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
EPA cap causes worries at Sandow
Texas last minute addition; state politicos irate over ‘downwind’ decision
With Texas a last-minute addition to the sweeping new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules for power plants, Rockdale and Milam County are bracing for the impact on Luminant’s two Sandow units. Full Story
No tax hike forecast for county in ‘12
Milam Count y Judge Dave Barkemeyer’s goal as the 2011-12 budget process begins is to avoid a tax hike.
He’s got several other budgeting ideas, including creating a road crew to pave county roads.
Goal is for an initial budget to be prepared by July 20 and a budget to be adopted Sept. 12. Full Story
Paving the rain forest?
Not quite, but Rockdale’s 2011 street paving project got into some pretty remote corners of Rockdale last week. Full Story
Mortgage help session ahead on Monday
A workshop to assist home owners who are late on their mortgage payments, and meet other conditions, is set for 6 p.m. Monday at the Rockdale Workforce Center.
Cindy Jerman, center director, said the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has launched the Emergency Homeowners Loan Program (EHLP) with an application deadline of Friday, July 22. Full Story