Ground broken on first pipeline from Simsboro aquifer - Free Access
MANOR—Cross County Water Supply Corporation, a member-owned, non-profit organization, broke ground on its 52-mile pipeline private pipeline project.
The pipeline will carry water from a Simsboro Aquifer tap in Burleson County to eastern Travis County.
BIKERS AND BUDDIES
Charles Starr (center) presented a check to MARC board members Ann King (L) and Ethel Throckmorton, surrounded by motorcyclists and clients of the Milam Association for Retarded Citizens. Full Story
BUSY MORNING Rockdale police were called to three minor accidents at almost exactly the same time just before 8 a.m. Tuesday. Full Story
Six wrecks during week in local area
No injuries were reported in six Rockdale-area one-vehicle wrecks investigated by Department of Public Safety state troopers during the past week as follows:
• 3:55 p.m. Friday, US 79-US 190 ramp west Milano, driver Sharron Albert, 20, Killeen, moderate damages. Full Story
Candidates issue statements as early voting starts
Editor’s note: The Reporter invited
candidates in contested races in
the May 8 Rockdale city elections
to submit statements of candidacy
for voters to consider. (There is no
school board election.)
Early voting begins Monday.
Landowner suit against Blue Water dismissed
AUSTIN—A lawsuit and counter suit between Burleson County landowners Terr y and Linda Ausley and Blue Water Systems was dismissed on Friday in Judge Sam Sparks’ federal district court in Austin.
The suit gave the Ausleys 21 days to voluntarily dismiss their suit or face fees and court costs, including those incurred by Blue Water. Full Story
Post Oak manager testifies to state committee at capitol
CENTRAL TEXAS WATER
Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conser vation District Manager Gary Westbrook was among those testifying to the Natural Resources Committee at the State Capitol last Thursday. Full Story
Gause Community Christian Music Festival set Saturday
The Gause Community Christian Music Festival will be held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 24 at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center. If you want to be a part of the program, you still have time. Just call Matthew Sanders at 979-279-6191 to get on the program. Bring your favorite snack and we will all enjoy a time of visiting and snacking at intermission. Full Story
STEELWORKERS PICNIC The Ranch was packed for six hours Saturday with a come-and-go crowd as United Steelworkers Local 4895 held its annual picnic. Full Story