You won’t believe what’s happened to the old part of Rockdale Costilla spearheaded the project which involved hundreds of art High School. Full Story
Capital murder trials set
Oct. 9 for Cotton, Jan. 7 date eyed for Baker
Capital murder trials— including one in which the prosecution will ask for Milam County’s first deat h sentenc e in 19 years—were set during Monday hearings in 20th District Court.
Brandon Charles Cotton, 19, of Rockdale will go on trial Oct. 9. Prosecutor Kerry Spears is seeking the death penalty. Full Story
Perry music makes debut on Thursday
A musical composition named for, and in honor of, former Rockdale band director Jim Perry, will make its debut Thursday, under the direction of Perry himself. Full Story
Incumbents roll in city, school elections
Phillips, Colby Fisher, Pruett, Zinn win in Rockdale; Milano, Thorndale return trustees
Saturday was a good day to be an incumbent in South Milam County.
Every current office holder who stood for re-election won new terms in the 2012 municipal and school board races.
Incumbents were a perfect 7 for 7 in Rockdale, Milano and Thorndale. Full Story
Relay For Life event set Friday
Survivors lap starts at 6 p.m., luminaria ceremony at 9 p.m.
Marking a decade of raising money for the American Cancer Society, the 10th annual Relay For Life of Milam County will be held starting at 6 p.m. Friday at Rockdale High School’s Tiger Stadium. This year’s theme is “Rockin’ Out Cancer.” Full Story
Early voting continues for primaries
Early voting continues this week at four locations throughout Milam County for May 29 Republican and Democratic Primaries but there is one less contested race.
Brian Keith Fisher, whose name is on the Democratic ballot for Precinct 4 constable has advised county chair Richard Stone that he is no longer in the race. Full Story
Police seeking info on fake cable tech
Rockdale police want to hear from anyone that may have been visited by an 18-year-old local resident who is charged w ith posing as a cable television technician to gain access to homes.
Joseph Ramey was arrested Mond ay a nd charged w ith impersonating a public servant, impersonating a peace officer and criminal trespass of a habitation. Full Story
GROCERIES FOR RCS
GROCERIES FOR RCS—The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, sponsored by the U. S. Full Story