Fluor offers plant ‘outage’ jobs to 1,000
Week of meetings at VFW Hall prepares for Sandow 4 anti-pollution work
No, it wasn’t the biggest bingo game in the history of VFW Post 6525 Monday morning.
Those hundreds of cars parked around the post home were the forerunner of Rockdale’s next big, although brief, surge of jobs. Full Story
Shooter gets attempted murder indictment
A 22-year-old Milano man has been indicted for attempted capital murder of a police officer in connection with a shootout with Rockdale Police Ofc. S. A. Smith.
Erric Scott Anderson was also indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon of a public servant during Thursday’s grand jury session, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears. Full Story
Filing dates for May 8th election near for candidates
Monday, Feb. 8 is the first filing day for candidates in May 8 school, city and special district elections.
Terms of 10 officials, including Rockdale’s mayor and school board president are expiring in 2010. Full Story
RISD building program winds up ‘in the black’
10 RHS seniors still need to pass exit-level TAKS for graduation
The Rockdale ISD’s $32.4 million building program ended “in the black” by $7,365.31.”
J. P. Grom, representing LAN consultants, made his final report to Rockdale ISD trustees Thursday in the Central Administration Building. Full Story
Officer of the Year banquet Saturday at local KC Hall
For the second year in a row, Mike Hoyt will be honored at the Rockdale Police Department’s annual Officer of the Year dinner and dance set for Saturday at the KC Hall. Offi- cer Stephen Goodrich was runnerup for the award.
Lt. J.D. Newlin said tickets for the catered dinner and dance with Lange Debault are priced at $20. Full Story
Democrats set Tuesday candidate forum here
The Milam County Democrat ic 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 cont races, and one of
them is a county-wide race.” Full Story
‘SMILE AND WAVE’ LADY
‘SMILE AND WAVE’ LADY Hundreds of times a day, five mornings and afternoons a week, this is what drivers on FM 486 in Thorndale have gotten used to alongside the elementary campus. Full Story