Jury finds for Luminant in lawsuit - Free Access
Alcoa must pay $10 million in damages
In less than three hours of deliberation, a 20th District Court jury on Wednesday found for Luminant in a high-profile civil lawsuit brought by Alcoa. Full Story
Students mourn lost classmates - Free Access
Services set Saturday; investigation continues into fatal train-car wreck
Funeral services for three young boys killed in a car-train collision are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the K-C Hall.
An investigation continues into the May 24 car-train collision that killed nine-year-old Monterious Hancox, eightyear old Ahkeem Williams and Ki’ade Hancox, 4, and injured their guardian. Full Story
Rockdale’s Memorial Day observance, held Monday at Wolf Park and sponsored by American Legion Carlyle Post No. 358, drew reverent participation by a large crowd. Above, a U. S. Air Force Color Guard from Lackland AFB, San Antonio posts the colors. from left TSgt. David Drennon of Little Rock, Arkansas, MSgt. Lynn Barnett of Milano, TSgt. Fulton Driggs of Baltimore, Maryland and SSgt. Full Story
Fifth graders ‘walk through history’
Fifth grade students at Rockdale Intermediate School presented their annual end-of-term “Walk Through History” in the school cafetorium.
The play, which includes students costumed as characters from America’s past tell the story of the country from pre- Columbian days to the age of high tech. Full Story
Graduation is a busy time for mamas, too
Wow! That pretty much sums up the flurry of activity these past few months and weeks.
I guess I thought if I put off mailing Kennedy’s graduation invitations and getting her senior photos taken, it would somehow stop her graduation from really happening.
But all it did was put me behind and make me crazy for waiting so late. Wow! Full Story
Singer Ruthie Foster speaks at eighth grade graduation
There will be an informational meeting at the Gause school at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 7 concerning the master plan. Your responses and other questions that Gause parents and taxpayers may have concerning the extension of grades to 12th grade at Gause ISD. Full Story
LRHS outlines summer safety
Little River gives tips during National Safety Month
The National Safety Council (NSC) recognizes June as “National Safety Month”, a time designated to spreading safety awareness throughout communities. As summer approaches, many activities pose high risk of injury if safety precautions are not applied. With temperatures rising to the mid- 90s, many people are unaware of the health risks involved with sun and heat exposure. Full Story
Small towns can offer comfort in times of need
This last week has been what small towns are all about. We hurt when our neighbors hurt and, even if we don’t know them well, we know someone who does. Full Story
BOOST FOR MARC
Rockdale’s Walmart store donated $1,000 to the MARC Fun Run. Accepting the donation is Ann King from the MARC Center and members from the Bad to the Bones Motorcycle Club and MARC Fun Run committee who sponsor the annual event. Full Story