Livin’ on the lake, occasionally
Fish, sightseers and driftwood replace drought for weekend
Bill Luckey steps around the barricade and begins to walk through his “front yard.”
It’s actually not his front yard. That stops back there at the fence. He’s walking down FM 908, but it begins to disappear under tons of water just a few yards away.
“Today I live on the lake,” he grins. “You want to see Lake Luckey?” Full Story
Water bills raising ire of some customers
City: ‘We read meters and don’t estimate’
Some Rockdale water customers are convinced increases in their October water bills are the result of the city estimating usage instead of reading meters. Full Story
Veterans, Monday is your day in area
Citywide rally set for football field
Monday is Veterans Day and there are plenty of activities in the Rockdale area centered around a giant 1:45 p.m. citywide rally at Tiger Field.
There are also Veterans Day events in Milano, Thorndale and Lexington.
EARLY START—Veterans can get an early start on the day at Thorndale’s Hill-Johnson VFW Post 4009 on FM 486. Full Story
The Project After The Prom Beauty Pageant crowns a beauty... well, somebody got crowned.
Warning: the following images may be too disturbing for younger readers. Full Story
Eugenie “Genie” Newton retired Thursday after 25 years and three months with the Retired Senior Volunteer (RSVP) program at the Rockdale Senior Citizens Center. She received a plaque (top photo) presented by Ronnie Ault (L), supervisor with Hill Country Community Action Association and Carolyn Cooper, center director. Full Story
Halloween in Rockdale
From five to 75, everybody loves to dress up for Halloween. Just take a look.
Lady Tigers go down swinging
No. 8 Lorena had its hands full with playoff newcomers
BELTON—A relative volleyball playoff novice, the Rockdale Lady Tigers were expected to enter their bi-district battle with a ranked Lorena squad wide-eyed and mesmerized.
It was Lorena instead, that experienced an eye-opener as the Lady Tigers fought to the bitter end before bowing 25-18, 25-20, 25-17 Monday night at Belton High School. Full Story
Trap game awaits Tigers in Caldwell
Big Blue has won six straight regular season ending games
Rockdale has known for two weeks that they have a place in the Class 3A playoff bracket.
At 1-7, Caldwell has no such notions and will have to consider its contest with the Tigers Friday as their playoff game.
Jeff Miller has already Full Story
Goodbye old friend, you were the playground of our childhood
Voters in Houston on Tuesday chose to give the death penalty to the state’s most beloved friend of sports.
Two years short of its 50th birthday, the venerable old site, which now sits in the parking lot of the new and improved Reliant Stadium, will not be spared by a 53 to 47 percent vote. Full Story
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