Any group or organization who wants a big project, has the City of Rockdale got an opportunity for you! Full Story
Water district grapples with ruling, hearings
The Texas Supreme Court dropped the other shoe, and several tons of boots, Friday, issuing a much-anticipated ruling that landowners own the water underneath their land. Full Story
MOBILE HOME FIRE
MOBILE HOME FIRE—A mobile home north of Rockdale off US 77 was heavily damaged in a 10:50 a.m. fire Saturday. Full Story
Rough week for drivers, animals
It was a rough week for drivers, and even a rougher one for animals, on Rockdale area roads.
Four accidents involving vehicles and animals were reported, two involving the same hog Sunday night on US 77 just north of FM 908.
Troopers David Yarbrough and Erik Gaston said first a vehicle driven by Jason Courtney, 32, of Lane, Oklahoma, struck the hog at 10:32 p.m. Full Story
Juvenile cases ‘different, the same’ as they move through legal system
A string of recent jury trials involving juveniles has caused area law enforcement, and judicial agencies, to receive inquiries by the public about the juvenile justice system.
“I don’t think many people really understand some basic premises about how juveniles go through the system,” Prosecutor Kerry Spears told The Reporter. Full Story
Primaries ‘likely’ for May 29th
New filing period uncertain but could open as soon as Friday
Much of the uncertainty surrounding Texas primary elections might have gone away Tuesday afternoon as a San Antonio federal court issued new redistricting maps.
It’s not a “done deal” yet, according to county chairs Bill Whitmire (Republican) and Richard Stone (Democrat). Full Story
PLACE OF HOPE
‘PLACE OF HOPE’— Charles Cole puts up signage at the new Hope Pregnancy Center in Rockdale, located at 231 E. Cameron Avenue. Full Story
Elementary book fair continues through Friday
Milano Elementary School is hosting a spring book fair through Friday, March 2 at the school library. Hours for the fair will run throughout the school day. Full Story
Better Choices, Better Health: Chronic Disease Self- Management Program
Be tter Choi ces, Better Hea lt h Ch ron ic Disease Sel f- Manag e - me nt Program is an ev ide nc e- basedwork sho pdes ig nedto empower people to take an act ive rol e in ma nagin g their chronic health conditions.
The progra m is based on three be liefs:
•Pe ople withalltypesof ch ronic conditions have similar ch allenges to self- management . Full Story
MARC Run slated April 14 at Ranch
The 11th Annual MARC RUN will be held April 14 at The Ranch 415 W. US 79, in Rockdale with all proceeds going to the Milam Adult Resource Center of Milam County, a 501c3 (nonprofit) organization that assists people of Milam County that have physical or mental disabilities. Full Story
Grandparents helping raise grandchildren
The stalled economy has pushed many families into the position of doing whatever is needed to make ends meet. In many cases, this means both parents working whatever jobs they can find and finding the best childcare option while they are at work. Many people are turning to their parents to help care for their kids. Full Story