City, school voters will ‘Pick 3’
Polling hours 7 to 7 Saturday at City Hall in two elections
It’s not the lottery but Rockdale voters have to “pick 3” on Saturday.
There are three contested races to decide in the annual spring balloting day, two for the city council and one on the school board.
Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with balloting at City Hall in both the school and city elections. Full Story
Honors by candlelight....
There are 23 new members of Rockdale’s W. T. Scurlock chapter of the National Honor Society after a candlelight induction ceremony/banquet in the junior-high auditorium Thursday evening. Full Story
Fair Association, city trade words over Fair Park use
Their 35-year relationship was described as a marriage during discussion at Monday’s Rockdale City Council meeting, but the city and Rockdale Fair Association are, as they say, “having problems.” Full Story
Sheriff switches parties, cites ‘conservative views’
Milam County Sheriff David Greene anounced Tuesday he is switching parties and will run for re-election as a Republican in 2012.
Greene was elected as a Democrat in 2008. He provided this statement to The Reporter: Full Story
Homecoming, band reunion share weekend
The weekend of June 11-12 is shaping up as a huge one in Rockdale with the second annual Big Blue Band reunion, followed by the 77th annual Rockdale Homecoming.
Both will be held in the Patterson Civic Center. Full Story
A benefit barbecue to help pay funeral expenses for eight-year-old AhKeem Williams raised $2,085 Saturday in the City Hall parking lot. Full Story
Cowboy Church hosting suicide prevention event
Milam Suicide Prevention, in conjunction with the Texas Suicide Prevention Council, will host a county-wide kickoff party from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Milam County Cowboy Church
The event is sponsored by Leadership Milam 2011, Michelle Morgan, secretary, said. Full Story