A 39-year-old Rockdale man was arrested last Wednesday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with an incident in which a man threatened his brother with a knife, according to Lt. J. D. Newlin.
Rudy Michael Gonzales remains in the county jail in lieu of $25,000 bond.
Newlin said no injuries were reported as a result of the incident. Full Story
As anyone who has used a South Milam County highway in recent works knows, the Union-Pacific Railroad is in the midst of a major summertime track renovation project in the area. The project reached farm-market intersections in both Rockdale and Thorndale early this week. Above, the Main Street (FM 908) crossing in downtown Rockdale was closed on Monday for maintenance work. Full Story