News

  It appears Milam County's week-long break from new COVID-19 cases is over.

‘Hybrid’ graduation Friday

It’s the most unique end to the most unique school term ever.

No new cases in Milam holiday weekend

Nobody is saying it’s statistically meaningful, but it sure feels good.

Milam County got a much-needed breather from new COVID-19 cases over the Memorial Day holiday weekend and beyond.

Sports

When athletes reach the professional level, they can feel as if they’re at the top of the world.

UIL green lights summer workouts

The wait for high school sports is almost over.

Hawkins gives an emotional goodbye at virtual sports banquet

Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Scott Hawkins, who will be leaving for the head coaching post at Liberty Hill, tried hard to hold back tears as he thanked the community of Thorndale for t

Columns & Opinions

Always do your best

Our lives right now are part funeral, part monastery and part stuck in an airport with no connecting flights.

Christianity is a global religion

Each year, millions of young people commit to the sacraments and profess to fulfill the tenets of the Christian faith.

There have been lots of casualties in the fight against COVID-19 but, fortunately, Memorial Day was not one of them.

Lifestyle

Kayla Renee Faust and Allen O’Neil Faust of Rockdale announce the birth of their son, Casen Allen Faust, on May 8, 2020, at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

May 26—Lane Rickman.

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Springfield Missionary Baptist Church will hold a 34-Year Anniversary Celebration for Pastor S.L. Ross Sr. at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church.

Obituaries

Neal

Saturday, May 23, 2020, marked the loss of long time Rockdale resident, June Corrine Setzer Neal. M r s . N e a l died at her home.

Oeser

SPRINGFIELD, MO— Patsy Ruth (Hawley) Oeser, formerly of Rockdale, died Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Springfield, Missouri.

Havel

Margaret Geneva Havel of Rockdale died Friday, May 8, 2020.

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, a private fami ly ser v ice was held at Salty Cemetery.

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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