HOME LOST MONDAY
HOME LOST MONDAY A Rockdale home was gutted Monday morning when fire raced through this residence at 262 Oak Park Two. Full Story
Undercover no more
Respected chief deputy, drug officer calls it a career
Ted Retchloff, who retired last month after a 33-year career in law enforcement, was well respected by his peers who wore badges and carried handcuffs.
But he apparently was just as well respected on the other side of the law. That respect just may have saved his life. Full Story
Dr. Weed leav ing hospital board
Physician guided district through hospital merger earlier this decade
Dr. John M. Weed III, who last month stepped down as president of the Rockdale Hospital District Board of Directors, resigned from the board last Wednesday. He will continue his medical practice.
Dr. Weed’s resignation was accepted “with
egrets” by board president C a rl Hud s on , who replaced Dr. Weed last month. Full Story
Towns need more info on 911 plan
Rockdale and Cameron’s cit y councils met on consecutive nights to address the 911 funding situation and the only thing that’s clear is that nothing is yet clear. Full Story
The monthly free Capital Area Food Bank’s surplus food distribution at Rockdale’s former Walmart-HEB parking lot unveiled a new date of visit and a larger truck on Thursday and the result was the biggest turnout yet. Volunteer Doug Williams said an unofficial estimate indicated 220 persons were served, an increase of about 10 percent from previous months. Full Story
CPS fund-raiser this Saturday at The Ranch
Milam County Child Protective Services board will hold a fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday at The Ranch, 405 W. US 79 in Rockdale.
Board members and friends of CPS will work at the venue to raise funds for ongoing projects. Full Story