Brown Santa golf tourney ahead Saturday
The third annual Brown Santa Golf Tourney, sponsored by the Milam County Sheriff’s Department, is set for Saturday, at the Cameron Country Club.
The tourney is a major source of funding for the sheriff’s department Brown Santa program which provides Christmas gifts to low-income families throughout the county each December. Full Story
There’s a new building on the campus of Richards Memorial Hospital and it reflects the continued growth of the hospital and its parent company, Little River Healthcare. This modular building will house administrative offices, freeing up the current administration wing in the hospital to house an expanded orthopedics department and physical therapy. Full Story
Police, volunteer firefighters and an AMR ambulance crew were called out to this two-vehicle crash at 1:22 p.m. Friday in front of Dollar General on West Cameron (US 79). Drivers were listed as Hunter Hays, 16, of Round Rock and Charles Harnar, 30, of Rockdale. Police said one ambulance transport was made to Richards Memorial Hospital. Damages were termed “moderate” by police. Full Story
For several hours Monday that’s what greeted motorists on South Main at the Main Street (FM 908) crossing. Union Pacific work crews were at the crossing as part of a major, and ongoing, track maintenance project throughout South Milam County. It’s a historic crossing in local railroad history. Full Story
2013 summer ‘typical’ by Rockdale standards
Here’s the good news.
So far the summer of 2013 is pretty typical for Rockdale, much more like last year’s than the brutal, rec0rd-breaking summer of 2011.
Here’s the bad news.
It’s not even half over and anything can still happen. Full Story
Here’s chronology of Cameo Building ‘saga’
Whatever the fate of the Cameo Building, demolition or renovation, it’s been an interesting “ride” over the past 11 months.
Here are some of the key dates and actions right up to the latest city council decision Monday evening: Full Story