Photo courtesy of Rockdale PAWS

Rockdale PAWS is saving the lives of dogs found on Rockdale streets and now it is appealing to the public to help save some more.

The Rockdale City Council, which has been mulling how to pay for a restoration of the old City Hall to its Victorian Era glory was presented an intriguing new strategy Monday.

CAMERON—A former Milano resident who pleaded guilty in April to neglecting her child as part of an online scam received an eight-year prison term Thursday in 20th District Court.


A Lexington 11 and under baseball player won honors, while playing on a summer select baseball team in Houston at the beginning of August.

Usually, game wardens have few clues to go on when they discover deer remains dumped alongside a road. A recently wrapped up investigation in Live Oak County gave them an easy trail to follow.

Reporter/Wynton Thomason

Hundreds of Tiger fans filled the bleachers at Rockdale High School Gymnasium for more than two hours on Monday night to greet this year’s athletic teams at the annual Meet the Tigers cake auction

Columns & Opinions



Do you ever wonder why people sometimes go to such extraordinary lengths to avoid being simple, concise and direct?



The Reporter welcomes news of special events at local area churches.

There may not be another one like Dr. John M. Weed III.

Of course that’s something which gets said at retirement ceremonies but in this case it is the absolute truth.

—The yard of Johnny and Evelyn Hirt, 601 Allday, has been named yard of the month for August by the Linwood Acres Garden Club.


CAMERON—Gerald Edward Sowders, 85, of Milano died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in a Caldwell nursing facility.

COLUMBUS—Joe Ann (Thomas) Voskamp went to be with the Lord on Aug. 11, 2018.

Ann Blackburn Yoakum, 89, of Rockdale died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Cameron.

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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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