MDD is ‘ok’ with voters
Dr. Jones elected mayor; Johnson, Dalley take council seats
Saturday was the day for which some Rockdale residents, concerned with the town’s economic future, have been waiting for most of two decades.
Voters approved, with landslide majorities, a complex set of proposals which completed the transfer of a one-half cent sales tax from the Rockdale Hospital District to the city Municipal Development District (MDD). Full Story
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Classmates, community mourn death of 15-year-old
Hundreds of classmates and community members turned out at Peace Lutheran Church Saturday to mourn the death of a 15-year-old Rockdale High School freshman.
Benjamin Pelzel’s body was discovered about 11 p.m. Wednesday, May 5 in a field near his County Road 306 home. Full Story
Sandow units back on-line after maintenance work
For the f irst time in four months Luminant’s Sandow 4 and 5 power plants are operating at the same time.
Ashley Monts, Luminant spokesperson, told The Reporter
on Monday that the Sandow 5 unit returned to service over the weekend.
Unit 5 was off line about a month for routinely scheduled maintenance, she said. Full Story
‘HOLD STILL, COACH’—
‘HOLD STILL, COACH’—Tiger golfer Lance Loewe lines up a drive with coach Earl Gandy acting as the tee. The Tigers are gearing up for a trip to the state tournament, page 1C. Full Story
City, landowner mulling plat for ‘inner loop’ disagreement
After 60 days of negotiations, the city will continue to study a plat submitted by landowner Alan Noack to try and settle a dispute over a little-known “inner loop” on the city’s master plan adopted in 2003.
Noack came back to the council with a platted subdivision request drawn up by Triad Engineers. Full Story
BEST MOM’S DAY
BEST MOM’S DAY Okay Rockdale moms. The contest for Best Mother’s Day 2010 is over. Susan Free greets her son, Marine Lance Cpl. Jere Free, who returned to the U. S. Full Story