Prayers get strong support at county
Judge urges tolerance, respect for all faiths
Prayer was the topic for Milam County commissioners Monday as three court visitors—in emotional and sometimes intense presentations—urged the county to continue opening its meetings with spoken prayers. Full Story
Sheriff race tops donations, spending
Primaries may be pushed back again after Supreme Court tosses maps
Not surprisingly, the red-hot, three-candidate Republican Primary race for sheriff has generated the most donations and the most expenditures so far in the 2012 political season. Full Story
Sandow 4 part of Sierra Club lawsuit
Luminant’s Sandow Power Plant Unit 4 is one of four units statewide cited in a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club last week against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
The Sierra Club maintains a TCEQ permit amendment issued last month authorizes an increase of almost 1,000 pounds of particulate matter into the air from Sandow 4. Full Story
Top officer honor set for Saturday
The sixth annual Rockdale Police Department Officer of the Year program will be held Saturday at the KC Hall.
Doors will open, and a silent auction begins, at 6 p.m. with a catered meal served at 6:30 and the ceremony at 7:30.
A dance, featuring The Crossroads, will go from 8 p.m. to midnight. Full Story
Five spring events to benefit Kay Theatre
The Kay Theater Foundation will host a five-program series benefiting the ongoing renovation of the landmark structure this spring.
It begins Feb. 18 when the Patterson Center will be transformed into a New Orleans Mardi Gras, complete with Dixieland music.
Other events are: Full Story
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