annual toy run set for Dec. 5
Run will aid CPS, Christmas Roundup 2015
The 10th annual “Buddy Oney” Toy Run, sponsored by The Bad To The Bone Riders of Rockdale, will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, at The Ranch, 415 W. Hwy 79, in Rockdale, according to organizer Charles Starr. Full Story
‘Brown Santa’ continues
CAMERON—The 2015 Milam County Sheriff’s Department Brown Santa program, which provides toys for needy children, continues.
Applications may be made at the sheriff’s office in Cameron. Full Story
POSGCD reports to county
CAMERON—Mechanisms to curtail water production in the future to protect aquifers were discussed Monday when the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District gave an update on recent activities to county commissioners.
Gary Westbrook, POSGCD general manager said Gov. Greg Abbott recently vetoed a bill dealing with curtailment that has passed both the House and Senate. Full Story
OLYMPIC HOPEFUL—Kennedy Kithuka (center), former Texas Tech track star and Olympic hopeful was in Rockdale last week, speaking at Meadowbrook Baptist Church and Rockdale High School. Full Story
Sex assault of child part of grand jury indictments
CAMERON—A 40-yearold Rockdale man was indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child as one of 19 indictments handed down Thursday by a Milam County Grand Jury.
Chief Deputy Sheriff Chris White said the indictment against Kevin Dewayne Cloer involved a 13-year female victim.
Cloer was arrested last week and bond was set at $100,000. Full Story
NEW SKYSCRAPER—Actually the point was not to scrape anything when this jumbo-sized chunk of oilfield equipment came through downtown Rockdale recently. Full Story
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