Christmas party, parade Saturday
Santa, new railroad diner car highlights for annual event
It may not have seemed much like Christmas early in the week, with the temperature in the 80s, but by the time of Rockdale’s annual Christmas parade and party Saturday, old Santa ought to feel right at home. Full Story
City special election early voting to start
Monday first day for east ward residents to case ballots in Dec. 21 council matchup
Rockdale voters—well, half of you—there’s a special election for you to decide this month and early voting starts Monday.
Denise Wallace and Leroy Phillips are vying for the unexpired term of an east ward city council position that’s been vacant since September.
Election day is Saturday, Dec. 21. Full Story
Milano parade, meal postponed a week - Free Access
MILANO—Due to possible bad weather this weekend, the City of Milano has postponed its annual Christmas parade and free meal, according to mayor Billy Barnett.
The events were suppose to be held this Saturday, but will now be held Saturday, Dec. 14. The parade will kickoff at 10:30 a.m. that day from the Milano football field and end downtown where a free, traditional Christmas meal will be served at the Milano Civic Center. Full Story
Elijah Brooks (32) and the Rockdale Tigers begin to celebrate their 21-14 regional victory over Coldspring Friday in College Station, earning RHS a trip to the Class 3A, Division II, state quarterfinals and placing the 2013 Tigers among the most elite RHS football teams ever. The historic win was Rockdale’s third of the post-season. Full Story
Round two: RISD will seek to fill top position
Superintendent search to be ‘free’
They’re ready to try it again.
After this spring’s search for a new superintendent for the Rockdale ISD led to a selection— and an 11th-hour rejection—the school board will gear up next month in a second attempt to fill that position. Full Story
Friday Santa letter deadline for Reporter
Santa has an early deadline in 2013.
Letters from area children to Santa are due on Friday (Dec. 6) in order to be included in The Reporter’s Christmas issue. Full Story
More declare for primaries in March ‘14
Deadline looms Monday
The field of candidates for the March 4 primaries continues to grow with the deadline looming on Monday.
KarenBerryandMargot Contreras have filed for district clerk in the Republican Primary, according to Kyle Deal, interim county chair. Full Story