FOOD BANK VISIT
FOOD BANK VISIT—The monthly visit of Austin’s Capital Area Food are staffed totally by volunteers. Full Story
Three draw sentences in 20th District Court
CAMERON—Three persons were sentenced last week in Milam County 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows:
• Michelle Renee Moore, also known as Sheryl Tisdale, 22, Crosby, pleaded guilty to attempted tampering with evidence. She received a nine-month state jail term. Full Story
Executive session part of school board agenda
What looks to be a lengthy executive (closed) session is on tap for Rockdale ISD trustees when they meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Central Administration Building.
There are five executive session agenda items including a Level III complaint appeal. Full Story
Juvenile apprehended after early morning crash, chase
A 14-year- old male juvenile was detained for Cameron police Saturday after a wreck and a wild post-midnight chase down US 79 in Rockdale with speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.
Police Chief Thomas Harris said patrolling Ofc. Dale Bekker observed a car with a headlight out—also being driven erratically— and attempted to stop it. Full Story
RVFD AUXILIARY BACKERS
RVFD AUXILIARY BACKERS—The New Salem EEA Club recently donated $200 to the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Full Story
Mental evaluation follows two-hour ‘standoff’ Friday
A 64-year-old Rockdale-area man was taken to Scott & White Hospital for a mental evaluation, following a two-hour standoff behind a closed door Friday afternoon.
Elmer Weller surrendered to Sheriff David Greens without incident, according to Chief Deputy Chris White. Full Story
RISD teacher hurt in Lexington crash
A longtime Rockdale Elementary School teacher remains at Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, this week after sustaining multiple injuries in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday on the outskirts of Lexington.
Lee County State Trooper Ordie Manner said Pam Hammett, 53, was southbound on US 77 at Shady Circle Drive at 1:47 a.m. when she apparently went to sleep. Full Story
Chamber banquet ahead
The 2012 Rockdale Chamber of Commerce Banquet is set for Thursday, March 29, in the junior-high commons.
Chamber President Deedra Jacob said the banquet’s president’s reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with the meal at 6.
Magician Tom Britton will provide entertainment. Full Story
‘Trash Stash’ Day March 31 at Fair Park
Cit y of Rockdale residents are invited to a free “Stash Your Trash” Day from 8 a.m. to 12- noon, Saturday, Marc h 31, at Fair Park.
City Manager Kelvin Knauf said rolloff containers will be at the park for disposal of miscellaneous household items, including old furniture, mattresses and more. Full Story
MHS One-Act Play group advances
Milano High School’s One- Act Play advanced from north zone contest on Monday afternoon and will be one of four plays competing at the district contest on Saturday at Brenham High School. Plays will begin at 1 p.m. with Milano performing second. Full Story
‘Spring breakers’ enjoy Texas state parks
Hope all of you had a great Spring Break with your family and friends. All students and teachers back to the grind.
Gause ISD girls and boys track teams will participate at a meet at Holland this Friday. Good luck kids. Full Story