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Outdoor burn ban now back

Once again, it’s illegal to burn outdoors in rural Milam County.

The county’s outdoor burning was reimposed at 12-noon Wednesday, June 1.

County Judge Dave Barkemeyer issued a brief reprieve from the rural burn ban on Monday, May 23.

That reprieve expired at noon Wednesday.

Project Grad overnight Friday

Project Graduation, Rockdale’s traditional substance-free commencement night lock-in activity for graduating seniors, will be held at the 40,000- square-foot Grand Station in College Station.

Jamie Streck, Project Graduation chair, said the limousine bus for Project Graduation leaves at 11:15 p.m. Friday in front of RHS.

It will return at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. The event is free with food provided. “No money will be needed,” Streck said.


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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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