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Rockdale Police are pleading with local resident to please not call 911 when their televisions and radios test a nationwide alert system at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. Full Story
‘Red book’ directory leaves out residents
Some Rockdale residents aren’t happy their numbers haven’t come up and they’re not talking about the lottery.
The new Ziplocal Milam County telephone book—referred to locally as “the red book”—contains no residential numbers. Full Story
Still the champs!
A whole lot of 1976 glory visited Rockdale Friday as the RHS state champion football and track teams from 1976- 77, including head coach Fred Johnson and assistants Lew Simmonds and Dick Wiegand, wer Full Story
Rockdale, Cameron only polling places in Tuesday amendment vote
There will be only four polling places in Milam County—two each in Rockdale and Cameron— for Tuesday’s Texas Constitutional Amendment election.
Early voting on the 10 amendments ends Friday at four different locations around the county. Full Story
More fun from the Rockda le Fair
The 2011 Rockdale Fair was held Oc t. 20 - 22 at Fair Park, drawing good crowds and enjoying near perfect wea ther.
There wasn’t room in last week’s Repor ter for the ususal number of Fair photos, so here are a few more of the best ones captured by The Reporter’s camera. Full Story
Pack a bag, we’re leaving in 20 minutes
Thi s past Sat urday morning, hu sband told me to “pack a over night bag, we’re leav ing in 20 minutes on a surprise bir thday trip.” Full Story
Morton-Kohutek wedding vows said in Buckholts
Tresha L. Morton and Ralph A. Kohutek were married at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at the Kohutek Orchard in Buckholts.
Rev. Jimmy Haile of Black Jack performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of the late Kennard and Earline Morton and the groom is the son of Willie and Adeline Kohutek of Buckholts. Full Story
Tigers playing for pride in finale
Rockdale- Caldwell victor can avoid cellar
Travel back to a year ago to the Rockdale- Caldwell game when winning meant earning a post-season spot in the state playoffs (which Rockdale captured).
Fast forward to this Friday at Hornet Stadium and the two teams will be playing for something alright, just not quite as lofty.
The winner will avoid finishing in the cellar of District 23-3A. Full Story
Hall of Honor: This time it’s personal—redux
While I was thrilled as my friends and classmates Martin Stroman, Odis Mack and Ray Locklin were rightfully inducted into the Hall of Honor last season, it was equally fulfilling to see this group go in as well Friday night.
Our two classes were almost inseparable. They might as well have called us the Class of 1976-77. Full Story
Glenn addresses Tigers: four score
Buffalo roaming frustrates Tigers in last home game
Nagging injuries and depth problems aside, they held down the fort as long as they could.
Bowing up in the first half, the Tigers could not maintain the united front in the second in a 28-3 loss to Giddings on the first cool evening of the season at Tigerland Stadium as the newest class of the Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor were recognized. Full Story
Thorndale Chamber to hold bake sale Saturday
The Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) has set bake sale for Saturday, Nov. 5, in front of the Thor nd a le Me at Ma rket on Highway 79 beg inning at 8 a.m. until sold out. Stop by and select a delicious baked good for your weekend. The TACC appreciates your support of this fundraiser. Full Story
RIBBON-CUTTING, MIXER—Rockdale’s newest business, Garden Treasures and Landscaping, held a champagne mixer, for Chamber of Commerce members, and ribbon-cutting Thursday at 1207 West Camer Full Story
Richards Memorial earns new accreditation
Richards Memorial Hospital announced last week that is has achieved national accreditation from DNV Healthcare, the newest and first Medicare-approved hospital accreditation program that integrates the ISO 9001 quality management system with the Medicare hospital standards and which requires the organization to evaluate the continuum of patient care throughout an entire healthcare system and ta Full Story