STARS AND STRIPES AVE.
STARS AND STRIPES AVE.—’Old Glory’ adorned downtown Milano more. Full Story
Seven crashes during week, three injured
There were no fatalities in Milam County during the past eight days, which included the July Fourth holiday driving period, but seven crashes were reported, involving three injuries.
INJURIES—Most serious collision of the past week was reported at 12:35 p.m. July 3 in Milano on US 79/190-Texas 36, according to Trooper Erik Gaston. Full Story
Rockdale book now avilable for public sale
The long-awaited photo history of Rockdale by Dr. Lucile Estell is n0w available to the public. Full Story
Rains ease July grass fires
A st retch of welc ome wet weather, beginning Monday afternoon has provided some welcome relief for Rockdale area volunteer firefighters.
In a two-day period last Wednesday and Thursday, Rockdale and South Milam County departments responded to six grass fire calls, a couple of them burning extensive acreage. Full Story
PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE—County officials gathered Friday (MIlano mayor), Jayne Metcalf, County Judge David Barkemeyer, at the site of what will be a new fire station and emergency shelter W Full Story
Milano trustees hire former coach
Board member resigns, replacement named
MILANO—Re-hiring of a former head footballl coach, the resignation by a school trustee and appointment of a new one highlighted a special called meeting of the Milano school board on Monday night. Full Story
Early summer ‘monsoon’ brings three-inch rainfall
As if to punctuate that the summer of 2012 is not like the summer of 2011, at least so far, a weather system drawing moisture from the Gulf of Mexico has brought almost three inches of rain to Rockdale early this week and more could be in sight.
Through Wednesday morning, the U. S. Weather Service rain gauge at KRXT-FM has recorded 2.96 inches of precipitation. Full Story
Football skills camp for junior high boys July 28
GAUSE NEWS G ause ISD coach Jordan
Dent and adult volunteer
Jerry Vinton will be hosting a football skills camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Gause ISD practice field. They will work on skills and play a 7-on-7 game at the end of the camp. Camp attendees will get lunch and a T-shirt. Full Story
Cheer camp Thursday, Friday at Milano High School gym
MILANO NEWS Y oung girls grades Pre-K through fifth are invited to attend the Milano cheerleaders rah-rah camp Thursday and Friday, July 12- 13 at the high school gym. Cost is $30 per girl. Camp will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. both days. To turn in T-shirt sizes or for more information, contact Laci Youree at 979 -209 -4588 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story