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Next LCAP session set Monday at Three Oaks

The next Luminant Community Advisory Panel (LCAP) meeting is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Three Oaks Mine Office, 7207 West FM 696 between old Lexington Road and FM 619.

Topics include updates on power plants and mines and the annual emissions report.

For information call Bob Wilson at 512-446-5700 or John Hughes at 512-947-3857.

Milano council okays closing part of Sixth

MILANO—City council members decided to close a portion of South 6th Street near the Bailey Bank Building during their regular meeting on Monday.

The council also decided to continue study on a possible dog ordinance for the city.

Members were set to approve the city’s budget and tax rate at a public hearing on Tuesday night.

No new filings on city special election ballot

There were no new filings during then past week for the City of Rockdale’s Dec. 21 special election ballot.

Denise Holmes Wallace, an administrative assistant to the Milam County Judge, is the only candidate filing to date, according to City Secretary Terry Blanchard.

The city has called the Dec. 21 special election to fill the unexpired east-ward term created by the recent resignation of Melody Dawson.

Deadline to file at City Hall is 5 p.m. Oct. 21.

Farney reps to hold office hours in Cameron

CAMERON—District 20 State Representative Dr. Marsha Farney staf f members will hold office hours with coffee, kolaches and conversation in Cameron on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Staff members will be available to residents seeking resolution to issues related to federal or state agencies from 4-6 p.m. at the Milam County Courthouse Conference Room, 102 S. Fannin Ave. in Cameron.

Please RSVP to district20. farney@house.state.tx.us or 512- 863-7872.

Second turkey shoot Sunday at Oak Club

The second of two weekly turkey shoots will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at The Oak Club on FM 486.

The event is a fund raiser for the Cameron Yoe FFA and will used for that organization’s program and senior scholarships.

Fee is $5 per shoot and ammunition will be provided with no exceptions.

House guns will be available or the contestant may shoot their own gun.

There is no need to register in advance but minors (under 18) must be accompanied by an adult.

Prizes will be awarded, per round, to winners with money and ladies rounds also offered.

For additional information contact David Harwell at 254- 482-1782, Mike Fulton at 254- 697-1158 or Dominic Labay at 254-455-2072.

Circus visits Thorndale in Monday performances

THORNDALE—The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will visit Thorndale City Park for 5 and 7:30 p.m. performances Monday, an event sponsored by the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce.

Show will go on “rain or shine.”

Advance tickets, priced at $10 for adults and $6 for children 2 to 12, are on sale at the Downtown Cafe, Thorndale Meat Market and Rockdale Federal Credit Union.

To purchase advance tickets with a credit card, call 866-BIGTOP, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Central Time.

Tickets on Monday will be $13 for adults and $7 for children ages 2-12.

Two treated after crash on county road Oct. 1st

Two persons were checked over in the emergency room of Richards Memorial Hospital following a two-vehicle on a county road Oct. 1, according to Trooper J. C. Brooks.

He said the crash occurred at 4:48 p.m. on County Road 342 east of Milano.

Drivers were listed as Annie Sims of Fort Worth and Samantha Smith of Milano.

Brooks said two passenger is the Sims vehicle, 17-year-old Brianna Jolly and 11-year-old Tasya Mitchell, were checked over at the Rockdale hospital following the collision.

Neither of the drivers were injured, he said. Damages were termed moderate to both vehicles.

Police Chief Martin Jackson of Thorndale investigated a two-vehicle collision at 4:34 p.m. Friday at the corner of US 79 and Main (FM 486).

Drivers were listed as Travis Coombs of Hutto and Louis Woelfel of Thorndale.

Both men were driving Ford pickups, according to Thorndale police.

No injuries were reported and both vehicles were towed from the scene, he said.

Jackson said the Thorndale Volunteer Fire Department was called to the accident scene.

Water line flushing set Oct. 23rd in Rockdale

City of Rockdale crews will f lush water lines in all areas of Rockdale after midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 23, according to City Manager Kelvin Knauf.

Knauf asked city water customers to run their cold water taps upon arising the next morning until the stream runs clear.


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