Backpack blessing at Lutheran church

Peach Lutheran Church will have a blessing of the backpack ceremony, 10:30 a.m., Sunday.

Call additions or corrections to The Reporter, 446-5838.

American Cancer Society, Gaye Bland, memorial chair, 963 N. FM 908, Rockdale TX 76567.

COUNTY COURT Warranty Deeds


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Rockdale and Cameron High School football players listened to a roster of speakers that included Milam County Judge Steve Young, Rep.

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On Monday night, the RHS gymnasium was full of blue and gold for the annual Meet the Tigers social and cake auction hosted by the Rockdale Tiger Athletic Booster Club.

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Rockdale’s 4-3 record was good enough to finish second in the consolation bracket at their first tournament of the season this past weekend in Franklin.

Columns & Opinions

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Christmas Cottage provides you an opportunity to shop for holiday gifts and decorations, get new ideas and enjoy a great lunch.


Rockdale needs some kind of emergency room-trauma care-urgency care facility. That much is obvious.

Board should address hospital bankruptcy

Dear editor:


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GOING ‘HOME’—The Wolf Park flagpole, corner of Main and Milam, has a new home, or actually an old home depending on how you want to look at it.

Whether you’re in need of notebooks, rulers or running shoes, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and other items during the state’s sales tax holiday o

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Vacation Bible schools offer a variety of activities with a Christian message for students of all ages.

These are the programs in the area:


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DANBURY—Funeral Services for William Ray Dees, 80, of Angleton will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Community Baptist Church in Danbury with David Smith officiating.

CAMERON—Betty Caperton Bowman Franzl, 92, of Cameron died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in a Cameron nursing and rehab center.

SILSBEE—Edward “Eddie” Grubbs, 82, of Silsbee died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.

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.

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