The long vacant Luetge Slaughterhouse, located at the end of County Road 308, north of the intermediate school was gutted by fire Sunday afternoon. Full Story
Top prizes donated back to RVFD
The annual Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) fund raiser Saturday at the KC Hall, turned out to raise a lot more funds than firefighters expected.
Claude Hendrickson/Dixie Equipment (the $10,000 gift card grand prize winner) and runnerup Floyd Byrd ($2,500 gift card) both donated the winnings back to the department. Full Story
Scammers already moving on health care law
Health care reform has created fertile soil for con artists to bloom and grow. A scam alert from Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, warns all to watch for phony insurance policies.
The Health Care Bill, signed March 23, will take four years to be fully implemented. However, reports involving phony insurance policies have been received by her office. Full Story
That is the pattern in this year’s quilt made by members of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Ladies Auxiliary. Full Story
Early voting begins in Milano trustee race
Early voting has begun in the Milano ISD school board race where five people are vying for three spots on the board.
The MISD administration office is the site for early voting from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and on May 3-4. The office is located in the old high school/junior high building next to the Milano football field. Full Story
United Way elects officers for 2010-11; Puente president
Directors approve $50,000 budget; donations needed to support agencies
Raymon Puente has been elected to lead the South Milam United Way for the year 2010-11.
Other officers are Connie Schielack, first vice-president; Marty Irwin, second vice-president; and Tom Puccio, secretarytreasurer.
The officers were elected during an April 13 organizational meeting during which five new directors were named to the South Milam UW board. Full Story
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