UP IN THE AIR—It took a lot of brawn, and an equal amount of finesse, to load five and one-half roll- off dumpsters at Fair Park Saturday morning as the City of Rockdale hosted a Stash Your Tra Full Story
Four cases disposed of in 20th District Court
CAMERON—Four cases were disposed of in 20th District Court during the week ending on Friday, Oct. 28, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed them as follows:
• Matthew Lee Vargas, 25, Cameron, pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of identifying information, two-year, probated, state jail term, standard conditions of probation, $500 fine. Full Story
MDD eyes full-time business recruiter
Members of t he Rockda le Municipal Development District (MDD) discussed hiring a marketing director/district manager, during a regular session Thursday at City Hall. Full Story
One more halftime
Final appearances of marching season for the RHS Big Blue Band and the Golden Girls drll team will be in Caldwell Friday at halftime of the Tiger-Hornet football game. Full Story
Parents, educators discuss project-based learning
About 100 parents met with educators in the Rockdale High School Cafeteria Tuesday evening to discuss the RHS ninth-grade academy and the project-based learning concept.
The concept had brought criticism over grading approaches from two parents at a recent school board meeting. Full Story
Hydrant flushing set for November 16th
The City of Rockdale will flush water lines on both east and west sides of Rockdale overnight Nov. 16, according to City Manager Kelvin Knauf.
He reminded residents to run their cold water taps the next morning until the stream runs clear. Full Story
DEPOT TREE PLANTING— Alcoa Rockdale Operations employees planted six trees at the International & Great Northern Museum-Depot Friday as part of the company’s employee-driven Ten Milli Full Story
RIDE RAISES $3,100—The annual Ride For the Cure, which departed from Cliff’s Tavern in downtown Rockdale Saturday morning, raised $3,100 for the Susan G. Full Story
City library used book sale ahead December 3rd
The annual Friends of the Library sidewalk book sale is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.
“Discover how liberating it is to see f ree space on your book shelves or nightstands, and support a worthwhile community cause at the same time,” Annette Stone, Friends spokesperson, said. Full Story
SUMUEL PARK HALLOWEEN—Sumuel Park, at the corner of MLK and Fourth, hasn’t officially been dedicated yet but its’s already becoming a focal point of community activities. Full Story
Mekush benefit Nov. 12th
Milam County Cowboy Church’s annual ranch rodeo, set for Nov. 12 in the Roping & Cutting Club Arena at Fair Park, will be a benefit for Cameron area resident Della Mekush.
Mekush was seriously injured in a fall from a horse Aug. 19. Full Story
Health information now available from cell phones
Technology has come a long way in our society today.
As I became aware of the following program that supports moms by providing accurate, text-length health information and resources in a format that is personal and timely, I thought it would be beneficial to share this information with our moms and moms-to-be. Full Story