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ROCKDALE ON RECORD: Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing the day Kennedy was shot.
Compiled by Marie Bakken and Bill Martin Full Story
One arrested, three identified in rash of counterfeit money
A 23-year-old Bastrop woman was arrested Friday and Rockdale police believe they’ve identified the other three members of a counterfeiting gang that hit Rockdale, and other towns, earlier this month.
Ernessia Yvonne Caro was arrested by Ofc. Jody Tillery on three local warrants for forgery of a government or national instrument and engaging in organized criminal activity. Full Story
Law enforcement was well represented at the open house held at Standards Hospice Thursday in Cameron. Full Story
Watch out for deer on Milam roadways
It’s that time of year again as Milam drivers dodge—or in some cases, don’t dodge—roaming deer on roadways. Full Story
Eight sentenced in district court
CAMERON—Eight persons were sentenced during the past week in 20th District Court. Prosecutors Bill Torrey and John Paschall who listed them as follows:
• Jeffery A. Stifflemire, 46, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to forgery of financial instrument, 12-month state jail term. Full Story
DPS deals with more deer
Two of the three calls to South Milam County traffic crashes during the past week for Department of Public Safety state troopers also dealt with deer.
Trooper Ernest DelBosque was called to an 8:10 p.m. Monday accident on US 79 east of Thorndale.
DelBosque said a deer in the highway caused a driver to crash, with the vehicle sustaining moderate damages. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from Nov. 12-18 from the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.
Jail logs list all persons charged with offenses through the county jail docket. Charges may change during the process.
Persons are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Full Story
Alpha Tau Delta sorority has donated $500 to Rockdale’s annual Christmas Roundup, a program bringing Christmas cheer to needy families. Full Story
Bernice McCullough (center) celebrated her 100th birthday with loved ones at Rockdale Residence & Rehab. McCullough was born Nov. 15, 1913. Full Story
Marriage Licenses Leo Loa and Maria Hernandez. Harvey Deary and Sarita Barratachea. Derek Glaser and Kayla Bailey. Sam Williams and Ariel Sheffield. Richard Henderson and Yvonnie Chansler. Lorenzo Cervantes IV and Olivia Vega. Steven Mooty and Ylonda McAllister. Vincent Jimenez and Christina Jimenez. Phillip Summers and Natalie Pair. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. Birthdays Nov. 21—Lyndsy Minor. Nov. 23—Roger Whitmore, Greg Barber. Nov. 24—Tammie Young, Linda Mathews, Zachary Rolan, Wanda Galbreath. Nov. 25—Wanda Galbreath. Nov. 26—Dick Burns, Corky Huddleston. Nov. 27—Randy Morgan, Allen Full Story
Clint and Chrystie Butler of Rockdale announce the birth of their daughter, Caylee Michele Butler, at 8:31 p. m. Oct. 31, 2013, in College Station Medical Center in College Station. She weighed in at 6 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19¾ inches long. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Beef tips with gravy, scalloped potatoes, seasoned spinach, whole wheat bread, fruit cup with oranges, milk. Tuesday—Chicken fajita, pinto beans, squash and red pepper, lettuce-tomato salad, seasonal fruit, milk. Wednesday—Vegetable lasagna, Italian green beans, garlic bread, hot spiced peaches, milk. Full Story
YARD OF THE MONTH—
The home of David and Sandy Summers, 120 Champions Drive, was named yard of the month for November by the Linwood Acres Garden Club. Making the presentation were two members of the garden club. Full Story
Oney Toy Run will aid CPS, Christmas Roundup
The 8th annual “Buddy Oney” Toy Run, sponsored by The Bad To The Bone Riders of Rockdale, will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 at The Ranch, 415 W. Hwy 79, in Rockdale, according to organizer Charles Starr. Full Story
Place of Hope ‘Diaper Dash’ raises $6,000
79 participate in initial event
The first Place of Hope “Diaper Dash” 5K drew almost 80 runners and walkers Saturday and raised $6,000 for the Place of Hope pregnancy resource center.
Ginger Green, Place of Hope volunteer and run organizer said 107 persons registered and 79 took part in the run.
That included runners, walkers and participants in a half-mile kids run which preceded the main event. Full Story
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