FINE ARTS FAIR
FINE ARTS FAIR—The new murals in the older part of Rockdale High in the building’s 1950s areas, were painted by over 100 art students School were open for their first public viewing Thurs Full Story
Three draw sentences in 20th District Court
CAMERON—Three persons were sentenced during the past week in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows: Full Story
No changes anticipated in city election totals
City council members met in special session on Friday to canvas results from the May 12 city election and made no changes to the voter totals announced that night.
“I would be very surprised if there ended up being any changes made at all,” City Manager Kelvin Knauf said. Full Story
Seven nabbed in drug raid
Seven persons were arrested Friday in Cameron and charged with selling crack cocaine after a threemonth investigation by the Milam County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Investigations Unit.
Charged were six men and one woman as follows: Full Story
THREE’S COMPANY—Traffic is usually heavy on US 79 through Rockdale on Fridays but this past one was a beaut with three-vehicle, chain-reaction crashes both morning and afternoon. Full Story
Police seek help on fugitive
Rockdale police are seeking the public’s help in locating an 18-year-old Rockdale man in connection with a boyfriend-girlfriend incident which escalated dur ing the week.
Police are seeking Jose Ruelas Jr.
Lt. J. D. Newlin said Ruelas was originally jailed in connection with a domestic incident in which a cell phone was damaged. Full Story
Trustees get update on AYP improvement
Rockdale ISD trustees met in regular session Monday to swear in two board members and get an update on the district’s progress in the federal Advanced Yearly Progress (AYP) program.
The meeting opened with the presentation of an appreciation plaque to outgoing board member Wayne Fisher, who did not seek re-election after two terms on the board. Full Story
Rockdale Homecoming scheduled for June 10th
The 78th annual Rockdale Homecoming is set for June 10 at the Patterson Civic Center in Rockdale, according to Judy Slusher, president of the Rockdale Homecoming Association.
Homecoming events will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts for the early visitors. There is no speaker. Honor class will be the RHS Class of 1962. Full Story
Milam Relay raises over $41,000 for cancer fight
The 10th annual Relay for Life of Milam County raised over $40,000 for cancer research and education overnight Friday at Rockdale’s Tiger Stadium.
This year’s event was held back in Rockdale, after moving to Cameron last year. Full Story
ANXIOUS MOMENTS—There were a few anxious moments Tuesday sound was heard from an air conditioning unit. Full Story
SURPRISE!—Things almost got emotional Saturday when about 75 was greeted with a chorus of “Happy Birthday.” The party featured a of former Rockdale Mayor Bill Avrett’s friends Full Story
Commencement set Friday night at Milano’s Pruett Field
Graduation ceremonies for the Milano High School Class of 2012 will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday at Pruett Field. The class is led by valed ic tor ia n John Jent sch a nd salutatorian Hunter Gage. Congratulations to all 33 graduates. Full Story
MUSICAL MONEY—Members of the Milano Opry presented Milano Ex- The Opry organization’s main goal is to raise funds for local scholarships. Full Story
THINK PINK—The Guardians of the Ribbon Pink Heels campaign made its way to Rockdale on Friday night as part of Relay For Life of Milam County. Full Story
New motivation for recycling: cash
People have many incentives for recycling, including the environmental benefits. But there may be a universal reason that may inspire those who have thus far been reticent to recycle. That motivation is cold, hard cash. Full Story