Here comes the big Rockdale Fair
The 2011 Rockdale Fair and Rodeo ought to look a lot like the 2010 event Thursday through Saturday and that’s just fine with Rockdale Fair Association directors.
“We’ve got pretty much the same events on tap,” James Birkhead, RFA president, said. “The 2010 Fair was one of our most successful ever.” Full Story
Stars in their eyes
For a lot of different reasons. Above, Morgan Fischer (seated) was crowned Miss Rockdale Fair Queen Saturday in the annual pageant in the RHS Auditorium. Full Story
Drug raids nab 21
8 sought; house near RHS target
Rockdale Police and the Milam County Sheriff ’s Department swooped dow n on t wo su spected drug- dealing locations Saturday and Monday as part of an eight-month, large-scale drug sting operation.
By Wednesday 21 persons had been arrested, including nine Rockdale residents. Full Story
RHS, RJH enter ‘sanctions’ era
Two Rockdale ISD campuses have entered an era of what amounts to academic sanctions imposed by the Texas Education Association (TEA) as the result of receiving “unacceptable” accountability ratings in August. Full Story
Family practitioner joins staff at clinic
The staff of Little River Health Care Systems local clinics has grown to four with the recent addition of Dr. Larissa O’Neill of Georgetown.
Jeff Madison, administrator, said Little River now has four family prac t itioners and four “mid-levels” serving the local medical community. Full Story
$4,600 FOR VETERANS—Saturday’s first annual MAP Run, starting from Rockdale VFW Post 6525 raised about $4,600 for the Military Assistance Program and drew 55 bikers and 10 riders, accordi Full Story