Thursday the Milam County Health Department along with the volunteers vaccinated 225 individuals in Rockdale: 193 first round and 32 second round shots.

The roadway where FM 2095 crosses the railroad track about a half a mile from its intersection with U.S.

Another Milam County person due to COVID-19. This brings the death toll to 40 in the county.


12:45 p.m. Scratch meeting

1:30 p.m. Field events, varsity 4 attempts, JV 3 attempts

3 p.m. 3200 meter run

5 p.m. Running finals

Shot Put


For Tiger head track coach Lewis Edmonson, the 62nd Rockdale Relays will be a unique event, and not just because only four teams are allowed to compete due to the UIL’s COVID-19 protocols.

Lady Tigers take tourney title at Jarrell

Rockdale’s first tournament of the season came down to the final play in a 4-4 game with tourney host, Jarrell.

Columns & Opinions

We had another Black History Month series from Tamara Powell in February and The Reporter would like to publicly say thank you to Tamara for providing our readers with an always-popular seri

Thanks from Rockdale Christian Services

Dear editor,

Springfi eld Baptist welcomes with open arms

I was invited to Springfield Baptist Church by Henry Miller to take some photos for the paper of the kids doing their Black History Month program, and I really had a good time.


More recipes for cold weather evenings

I made something really easy and filling the other day with some cheese-filled tortellini I had in the freezer.

3-4 lb. chicken, cut up and skin removed

8-oz. can tomato sauce

4-oz. can green chiles

1/3 cup chopped onion

2 tbsp chili powder

2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

6 anchovies

6 cloves garlic, chopped

1 tsp crushed red pepper fl a k e s

2 stems oregano, leaves stripped and finely chopped



MARAK—Eugene Joseph Vaculin, 69, of Cameron died Feb. 26, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held Monday, March 1, at Sts.

Donny “Deek” White, 64, of Belmena died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at his home.


Justin Clyde Wilson, 34, of Rockdale died Monday, March 1, 2021, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

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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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