MAPPING HISTORY The new Milam County Historical Tourism Map is now being distributed to Texas’ 12 tourist stations and venues in all 40 counties of the El Camino de los Tejas Historical Trail. Full Story
One injured in US 79 wreck
A 71-year-old Palestine woman was treated at a Bryan hospital after a one-vehicle accident Sunday morning near Gause.
Trooper Mark Berry listed the driver as Connie Buckner.
Gause Volunteer Fire Department spokesperson Debbie Todd said the car went through a fence and came to rest at the edge of a pond five miles west of Gause at 7:03 a.m. Full Story
The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a possible house fire at 1:45 p.m. Monday in an apartmet complex at 200 Meadow.
Volunteers arrived to find an oven fire had already been extinguished Full Story
Wedeikes independent candidate
Kate Wedeikes of Rockdale has filed as an independent candidate for the District 20 state representative seat.
This is her statement of candidacy:
I filmed President Clinton’s speech for communit y access at the Frank Erwin Center in 1995.
I obtained clearance and registered with the Department of Public Safety for reporting musicians for an MS talk show. Full Story
TUESDAY ROLLOVER A 20-year-old Rockdale man escaped injury in this one-vehicle rollover at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday on FM 1712 just north of the juvenile justice center. Full Story
‘True Grit’ remake filming in Granger
Rooster is back.
If you’re a fan of the 1969 classic western “True Grit,” starring John Wayne, you know who that is.
The film is being remade in the neadby town of Granger.
The remake, by the highly successful Coen brothers, stars Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and Hailee Stanfield. Full Story