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Small drug lab found in Rockdale
Milam County Special Investigations Unit Investigator Mike Clore successfully ended an investigation which lasted for over six months. During his investigation, information and evidence was collected leading to charges being brought against six Rockdale men for their involvement into trafficking methamphetamine throughout the county. Full Story
SNOW PLOW, CENTEX STYLE
If not for the snow plow you might think this is Rockdale. That’s actually not a real snow plow but it is really Rockdale. Full Story
‘Early out’ offer on table at RISD
Resignation incentives for teachers, administrators proposed
This “early out” proposal doesn’t mean leaving school at noon before Thanksgiving or Christmas. It’s a lot more permanent.
Rockdale ISD trustees will go into session during a budget workshop at 5:30 p.m. Thursday to act on an early resignation incentive option for most school district employees. Full Story
May 14th hopefuls can file on Monday
City, school offices up for grabs in 2011
Monday is the first day to file for the May 14 area city and school elections.
Terms of two city council members and two school trustees are expiring in 2011.
Terms of Barbara Grayson (Place 6) and Lisa Gerthe (Place 7) are expiring on the Rockdale ISD board of trustees.
Grayson has been on the school board for 15 years, Gerthe for nine. Full Story
Police seek cooperation during outages, bad roads
Everyone needs a little cooperation during those rare times when Rockdale is paralyzed by ice and snow.
Add the Rockdale Police Department to that list.
“We get inundated with calls f rom people repor t ing t heir power is out,” Lt. J. D. Newlin said. Full Story
Rockdale hosting CAPARO Monday
The Community Advisory Panel to Alcoa Rockdale Operations (CAPARO) will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Alcoa Lake Training Center, according to Diane Sheridan, facilitator.
Topics will include recent communication by the Guadalupe- Blanco River Authority listing Alcoa as a potential water supplier in a regional water plan. Full Story
Tejas Fest March 4-5 to draw artists, authors, ventriloquist
A crowd of thousands enjoyed Rockdale’s Tejas Fest in 2010 and organizers expect the same this March 4-5 for the fifth annual event.
Den ic e Dos s, Rockd a le Chamber of Commerce president, said activities get under way Friday, March 4 with a workshop for artists at the Patterson Civic Center, conducted by artist Rita Kirkman. Full Story
Rotarians sell lawn fertilizer for scholarships
Members of the Rockdale Rotary Club have launched their annual lawn fertilizer sales to raise funds for college scholarships for deserving Rockdale High School seniors.
Last year, the Rotary awarded $10,000 in scholarships and hopes to do so again this spring, according to Cody Caldwell, club president. Full Story