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2012 IN REVIEW



Above, Walmart was evacuated after surge protector caught fire. Right, Johnny Winkler and ‘Minnie’ overwhelmed by Thorndale barbecue cookoff. 
Reporter/Mike Brown Above, Walmart was evacuated after surge protector caught fire. Right, Johnny Winkler and ‘Minnie’ overwhelmed by Thorndale barbecue cookoff. Reporter/Mike Brown


Chad Patzke (L) says he’s had enough but Charlie Shirley keeps chompin’ at rib-eating contest. Chad Patzke (L) says he’s had enough but Charlie Shirley keeps chompin’ at rib-eating contest.

Restoration work on, and under, historic Worley Bridge over San Gabriel River at Apache Pass began during 2012. Restoration work on, and under, historic Worley Bridge over San Gabriel River at Apache Pass began during 2012.

Interior of Cameo Insurance, most seriously damaged of several downtown buildings when century-old-plus firewall collapsed. Interior of Cameo Insurance, most seriously damaged of several downtown buildings when century-old-plus firewall collapsed.

97-year-old Robert Cummings revisited Rockdale Chamber of Commerce ‘rock house’ he constructed in the 1930s. 97-year-old Robert Cummings revisited Rockdale Chamber of Commerce ‘rock house’ he constructed in the 1930s.

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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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