County Judge Steve Young said that the county should get 600 doses of the vaccine for next week.

Good deed

Rockdale student athletes were on the east side, the west side and even out of town Saturday morning to help clean up after the Jan. 10 snowfall that covered Milam County.

Rockdale Junior High is hosting the Academic UIL Competition for Middle Schools in the East Zone.



As the snow began to melt last week, Rockdale High School track and field teams made their way out to the football field for their first practices of the 2021 season.

Bee sting: Undefeated Academy teams cause trouble in Rockdale

A young Tiger squad was challenged at home Friday, when they went up against top-ranked Academy, where the Bees took the game 75-41.

Bee sting: Undefeated Academy teams cause trouble in Rockdale

It seemed early in Friday’s game at the RHS Gym that the Rockdale girls’ basketball team was holding their own with Academy, a team undefeated in district play, as they stayed within reach and trai

Columns & Opinions

Martin Luther King

We all know a little about Martin Luther King Jr. We know his famous quotes. We’ve listened to his uplifting speeches.

Please help solve a Rockdale mystery

All right fellow Rockdalians, we have a mystery right here in our town that we need to solve.

County vaccinations continue next week

Next week we hope to get an additional 600 doses of vaccine. These are first round doses, meaning they are to be used for the initial shot.



Jan. 25—Alice and Kenneth Haverkamp.

97th birthday

Martha Newman of Milano turned 97 years old Dec. 7.

Jail log lists all the people charged with offenses though the county jail in Cameron.

Chargers may change during the process.


Julieus Dayton Everage, 62, of Rockdale died Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock.


MILANO—Owen “Leon” Knight Sr., 66, of Milano died Jan. 6, 2021.

A memorial service will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Knight family home, 9173 US 79 East, in Milano.


Harrell Dean “H.D.” “PeeWee” Turner died Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Taylor.

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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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Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department on the scene of a blaze at Logs to Lumber, a woodworking shop just after 3 p.m. Thursday. The shop is located on US 79 just east of the US 77 underpass.

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