WOMAN DEAD FROM SHOTGUN BLAST - Free Access
Man arrested; charges expected Monday
A 49-year-old Rockdale woman died Sunday night from a single shotgun blast to the head and a 46-year-old Rockdale man is being charged Monday in connection with the incident. Full Story
600 on site for Sandow work
‘Baffles’ key part of long-awaited noise abatement project by Luminant
The Rockdale area is getting a muchneeded economic boost this spring and neighbors of Luminant’s Sandow 5 Power Plant hope they’re getting some long-term relief from a three-year old problem.
More than 600 contractors are now on the Unit 5 site for a variety of routine maintenance projects, plus a larger task that’s been long awaited. Full Story
Start of 80-unit complex eyed in June
MDD okays $50,401 ‘forgiveable loan’ for water-sewer lines at Belton Avenue
The Rockdale Municipal Development District board has approved a $50,401 expenditure to assist what’s envisioned as the largest housing project in Rockdale in decades. Full Story
Nocturnal crowd hits new mark at 35,000
Economic impact estimated $200,000; Arkansas man, 32, dies in parking area
The third annual Nocturnal Fest at Apache Pass, northwest of Rockdale, broke its own record for the largest crowd ever in Milam County during the weekend.
Preliminar y estimates are that the two-night music-andlight show spectacular, attracted 35,000 persons. Full Story
Montelongo lets go with home run show
No. 5 Huffman- Hargrave on deck in area round
BASTROP—With the playoff monkey off their backs, the Rockdale Lady Tigers are free to move on.
Having won their first playoff series in six years with a 12-1, run-rule thrashing of Columbus in a single bi-district playoff game, the Lady Tigers head to area where a familiar and talented foe awaits. Full Story
Tigers en fuego
Tigers smoking hot as they enter playoffs
Having stumbled late in the season and made the playoffs by the skin of their teeth, the Rockdale Tigers feel like they have regained some of the sparkle that made them a dangerous team to deal with at the start of the season. Full Story
STATE OF TENNIS
Rockdale mixed doubles team Ginny Flores and Full Story
Planned store remodel bumps permits
April projects totaled $312,614
A planned store remodel at Rockdale’s Walmart Supercenter bumped building permits in the city to over half a million mark thus far this fiscal year.
The 100,000 square feet retail chain, located at 709 West US 79, was issued a permit totalling $283,152 to remodel the store and another $3,000 permit for a sign remodel. Full Story
NEW THORNDALE SALON
NEW THORNDALE SALON— Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday for Thorndale’s newest business, Big Texas Hair Salon, located at 606 East US 79. Full Story