Six crashes reported on Rockdale streets during past week
It was a busy pre-holiday week for Rockdale police who investigated six roadway crashes within the city limits.
Serious injuries were reported in one, a vehicle-motorcycle accident in front of the Budget Inn in th 700 block of West Cameron (US 79) at 2:02 p.m. Friday. Full Story
Extensive damages were reported in this 7:53 a.m. two-vehicle collision Dec. 18 at the FM 908 (South Wilcox) Mill Street intersection, police said. Full Story
Brown Santa serves 287 in record year
The annual Brown Santa program, sponsored by the sheriff’s department, which delivers toys to children in needy families, had a record year in 2013, according to Wynema Adams, spokesperson.
“This year we were able to help 132 families with 287 children, an all-time high,” she said.
Delivery day was Saturday. Full Story
Calls varied for firefighters during week
There were several types of calls during the past week for Rockdale and South Milam County volunteer fire departments:
• 9:58 a.m. Dec. 17, lift chair sparking, 340 Ackerman, Rockdale VFD.
• 5:07 p.m. Friday, Gause VFD responded to report of a fire in a pear orchard, turned out to be a controlled burn in Robertson County. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from Dec. 17-22 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.
• Michael Borgas, 39, Cameron, parole violation, in custody. Full Story