Chamber wants tax funds back
Vote of members petitions city council
The annual Rockdale Chamber of Commerce membership meeting is usually a placid “the future lies before us” affair. Full Story
Workers from Advanced Utility Services don’t often find three water meters side-by-side-by-side but they make quick work of them when they do. From left, Joey Salazar, Kayla Alverson, Manny Palacios, Ben Burnett and Jacob Benavides had a rare “close encounter” while changing out meters on Bounds Street during the past week. Full Story
Filing now underway for school, city races
Eight places up for grabs in May
Filing for the May 10 city, school and hospital district elections began- Wednesday in Rockdale.
Kent Bowermon, Place 7 incumbent on the Rockdale ISD school board filed for a second term on Friday.
The term of Place 6 school board member Lin Perry is also expiring. He is also completing his first term in 2014. Full Story
RDA slates reception for Dyess
The Rockdale Downtown Association (RDA) will honor Chris Dyess for his service to the organization with a reception from 10 a.m. to 12-noon Thursday at the Bit of History building, 114 East Cameron (US 79). Full Story
‘Mudder’s Day’ coming in May
Huge turnout eyed at Apache Pass event
“Tough Mudder,” a cross between an obstacle course and a marathon on steroids, is coming to Apache Pass May 3-4.
It’s an event that could provide a huge weekend economic boon to Rockdale area businesses, especially motels and restaurants. Full Story
Readin’, writin’ and ‘what’s your temperature?’
In-school clinics offer health care opportunities for students, staffers
Later this month a student in the Rockdale ISD who wants to “go to the doctor” can do so by simply walking down the hall.
The district’s new School- Based Health Clinic—a partnership with Little River Health Care (LRHC)—is open for use by faculty and staff and in a few weeks it will become available to students, who must first obtain parental permission. Full Story