‘Outdoor Expo’ Friday, Saturday
History, cookoff, music, pageant, food displays on tap
If you like hunting and the outdoors, you need to make plans to attend this weekend’s Central Texas Hunting and Outdoor Expo at Apache Pass, put on by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Full Story
After Alcoa pumping, drought no problem
POSGCD survey shows major aquifer holding up during record dry
Concern over the record-breaking drought led the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) to survey eight water wells in the Rockdale area this summer and the results have basically confirmed the strength of the area’s premier “underground lake.” Full Story
Trustees okay tax rate hike
Luminant litigation cited in .09-cent jump
Rockdale ISD trustees voted unanimously to adopt a ninetenths of a cent tax rate increase for 2011-2012 during their regular monthly meeting Monday night in the Central Administration Building.
The $1.225 tax rate is up slightly from the current $1.2135. Full Story
City council considers redistricting maps
Public comment meeting Oct. 10
Rockdale city council members have decided to let the public view all three redistricting drafts presented during Tuesday’s rescheduled meeting at City Hall.
The council was supposed to meet on Sept. 12 but a quorum did not show. Full Story
Two draw sentences from undercover drug sting
CA MERON—Two Rockdale residents received state jail terms on drug charges last week in John Youngbloods’ 20th District Court, stemming from an undercover illegal drug trafficking investigation last year. Full Story
SURPLUS DISTRIBUTION—A crowd estimated at more than 150 lined up for the monthly visit of the Capital Area Food Bank to the KC Hall Thursday. The truck visits every third Thursday at 9 a.m. Full Story
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