• 12:26 p.m. Sunday, vehicle on fire, 200 block of CR 344 Loop, Milano VFD.

• 6:17 p.m. Sunday, Rock-dale VFD responded to 500 block of Bowser to report of burning ceiling fan.

Our family members and friends helped granddaughter Addy celebrate her third birthday with a party Saturday afternoon at our home.


The Rockdale Tigers, now 0-5 in District 19-3A, came up short in their 48-38 loss to Franklin.

In their first powerlifting meet of the season, the Rockdale Lady Tigers finished second out of eight teams with 34 points behind first place Smithville, who had 46 points.

After the Rockdale Tigers lost 45-21 to Grandview Zebras in the bi-district round of the playoffs, sophomore running back Cam’Ron Valdez sent a text message to head coach Jeff Miller apologizing fo

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He told me to tell you that



Well, we have a new year three weeks in progress and it seems a fitting time to share some religious humor.


Jan. 18—Mary Beyer. Jan. 20—Brad Thomas. Jan. 22—Kathryne Rod-dam.


Jan. 19—Brenda and Jim Baker. Jan. 25—Alice and Kenneth Haverkamp.

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


Services for Tommy Coffield, 100, of Rockdale were held Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Rockdale with burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Funeral services for Sandra Hales, 70, of Minerva were held Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Phillips &

Luckey Funeral Home with burial following at Mount Zion Cemetery.

Funeral services for Eleanor Luckey, 91, of Sharp were held Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rock-dale with Rev. John Seaton of St.

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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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