Bad grade: Gause residents offer an earful over roads
Seven Gause-area residents complained about conditions of their county roads Monday during the final Milam County commissioners session of the year.
One even submitted a letter calling for the resignation of longtime Precinct 3 Commissioner Dale Jaecks. Full Story
Suspects sought after Thorndale store hold up
Area law enforcement agencies continue to search for two masked men who held up JK’s convenience store in Thorndale Christmas Eve and made off with about $800.
Thorndale Police Chief Fred Keefer traveled to Georgetown Tuesday afternoon to interview four suspects arrested after a Saturday armed robbery in that city. Full Story
Recycle that Christmas tree and add mulch
Milam County Naturalists are asking that residents recycle their Christmas trees instead of dragging them to the curb for trash disposal.
The group will collect mulch for next year’s Nature Festival, set for June. Mulch will be used on walking paths through newly established wildflower meadows in Ledbetter Park, site of the festival.
Early closings for New Year’s
Friday is New Year’s Day, a holiday for virtually everyone and there will be a few early closings Thursday.
• School resumes Tuesday in Rockdale and Thorndale, Monday in Milano and Gause.
• The city library closes at noon Thursday with City Hall open regular hours.
• No garbage pickup Friday with Friday pickup pushed back to Saturday. Full Story