Sure it’s hot but he’s helping to preserve one of Rockdale’s most historic buildings and the view is not bad either. Victor Vargas of The Roofer Plus patches the roof of the 19th-Century Rockdale Hardware Building downtown on North Main with the I&GN Depot Museum in the background. Full Story
Early voting to start Monday in runoff
Turnout key factor in ‘Round 2’ between incumbent, challenger
The marathon that has been the race for Milam County Sheriff has finally become a sprint.
Early voting will open Monday in the Republican Primary runoff race between incumbent David Greene and former chief deputy Greg Kouba.
It will lead up to July 31 runoff elections in both parties. The sheriff contest is the only local race. Full Story
City nears ‘nuisance’ ordinance action plan
Council mulls first draft in workshop
More than a year after first discussing an all-encompassing nuisance ordinance, the Rockdale City Council is fine-tuning a written plan for future council action. Full Story
Fix ‘red water,’ facelift for downtown
‘Visioning; follow-up sets priorities, name
The first follow-up session to this spring’s citywide visioning exercise was conducted Thursday and its conclusions were familiar ones.
Rockdale needs to work on its perennial “red water” problem and the appearance of downtown. Full Story
City records ‘unexpected’ fatality from July 2 crash
Five Milam road deaths in past month
A 56-year-old Rockdale area man has died in a Temple hospital from injuries received July 2 in a one-vehicle accident near the Old City Cemetery.
Police Chief Thomas Harris said his office was notified Monday of the death of Derral Ray Martin.
Harris termed the death notification “a big surprise.” Full Story
That was the refrain from many in the come-and-go crowd of 200 last Wednesday as Milano native Robert “Robbie” Westbrook (center) was honored with a reception as he assumed the superinten Full Story