Rockdale volunteer firefighters answered their third major house fire in 12 days Wednesday at the Dale and Dian Jaecks home on County Road 325. Jaecks is a former longtime Milam County commissioner. He served Precinct 3 for 24 years before retiring in 2012. Full Story
Just after Reporter presstime Wednesday morning, the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department was called to its third major house fire in 12 days. The alarm came in around 10 a.m., summoning the RVFD to the 200 block of County Road 325, off US 77 southeast of Rockdale. Billowing black smoke from the blaze could be seen throughout much of Rockdale. Full Story
A major house fire, adjacent to a salvage yard, in the 1200 block of East Cameron (US 79) Friday closed the highway and drew volunteer firefighters from nearby towns to assist. The blaze sent thick smoke towering more than 100 feet into the air and was visible from downtown and other areas of Rockdale. Full Story
Dewberry Jam - Tile - 2.27.2017
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The litigation that has been hanging over the heads of Milam County taxpayers is over. Luminant and the Milam Appraisal District (AD) on Monday afternoon announced they had reached an out-of-court settlement on Luminant's lawsuit over taxable values at Sandow Power Plant Units 4 and 5 at Rockdale. Full Story
A memorial service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's United Methodist Church in Rockdale for Rockdale Reporter Publisher Kathy Lu Cooke Martin, 57. She died at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in St. David's Hospital North in Austin. A fellowship will precede the memorial beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the church's fellowship hall. Full Story
A 56-year-old Rockdale-area man missing since has been located and returned to his family.Chief Deputy Sheriff Chris White said Benedetto Campisi was located in the Thorndale area Thursday morning. "We are unsure why he was in the Thorndale area, but he is okay," White said. Full Story