Decision day Tuesday in Milam
Voters to pick judge, prosecutor, tax collector and, oh yes, president
The candidates have had their say. Now it’s your turn.
Rockdale and Milam County voters will head to the polls Tuesday to choose seven county and precinct officials.
Oh yes, and they’ll help choose a president and vice-president of the United States. Full Story
City needs owner input on damaged buildings
Two-month deadline for info expiring this week
Monday marked the deadline for downtown building owners involved in the Aug. 29 wall collapse to provide informati0n to the City of Rockdale so it can proceed with a procedure which may lead to demolition of one or both. Full Story
Judge race spending tops ballot
Candidates filing required reports
The district judge race between incumbent John Youngblood and challenger Hollis Lewis has chalked up the lion’s share of both contributions and expenditures in Milam County political races.
Not far behind is the prosecutor race between Kerry Spears and Bill Torrey. Full Story
$30,000 MDD grant re-energizes Kay restoration effort
Floor, wall work could lead to use of theatre
The Rockdale Municipal Development District (MDD) board came through with a $30,000 grant for the Kay Theatre Foundation Thursday, a move that could raise the curtain on the first productions in the 1940s-era venue now being restored. Full Story
Apache Pass hosting trail riders 3 days
Apache Pass (Downtown Texas), eight miles northwest of Rockdale, will host the second annual Texas Trail Riders Convention and trail ride Friday through Sunday.
An 18-mile trail ride begins at 9 a.m. Saturday with a shorter ride at 10 a.m. Sunday. Full Story