Officer-of-year fete planned January 30 by Rockdale police
Tickets for the Rockdale Police Department’s annual Officer of the Year dinner and dance are expected to go on sale later this week at the police department.
The event is Saturday, Jan. 30 at the KC Hall.
Lt. J. D. Newlin said tickets for the catered dinner and dance with Lange Debault are priced at $20. Full Story
DECADE IN REVIEW
Rockdale Hospital District directors said the financiallytroubled institution was in imminent danger of closing.
In an Aug. 12 election, residents of the district—same as the city limits of Rockdale—by an overwhelming 600 to 186 margin voted to raise the district’s property tax cap from one to 50 cents. Full Story
Jones seeks nomination as Precinct 1 JP
Tom Jones is seeking the nomination
for Precinct 1 Justice of
the Peace in the March 1 Democratic
Primary. This is his statement
I was reared and educated in Belton, Texas. Full Story
Rancher, auctioneer Johnson is candidate for Pct. 4 commissioner
THOR NDA LE—Nelson D. “Buddy” Johnson of Thorndale has announced his candidacy as a Republican for the position of Milam County Commissioner, Pct. 4. Full Story
J.P. Dunsmoor files for County Judge primary
O.C. “Chip” Dunsmoor has filed with the Democratic Party as a candidate for the office of Milam County Judge. Dunsmoor is currently serving his third term as Justice of the Peace, for Precinct One, and is currently Cameron Municipal Court Judge. He holds a Master Peace Offic License and a Degree in Criminal Justice. Full Story
Schuerman seeking Precinct 2 JP position
Donald Schuerman is seeking reelection
to the Precinct 2 Justice of
the Peace position in the Democratic
Primary. This is his statement of
As your present Justice of the Peace, I am asking for your support and vote in my efforts to continue serving you as your Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, Milam County. Full Story
Researcher studies cocaine’s effects on decision-making
COLLEGE STATION – The w ickedly addictive nature of cocaine is thought to affect longterm decision making processes more than previously believed, says a Texas A&M University researcher who has just been given a unique $1.4 million grant to study the problem. Full Story
County ballots fill up as filing deadline passes
JP Pct. 1 Dunsmoor files to run against Summers in county judge Democratic primary
Milam County’s 2010 political year was pretty warm before the filing deadline Monday but turned downright hot before the day was over.
O. C . (C h ip Dunsmoor), current Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace, filed for county judge Monday, assuring two contested county judge races this year. Full Story
Intersections targeted for TxDOT work
Six dangerous intersections in Milam County will get safety upgrades in 2010.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has announced roadway widening and left-turn lanes will begin this spring at three intersections including the corner of US 77 and FM 487 south of Rockdale. Full Story