Greene, Kouba in sheriff runoff
Morgan, Orsag, Tomek, West, Anderle, Willingham, Lewis win contests
Hey, Milam County, how about two more months of the sheriff’s race?
That’s what voters delivered Tuesday, with incumbent David Greene falling about 100 votes short of 50 percent in the Republican Primary, throwing him into a July 31 runoff with runner-up Greg Kouba.
Greene polled 1,562 votes (49.03 percent) to 1,063 (33.36 percent) for Kouba. Full Story
November races set in Milam
GOP, Demos to square off in seven contests
The pr imar y elections are almost over and now the cast is set for the main event.
There will be seven contested elections on the Nov. 6 general election ballot, including three county-wide races.
Four involve incumbent Republicans, two incumbent Democrats and the seventh is an open seat, the Precinct 3 commissioner post being vacated by Democrat Dale Jaecks: Full Story
Four Rockdale teens appear to have escaped serious injury as this 2001 Chevrolet Suburban rolled off FM 908 at the Brushy Creek bridge at 3:20 p.m. Friday. Full Story
Ex RHS teacher no-billed on student sex charge
A former Rockdale High School female teacher- coach was no-billed Thursday by a Milam County Grand Jury, ending an investigation into a possible improper relationship with a male student without charges being filed.
The teacher was investigated, by police after allegations surfaced in February.
She was never arrested and no charges were ever filed. Full Story
Clearer water, shop locally, better service
‘Visioning’ meeting draws 111 Thursday; public will be asked to prioritize input
If you ‘vision’ they will come.
Over 100 concerned Rockdale residents did just that Thursday evening, packing the Patterson Center to share their ideas on Rockdale’s future and offer input on how to make it better. Full Story