ART VS. SCIENCE—
ART VS. SCIENCE—Each has its devotees where barbecue grilling is concerned and both were practiced at the Rockdale Fair. Full Story
Five draw sentences in 20th District Court
CAMERON—Five persons received sentences ranging from prison to probation last week in Milam County’s 20th District Court.
Prosecutor Kerry Spears listed case dispositions as follows:
• Roberto Herminio Gonzalez, 44, Miami Lakes, Florida, made an open plea to the court on a charge of burglary of a habitation. Full Story
RVFD fire chief stepping down
Warren Matous, chief of the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department for the past three years, has stepped down from that position.
Matou s told The Reporter his resignation was effective last week. Full Story
ANOTHER PET SHOW WINNER—
ANOTHER PET SHOW WINNER—Gus Coehlo did his usual masterful job of emceeing the children’s pet show at the Rockdale Fair. Full Story
RHD board mulls hospital purchase offer by Blackhawk
The Rockdale Hospital District board met in an executive session Tuesday evening to hear a formal offer by Blackhawk Health Care to purchase Richards Memorial Hospital.
Blackhawk has operated the
hospital since 2006 but it is still Full Story
2010 ROCKDALE FAIR RESULTS, EVENT-BY-EVENT
Governor’s award—McDade Watermelon Festival.
Best decorated—Milam County Cowboy Church.
Best workmanship—Rockdale Chamber of Commerce.
Best out-of-town—McDade Watermelon Festival.
Marching band—Rockdale High School Big Blue Band. Full Story
COMMUNITY SUPPORT—The food line wrapped around the building as over 800 plates of BBQ were sold at the Margarett Hirt Benefit, held Saturday, October 10, at The Ranch. Full Story
.. New hope for those at risk for Alzheimer’s
Scientists are still racing to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Although there currently is no cure for Alzheimer’s, evidence points to strategies individuals can take to help slow the onset of the disease or help prevent memory loss. Full Story