County holds tabletop, crisis-management exercise
CAMERON—Fifty-two persons from multiple agencies and jurisdictions participated in a Milam County-wide Tabletop Exercise held May 25 at the Williams Civic Center in Cameron. Full Story
MONDAY ACCIDENT—Two people were transported to Richards and landed on the passenger side. Full Story
County approves ‘cost saving’ energy contract Thursday
CAMERON—Milam County commissioners, meeting in a rare Thursday session due to the Memorial Day holiday the previous Monday, okayed a new energy contract they anticipate will save taxpayers over $123,000 in a four-year period beginning in 2014. Full Story
One last fling....
It may not have been the way some RHS students had envisioned Road. Full Story
RISD trustees table ‘blue house’ sale at Monday budget meeting
Be si de s cr unching the bud get numbe rs and he ar ing some not so good fu nd ing news (see stor y 1A), Rockd ale ISD trustee s also made some oth er decision s du r- ing a Monday budget work shop hel d at the Cent ral Ad minis tra - tion Offic e board room . Full Story
Trustees hire search firm, name interim superintendent
MILANO—Milano ISD trustees are on the fast track to find a person to fill the district’s top job as they have hired a search firm and also named an interim superintendent.
School board members hired Education Solutions and Ser v ices, Inc. of New Braunfels as the firm to help in the hiring process of a new superintendent at a special April 24 school board meeting. Full Story
Rockdale Library starts annual Texas Reading Club
“Get a Clue...at the Library!” is the theme for this year’s Texas Reading Club at the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Librar y. The program is offered during June on Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., library director Melanie Todd said. Full Story
Scholarship cruise to set sail this fall from Galveston
A Milano Scholarship Fundraiser Cruise will set sail on Oct. 22 for five days from Galveston. Milano Former Students Association’s scholarship fund receives $100 per cabin booked on this cruise.
Price is $409 per person with a $200 per person deposit due by June 22. The final payment is due by Aug. 1 Full Story
Gause Crusaders summer track program starts season at area meet
I n 1997, Bill Jones formed the Gause Crusaders Summer Track Club and this past Saturday they were invited to take part in a meet in College Station. There are also members from Robertson and Burleson counties who participate on the Crusaders. Full Story
Hot Nights, Cool Toons concert series returns to Brenham in July
BRENHAM—The Hot Nights, Cool Tunes Summer Concert Ser ies returns to dow ntow n Brenham, keeping a communityfavorite tradition alive. Bring your families, lawn chairs and enjoy an outdoor evening of music and fun at 7 p.m. every Saturday in July. Full Story
MARC VISIT—Board members of the Pierson Foundation visited the local MARC Center for a tour of the facilities and as special guests at a salad luncheon provided by MARC board members. Full Story