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Reporter/Mike Brown Reporter/Mike Brown The retirement reception for outgoing Milam County Precinct 3 Commissioner Dale Jaecks of Rockdale, Friday in the Milam County Courthouse, was so huge it spilled out of the commissioners courtroom and into the hall. Jaecks (center above and at right sharing a laugh with former District Judge Ed Magre) did not seek re-election on 2012 after serving in the office for 24 years. Hundreds of well-wishers filed into the courthouse including many former commissioners, judges and others who served with Jaecks. New commissioner John Fisher of Rockdale took over Jan. 1 and was presented with a special key to the Precinct 3 portable building office. “It’s the same one Gerald “Bigun” Vinton gave me in 1989 when I took office,” Jaecks laughed. “I lost it three or four times over the years but I always found it again!”



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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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