City: ‘What exactly is a nuisance?’
Memorandum of understanding on Fair Park still doesn’t address RFA concerns
The Rockdale City Council appears ready, even eager, to pass Rockdale’s firstever comprehensive nuisance ordinance.
But first it has to answer one key question.
Just what exactly is a nuisance? And once you define it, what legal actions can you take against people who don’t obey the rules? Full Story
Reaching for the stars...
Okay, so they’re actually reaching for their hats, but it was still a memorable evening at Tiger Field Friday for 127 Rockdale High School seniors. Full Story
Same tune, second verse
Big Blue Band members to gather Saturday for reunion
Okay, former Big Blue Band members, if you ever wanted to get with your old bandmates and play “Exodus” again this might be your chance.
The second RHS Band Reunion is set for Saturday at the Patterson Civic Center and former director Jim Perry says a special invitation has been extended. Full Story
‘You’re a product of this community’
RHS graduates learn about being ‘special’
Jason Brow n, 1993 R HS graduate, “called the roll” of Rockdale people who inf luenced his life Friday as he delivered the commencement speech to 127 members of the Class of 2011 at Tiger Field.
He reeled off a list of at least two dozen teachers, coaches and community members.
“It took me about 20 seconds to come up with that list,” Brown said. Full Story
Plans announced for July 4 parade, meal
Cit y of Mi lano offic ials have a n nou nced pla ns for the to wn’s annual July 4th Parade . The pa rade w il l begin at 10: 30 a. m. start ing ne ar the old Charli eMar tinCit yPark and ending at the Mila no Civic Cen ter/ F i re St at ion. P ick up entry forms and line up for the pa rade will be gin at 9: 30. Full Story
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St anley and Sh erry Spell of Roc kdal e, Ja ckie Pope of Brow nwood and Ron Pope of Houston announce the engag e - ment of their children, Che ryl Kay Spell and Jeremy Joseph Pope, both of Austin. Full Story
Schnerr named first-team all-district
Senior power hitter ends career on high note
Bouncing back from an off-year with abandon, Rockdale’s Dillan Schnerr was named to the first team of the District 23-3A alldistrict baseball squad.
Schnerr was the lone Tiger to make the team, although Cody Skubal was named to the allacademic section.
The 6-foot-4, 250-pound first baseman hit .442 at the plate, while smacking four home runs and driving in 27 runs. Full Story
The Spirit of ‘76 lives on this weekend
The Rockdale High School class of 1976 will gather this weekend to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their graduation.
Man, those people are old.
The class of ‘76 had a front row seat to the world as major changes took place both nationally and locally. Full Story
Tigers qualify for 7-on-7 state tournament
Summer squad earns last chance by finishing second at Navasota
NAVASOTA—Talk about waiting until the last possible moment.
In the last tournament of the summer, in the last game of the tournament, the Rockdale 7-on-7 team finally qualified for the state tournament by clipping Cameron 40-27 at Rattler Field.
The Tigers had no other tournaments on the schedule this summer, so this was absolutely their last chance. Full Story
Perry & Perry earns national business award
$250,000 in annual sales is lauded at event
Perr y & Perr y Builders, Inc., of Rockdale, an authorized Ceco Building Systems builder, was recognized for achieving $250,000 in annual sales in 2008 at the recent Ceco 2011 National Business Meeting in Tampa, Fla.
With a meeting theme of “Steel Strong,” Ceco builders from across the nation heard from Ceco parent company NCI leaders, including Executive Full Story
Here’s eight ways to best promote your business
School is out and the summer is in full swing. Of course the 100 degree days have already started and we all know we are in for a hot one. But that is summer in Texas so here we go. Try to find a cool spot and have a rest.
As you continue to make your business the best it can be, we all know that takes work. Below are some pointers of how to best promote your business: Full Story
TACC looks toward future events
Thorndale revue at the top of the chamber list
The Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce met in a regular meeting on May 23 at the TACC building in downtown Thorndale.
The Thorndale Revue, where the new Miss Thorndale 2011 will be selected, was the main topic of discussion. Full Story