KIDS 1K TRICK OR TREAT RUN Boys—1. Leland Weaver; 2. Milam Giles; 3. Collin Pickel. Girls—1. Aubrey Tibbitts; 2. Malaya Dodson; 3. Sydney Hall.

WIENER DOGS First—“Manny,” owner Cathy Jones, Cameron. Second—“Pete,” owner Billy Allen, Thorndale. Third—“Chewie,” owners Avery and Dylan Honeycutt, Round Rock.

Chili—1. Perry & Perry Builders. Beans—1. Perry & Perry Builders. Bloody Marys—1. Rock-dale Meat Market. Margaritas—1. Rockdale Meat Market.



18 First Downs 16 31-220 Rushing 44-145 11-19-2 Passing 9-26-1 135 Passing yards 102 355 Total yards 247 0-0 Fumbles 1-1 7-37 Punts 5-39 13-110 Penalities 10-85

Milano’s Parker Jones won his fourth consecutive District 25-2A title and the Thorndale boys and girls cross country teams finished in first place at the cross country meet in Gause.

Last year’s seventh grade Rockdale Junior High School Volleyball Tournament winners took the crown again as eighth graders on Saturday at RJH gym.

Columns & Opinions

The new Tiger Stadium is an impressive upgrade for our school district.


National 4-H Week is this week, October 7-13.


Rockdale got an instant tradition Saturday when the first Fall Music Festival drew hundreds of people for a day and night of fun activities at several downtown venues.

WONDER WOMEN—Costumes were encouraged for Saturday’s Kay Theatre runs and there were plenty of them, including a full contingent of Wonder Women.

CARNIVAL TIME—The annual Rockdale ISD P-TO Fall Carnival was held in tandem with Saturday’s first annual Rockdale Fall Festival.


Walker Eugene “Gene” Arledge, 87, of Rockdale died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Legacy Nursing & Rehab Center in Cameron.

Funeral services for Thelma Hill, 86, of Rockdale were held Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rock-dale. Burial followed at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

CAMERON—Irene Paulin Rummel, 88, of Longview, formerly of Cameron, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in a Longview medical center.

Photo Galleries

Traffic was re-routed just before 5 p.m. Thursday due to this spectacular two-vehicle accident at the corner of Cameron and Main (US 79 and FM 908) in downtown Rockdale.

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