Cocaine, pot, assault arrests at RHS
Tiger all-stater, already facing sex assault charge, accused of drug possession
Three teens were charged with felonies in separate incidents at Rockdale High School during the past week, one of which involved a 17-year-old former star football player who is already charged with sexual assault. Full Story
New generation takes its turn
Daughter wins mom’s place on council; trustee follows both grandfathers to board
A daughter won a contested race to claim her mother’s former city council seat Saturday, while a third-generation family member claimed a place on the school board, following in the footsteps of both his grandfathers. Full Story
Could this be Rockdale? For a morning, at least. A 2-to-3-inch deluge Thursday, mostly falling in 90 minutes, caused flooding at several intersections, including Brazos at Meadow. Full Story
Good news: $845,000 for RISD
Calame replaces Faulkner as elementary campus principal
Supt. Dr. Howell Wright told school board members he had some “good news” for them Monday evening and he wasn’t kidding.
Dr. Wr ight said the RISD is receiving an additional $ 845 ,000 in additional funding for 2011-2012, money the district badly needs in light of the ongoing statewide education funding crunch. Full Story
Incumbents fall in Milano
All four incumbent Milano ISD school trustees went down to defeat in Saturday’s election, while Thor nda le ISD voters retired one of two board members. Full Story
County chairs react to sheriff party switch
Milam County’s Democratic and Republican county chairs have issued statements reacting to Sheriff David Greene’s switch last week from Democrat to GOP.
As might be expected, their views differ.
Democratic Party Chair Richard Stone: Full Story
ROCKDALE’S NEWEST PARK—About two-dozen volunteers swarmed over Sumuel Park, corner of MLK and Fourth, for a work day Saturday. Full Story