Mortgage help session cancelled - Free Access
A session to assist home owners who are late on their mortgage payments, originally set for 6 p.m. Monday, July 16, at the Rockdale Workforce Center, has been cancelled. Full Story
Newest park takes shape
Rockdale’s newest park—Sumuel Park at the corner of MLK and Fourth—is growing a little bit each time you turn around. Full Story
Fired pool manager rips city at meeting
Says confrontation with council member cost job
The fired long-time Rockdale Municipal Swimming Pool manager, who says she lost her job after a confrontation with a city council member last month, had harsh words for some city officials during Monday’s council session.
Deta Donnelly said she was fired following an incident with councilwoman Toby Johnson at the Veterans Park Pool. Full Story
Smooth riding in Rockdale ‘corners’
2011 paving project fills in ‘blanks’
Melcalf Street L. C. Richards was all smiles last weekend.
The longtime resident of that northeast Rockdale street had been waiting decades for a smooth driving surface and now he’s got it.
“They missed us back there in the 70s when they paved the streets in this part of town,” he said. Full Story
Energizer Bunny, Tazmanian ‘Angel’, That’s our Reese
Bill and I have been very lucky lately to get to spend a little more time than usual with our grandson, 18-month old Reese.
Bill (or B, as he is called by Reese) and I are also realizing we are going to have to invest in some super-strength, anti-aging, energy vitamins in order to keep up with the little Dynamo. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
July 14—Jeffery Wayne Hux, Carey Offield, Tommy Welch.
July 15—Lily Cocke, Braxton Wade Smith, Robert Pierce, Ruth Johnson, Shannon Eubanks, Jill Young.
July 16—Ricky Bergstresser, Karen Laughlin, Tyler Brockenbush. Full Story
Brooks confirms move - Free Access
Star to play senior year at Port Lavaca Calhoun
Daniel Brooks confirmed Thursday what had already been reported that he will not return to play football for Rockdale High School in 2011. Full Story
Miller looking for help after resignations
Richards, Kerbow head up exodus of Tiger coaches
The help wanted sign is back in the w indow at the Rockdale Field House as five Tiger coaches resigned in the past few weeks.
Jarad R ichards and Jim Kerbow top the list of coaches who have moved on to new schools. Full Story
Catch it if you can
After last year’s struggles, 7-on-7 means something
COLLEGE STATION—The annual participation in the 7- on-7 competition is normally just a way to keep quarterbacks and receivers sharp and keep players busy and in shape for the summer.
This summer however, it may mean more to the Rockdale team than ever before. Full Story
School supplies, shoes for area kids needed
VFW Post 6525 and the Ladies’ Auxiliary will again be collecting for school supplies this year. If you would like to donate for the collection call Joyce Hurt at 512-966-7761. The giveaway date will be posted later. Meadowbrook Baptist Church is sponsoring a Shoes for School for needy children. Full Story
Doing business as.... Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Sandra Juarez dba Sandra’s Gift Shop (v. 1,150, p. 671).
Scott Ray Elliott dba Big Bob’s Steakhouse (v. 1,150, p. 677). Full Story
NOTABLE ROTARY SUPPORTERS
– Outgoing Rockdale Rotary Club president Cody Caldwell presented plaques in appreciation of outstanding support to four supporters at the club’s annual Fun Night held Thursday at the Roc Full Story