Well, c’mon spring....
It was 42 degrees, raining and dark when Vernon Moore escorted granddaughter Kily Moore through the parking lot of Rockdale Intermediate School before classes Friday morning, to the annual Grandparen Full Story
Eagle Ford ‘boom’ not quite to Milam
But old Minerva Field pumping again
Many Milam County residents are keeping their fingers—and bank account books—crossed hoping that the booming Eagle Ford Shale oil activity in South Texas comes a bit further north and brings its economic tidal wave with it.
In the meantime, a mini oil boom of sorts is going on right now in an almost 100-year-old field just north of Rockdale. Full Story
More file as ballots final
Nine contests in May 29 primaries, seven for November
The Milam County ballot for the long-delayed May 29 primaries is finally set.
There were three more “lastminute” filings in the Republican Primary before the Friday deadline, according to County Chair Bill Whitmire, who said one candidate who had previously filed has now dropped out. Full Story
Mumford’s success built on adjustments
A USTIN–For most of Chris Sodek’s decade as head coach of Mumford, the Mustangs were known for blowing up scoreboards all over Central Texas.
All shooting, all the time.
Last season, the Mustangs set a state record for threes in a game with 26 against Prairie Lea. They broke their own record of 25. Full Story
Mumford misses the last train to Clarksville
Third quarter lull puts a damper on perfect season
AUSTIN—They had the physical makeup of a college team and they certainly put their attributes to good use.
A physical Clarksville team beat up Mumford 65-47 in the Class A, Division I finals of UIL state tournament Saturday morning at the Frank Erwin Center. Full Story
Big inning lifts Lady Tigers past Salado
Newlin goes 3- for-4 with three runs batted in
The Rockdale Lady Tigers didn’t let the fact that they were playing without their top two hitters get in the way of beating a good team.
Play ing w ithout Marissa Mireles and Kayla Deary, the Lady Tigers jumped out early and then tacked on some insurance runs late in the game to slip by Salado 9- 5 Tuesday af ternoon at the Rockdale Softball Complex. Full Story
Again! IRS won’t send you e-mail
I ncome Tax Day is usually April 15 however, this year the Income Tax Day is Tuesday April 17.
The federal government recognizes Emancipation Day on April 16. President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation into law on January 1, 1863, using the presidential powers as Commander-In-Chief. Full Story
Gause youth busy with stock, athletics
Last weekend Maxine and Donnie McBee spent the weekend with relatives in Houston. They went especially to watch grandson Dustin McBee participate in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Calf Scramble. Keith McBee brought Dustin and Blake up this weekend for the boys to spent their Spring Break here with their grandparents. Full Story
Question about home’s value
Dear Dave, We keep getting offers in the mail from a law firm that offers to protest the assessed value of our home for property tax purposes. Full Story