Seven draw 20th District Court terms
CAMERON—Seven persons drew sentences in 20th District Court last week, ranging from prison terms to probation, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows:
• Arthur Lee Vossler Jr., 29, Red Oak, pleaded guilty to evading arrest with a motor vehicle, six-month state jail term. Full Story
Burn ban lifted till Sunday
Aerial fireworks with sticks, fins, still prohibited during holiday
Milam County’s rural outdoor burn ban was lifted temporarily Tuesday morning by County Judge Frank Summers but only for five days.
The ban goes back into effect at 5 p.m. Sunday.
County commissioners imposed a 90-day ban on Dec. 11 but with the stipulation the county judge could lift it as conditions warranted. Full Story
Three hurt in Milano area wreck
Three persons were injured in a one-vehicle accident east of Milano last Wednesday afternoon.
State Trooper Mark Berry said the accident occurred at 4:45 p.m. near the US 79-County Road 375 intersection.
Driver was listed as Karen Kelly, 54, of College Station. Full Story
Census count gives Texas four new seats
The U.S. Census Bureau announced last week that the 2010 Census showed the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2010, was 308,745,538.
Texas had the highest numerical gain, 4,293,741. Texas’ 2010 population was put at 25,145,561.
Texas will also gain the most Congressional seats as the result of the census, picking up four. Full Story
Winners named in CIP holiday yard contest
I hope you a ll had a great Christmas and wish you and yours a very happy new year.
Gause Community Improvement Program’s (CIP) annual Christmas yard decoration judging was held on Monday, Dec. 20. Thanks to all of you who par ticipated. There were so many beautiful entries. Full Story