News

Elementary Wednesday— Kindergarten TPRI Review; first and second-grade guided reading training for new staff; second-grade teachers host Sunshine Luncheon.

Marriage Licenses

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In the first week of September, Rockdale Police officers responded to a “terroristic threat” at a local business in Rockdale.

Sports

Tiger boys XC finish fifth in McGregor

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In an explosive, highly-energized first half, Cam’Ron Valdez and Kesean Raven accumulated more than 300 yards worth of touchdowns during the Tigers 45-13 win in Lexington on Friday.

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In their first District 19-3A contest, the Lady Tigers came up short to neighbor Lexington in a 21-25, 22-25, 22-25 match at the RHS gymnasium on Friday.

Columns & Opinions

EDITORIAL

Local, national resources available

for loved ones acting out or in need

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OUTLAW INLAW

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RISD REPORT

Rockdale Junior High has a new program on its campus and, this week Junior-High Principal Kelly Blair would like to share information regarding this great new program.

Lifestyle

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Rockdale Fall Music Festival is ramping up, lining up the live music acts, promoting the car show, acquiring crafts and food vendors.

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And they did, Friday through Sunday as dozens of local and area locations hosted garage sales in Rockdale’s annual Labor Day Weekend extravaganza.

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Thursday was the first day of school in he 2019-2020 term in the Rockdale ISD and for the first time in several years the district recorded a gain in first-day attendance.

Obituaries

Donald Philip Mulford, 75, of Temple died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the V.A. Hospital in Temple.

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Today we gather to give Thanks to God for His Gift of Life and Faith to Lucille Louise Wiede.

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Diana Marie (Faust) Ayers, 48, of The Woodlands died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Houston with her family at her side.

Photo Galleries

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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.

Rockdale Reporter

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