‘Sign’ of the times
Local author-historian Dr. Lucile Estell (R), recently conducted her second book-signing session for her recent book “Images of America: Rockdale” at Elements at Main. Full Story
County officially proposes 60-cent rate
CAMERON—As expected, Milam County commissioners on Monday officially proposed to leave the county’s 60-cent tax rate where it is.
County Judge Dave Barkemeyer had said for several weeks that no change was envisioned in the tax rate. Full Story
City-wide garage sales set Saturday, Sept. 8th
It’s that time again to empty your trunks and put gas in the car. It is city-wide garage sale time.
Rockdale and Thorndale will host a joint annual City Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 8.
Over 75 sales are expected to be held between the two towns. Full Story
Eight draw terms during week in Milam’s 20th District Court
CAMERON—Eight persons drew terms in 20th District Court during the past week, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed the cases as follows:
• Britt Allen O’Brien, 50, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography, five-year prison term. Full Story
THREE-VEHICLE CRASH—No injuries were reported in a three-vehicle chain reaction collision on US 79 in front of City Hall at 1:43 p.m. Monday. Full Story
QUICK EXIT—Customers and associates alike headed for the exit and unit. Full Story
GOP RALLY—Congressman Bill Flores speaks during a Monday rally at th Cameron Park Pavilion, sponsored by Republican Women of Milam County. The rally drew a number of Milam GOP candidates. Full Story
Yellowstone trip: Elk, moose and bears, oh my!
Ryan and Roxie Kleiber and Keegan, Ricky and Charlotte Kleiber are home after an enjoyable vacation to Wyoming where they spent several days taking in Yellowstone National Park.
They saw many sights including the beautiful rainbows on the waterfalls, all types of, according to Charlie, big animals including elk, moose and several kinds of bears. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story
Fannin Battleground reopens after restoration
FANNIN—An important site in the Texas War for Independence is once again open to the public with improvements that include an expanded interpretation of events that took place there 175 years ago. Full Story