News

  Milam County Judge Steve Young has announced the county clerk's office in Cameron will close at 12-noon today (July 9) due to increasing cases of COVID-19.

From County Judge Steve Young late Wednesday:

Sports

As a person who loves sports, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t conflicted about the idea of sports starting up amid a global pandemic.

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There are more than 600 types of venomous snakes in the world, the United States has only four, and Texas has all of them.

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Early inning struggles cost the Tigers two losses last week as Rockdale recorded a 1-2 record and 3-4 overall in last week’s High School Baseball Summer League games.

Columns & Opinions

A comment made by a member of the public after one of the recent COVID-19 updates posted on The Reporter website—www.rockdalereporter.

Dear editor,

Mike Brown’s editorial in last week’s Rockdale Reporter “Our turn when?” echoes my sentiments, and probably the rest of Milam County’s residents, exactly.

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I was really having a nice Monday last week. I was in a very good mood. So not a typical Monday at all. Or maybe just a particularly good Monday.

Lifestyle

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This year’s annual Rockdale Chamber of Commerce Banquet was canceled but over the past few years the annual awards were bestowed at the Chamber headquarters as follows:

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YARD OF THE MONTH—The Yard of the Month for July, sponsored by Rockdale Earth Day, is the home of Pam and Aaron Kalbas at 722 Cedar Avenue.

COMPLETED

COMPLETED—Michael Stewart (left photo) of the Rockdale Police Department and Jeremy Knaus of the Milam County Sheriff’s Department, have completed the Central Texas College Police Academy.

Obituaries

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Henry Locklin, 62, of Minerva died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Rockdale.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 7, at Locklin Cemetery near San Gabriel.

Brenda Meuth, 68, of Rockdale died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

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Robert Glen Selgelid, 66, of Minerva died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Round Rock.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

Photo Galleries

Milano and Gause firefighters responded to this residence

One person died around 8 a.m. Wednesday after a fire gutted her rural residence on in the 1700 block of County Road 355 Loop.

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Five inches of rain overnight Thursday triggered flooding in Rockdale's "low places" including Meadow Drive. Numerous streets were closed.

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