Food pantry gets donations totaling $1,350
The Rockdale Christian Services Food Pantry has recently received a pair of donations, totaling $1,350.
In top photo, RCS receives $600, representing money collected in the offering at the recent Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Rockdale Ministerial Alliance. Full Story
Next ‘Family Matters’ Jan. 15 at St. John’s
Family Matters, a series of information meetings for parents and students, resumes Jan. 15 in the fellowship hall of St. John’s United Methodist Church.
Raymon Puente, organizer, said Anita Anderson of Georgetown will bring the program. She is a gang specialist with the Williamson
County Juvenile Probation O ffice. Full Story
This has been a common sight around Rockdale during the winter months, city crews working on a water line break. This one was at the corner of Yoakum and East Belton on Friday. “We’re having a lot of calls to breaks and we’re trying to get caught up,” Scooter Lindholm, public works director, said. “This clay shifts around so much,” Lindholm said. Full Story
MHS cheerleaders perform at Orlando’s Capital One Bowl
Five Milano High School cheerleaders performed during the pre-game festivities of the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Florida on Dec. 31. They were Fallon Ferguson, Nikki Herring, Kelly Wadlington, Miranda Oldham and Emily Morgan. Cheer sponsor Wendy Morgan, along with moms Kim Lenz and Debbie Todd were also on the trip with the girls. Full Story
Big election season for Milam in 2014
Milam County will choose 10 countywide and precinct officials in 2014 and it all starts with the March 4 Republican and Democratic Primaries.
Premier race is the Republican contest for County Judge where incumbent Dave Barkemeyer is challenged by Frank Summers in a rematch of the 2010 general election in which Summers, a three-term incumbent at the time, ran as a Democrat. Full Story
Area 911 changes could be ahead in 2014
There could be changes ahead in how the 911 system is administered throughout Milam County and Central Texas in upcoming years. Full Story
Milam eligible for TxDOT roadwork grant
Milam County is among the Texas counties eligible for a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) grant to help repair or improve county roads.
TxDOT has announced grant funds are available to help counties deal with damage to county roads affected by increased oil and gas production. Full Story