RDA seeking master plan input
Someone filling out survey will win $100 Brookshire Bros. gift card
The Rockdale Downtown Association (RDA) is looking for input to assist contractor Halff Associates in developing a master plan for downtown Rockdale.
Chris Dyess, RDA president said a master plan will include potential physical improvements (sidewalks, parking and building renovation), marketing downtown and Rockdale as a whole, and ways for area businesses to increase viability. Full Story
Sunday drug bust ‘not prom related,’ according to police
An early-morning Sunday drug arrest, involving a pair of 18- year-olds, was not connected to the 2012 Rockdale High School Prom, which was held the same night.
Lt. J. D. Newlin said at the moment only misdemeanor (less than two ounces) marijuana possession charges have been filed against Padraic Sieber of Rockdale and Corey Joseph McMillen of Buckholts. Full Story
FIRST OUT OF THE GATE
FIRST OUT OF THE GATE—There are no places given in the annual traffic control to get 100 bikes onto US 79 as the four-stop event MARC Run, which unreeled Saturday from The Ranch because everyon Full Story
Fire probed at candidate’s home
Cameron aut hor it ies have called in an investigator from the state fire marshal’s office following a fire and break-in Friday at the home of a judicial candidate in the May 29 Democratic Primary. Full Story
100 bikes, $23,000 for MARC
Those are the estimates from Saturday’s 11th annual MARC (Milam the event, said. Full Story
Milam GOP names delegates
CAMERON—Milam County Republicans gathered for their 2012 county convention Saturday at the courthouse, according to Bill Whitmire, county chair.
He said delegates and alternated to t he June 7- 9 state convention in Fort Worth were selected as follows: Full Story
At Reporter presstime Wednesday morning Southwest Milam Water Supply Corporation crews were in the process of restoring water services to some of its customers in the Rockdale area.
An SWMWSC spokesperson said the problem was caused by a break in a 12-inch water line. Full Story
County to meet
CAMERON—Milam County Commissioners will meet in regular session at 10 a.m. Monday in the county courthouse.
Items on the agenda include hiring of two jail deputies, a review of the 2013 budget and tax rate calendar and an intergovernmental agreement between the county and the City of Buckholts. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story
Mother’s Day program to be held at Baptist Church
Time is nearing for the annual Gause Cemeter y Association Mother’s Day Homecoming celebration on Sunday, May 13. If you would like to be on the program please give me a call as soon as possible. The program will be held at the Gause Baptist Church this year beginning at 10:45 a.m. followed by a covered dish lunch at noon at the community picnic tables nex t to the cemeter y. Full Story
And the winners are...
La Escuelita Association announced the winners in their annual Spring Cook-off Saturday.
Cook- of f winners were John Deleon and Jesse Deleon 1st place Chicken and 3rd place Pork; Victor Olmos 1st place Pork and Beef; Johnny and Gina Cavasos 2nd place Chicken, Pork and Beef. Full Story
OAP’s ‘Mockingbird’ to hit stage for Sunday matinee
Milano High School’s One- Act Play will present a matinee performance of “ To Kill a Mockingbird” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at the MHS cafetorium. Full Story