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
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Slower real estate market could mean hit to appraisals, taxing entities
The area housing market is showing the effects of a small worker migration, creating a market that is a boon for buyers but a bust for sellers.
With over 1,000 jobs lost in the past two years in the county of 25,000, the economic shake-out of fewer paychecks is still being felt. And with supplemental pay on the wane, this pattern may continue. Full Story
OLD COWHAND They showed the youngsters how it was done Saturday as the Texas Senior Pro Rodeo Association held a rodeo at the Rockdale Roping & Cutting Club’s Fair Park Arena. Full Story
First six selected for county road committee
CAMERON—The first six persons have been named to a county committee which is charged with providing input for the county’s huge network of rural roads.
Commissioners were asked to provide names of persons willing to serve on such a committee and the following were appointed Monday as commissioners gathered in the courthouse: Full Story
Relay For Life starts Friday at Tiger Field
It’s time to get out those walking shoes and fight for the ones you love–it’s time to Relay. The annual Relay For Life of Milam County event is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Tiger Field and will continue throughout the night.
Five Cameron teams will join their Rockdale counterparts to form a 20-team event with a mission of putting a dent in the fight against cancer. Full Story
SHORT STUFF, LONG HORNS—
SHORT STUFF, LONG HORNS—Cooper Taylor, age 3, prepares to show his longhorn calf in the Pee Wee Class of the 2010 Rockdale Spring Longhorn Show, held Friday through Sunday at Fair Park Arena. Full Story
Meeting eyes development ballot initiative
TOWN HALL sales tax being moved from the Rockdale Hospital District to be used for economic
Monday, April 19 a Town Hall Meeting has been set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 19 at the Patterson Civic Center to discuss the upcoming vote about the half-cent development. Full Story