Luminant vows mercury reduction at Sandow 4
Company’s other coal-fired plants also targeted for reductions
The annual “Dirty Kilowatt” report released last week by an Austin-based environmental group mentions Luminant’s Sandow 4 power plant in a list of the nation’s top mercury emission emitters. Full Story
FIRST PEEKS OF SPRING
Just weeks after Rockdale’s first significant snowfall in years, signs of spring are bursting forth throughout the area only a day after spring “officially” began.
Wildflower displays are predicted to be beautiful this year after plentiful spring rains. Full Story
‘Lost’ Milam residents look for 9-1-1 map
CAMERON—A Milam County couple told commissioners Monday their residence is apparently not on the maps used for response by emergency personnel.
Joe and Karen Clark appeared before commissioners during a session in which the court was supposed to have considered appointing a new county treasurer. Full Story
Holy Week daily services begin Monday
Annual community noon luncheon Holy Week services, sponsored by Rockdale Ministerial Alliance, will be held March 29-April 2 in the First Christian Church fellowship hall, Rev. Rick Hertless, Alliance president, announced. Full Story
Free clothing giveaway set for Saturday
The fourth annual spring clothing giveaway, is set for 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pecan Street Lodge Hall, Third and Pecan.
Sponsors are Billy Ray and Laura Locklin, Coleman Douglas and Lisa’s Hope Chest of Austin.
“It’s first-come, firstserve and early birds get the first choice,” Douglas said. Full Story
SPECIAL DELIVERY It’s time for spring house cleaning. Or you can just pick up your house and put it somewhere else. Full Story