National TV ‘Discovers’ Rockdale
Pearl Harbor survivor’s 1964 Lincoln featured on ‘Fast N’ Loud’ series
Ruth Davis won’t have to look out in her driveway and “see” her late husband—Pearl Harbor survivor Harold Davis—tinkering with his beloved 1964 Lincoln Continental any more. Full Story
POSGCD ‘drilled’ over Alcoa water
Over 100 oppose permit as board delays decision
They just didn’t buy it.
A crowd of over 100, sometimes emotional, sometimes downright angry, showed up in the Milano Civic Center Tuesday evening to protest Alcoa’s water drilling plans. Full Story
City eyes assistance for firms
Businesses seek abatement, help with sewer quandary
Acknowledging the “post-Alcoa” era, the City of Rockdale expressed an interest Monday in giving special business incentives for firms providing employment for Rockdale-area workers. Full Story
A visiting team hasn’t dragged The Bell home since 2005
Rockdale and Cameron are pushing this home field advantage thing to the limit.
As the two teams prepare for the 58th annual Battle of the Bell Friday at Yoe Field, the Tigers might take a page from the tennis venacular— they need to break serve to keep possession of The Bell— something they haven’t pulled off since the 1976-77 seasons. Full Story
Caffey grabs 10 passes, slips thru Burnet for 3 scores
In the early going of the 2012 season, Rockdale is glad to be balanced enough to take whatever the opposition presents them.
When Burnet clogged up the middle, the Tigers offered up Austin Caffey.
The tough-as-nails Caf fey turned in one of the best performances for a receiver in RHS history in leading Big Blue to a 24-17 victory over Burnet Friday night at Tigerland Field. Full Story
Lady Tigers drop a pair with district play ahead
Smithville handles Blue in three sets Tuesday
Smithville jumped out early and held the Rockdale Lady Tigers at arm’s length the rest of the way in a 25-18, 25-19, 25-9 victory Tuesday night in Smithville.
Lisa Vest led the way for the 6-14 Lady Tigers with seven kills, eight digs amd an ace from the service line.
Middle blocker Shelby Evans reeled off five kills, eight digs and two aces. Full Story
Many events approaching for this fall
A s a woman in her day, how inspirational it is to know that with all the confinements she had, Eleanor still found it in her heart to not take her place by the fire and “simply look on.” She wanted to experience life and all it had to offer. Full Story
$12,007 for MS
Auctioneer Roy Wells (right) tries to get the crowd of bidders to go just a little higher during the live auction of the third annual Kristi’s Krusaders ‘Rally For the Walk’ Walk MS 2012 event held Saturday at Nat’s in Milano. A total of $12,007 was raised for the Multiple Sclerocis Society. Full Story
Leased car: buy it or turn it in?
I made the mistake of leasing a car a while back, and the lease is up in about nine months. Should I save up the money between now and then to buy it, or save as much as I can to pay down my student loans?
Aaron Dear Aaron, Full Story