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Where there’s smoke....


Reporter/Mike Brown Reporter/Mike Brown There’s fire. At 12:44 p.m. Saturday the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department was called to its second major rural house fire in three weeks. The James Hilton residence, 1857 County Road 446 in the Salty area, sustained heavy damage. Assistant

Fire Chief James McQuinn said volunteers from Rockdale and Thorndale were able to save bedrooms on each end. Cause remains undetermined. Two weeks ago the Hollins Spence residence on CR 314 was gutted. See also page 3A.


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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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