News

Two arrests in week for Rockdale police

Rockdale police made two felony arrests during the past seven days as follows:

Fire calls dispatched through the Rockdale Police station included:

• 2:50 p.m. Oct. 8, grass fire near Apache Pass, Thorndale VFD.

Calls for the Milam County Sheriff’s Department during the past week included the following:

Sports

RJH runners finish strong

Whorndaoe Kljh School senior Mason Drumm was crowned eoys fhapslon at the Glstrlft 58- fross country meet on Monday pornlnj1

RJH teams get wins in Lago Vista

Both Rockdale j unior varsity teams fell to Lago Vista on the road Thursday.

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RHS 52, LVHS 24

LVHS RHS 23 First Downs 15 300 Rushing 215 8-21 Passing 8-19 85 Passing yards 102 385 Total yards 317 0-0 Fumbles 0-0 2-16.5 Punts 5-24.4 8-60 Penalities 7-70

Columns & Opinions

Sometimes the best news stories are those that never happen. By “best” we don’t mean in a j ournalistic sense, but in a right and wrong way.

Recipient appreciates ‘distinguished’ honor

Going home, candy stash, Stanley the cat

Iwent to an open house recently at my childhood home.

I hadn’t seen the inside in almost 20 years. I had so much fun taking that trip down memory lane.

Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Oct. 20—Jason Zapata. Oct. 21—Brandyn Gibson.

Anniversaries

Oct. 20—Judi and Paul Kruse.

And the winner is

Reporter/Wynton Thomason

Old Friends Annual Gathering

Pictured above are members of the Old Friends Annual Gathering which was held Tues., Oct. 8 at the Rockdale Country Club.

Obituaries

Beyer

Mary L. Beyer, 76, a longtime Rockdale resident, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Winnie L. Nursing Center in Cameron, after a sudden illness.

Hubert

Charles “Cotton” Hubert, 85, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

He was born Jan. 15, 1934, to Jessie Lewis Hubert and Ralph Hubert in the Minerva community of Milam County.

Moultrie

Almond “Billy” Lee Moultrie Jr., 71 of Austin, formerly of Rockdale, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at his daughter’s home in Pflugerville.

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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