DEBRIS IN ROAD—That’s what the Department of Public Safety listed as the cause of this 2:22 p.m. Aug. 6 one-vehicle accident on US 79 just east of FM 2116. According to the DPS, this vehicle operated by Christine Cramblett, 50, of San Antonio, encountered the debris about 1:10 p.m. Undercarriage damage was reported. There were no injuries reported. The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the accident scene. Reporter/Mike Brown
August 8—Carrie Scitern. August 12—Brenda Baker, Tennyson Guthrie.
WINNERS—This is the first-place winning team at the recent David Greene Brown Santa Golf Tourney, held at the Cameron Country Club: From left, John Mendoza, Dan Foster, Biff Harris, Stockton Kruse, Monroe Fuchs, Gary Thweatt and Sheriff Chris White. Not pictured is Mike Baca. The tourney supports an annual Christmas-time toy giveaway. Photo courtesy Milam County Sheriff’s Department
Classes in the Rockdale ISD, and online, don’t start until Aug. 13 but teachers have already been preparing in the Rockdale ISD. First-grade teachers got together to discuss lesson planning recently at Rockdale Elementary School. From left Allison Pelzel (student teacher), Julia Wulff, Valerie Willingham and Jenae Byrd.
Unless Rockdale rallies to its cause, again, a town landmark may become a victim of the COVID-19 Pandemic.