Surplus food giveaway Thursday at KC Hall


A Rockdale motel which was given 30 days to meet electrical code inspections or face a possible shutdown is due to receive another inspection this week.

—Auctioneer Buddy Johnson was named Business of the Month for July recently by the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce.


Last week at the Texas Teenage Softball State Tournament, the Rockdale Boom would make it five games into the state tournament before being eliminated, while the Milano Wolf Pack and Lexington Eagl

Tennis players ages 7 to 16 can signup for youth tennis camp scheduled for July 23-26 at the Rockdale Tennis Courts.

Camp fees are $10 a day per student.

Hog hunt goes awry

Columns & Opinions


Softball team thanks community for support

Dear editor,

It’s great to have a hand in this newspaper again.


Maci Key and Maurice Azubuike announce the birth of their daughter, Paris Evette, born on June 14, weighing 7.37 pounds and measuring 20 inches.

It was a warm spring evening in the city of Jerusalem. Two men were engaged in serious conversation.

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


Conway Cone, 92, of Minerva died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Little River Hospital in Rockdale.

Douglas Neil Dodds was cremated on Thursday, June 28, 2018, following his death on Sunday, June 24.

Services for Billy “Bill” Wayne Grimm, 67, of Thorn-dale were held Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale with Rev. Aaron Kalbas officiating. Burial followed at St.

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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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