New Hope Baptist Church is hosting the Fellowship United District Association of Texas’ second annual district association this week and activities got off to a spirited start Monday with a youth choir kicking off a Grand Musical. Rev. H. A. Berry was moderator and Rev. Rodrick D. Jackson Sr. is host pastor. Full Story
Three sentenced in 20th District Court action
Three persons were sentenced last week in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears who listed case dispositions as follows:
• Christopher Scott Gunnels, 22, Milano, pleaded “true” to probation revocation allegations on an original charge of burglary of a building, probation revoked and 18- month state jail term and $700 restitution assessed. Full Story
Sophie Thomason (Annie) and Rob Reed (Daddy Warbucks) rehearse a song from the musical “Annie” which will be staged by Milam Community Theatre at the CISD Performing Arts Center in Cameron. Performances are July 31 at 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 1 at 2 p.m.; Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m.; and Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 each and will be available at the door for all four performances. Full Story
Rockdale, Cameron leaders to weigh 911
Rockdale, Cameron and Milam County officials will do something they don’t do often — talk out a solution to the impending 911 answering points. Full Story
New principal hiring July 26th
The Rockdale ISD plans to hire a new principal during its July 26 school board meeting.
Supt. Dr. Howell Wright told The Reporter
a candidate has been designated and the formal action to hire will be brought before trustees on that date. Full Story
Buckholts to get first fire station
Buckholts beat out 199 other applicants across Texas to win a new 4,000-square-foot fire station as part of a “Helping Hands Award” through a popular syndicated television show. Full Story
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William McQuitter and Ivory Douglas have won Aycock Alumni scholarships for 2010. At left (L-R) assistant treasurer Agnes Molden and secretary-treasurer Lon Williams present a scholarship to McQuitter, who will attend Christian Life Center Academy in Houston. At right, Molden and Lee Alcorn, Alumni Association president, present scholarships to Texas State University-bound Douglas. Full Story
Musical benefit to assist Matthews family raises $10K
A benefit to help kidney patient Linda Matthews raised $10,400 as friends, family and musicians came together on Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Full Story
Rah-rah camp at Milano HS
The Milano High School’s varsity cheerleaders annual Rah-Rah Cheer Camp will be 8:30–11:30 a.m. July 15-16 in the school gym. Girls ages four to 11 can participate and registration is $25. For more information, contact MHS cheerleading sponsor Laci Youree, 979-209-4588 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story
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