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Juneteenth celebration is Saturday

Rockdale’s Juneteenth Community Celebration is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Sumuel Park, Fourth and MLK.

“The entire community is invited to attend the fun event. All food and refreshments are free,” spokesperson Lisa Benford said.

“Those attending are asked to bring your own lawn or camp chair and fellowship with friends and neighbors,” she said.

Music is provided by Linda Ford (AKA-Lady Linda), and sponsors are The Original Twelve Social and Civic Club, New Hope Baptist Church, Springfield Baptist Church, Allen AME Church, Pecan Street Baptist Church, Rising Star Baptist Church, Odis Mack Allstate Ins. Co. of Houston, Miles Styles Barber Shop, Lisa’s HOPE Chest of Austin and in memory of Almond L. and Zelma Moultrie Sr.


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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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