Doctor proposes clinic for schools
Medical aid eyed for students, staff
The concept of a medical clinic inside Rockdale schools took a big step forward Monday as a local physician appeared before the school board and answered many of their concerns about the idea. Full Story
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Wilde and Breithaupt lead RHS Class of ‘13
Commencement set May 31 at Tiger Field
4.3980. She is the daughter of Teresa Breithaupt and Billy Breithaupt.
TOP GRADS— Geletka announced other honor graduates with 90-and-above averages as follows:
• William Dean, 4.2333, son of Susan and James Dean.
• Kaley Dodd, 4.2300 daughter of Jana and Eddie Dodd. Full Story
Vroom, vroom, summer ‘explodes’
Church hosts car show, day of fun outside Saturday
Summer “exploded” Saturday at Meadowbrook BaptistChurch, but in a good way.The third annual “SummerExplosion” auto and motorcycle show, also featured music,games and food.Doug Williams, spokesperson, expressed appreciation toall involved and listed auto-cycle show results as follows: Full Story
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Several events planned as school year ends
Gause Elementary School Accelerated Reader (AR) students went to Bryan this past Friday for their trip. We congratulate these students who excelled in this reading program.
On May 23 and May 27, Gause Junior High students will be taking their final exams. Do your best. Full Story
SURPLUS GIVEA WAY—
Rockdale’s monthly visit by the Capital Area Food Bank drew a large crowd to the KC Hall Thursday morning. Surplus food is distributed free and there are no requirements. Visits are at 9 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Organizer Denise Sifuentes expressed appreciation to the volunteer workers who participated. Full Story
Jackson na med tops in his field
Rockdale native honored by fellow strength coaches
KANSAS CITY—Larry Jackson, director of football sports performance for the Texas A&M University football program, was named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) May 9 at the Downtown Kansas City Marriott. Full Story
Cox leaving for college job
Will become an assistant at West Alabama
Clay Cox, who was off to the best two-year start in RHS baseball history—has resigned to take a position with a college program.
Cox, 27, is becoming an assistant at West Alabama, an NCAA Division II school located in Livingston, Ala. Full Story
SOLD ON THE GOLD
Tiger teammates David, Pelzel commit early to Baylor
While they have one more year together as Rockdale Tigers, seniors-to-be James David and Josh Pelzel will remain teammates for a bit longer.
David will commit to Baylor Thursday, joining Pelzel who committed May 1 to play football for the Bears.
Both said a major factor was the proximity to Rockdale. Full Story
Financing the college experience
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County’s jobless rate continues to fall
Unemployment numbers unsteady across the area
AUSTIN— Milam Count y’s unemployment rate dropped seven tenths of a point for the month, with its seasonally adjusted jobless rate at 6.7 percent for April, according to numbers released by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) on Friday.
The rate shows a slight declining trend for the county, with its unemployment rate at 7.4 in March and 8.0 in February. Full Story
WALMART TO MARC—
As part of this spring’s MARC Run, employees at Rockdale’s Walmart have donated $1,500 to the Milam Adult Resource Center. Full Story