Apartment complex will be ‘flagship’
Construction start eyed by year’s end
Construction on an $ 8-million senior citizen apartment complex should start before the end of the year on East Belton Avenue and Hunter’s Chase Apartments is viewed as a showcase for both the city and its developers. Full Story
‘Look guys, water! Let’s stay’
Usually by this time of the summer Milam County fields are sporting a fine crop of “cowbirds” (egrets) but in super-hot, super-dry 2011 even they are staying close to water, if they can f Full Story
‘Red water’ fix: $25 million
Council visitors oppose $6 water rate hike in lively hearing
Mayor Larry Jones had some classic good news and bad news for about 30 persons in a lively budget hearing Monday at City Hall.
The good news: Rockdale’s sixdecade long “red water” problem can be fixed.
The bad news: It will cost $25 million. Full Story
Apache Pass set to host Hunting-Outdoor Expo
The Yankees will appear Friday, Sept. 24, at Apache Pass.
No, not those Yankees. These Yankees will be in blue uniforms and they’ll be shooting at their opponents, who will be clad in grey. Full Story
County waits out decision by Luminant
There’s still a wild card out on the Milam County budget and it’s a big one.
County Judge Dave Barkemeyer and commissioners hosted two public hearings Monday, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the courthouse, and the very first question, from former County Judge Frank Summers, was “what could be the effects of a lawsuit by Luminant?” Full Story
The 2011-2012 school year got under way Monday in Rockdale and throughout Texas. This was the scene just before the 7:55 a.m. Full Story
Rising Star sets ‘Gospel Explosion’ Saturday at RJH
Rising Star Baptist Church will hold its “Gospel Explosion 2011, at 6 p.m. Saturday in the junior-high commons.
The annual event is a major fund-raiser for the church’s building fund. Full Story