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Freedom’s Price

The family of the late Army Master Sgt. Charles L. Price III, of Cameron gathered beside US 77 near the Y-intersection Friday morning for a ceremony honoring their fallen hero. The highway between Rockdale and the intersection is now named in honor of Sgt. Price, who died Aug 20, 2011, in Kanduhar, Afghanistan. Clockwise from above, the Price family and veterans salute; Sgt. Price’s mother, Grace, and sister, Roshunda, express an emotional thanks to those who attended; Rev. Odell Washington of Mt. Zion Baptist Church prays as County Judge Dave Barkemeyer bows. Rockdale Mayor Larry Jones and Cameron Mayor Pro Tem Bill Harris also participated in the ceremony.




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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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