News

Ag ID teams perform well at Heart of Texas and State Fair of Texas

The Milam County 4-H Ag Product ID Teams competed on Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo in Waco and on Monday, Oct. 11, at the State Fair of Texas.

RPD made four felony arrests

The Rockdale Police Department made four felony arrests during the past week.

Jail log lists all people charged with offenses through the county jail in Cameron.

Charges may change during the process.

Sports

Blue-and-Gold fall short in Academy, 21-14

Trailing by a touchdown to Academy on their final drive, the Rockdale Tiger football team was in a sink-or-swim situation with a five-yard penalty and a little more than two minutes left in the gam

Bocanegra returns to state, Koenig ready for first trip

On Monday, Milano’s Kadance Koenig and Rockdale’s Jesus Bocanegra raced in two different parts of the state, but both ended the day with one thing in common: they each earned a trip to the state cr

RHS clinches playoff spot

On Tuesday evening, the Lady Tiger volleyball team concluded district play with a loss to Cameron at Tiger Gym, 21-25, 17-25, 25-22, 21-25.

Columns & Opinions

Love is a verb

The Blonde has been busy and it’s a good busy and she likes what she has been doing so that makes me happy. The trouble is that it’s Friday and Friday is my day off. So I am home alone.

The gospel according to Peanuts comics

Especially as a child trick-or-treating, then as a young parent helping my small son with his costume, then as an older adult giving candy to doorbell-ringing goblins and princesses, I have always

BrettFest

Brett Boren celebrated the third anniversary of his Brett’s Backyard Bar-B-Que in grand style on Sunday with BrettFest, a gathering of over 40 barbecue joints from across our state as well as three

Lifestyle

BUSINESS OF THE MONTH

BUSINESS OF THE MONTH—Marvin R. Clement, CPA was chosen Business of the Month by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Clement is located in the Classic Bank building at 1707 W.

Tiger Business of the Week

Alpha One Chevrolet-Buick was selected as the latest Tiger Business of the Week by Rockdale Tiger Athletics Booster Club. Alpha One is located at 476 W.

MVFD holds fundraiser for Whitmore Nov. 7th

The Milano Volunteer Fire Department will hold a benefit for Second Assistant Chief Robert Whitmore on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 11:30 a.m.

Obituaries

Closs

Carla Michelle Closs (Miller), 49, of San Antonio, died unexpectedly on Oct. 19, 2021.

She was born to Carl and Carol Miller (Chambers) on July 11, 1972, in Houston.

On Sept. 15, 2021, Robert Espinosa, beloved father of Staci Parker, big brother of three brothers and six sisters, passed away at the age 77.

Jones

Charles Michael “Mike” Jones, 72, of Minerva passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at his home in Minerva.

Rockdale Reporter

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