News

Early voting for the March 6 Republican and Democratic Primaries will begin Tuesday at four locations throughout the county.

It will end on March 2.

Dates and locations:

Two “Meet the Candidates” forums are set Thursday in advance of primary early voting.

Of course Thursday’s RHS Football Banquet at the KC Hall won’t be the last time the Tigers’ 2017 state championship will be remembered, but it was one of the largest celebrations.

Sports

The Rockdale Tigers laid claim to being the best team in Class 3A with a state championship. Now, the players who led them to the summit are being rewarded.

With Torry Locklin’s recent coronation as the Class 3A player of the year, it set wheels in motion.

Locklin is the first Rockdale player to be named the player of the year.

The Rockdale Tigers split their final two games in district play, but it wasn’t enough to get them in the playoffs.

Columns & Opinions

The Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm in Austin bills itself as “living history.” With all due respect, the Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm is a fine and valuable institution.

I’ve always enjoyed the Winter Olympics more than the Summer Olympics because they’re so exotic.

I mean, you see people doing stuff that you never see in Central Texas.

A total of 244 persons got ideas, information and—hopefully— leads Thursday at the KC Hall in an IMPACT

Lifestyle

Rockdale and Milam County’s 2018 sales tax “rally” didn’t last long.

PFLUGERVILLE—On Saturday, members of the Rockdale High School Big Blue Band participated at the UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest held at Hendrickson High School. Top ratings included:

Feb. 17—Carolyn Sadler.
Feb. 19—David Taylor.

Obituaries

Tim Brown, 59, of Lexington died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood.

Kenneth Ray Knox, 75, of Rockdale died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at his home after a long battle with cancer.

Ida Vay Shockley Ponzer, 94, of Rolla, Missouri, died Feb. 6, 2018.

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