In the coming weeks, Rockdale ISD will be applying for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) federal grant program.

Tickets for the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department’s annual fund raising night at the KC Hall are now on sale, according to spokesman Mike Korenek.

The fundraiser is set for May 15.

You will never be the same again

Today we had the opportunity to go to Fedor in Lee County to the home place to take some pictures for our daughter’s High School Graduation. Every chance we get it’s fun to get away.


Announced via social media, Milano High School is holding their first annual summer football camp June 8-10 at Pruitt Field.

Due to Rockdale High School having their banquet this past Tuesday evening, The Reporter will post photos and awards from the banquet on our Facebook page.

Milano High School’s athletic banquet will take place Monday in the MHS cafeteria at 6:30 p.m.

No tickets will be sold at the door and must be purchased in advance.

Columns & Opinions

We keep hearing a lot of information about herd immunity, but what does it mean?

Modern dancing is so very old fashioned

I love everything about oxymorons. I think they are so funny and I even love saying the word.

100 YEARS AGO...

Trade Day was held every second Monday in Rockdale, where provisions were made for the sale, exchange or barter of any article farmers had to dispose of.


Fish fry

Rockdale Senior Center Carolyn Cooper (L) chats with visitors enjoying a fried catfish meal Friday at the center.

Rockdale Independent School District service awards

In addition to honoring those who have worked for the district over the years, the RISD administration recognized three teachers who are retiring after this school year.

Intern gets master certification

Brenda Bush has completed over 50 hours of training in the Master Gardener Training Program, plus she completed an additional 50 volunteer hours in horticultural related projects to earn her Master


CAMERON—Annie Ruth Glass, 90, of Cameron died Monday, May 10, 2021, in a Cameron nursing and rehab facility.


Jennifer Christine Ostendorf Dodd, 51, of Rockdale died Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock.

Bradley David Clark, 58, of Rockdale passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at his home in Rockdale.

Following his wishes, he will be cremated.

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For those who need to apply for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency the deadline is May 20.

Rockdale Reporter

221 E. Cameron Ave
Rockdale, TX 76567