The sidewalk of memorial stones located on the grounds of the Milam County Courthouse will be opened for the addition of new stones, according to Geri Burnett (L) and Dee Dee Green, co-chairs of the M Full Story
Grant to fund Milam shelter okayed by state
Milam County will receive a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant to construct a meeting hall/shelter in Milano.
Susan Reinders, county emergency management coordinator, told county commissioners on Monday, Milam earned the grant by housing Texas Gulf Coast evacuees from Hurricanes Dolly and Ike in 2008. Full Story
DOWNTOWN CRASH Police, an AMR ambulance crew and the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department responded to this two-vehicle collision at 4:54 p.m. Full Story
Drivers slip, slide, crash in snowy day
It’s not often drivers in Milam County get the chance to navigate through a four to six-inch snowfall and they proved it Tuesday and early Wednesday.
About 10 accidents were reported although many more simply slid off roadways and were either stuck or got out on their own.
No serious injuries were reported although there was plenty of vehicle damage. Full Story
Incumbents file for school board
The filing pace for the May 8 city, school and hospital district elections remained slow over the past week although two incumbents did file for re-election to the Rockdale ISD school board. Full Story
THRILL OF VICTORY
That’s what these young men felt on Monday at the annual Pinewood Derby held by Scout Pack 789 and 790 at St. John’s United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Full Story
WHERE TO VOTE
Here are Milam County’s 11 polling places for Tuesday’s primaries. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
• Precinct 101, Milam County Courthouse, Cameron.
• Precinct 103, Minerva Community Center.
• Precinct 105, Buckholts Community Center.
• Precinct 207, Rockdale Senior Citizen Center. Full Story