OPEN-AIR CHURCH—The congregation of First Presbyterian Church and the service also featured a choir along with a three-piece held its annual Jazz in the Park service Sunday morning under the co Full Story
Four draw sentences in 20th District Court
CAMERON—Four persons were sentenced during the past week in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows: Full Story
Mayfest ahead Sunday at Rockdale KC Hall
Knights of Columbus Council 7014 will host its annual Mayfest Sunday in the KC Hall.
A brisket and sausage plate, with all the trimmings, will be sold beginning at 11 a.m. Full Story
Suspected LSD, ‘designer’ drugs among local stops
Rockdale police filed 17 drug charges during the weekend, basically representing stops of vehicles heading north out FM 908 to the Nocturnal Wonderland music festival, according to Lt. J. D. Newlin.
“ They were pretty much all from vehicles either running a stop sign or speeding,” Newlin said. “We’d stop them and find illegal substances,” he said. Full Story
Busy weekend in Milam County
For a weekend in which an estimated 35,000 persons jammed into South Milam County for a major music festival, things went pretty well for a beefed-up law enforcement corps.
“ Things actually went pretty well, considering how busy it was,” Chief Deputy Chris White said. Full Story
BIGGEST MUSIC 'FAN'
BIGGEST MUSIC ‘FAN’—There were a lot of “fans” in town during the weekend as the annual Nocturnal event drew an estimated 35,000 to the Rockdale area. Full Story
KA- CHING!—That’s the sound of cash registers and that’s what scene at every motel parking lot in Rockdale during the weekend as makes Nocturnal Fest weekend the most popular of the Full Story
Burnet’s Spinn new TISD superintendent
The Hill Country taketh away and the Hill Country giveth.
Thorndale ISD trustees, who earlier this spring saw Supt. Casey Callahan submit his resignation to accept an administrat ive position at Llano, have tabbed Burnet High School Principal Dr. Craig Spinn as his replacement. Full Story
Hog, horse cause Milam accidents
It was another rough week for animals on South Milam County roadways as a hog triggered two crashes four minutes apart and a horse also caused an accident.
A 61-year-old Cameron woman was treated at Richards Memorial Hospital after her vehicle hit a hog on US 77 north of Rockdale. Full Story
Pole fire causes outage
The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department was called out to a reported fire on a utility pole last Wednesday which triggered a brief power outage for part of downtown Rockdale.
Firefighters were summoned at 10:30 a. m. April 25 to the poll behind Texas Burger, at 237 West Cameron (US 79). Full Story
Music Week events to start Monday
Monday will mark the 88th annual observance of National Music Week. The National Federation of Music Clubs through National Music Week provides an opportunity for organized musical forces, which include religious, educational and civic groups, to join music enthusiasts throughout the country as they emphasize the joy and pleasure gained from making and listening to music. Full Story
Benefits to bicycle riding are many
Bicycles have been around for more than a century.
Many historians once believed that carriage-makers Pierre and Ernest Michaux, a father and his son, respectively, were responsible for the first bicycle. But some historians now say there is evidence that bicycles and similar vehicles existed before the 1860s. Full Story