Hickory Street between Mill and White will be closed today until approximately 5 p.m. for street repairs.

The following 70 cases were presented to the grand jury and indicted as true bills with one “no bill” on June 22 :


 Gov. Greg Abbott today said he will convene a special legislative session July 8. The agenda was not announced.


Only the strong survive

With the Texas State seven-on-seven tournament going on next week, most high school football fans around Texas have their eyes on the ball, watching the top receivers and quarterbacks from each sch

Baker, Kovar headed to all-star game

Last Wednesday, Thorndale softball players Emilee Baker and Kelsey Kovar were invited to play in the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s All-Star game at Arlington’s Workman Softball Complex on Tuesd

Summertime Sports

Rockdale’s summer league basketball team fell to Class 6A Weiss (Pflugerville) 40-22 on Monday night at Stony Point High School in Round Rock.

Columns & Opinions

Failure is not fatal when you have faith

I have been looking at man’s frailty in the Scripture for some time. As I tried to narrow the subject down it just kept expanding. Failure in our life comes in many forms.

Draw to the Lord so he draws near to you

When I was growing up I went to a church camp and the theme was “in the world, not of the world” and the whole week was centered around ridding ourselves of all that is worldly in our lives.


Much has been written about Charles Starr, Neil and Cynthia Ferrell and The Bad to the Bone Riders. And rightly so.


Rockdale Homecoming

More than 100 people attended the annual Rockdale Homecoming Association’s homecoming celebration Sunday in the Patterson Civic Center. 


June 10—Karley Breithaupt.

 High ratings

On May 7, members of the Rockdale Junior High School Symphonic and Beginning bands participated in the Rockdale ISD Solo and Ensemble Contest.



Gloria Carolyn Kocian, 77, of Rockdale died Saturday, June 5, 2021, surrounded by her family.

James Randall Stark, 66, of Rockdale died Sunday, June 6, 2021, at his residence.

No services are planned.


THORNDALE—Melva Ruth (Woelfel) Richter went to her heavenly home on Friday, June 4, 2021, at the age of 83.

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