TEAM DUSTIN

TEAM DUSTIN—Rockdale Lady Tigers athletic program sent a special message to two-year-old Dustin Pickel and his family, including his grandfather former RISD coach John Shoemake and Dustin’s mother, former Lady Tiger Kelly Shoemake Pickel, on Friday as Dustin underwent surgery to remove a malignant neuroblastoma in his abdomen next to his kidney. The surgery took play at Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City. St. John’s United Methodist Church in Rockdale also held a 12-hour prayer vigil on Friday for family.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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