JAMMIN’ WITH LUMINANT—
Luminant has donated $1,000 to Alpha Tau Delta sorority to assist with the Dewberry Jam Run, which will be held on Saturday, starting and ending at Veterans Memorial Park. Full Story
Six draw terms in 20th District Court action
CAMERON—Six persons were sentenced last week in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Bill Torrey, who listed case dispositions as follows:
• Shawn Hernandez, 30, Rockdale, was sentenced to one year in the county jail for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and was assessed a $1,500 fine, plus $653.20 restitution to Farm Bureau Insurance. Full Story
NEW RED LIGHT— Motorcycle crashes probed in South Milam
Two calls for state troopers in South Milam County during the past week involved motorcycles, and in one of them two bikes were involved.
A total of three persons were treated at area hospitals. Full Story
On Friday and Saturday the Texas Unlimited Fun Flyers (TUFF) model airplane club was on site at the Apache Pass Airpark on FM 908 north of Rockdale. Full Story
Clinic eyed for Rockdale ISD
Rockdale ISD trustees, meeting Monday in the Central Administration Building, heard a proposal from an advisory committee that the district partner with Little River Medical to create a campus based medical clinic. Full Story
Big Blue Band wins Sweepstakes
The Rockdale High School Big Blue Band has won the Sweepstakes Award, highest honor bestowed by the University Interscholastic League.
The band, directed by Adrian Acevedo, earned Division I (Superior) ratings in concert and sight-reading contests held Tuesday at Caldwell High School.
Last fall, the Big Blue Band also earned a Division I rating in the UIL Marching Contest. Full Story