The Rockdale Reporter was named business of the month for April by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Chamber officials, including ambassadors, gathered at the newspaper office Tuesday to bestow the award to The Reporter staff. Full Story
Thursday session to name ‘lone finalist’
Barring any last-minute surprises, the Rockdale ISD School Board is expected to name the new RISD superintendent-designate at the conclkusion of a 12-noon Thursday board meeting in the Central Administration Building.
The final piece of the process which is to lead to that decsion was to have been a site visit to the board’s choice for the position on Wednesday. Full Story
MARC Run to unreel Saturday from The Ranch
Bad to the Bone Riders’ 13th annual MARC Run, bis set for Saturday beginning and ending at The Ranch, 415 W. US 79, according to organizer Charles Starr.
The ride benef its the MARC ( Mi l am Adu l t Resource Center) of Milam County, which serves all Milam County adult residents with physical and learning disabilities. Full Story
Final weekend for Christie play
The final performances of Milam Community Theater’s production of Agatha Christie’s “The Patient” are set this weekend at Williams Civic Center in Cameron.
Lasagna meals will be served for the, Saturday, April 12 show at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m.
General admission is $15, $12 for students. Full Story
They don’t come much more special. The beautiful oaks of Apache Pass are always a perfect spot for a picnic and it provided the grounds for a cancer survivors luncheon during the annual Milam County Relay For Life on Saturday. Full Story
Six sentenced in court
In addition to the 23-year-old Thorndale man who drew 35-year prison term last week (see page 1A), the following cases were disposed of on guilty pleas in 20th District Court:
• Catherine Dawn Atwell, 36, Temple, possession of a controlled substance, 7-month state jail term. Full Story
Prizes go back to RVFD firefighters
Saturday was a record-setting night for the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department, which raised $55,000, thanks in part to the generosity of the two main prize winners.
Both Russell Balusek, who won the $11,000 grand prize, and Jan Wiley, who got the $2,500 second prize, donated their winnings back to the firefighters, according to spokesperson Mike Korenek, Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log fromApril 1-8 from the MilamCounty Sheriff’s Department.Jai l logs list all persons charged with offenses through the county jaildocket. Charges may changeduring the process. Personsare presumed innocent untilconvicted in a court of law.• Joe Rolando Rubio, 34,Rockdale, hindering secured Full Story
Easter Egg Hunt set for Good Friday
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and iTigers will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. April 18 at Rockdale Residence & Rehab Center, formerly Manor Oaks Nursing Home with free hot dogs and more. Children are asked to bring baskets. Full Story