DINING CAR DONATION
DINING CAR DONATION The Rockdale Rotary Club has made a $500 donation to the Rockdale Historical Society to assist with restoration of the dining car at the I&GN Historical Depot-Museum. Rev. Full Story
Rockdale home damaged in Saturday fire
A Rockdale home was damaged in a Saturday night fire which filled the house with smoke and was hard to reach for firefighters, according to the home owner.
Volunteers were dispatched to the Joe Wayne Cleveland family home, 969 North Wilcox, at 8:23 p.m. Saturday. Full Story
MCT sets ‘Sunshine Boys’ auditions
Auditions for Milam Community Theater’s next show, Neil Simon’s “The Sunshine Boys,” will be 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 27 and 28, at the Williams Civic Center in Cameron. Full Story
First of three ‘wrong day’ meetings for RISD; TAKS report on agenda
If you’re looking for the Rockdale ISD board of trustees to meet on its regular date—the third Monday of the month—you’ll have to wait until April.
Board members will meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the Central Administration Building for the annual Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) report, then go into regular session at 5:30. Full Story
Thorndale council calls May election
City council members in Thorndale have called for a May 8 election in conjunction with the Thorndale ISD, according to City Secretary Denise Melde.
Terms expiring are those of councilmen Jack Willis, Gerald Niemtschk and Sam Pickett.
The council approved a contract with Kevin Terry to provide technical support for the election. Full Story
THS baseball team plans BBQ sale Sunday
The Thorndale Bulldog baseball team will sell barbecue plates, with all the trimmings, in a preseason fund-raiser at 11 a.m. Sunday at Fireman’s Hall.
Lori Fisher, spokesperson, said price is $8 per plate.
“It’s dine-in or take out,” Fisher said. “We will also have a silent auction.” Full Story
Muegge candidate for commissioner
Jeff Muegge is a candidate for
Milam County commissioner,
Precinct 4 in the March 2 Democratic
Primary. His statement of
Jeffrey D. Muegge of Thorndale has filed with the Democratic Party as a candidate for Milam County Commissioner Pct. 4. Full Story
Milam Democrats slate two forums
The Milam County Democratic Party will host two opportunities in February for voters to meet local candidates running in the March Primary Election.
“Our primary election this year is exciting,” said Richard Stone, county chairman for local Democrats. “We have three contested races, and one of them is a county-wide race.” Full Story
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N ew sub scrib er s —Wa n da J ea n Kraatz, Rockdale; Evangeline Brum - below, Rockdale; Richard Barlow, Cameron; Staf f Sg t Frank Garcia, APO, AE; Richard Strelsky, APO, AE; Anne Yoakum, Rockdale; Reverend Rebecca Fox-Nuelle, Austin; Paul Hasselbach, Naples, Idaho; Brad Gest, The Hills. Full Story