Dewberry Jam 5K run this Saturday - Free Access
The 11th Annual Rockdale Dewberry Jam 5K will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Brazos and Murray Streets.
Alpha Tau Delta Sorority, Luminant and Dixie Equipment are event sponsors. The annual run has raised in excess of $60,000 for improvements at the park and for other community project. Full Story
City, land owner spar over ‘master plan’
It’s “back to the drawing board” for a solution between a local land owner, whose plans to sell property run contrary to an “inner loop” on the city’s master plan. Full Story
$14,000-PLUS FOR M.A.R.C.
More than 110 bikers turned out en masse on a nearly perfect Saturday for the ninth annual run benefi tting the Milam Association for Retarded Citizens (MARC) Center. Full Story
An investment in your health
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Walking is not a favorite pasttime for most of us, but it is a great way to get exercise. Walking is one of the safest and easiest ways to get the required amount of physical activity we need each week. Full Story
A real good ‘head’ for antiques
Local expert to appraise old jewelry in Houston
When Houston’s upscale River Oaks Friendship Club went looking for an appraiser to stage their own version of an antique road show, they knew just where to turn.
Elaine Van Horn of Rockdale w ill conduct a day of appraisals Tuesday, April 27, in the River Oaks Apartments Claremont Room, a major charity fund-raiser to raise money for nursing scholarships. Full Story
Greatest hoax since the Loch- Ness monster?
A couple of weeks ago in this space—April 1 to be exact–I announced that our beloved Andy’s was rising from the barbecue pit ashes and our hometown diner would swing its doors open once again. Full Story
Tigers district golf title a fore-gone conclusion
Blue cards second district crown in past three years Reporter/ Bill Martin
THE LEADERBOARD Team Totals Rockdale (Blue) 325-324—649 Caldwell 336-334—670 Rockdale (White) 341-348—689 Individual Rockdale Boys Kirk Williams* 76-76—152 Casey Burrough* 82-79—161 Lance Loewe 81-84—165 Waylon Boyd 88-77—165 Tyler Wright 84-85—169 Patrick David 83-88—171 Garrett Korenek 82-93 Full Story
Tigers still on line for playof f spot
Cameron, Taylor up next in crucial league contests
The Rockdale Tigers committed one of the seven deadly sins of sports Tuesday night—they lost to a team beneath them in the standings.
Luckily, the 7-4 setback to Caldwell doesn’t leave the Tigers dead in the water in the heat of a playoff race. Full Story
Family deals with loss of loving patriarch
Last week our family lost the patriarch of our family, better known as Jimmy Doss. Full Story
DIXIE DONATION Dixie Equipment LLC gave a large donation last week to the Milam County Relay For Life event set for Friday, April 16 at Rockdale’s Tiger Field. Full Story
Hospital sets health
fair for May 22nd
RichardsMemorial Hospital will host its annual Health Fair on Saturday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to 12-noon, Jeremy Riney, adminstrator, announced.
“There will be health screenings, health education, an antique car show and many activities for kids and adults,” Riney said. Full Story