‘Second Family Matters’ April 3rd at St. John’s
The second Family Matters session, focusing on “Social Media and the Family” was to have been held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at St. John’s United Methodist Church.
A chili snack supper will be in the church fellowship hall.
Speakers will be Daniel Wheeler, a Milam County probation officer, and Angela White, Rockdale ISD counselor. Full Story
United Way annual meeting set Tuesday
The South Milam County United Way will hold its annual open meeting. at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the Citizens National Bank Community Room, according to Tom Puccio, board member.
He said all South Milam UW member organizations, and the public are invited to attend the session. Full Story
Blood drive April 29th set for Milano school
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 12-noon to 5 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Milano High School.
Jan Hale, Red Cross spokesperson, said the event is part of National Volunteer Week, April 21-27.
“In the hour it takes to give blood, donors can save the lives of up to three persons,” Hale said. Full Story
One hurt in accident at Milano intersection
One person was taken to the hospital, and heavy damages were reported to both vehicles in a collision last week at the US 79-US 190 intersection in Milano.
State Trooper Ernest Del- Bosque said the rear-end collision occurred at 2:10 p.m. on March 26.
He listed the drivers as Ronnie Ashley, 62, of Winnsboro, Louisiana, and 68-year-old Thomas Evans Jr. of Copperas Cove. Full Story
MISD trustees extend Westbrook’s contract
MILANO— School trustees extended Milano ISD superintendent Robert Westbrook’s contract during their regular meeting on Thursday night at the high school library.
Westbrook, who was hired last summer, will now be on a three year contract with the district.
School board members also accepted the resignation of History teacher and coach Russell McCoy. Full Story
Rain comes to Rockdale in Tuesday storms
It was a typical spring, good news, bad news day and night in Rockdale on Tuesday.
Much-needed rain fell and more was anticipated on Wednesday.
A total of 1.35 inches were recorded in the U. S. Weather Service thermometer at KRXT-FM.
With the rain came lighting, thunder, wind and associated problems. Full Story