Smoke alert, the (really) good kind
First Milam County Festival BBQ Cookoff ahead this weekend at Fair Park
Good news, Rockdale. You don’t have to wait until October for “Barbecue Alley” to materialize at Fair Park.
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the first annual Milam County Festival Barbecue Cookoff and 65 teams will recreate the aromatic alley in exactly the same place as the Rockdale Fair’s each fall. Full Story
Farewell to a fireman...
Virtually the entire Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department, personnel and fleet, gathered an emergency call during the service, in order for the department to respond quickly at Phillips & Luckey Fu Full Story
New Chamber team takes over
Resignations result in changes at all 3 officer positions
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce has a brand new slate of officers less than two weeks before its annual banquet as the board’s three officers submitted their resignations last week.
Chairperson Becky Booker Marek, chair-elect Lindsay Cleveland and treasurer Michelle Morgan all resigned last Wednesday, citing “time constraints.” Full Story
Singin’ for the Kay
Houston stars shine in Sunday benefit
Two well-known, and wellloved, stars of the Houston music scene will perform in the third of a spring series of events benefitting the restoration of Rockdale’s Kay Theatre at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Patterson Civic Center. Full Story
Spring comes in wet and windy over Rockdale area
If spring really does “go out like a lamb” years when it comes in like a lion, the third week in June ought to be mild and pleasant.
Because spring came to Rockdale overnight Monday with a 3-inch rain and some street flooding, preceded by 40-milean hour wind gusts. Full Story
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