San Gabriel missions expert dies at 95
The woman who solved the mystery of where French explorer LaSalle built his for t, and was the world’s top expert on Milam County’s long-gone Spanish miss ions, died Thursday in Dallas at 95.
Dr. Kathleen Gi lmore had visited the Milam mission sites northwest of Rockdale many times, conducting the only major archeolgial dig in the area in 1967. Full Story
PIONEER Retired Rockdale businessman Jim Currey has donated $100 to become one of the first “Pioneer” members of the El Camino Real National Historic Trail Association. Full Story
One fatality every 2 hours, 32 minutes
Traffic crashes are doubly tragic. They claim the equivalent of the terrorist attack on the world trade center every year and they are almost totally preventable.
That’s the message brought by Terri Miller, of the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Bryan district to Milam County commissioners Monday. Full Story