Two draw convictions on sex offense charges
CAMERON—Two men in their mid-60s were convicted on charges involving sexual offenses last week in 20th District Court.
Prosecutor Kerry Spears said Leonardo Rubio Sr., 65, of Rockdale, pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child and was placed on eight years deferred adjudication probation with standard conditions of sex offender probation. Full Story
ROCKDALE RECYCLES—At-the-curb recycling may not yet be available in Rockdale, even with Monday’s garbage pickup changes, but that doesn’t mean there are no recycling opportunities. Full Story
New filing period awaited by parties
One of the first orders of business for the big political year of 2012 in Texas will be a decision on when candidates who missed the first filing period will have a chance to toss their hats in the ring.
The filing period was supposed to have ended Friday, Dec. 16, but a federal court has ruled there will be another period early next year. Full Story
Luminant provides power plant, mine, drought updates
Luminant Community Advisory Panel (LCAP) members had questions about emissions, water and the drought when the panel met recently for its last 2011 session. Full Story
HAM BRANCH? YOU’RE KIDDING—No, it’s true. Full Story
Annual cow-calf clinic ahead Jan. 6 in Milano
MILANO—Cattle raisers from six counties and beyond w ill converge on the Milano L ive stock E xcha nge Fr iday, Jan. 6.
Occasion is the annual Central Texas Cow- Calf Clinic, a first-weekend- of the-year tradition which annually draws a large crowd. Full Story
County ends 2011 with Tuesday routine session
CAMERON—Milam County commissioners met in routine session Tuesday at the courthouse, their final session of 2011.
County Judge Dave Barkemeyer reported on two recent “community communication” meetings in Thorndale and Buckholts and said more are planned for 2012. Full Story
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