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Christmas Roundup 2009 set records all the way around, beginning with the more than 100 volunteers, many of them school age, who turned up at the KC Hall Monday for the massive sorting and sacking effort. Then on Tuesday volunteers delivered food and toys to 331 families, encompassing 1,258 individuals, more than 800 of them children. Roundup is Rockdale’s annual holiday volunteer effort to bring Christmas cheer to the less fortunate. “We had a tremendous turnout of volunteers,” Ann King, Roundup spokesperson, said. “We appreciate each and every one.” Reporter/Mike Brown Christmas Roundup 2009 set records all the way around, beginning with the more than 100 volunteers, many of them school age, who turned up at the KC Hall Monday for the massive sorting and sacking effort. Then on Tuesday volunteers delivered food and toys to 331 families, encompassing 1,258 individuals, more than 800 of them children. Roundup is Rockdale’s annual holiday volunteer effort to bring Christmas cheer to the less fortunate. “We had a tremendous turnout of volunteers,” Ann King, Roundup spokesperson, said. “We appreciate each and every one.” Reporter/Mike Brown

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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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