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Cameron drug raid results in arrest

CAMERON—Police in Cameron raided an apartment complex in that city on Tuesday and made a drug arrest.

According to Police Chief Randy Dixon, Larry Donnell Jackson of Cameron was charged with possession of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone.

Dixon said the arrest came after a month-long investigation into suspected drug trafficking from the North Village Apartments in the 1400 block of North Austin.

He said Justice of the Peace Sam Berry issued a search warrant prior to the raid, which led to the discovery of an amount of crack cocaine and an assortment of drug paraphernalia.

Homecoming ahead June 10th in 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.

The morning will be set aside for visiting and reminiscing about old times. Lunch, catered by Terri York Sandoval, will be served beginning at 12:30 p.m.

“Tickets will be available at the door and no advance tickets will be sold,” Slusher said. Meal tickets are $10.

Slusher said the Rockdale Homecoming began in 1934. The Homecoming Association was organized in 1933.

One treated after Thursday accident

An 81-year-old Austin man was checked over at Richards Memorial Hospital following a one-vehicle accident northwest of Rockdale on Thursday.

Trooper David Yarbrough said Jimmy Carter was the driver of a pickup which left FM 908, near the CR 428 intersection.

Yarbrough said passenger James Pecorino refused treatment. Vehicle damages were termed moderate.

No injuries, and moderate damages, were reported when a towed boat trailer separated from a vehicle at 2:40 p.m. Friday on US 79 west of Rockdale.

Trooper Ernest DelBosque listed the driver as Milton Laurence, 56, of Thorndale.

Alcoa retirees to meet June 14 at lake center

Rockdale Alcoa Retirees will meet Thursday, June 14, at the A lcoa Lake Training Center, according to Doug Williams, spokesman.

“Set-up will be at 4 p.m. with doors opening at 5 and a meal served at 6,” he said.

“Group to bring dessert will be those whose last names begin with the letters M through Z,” he said.

Williams said there will be a silent auction/


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