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HONORARY FIREMAN—



Last week members of Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department went to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin to make Dustin Pickel an honorary volunteer fireman. Fire Chief Ward Roddam told Dustin that it took very brave people to become firefighters and that he was the bravest little man they knew. They presented him with a certificate and official fireman’s helmet. Pictured are (L-R) Fireman Shane Whitmire, Chief Roddam, Kelly Pickel, Dustin, Fireman Justin Betak, Braden, Collin and Jeff Pickel. Last week members of Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department went to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin to make Dustin Pickel an honorary volunteer fireman. Fire Chief Ward Roddam told Dustin that it took very brave people to become firefighters and that he was the bravest little man they knew. They presented him with a certificate and official fireman’s helmet. Pictured are (L-R) Fireman Shane Whitmire, Chief Roddam, Kelly Pickel, Dustin, Fireman Justin Betak, Braden, Collin and Jeff Pickel.

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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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