Spy: ‘Somebody’s got to do it’
Tejas headliner captured bomber, freed hostage, was on terror ‘hit list’
No Tejas Fest headliner has ever cautioned his listeners in Rockdale against entering his line of business before.
But then Tejas Fest has never had a speaker like Fred Burton, who delivered an alternately riveting and chilling address Saturday morning at the city library. Full Story
Finally! Filing resumes for ballot
More candidates sign up for May 29 election
A San Antonio federal court jumpstarted the dormant Texas political season last week, ordering primaries for May 29 and setting a new filing “window” which expires at 6 p.m. Friday. Full Story
All school, city races contested
Two file on last day Monday
Two candidates signed up in Rockdale Monday on the last day to file for municipal and school races, assuring all four races May 12 will be contested.
Jennifer Kellar Davenport signed up to oppose incumbent Mike Pruett for Place 1 on the Rockdale ISD School Board.
A nd Donald Brummett filed for an east ward city council position to oppose incumbent Willie Phillips. Full Story
Tigers use tournament as their gateway to winning
Already surpassed win total from last season
Relying on the old baseball staples of good pitching and better defense, the Rockdale Tigers breezed through the Georgetow n Gateway Prep Tournament unscathed to capture the championship.
With a 10- 0 thrashing of Thrall Tuesday night, the Tigers have now won six straight and are 8-4 on the year and have already surpassed their victory output from last season (7-19). Full Story
Milano-Mumford matchup strains fans allegiances
NEW BRAUNFELS—This is truly one of those situations where you hate to see anybody lose.
The Milano-Mumford matchup Saturday in the regional finals at the luxurious Cougar Den presented more dramatic possibilities than a Mexican soap opera.
I can’t imagine how difficult it was for those kids to play in that game. Full Story
Neighbors put it all on the line for a trip to the state tournament
NEW BR AUNFELS—It was the game folks in the Class A ranks had been talking about all season. Full Story
Permits up for the month
February projects totaled $47,175
Things are looking a little bit better in the Rockdale building market as $47,175 in building permits were issued in the month of February.
Number s were up for t he month, with $22,900 in permits issued in January. Full Story
HOME RUN—Luminant has presented $500 to the Rockdale Youth Baseball Association, which conducts spring-summer youth baseball activities in Rockdale. Full Story
Making progress, should we sell motorcycle?
Dear Dave, My husband and I have
been through Financial Peace
University. I’ve always been
the numbers nerd, although
he’s catching on and doing
pretty well. Full Story