Guns from murder scene found
Pistols turn up at Rockdale house in chase, child sex assault investigation
Two pistols believed to have been at the scene of last April’s shotgun slaying of a San Gabriel woman in her home unexpectedly turned up in Rockdale on Friday, as police arrested a 39-year-old Rockdale man on a child sex assault charge. Full Story
Milam, you ought to be in movies
Film recruitment seminar brings economic benefit into focus
“It’s not for the glamour or glory, although it’s nice when that happens, it’s for the economic impact on the local businesses.” Full Story
Hospital reducing debt from last crisis
Half Blackhawk’s tabs paid off in 13 months
Richards Memorial Hospital, which has been no stranger to recovering from financial crises in its 37-year history, is bouncing back from its latest one with remarkable speed.
“In the past 13 months (since the old Blackhawk Health Care was reconstituted under a new owner) we have been able to retire our liability by 50 percent,” administrator Jeff Madison said. Full Story
Library book sale ending with free offer
Friends of the Library’s book sale, which has been featured since December at the city library, ends Thursday with a free offer.
“On Thursday, anyone who wishes may come to the library and choose five books for free,” Ann King, Friends of the Library spokesperson, said. Full Story
United Chamber flies into 2012 with high hopes
“What we all really want is the same thing, for Rockdale to grow and prosper.”
Beck y Booker Marek, new Rockdale Chamber of Commerce chairperson, gave a speech that was part pep talk, part sermon and all motivation Thursday as the Chamber held its annual general membership meeting in a lunch session at the Patterson Civic Center. Full Story