QUICK RESPONSE American Medical Responses
employees Lou Lourcey (L) and
James Hanshew treat 26-year-old Justin Baker of Bartlett after
placing him on a gurney minutes after his Ford Fusion was involved
in a two-vehicle collision Thursday just east of Rockdale. Full Story
Greene gets new term in runoff
Big Cameron turnout helps incumbent roll
Sheriff David Greene rolled to a new term Tuesday in a Republican Primary runoff election ending what was probably the longest single Milam County primary contest ever.
Greene polled 1,560 votes to 1,177 for challenger Greg Kouba to win the GOP nomination. That’s a 57-percent to 43-percent spread. Full Story
5-cent tax hike in city’s budget
Council in midst of daily sessions
City council members are mulling a proposed 2012-13 city budget that is based on an estimated tax increase of about five cents. Full Story
Well, well, it was perfect timing
Water conservation alert canceled as pumps come back same day as problem
Rockdale was in a serious water conservation alert Thursday but for so brief a time, it’s probable most city residents didn’t even know it. Full Story
Nocturnal Fest nets county $25,000 crowd fee
Milam County picked up a check for $25,000 Friday as its “mass gathering fee” for the largest event ever held in the county.
Officials of Insomniac Productions returned to Apache Pass, site of the April 21 Nocturnal Wonderland event, to present the check to County Judge Dave Barkemeyer. Full Story
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