News

Early voting for the N ov. 5 Texas Constitutional Amendment election begins Monday at four locations throughout Milam County.

Hours and locations are as follows:

Fun forecast for Fair forty-four

The 44th Annual Rockdale Fair continues Thursday through Saturday and, at least at midweek, it appears the weather will cooperate this time around.

Royalty

There was plenty of that in the annual Miss Rockdale Fair Queen Pageant, held Saturday evening in the RHS Auditorium.

Sports

Tigers run over Vikings 5 2-28

Things got scary for RHS during Friday night’s Homecoming game at Tiger Stadium when a hungry Lago Vista team scored two consecutive touchdowns early in the second to make the score 17-14 with less

RHS takes down Cameron

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Seven Rockdale runners advance to regional race in Huntsville

Lady Tiger sophomores Ivanna Luna and Cady Bar-fan ended the lstrlft <-6D Cross Country meet in Cameron on Monday as regional tuaolfiers zlth Ouna soafln fourth and Earfa finishing eighth after

Columns & Opinions

Second graders are busy

Our Super Second Grade Teachers Jenah Campsey, Erin Countryman, Jana Dood, Whitney Pounders, and Melanie Moody wrote the article for Rockdale Elementary this week.

The gifts we possess

What’s the hardest thing you have ever done? Can you remember the hard days, the hard seasons I can think of a lot of them.

Lifestyle

For the seniors

Kerri Phillip of the Area Agency on Aging speaks to a full house at the town hall held Thursday morning at the Rockdale Senior Center.

FOR THE FIREFIGHTERS

Classic Bank recently donated $1,320 to the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department. Fire Chief Ward Roddam accepted from bank employees.

PLANT ID WINNERS

Here’s the first-place Milam County 4-H plant ID team from recent competition at the State Fair of Texas. From left: Coach Irby McWilliams, Jason Ponnaiya, Jack Luckey, Jenna Lindig.

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.

Rockdale Reporter

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