Milam County got two new officials Thursday morning as District Judge Ed Magre swore in Treasurer LInda Acosta (L) and Auditor Danica Lara. Full Story
GED testing offered for first time ever at Workforce Office
A General Equivalency Degree (GED) will be offered in Rockdale for the first time, according to Cindy Jerman, development coordinator for the Workforce Solutions Business Center.
The Rockdale office, located in One Stop Center, 313 N. Main, was approved as a testing site by the Texas Education Agency. Full Story
Deputy District/County Attorney Dan Cervenka has issued the following clarification: Full Story
Four hurt in Milano crashes
Four persons were injured in three Milano-area accidents, two of them involving 18-wheelers, in a 31-hour period last week.
Trooper Ernest Delbosque said a truck-car collision at the western Texas 36-US 79 intersection at 2:20 p.m. involved an 18-wheeler driven by James Booty, 47, of North Zulch and a car operated by Alison Hanson, 42, of Cedar Park. Full Story
VEHICLES, TOOLS LOST
VEHICLES, TOOLS LOST A Miller-Starnes mechanic for more then 20 years lost two vehicles on which he had been working and a large quantity of tools when this storage building burned at 12:07 p.m. Full Story
Group planning another county-wide music festival at Gause Baptist Church
If you missed the first one, mark your calendar for April 24 for another county-wide music festival at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center from 6-9 p.m. The first one that was held was a big success and we want this one to be also. Call Matthew Sanders at 979-279-6191 to get your group on the program or any other info that you may need. Full Story
Census into second phase, visits next
Rockdale participation rate 57 percent
The next phase of the 2010 U. S. Census is about to begin.
Thursday, April 1, was the “soft deadline” for returning mail-in census forms, according to the Census Bureau.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the bureau reported 57 percent of the forms distributed in Rockdale’s 76567 zip code had been returned. Full Story
GOP runoff elections Tuesday
Early voting for two April 13 Republican Primary runoff elections ends Friday and election day is Tuesday.
Debra L ehmann and R ick Green are v ying for the GOP nomination as Supreme Court Justice, Place 3.
Marsha Farney and Brian Russell are candidates for the District 10 State Board of Education nomination. Full Story