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One new filing during past week for May ballot

The only new f iling in the Rockdale area during the past week for the May 14 balloting was in Thorndale.

Incumbent Larry Fisher filed for a new term on the Thorndale ISD School Board.

In Rockdale nothing changed. Newcomers Lin Perry (Place 6) and Kent Bowermon (Place 7) are seeking the school trustee positions being vacated by Barbara Grayson and Lisa Gerthe.

On the city ballot, west ward incumbent Doug Calame has filed for a new term.

There have been no filings in the east ward where incumbent Gerry Offield is passing up the ballot.

MDD to meet, seeking member applications

The Rockdale Municipal Development District ( MDD) will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall as it searches for a new board member.

Through 5 p.m. March 10, the city will accept applications from Rockdale residents interested in serving on the MDD.

City Manager Kelvin Knauf said one member will be selected during the March 14 city council meeting. Call 446-2511 for more information.

Agenda items for Thursday include discussion of the recent YMCA meeting and the recently announced 80 - unit Hunters Chase apartments senior housing complex effort.

County road workshop Friday at courthouse

CAMERON—Milam County commissioners will meet in a workshop session at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the county courthouse to discuss last year’s road committee report.

A citizens committee compiled a report which was presented to the court last August.

Other workshop items include discussion of long- term road strategy and next steps for the court.

POSGCD committee set to discuss rules

MILANO—The rules committee of the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the district’s Milano office.

Gary Westbrook, district manager, said the committee will identify and discuss possible changes to the rules and groundwater management plan, Groundwater Management Area 12 joint planning process and desired future conditions, groundwater resources and figure processes for evaluating desired future conditions.

Council member attends municipal conference

AUSTIN— Joyce Dalley, east ward city council member, recent ly at tended t he Texas Municipal League’s elected officials conference.

More than 300 Texas elected officials attended the session whch focused on legal issues, communit y branding, green initiatives, sports tourism and more.

MARC Run committee to meet on Feb. 27th

Planners for the April 2 Milam Association for Retarded Citizens ARC Run will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Ranch, Charles Starr, organizer, said.

“Anyone who cannot attend is asked to contact me at 512-540- 2561,” he added.

Tanglewood VFD reschedules tamales

The Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department has rescheduled a tamale fund raiser which was postponed earlier this month due to cold, icy weather.

The fund raiser is now set for 6 p.m. March 11 at the Tanglewood VFD fire station.

Adult plates are $7.50 with children’s plates priced at $4.50. Plates include sides, a dessert and drink.

Tamales, both hot and mild, will also be sold separately.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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