BIGGEST YET—Thursday’s visit by the Capital Area Food Bank to the appreciate everyone who volunteered,” Williams said. Full Story
Seven draw sentences in district court action
CAMERON—Seven persons were assessed terms last week in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears.
She listed case dispositions as follows: Full Story
Rockdale looks to fill public works vacancy
The City of Rockdale is looking to fill an administrative vacancy after Public Works Director David Akin submitted his resignation.
City Manager Kelvin Knauf said Akin’s resignation won’t become official until it is accepted by the city council. Full Story
MASTER PLAN INTERVIEWS
MASTER PLAN INTERVIEWS—Representatives of CDS Marketing, which is preparing a master plan for downtown Rockdale met Thursday with representatives of the Rockdale Downtown Association, Municipal Full Story
Milam Grand jurors return 23 indictments on Thursday
CAMERON—Milam County grand jurors indicted 23 persons on Thursday, including returning a murder indictment against a 46-year-old Rockdale man. (See page 1A).
Prosecutor Kerry Spears listed other indictments as follows:
• Nata lie Nicole Peacock, 24, Rockdale, theft ($1,500 to $20,000). Full Story
CRUNCH, CRUNCH—No injuries, but extensive vehicle damages, were reported in a four-vehicle accident in front of Eagle Automotive in the 600 block of West Cameron Avenue (US 79) at 2:14 p.m. Full Story
RISD to look at grad policies
11 hired, 9 resign as new term looms
School trustees in the Rockdale ISD want administrators to revisit the district’s policy on graduation.
Board members discussed what some perceived as inequities in “who walks and who doesn’t” during commencement ceremonies, in their July session Monday in the Central Administration Building. Full Story
City okays contract for federally-funded water line project
City council members, meeting Monday in a combined workshop regular session at City Hall, okayed a contract with an Austin firm to replace two water lines.
El l iot t Construct ion was awarded a $212,552.75 contract to replace a line on MLK between First and Sixth and part of a water line on Third, according to City Manager Kelvin Knauf. Full Story
‘Mountain’ park will have to wait
CA MERON—Milam County commissioners on Monday tabled a resolution to apply for a Texas Parks & Wildlife grant to construct a park at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain. Full Story
Bailey Bank Building 100th celebration event set Friday
MILANO news A special “Celebration 100” event is set for Friday,
July 27 at the Milano Civic Center in honor of the Bailey Bank Building’s original opening on July 27, 1912. The Friends of the Bailey Bank Building group will host the event that will include music from lots of Milam County talent, along with food and fellowship. Full Story