Couple slain in ‘homicide, suicide’ Tuesday at hospital room
An elderly, prominent, Milanoarea couple died late Tuesday night after both were shot in the head at Richards Memorial Hospital in what police are terming a “homicide-suicide.” Full Story
Vermont country lane....
Actually, it’s inside the Rockdale city limits. Full Story
Light judging set Thursday by Chamber
If you want to be judged in the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas lighting and decorations contest, be sure to “power on” between 6 and 9 p.m. Thursday. Full Story
United Way reaches goal
$50,000 to ‘fully fund’ 19 local agencies’ requests
Thanks to you, it worked!
Despite hard economic times and the loss of Alcoa’s Rockdale Operations, the South Milam County United Way (SMCUW) announced this week it had reached its $50,000 goal for 2010-11.
“That means we will be able to fully fund 19 local charitable organizations,” Tom Puccio, SMCUW treasurer, said. Full Story
Milam sheriff’s race gets third Republican hopeful
Redistricting muddle extends filing deadline
There’s not much doubt, now, what Milam County’s premier political race of 2012 will be.
Herbie Vaughan, Precinct 3 constable and Rockdale VFD fire chief, has filed for sheriff, turning up the intensity several notches on what was already shaping up as a hotly-contested Republican Primary race. Full Story
RVFD Firefighter-of-the-Year award enters third generation
Generally “ heart warming” isn’t a term that gets applied to awards banquets but there’s no other words to describe Travis Fisher’s win as Firefighter-of-the- Year Saturday. Full Story