Carson & Barnes Circus coming to Apache Pass
Carson & Barnes Circus, the “Biggest of the Big Top Shows,” brings its all-new show for 2013 to Fair Park on Thursday, April 18. Full Story
Summers seeks return to county judge post
A former three-term Milam County Judge will seek a return to that post in 2014.
Frank Summers said this week that he has filed a campaign treasurer appointment with the county clerk’s office with the intention of filing in December for the Republican nomination for the position now held by Dave Barkemeyer. Full Story
RVFD fund-raiser set April 20 at KC Hall
The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department has scheduled its annual major fund-raiser at the KC Hall for Saturday, April 20.
Mike Korenek, spokesman, said doors open at 5 p.m. with a ribeye steak meal, catered by Knights of Columbus Council 7014, at 6 p.m.
“Scooter Dubec and Sterling Country will play for the dance,” Korenek said. Full Story
Milano council slated to meet on Monday
MILANO—Council members will hear a presentation and possibly take action to hire law firm McCreary, Veselka, Bragg and Allen to collect the delinquent city taxes during a regular meeting of the Milano City Council on Monday.
The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Milano Civic Center, 120 West Avenue E. Full Story
RISD trustees schedule meeting for Monday
Rockdale ISD trustees will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Central Administration Building. 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
Milam theatre to stage classic ‘Charley’s Aunt’
CAMERON—Milam Community Theater will kick off its 20th season with a reprise of its very first show, “Charley’s Aunt,” opening Saturday, April 20, at the Williams Event Center in Cameron.
Opening night of this popular comedy is the groups’ traditional dinner show, according to Richard Stone, spokesperson. Full Story
Thorndale trustees approve transfers
THOR NDALE—Trustees in the Thorndale ISD met in regular session Monday in the TISD board room.
Trustees okayed the 2012 transfer student list as presented by campus principals, according to Dr. Craig Spinn, superintendent. Full Story
City crews to flush water lines April 17
City of Rockdale crews will flush water lines in all areas of the city Wednesday night, April 17.
City Manager Kelvin Knauf reminded residents to run their cold water taps the next morning. Full Story