From County Judge Steve Young Friday night:

From County Judge Steve Young Thursday night:

Here are the calls for the Milam County Sheriff’s Department during the week.


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Friday’s game was by far one of the best high school games I’ve ever seen. Both teams showed heart and will in a contest for the ages.

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Friday’s game against Lexington was nothing short of an instant classic. Both teams showed why they were ranked in the top 10 with many big plays and suspenseful moments.

RHS will face another tough test this Friday as the 3-0 Bellville Brahmas come to town.

Columns & Opinions

This is going to be a confusing editorial to read and it wasn’t a bowl of Blue Bell cookies-and-cream to write either.

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Another 9/11 anniversary has come and gone, and just like we’re told to “never forget” I don’t think any of us could ever forget that morning.

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A grant is money that is made available to local government from our state and federal governments for a specific purpose.


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The Blonde (my wife Jennifer) got a crazy idea about a month ago to redecorate our bedroom. Can I share a little back story before I go on with the DIY project?

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Some of us need more self-esteem after a rough week, year or day.

Abuse, rejection and bullying over the years put us in a box—this is hard to get out of.

Rising Star to celebrate 113 years on Sunday

Rising Star Baptist Church will hold it’s annual anniversary a little differently this year.


Carl Edward Hughes, 65, of Rockdale died suddenly on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Rockdale.


Dorman Andrew Bell, 92, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020.


Denice Elizabeth Doss, 65, of Rockdale, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 1, 2020.

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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