Council urged to ‘communicate’
Agenda wording triggers questions; MDD executive director position okayed
The Rockdale City Council heard some criticism about the way it operates Monday night.
That’s not unusual, but the source was. It came from a council member.
“I feel like we don’t communicate among ourselves,” Councilman Allan Miller said. “I feel like I’m almost looked down on if I communicate with anyone outside of meetings.” Full Story
All over it....
Rockdale volunteer firefighters and AMR paramedics scramble to free two Cameron and came to rest in brush and trees. Larry Eickenhorst, 58, listed as the driver, and men trapped in the wreckage of their pickup Monday morning on US 77. Full Story
Incumbents say ‘yes’ and ‘no’
Milano, Thorndale ISDs get candidates for May voting
It’s two in and two out, so far as incumbents in the May 12 Rockdale city and school ballots.
Incumbent east ward city council member Willie Phillips signed up for re-election during the past week, while school trustee Wayne Fisher confirmed that he would not seek a new term to his Place 2 position. Full Story
MARDI GRAS Saturday will feature Dixieland
The calendar says Mardi Gras (the day before L ent begins) is Tuesday. Don’t you believe it, cher! Full Story
Progress on water leaks promised by city crews
Rockdale city crews have made progress in fixing water leaks, and repairing streets which were the sites of leaks, but there’s a ways to go.
That was the conclusion Monday as Public Works Director David Akin was grilled by city council members during their three-hour marathon session. (See story above). Full Story
Nature Festival photo deadline is March 30
The El Camino Real Chapter of Master Naturalists is again sponsoring a nature photo contest. It will be held in conjunction with the third annual Milam County Nature Festival being held Saturday, April 14 at Rockdale’s Fair Park. Full Story