TOO TALL They weren’t talking about the old Dallas Cowboys defensive end Ed “Too Tall” Jones Thursday afternoon in Milano. Full Story
1,200 on the job at Sandow 4
About 1,200 people are on the job at Luminant’s Sandow Power Plant Unit 4 this week,
Unit 4 is down for the installation of the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system which was part of an anti-pollution suit settlement between Alcoa and three citizens groups.
Ashley Monts, Luminant spokesperson, confirmed the outage began on Monday. Full Story
Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer study will compare plans, pumping
The first-ever major study of the entire Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer is under way, organizers announced last Thursday at the Bureau of Economic Geology (BED) at the J.J. Pickle Research Center in Austin. Full Story
Different early voting locations this year in Rockdale, Thorndale
Early voting for the March 2 Democratic and Republican primaries gets under way Tuesday, Feb. 16 and there are location changes in Rockdale and Thorndale.
Rockdale location is City Hall instead of Precinct 3 JP Twila Harris’ office.
Thorndale location is the Thorndale ISD administration building instead of Precinct 4 JP Gary Northcott’s office. Full Story
Ofc. Mike Hoyt just about flew to the podium Saturday night at the KC Hall to receive his second consecutive offi- cer of the year award to the delight of a crowd of 300. It was largest turnout yet for the Officer of the Year Banquet, now in its fourth year. Full Story
FUND-RAISERS Firehouse chili
sale begins at
11 a.m. Sunday
Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department will serve up “to-go” orders of their Firehouse Chili from 11 a.m. Sunday until sold out.
Patrons can pick up orders at the RVFD station, corner of Bell and Wilcox. Full Story