RHS junior facing sexual assault charges - Free Access
A 17-year-old Rockdale High School junior, and standout football player, turned himself in Wednesday to face sexual assault charges. Full Story
No crime (yet) to forget trash cans
Council okays street paving plans, hears plea from church members
It won’t be a criminal offense to leave your garbage cans at the curb more than 16 hours just yet.
City council members tabled a motion to do just that Monday evening after the proposed ordinance drew strong criticism from council member Gerri Offield and negative comments from councilman Doug Calame and Mayor Larry Jones. Full Story
Rockdale raid targets drug dealer
Month-long investigation yields 5 pounds of pot, $2,300 in cash, weapons
A month-long probe targeting a man investigators believed to be a drug dealer came to an end Monday when officers stormed a San Gabriel Street residence and arrested an armed subject.
Jonah Zamora, 30, who lives in the 700 block of San Gabriel, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana (5 to 50 pounds). Full Story
3 races contested on school, city ballots
Nine candidates seek four spots in Milano ISD
A flurry of last-week—even last day—filings has suddenly produced three contested races May 14 for Rockdale voters.
In Milano, there’s a nine-candidate scramble for four school board positions.
R ISD—Henr y Miller f iled Monday just before the 5 p.m. dead line for Place 7 on t he Rockdale ISD school board. Full Story
Rockdale ISD reps join in Austin rally
AUSTIN— Several Rockdale ISD teachers, along with Supt. Dr. Howell Wright, were among the estimated 8,000 persons who flocked to the Texas Capitol for a “Save Texas Schools” Rally on Saturday. Full Story
Burn ban gets extension from county
Milam County commissioners have extended the county’s outdoor burning ban by at least 60 days. Full Story