US 77 wreck claims driver
One killed, four injured in three-vehicle crash near Minerva
The Thanksgiving holiday driving period turned deadly on its first night last Wednesday as a 22-year-old Wyoming man died, and four persons were taken to Scott & White Hospital, after a head-on collision on US 77 north of Minerva. Full Story
Alcoa: ‘No new water wells for five years’
Permit won’t mean drilling spree now
Just because Alcoa has recently been granted a hard-fought permit to drill 24 new water wells south of Rockdale, don’t look for well-drilling rigs rolling down county roads just yet. Full Story
Buddy Oney toy run set on Saturday
Bikers to start trek 11 a.m. at The Ranch
The seventh annual Buddy Oney Toy Run will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, beginning at The Ranch, according to Charles Starr, spokesman.
Proceeds and toys raised will be split between Milam County Child Protective Services (CPS) and Christmas Roundup, he said. Full Story
HERE'S WHAT YOU MISSED
If you weren’t at the Rockdale Walmart for three timed sales Thanksgiving night and early Black Friday morning. The discount store advertised the sales for 8 and 10 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday in last week’s Rockdale Reporter and drew large crowds, some of whom waited in line for a considerable amount of time to claim bargains. Full Story
Annual bazaar set Saturday at St. Joseph’s
The Ladies Society of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will hold their annual Christmas Bazaar beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 in the church’s educational building on San Gabriel Street. Full Story
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