THORNDALE BUSINESS—Floyd’s Glass of Taylor has been named business of the month by the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce.

There’s no uncertainty about the weather for graduation exercises at 7:30 p.m. Friday for the 99-candidate Rockdale High School class of 2018.

The Reporter welcomes news of special events from area organizations.



COLLEGE STATION—From here on out in the tennis world, May 18th should be known as the Milam County Massacre.

COLLEGE STATION—Landry Laywell was the lone returnee in the Class 2A girls singles field and her experience and determination served her well.

Columns & Opinions


Neighbor Grover sez bread is like the sun; it rises in the yeast and sets in the waist.

Thanks for assistance with Earth Day events

Dear editor,

Dear editor,

Reading the excellent sports section article about Larry Jackson brought to mind a very touching story that a friend of ours shared.


YARD OF THE MONTH—First Presbyterian Church, 1600, Alcoa has been named yard of the month for May by the Linwood Acres Garden Club.

THORNDALE YARD—The yard maintained by John Gilchrist, 104 South First in Thorndale, has been named yard of the month for May by the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce.



James Darrell Dove, 63, of Rockdale died Saturday, May 19, 2018, in a Temple nursing facility.

Denson Ford, 76, of Rockdale died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in the Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.

Private family services were held.

Billy K. Galbreath, 95, of Rockdale died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Richard Memorial Hospital.

Photo Galleries

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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