There was a never a drawing for places on a Milam County Republican Primary ballot before Thursday. Full Story
Gause roads again topic for commissioners
CAMERON—Milam County commissioners’ first meeting of 2010 Monday looked a lot like the last meeting of 2009.
Several southest Milam area residents complained to commissioners about the condition of unpaved roads in southeast Milam County, terming them “hazardous, unsafe and often impassable.” Full Story
FAMILIAR SIGHT Water leaks have popped up in all areas of Rockdale since a hard freeze overnight Friday triggered an epidemic of burst water pipes. Full Story
Fire calls dispatched from the Rockdale Police Station during the past week included:
• 3:19 a.m. Friday, structure fire, 1022 West Cameron (US 79), caused by space heater and confined to a bathroom.
• 8:50 p.m. Friday, transformer fire caused power outage, 100 block of East Moerbe, Thorndale VFD. Full Story
Two wrecks in South Milam
State troopers investigated two accidents in south Milam County during the past week.
Casey Allen, 29, of College Station was checked over at Richards Memorial Hospital after his vehicle left FM 486 and struck a guard rail at 11:48 p.m. Jan. 5, according to Trooper Donald Delukie.
Location was .9-mile south of County Road 443, he said. Full Story
Groundwater — the front line
Lost Pines GCD may impose pumping moratorium
Welcome to the inaugural “Groundwater – The Front Line” column, dedicated to the landowners of Milam and Burleson Counties. The goal is to share news, current events, and opinions concerning groundwater – and the water marketers who are coming fast to move as much groundwater as they can to the urban areas west of us. Full Story
NEITHER RAIN NOR SNOW....
NEITHER RAIN NOR SNOW.... Nor the coldest temperature in Rockdale in 15 years kept local letter carriers, including Pam Culver, from making their appointed rounds on Saturday morning. Full Story
Martinez seeks Pct. 2 JP post
Roy E. Martinez has announced
his candidacy for the position of
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2,
This is his statement of candidacy:
I am 61 and have lived in Cameron since 1967. I am married to the former Gloria Rangel, my wife of 39 years. Full Story
First meeting set for major Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer study
AUSTIN—The Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin invites individuals and organizations interested in the Carrizo Wilcox Aquifer to participate in the kick-off meeting of the Carrizo Wilcox Aquifer Study. Full Story