Lara set to replace Hrozek at county auditor position
District Judge Ed Magre on Monday appointed current Milam County Treasurer Danica Lara to replace auditor Jeanie Hrozek.
Magre said Hrozek presented her letter of resignation to Magre on Feb. 17.
No public announcement of the impending resignation was made until a county commissioners session five days later. Full Story
WELCOME HOME U. S. Marine Corp. Sergeant, Jason R. Full Story
ORDER IN THE COURT
ORDER IN THE COURT Recent renovation at City Hall has produced the facility’s first “sure enough” courtroom-office complex for Municipal Judge Jerry Waggoner. Full Story
Vehicles damaged in area wrecks
DPS state troopers answered several calls to South Milam County accidents during the past week with no serious damages reported.
Trooper Erik Gaston said a two-vehicle accident was reported at 4:12 p.m. Feb. 24 on US 79 east of Rockdale.
Drivers were listed as Barbara Cook of La Grange and Tab Round Jr. of Council, Oklahoma. Full Story
Rockdale volunteer firefghters extinguished a small fire in a dryer at a laundromat at 11:07 East Cameron at 3:18 p.m. Feb. 24. Other fire calls included:
• 1:21 p.m. Feb. 24, strucure fire, CR 333, Rockdale VFD.
• 9:40 a.m. Feb. 24, structure fire, Burleson County Road 305, Rockdale VFD.
• 1:40 p.m. Sunday, grass fire, FM 3242, Milano VFD. Full Story
Turnout 25 percent; runoffs ahead
One in four eligible Milam County voters cast ballots in the 2010 Democratic and Republican primaries.
Sherry Mueck, county elections officer said 3,495 of the county’s 14,095 registered voters participated in the primaries.
That’s 24.8 percent. Full Story
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS, SERIES 3, PART 5
Church, school and Pecan Street
Editor’s note: The third edition
of Susie Sansom Piper’s Black
History Month series “On The
Other Side of the Tracks” profiles
churches in Rockdale’s African-