KC’s honor law enforcement personnel
Knights of Columbus Council 7014 honored Rockdale area law enforcement personnel Saturday night with a fish fry at the KC Hall.
Mike Korenek, KC spokesman, said 54 law enforcement personnel and 36 KC members attended.
He listed door prizes awarded during the evening as follows, along with prize sponsors:
• Jessica Newlin, $50 cash, donated by Knights of Columbus. Full Story
Sunday derailment back on track quickly at west Rockdale location
There was a train derailment at the western Rockdale city limits Sunday afternoon but you had to look pretty quickly to find it.
Oneemptycarofawestbound Union Pacific freight train derailed just after 3 p.m. near the Western Hill Road crossing just west of the city limits. Full Story
Traffic stop nets arrest, cash and truck seizures
A traffic stop for speeding in Milano Friday afternoon led to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge being filed against a Dayton man and the seizure of cash and a vehicle.
Deputy John Mendoza made the stop, then arrested Russell Ray Romero. “He was acting nervous and later admitted to having marijuana in his truck,” Chief Deputy Chris White said. Full Story
Man linked to pistols from murder case draws indictments
CA MERON—A 39- year- old Rockdale man, found to be in possession of two pistols believed to have been at the home of a San Gabriel woman who was the victim of a 2011 murder, was indicted on three counts Thursday. Full Story
Troopers probe Rockdale area wrecks
State troopers were called to the following crashes during the past week in the Rockdale area:
• 1:15 a.m. Saturday, US 79 west of Rockdale; driver, Richard Williams, 79, Milano, treated at Richards Memorial Hospital, Rockdale, moderate damages. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story
FAIR PARK MALL
FAIR PARK ‘MALL’—The Fair Park Pavilion was a browser’s delight was also the site for musical entertainment and karaoke. Full Story
That’s how much was raised Saturday at The Ranch in the second annual Cure Juvenile Myositis Fund Raiser. The annual event is staged in honor of Janey Cleveland (front, top photo, with her family), who has the rare disease of the autoimmune system. More than 800 persons participated. The fund-raiser included a barbecue, audition, and live music by Second Hand Rose. Full Story
RECYCLING—Alpha Tau Delta is at it again. The service organization is level at Rockdale ISD. Full Story
Parents Club to take bunny pictures March 30
Gause School Parents Club will sponsor Easter Bunny photos Friday, March 30. A 4x6 photo is $3. For more info you may call Janet Pilkey at 979- 575-8794 or the school. Full Story
The annual meeting of member owned Rockdale Federal Credit Union drew 235 members for a stew-and-cornbread meal and brief business session Monday at the KC Hall.
In the annual director election, holdover director Jim Ed Richter and new candidate Debra Jackson were elected by acclamation without opposition. Full Story
2012 Rockdale Federal Credit Union Annual Meeting
RFCU Board Chair Fred Marshall discusses Credit Union business in his Chairman’s Report presentation. RFCU remains a very strong financial cooperative with high ratings and strong capital. Full Story