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A train passing through Rockdale had to stop after the conductor thought a man crossing the tracks had been hit by the train. Volunteer firefighters responded to a call around 7:57 a.m. on Thursday at Pear and Riley and found Julius Everage by the tracks. Everage was not hit by the train. He told authorities that the wind from the train caused him to lose his balance and fall. He was taken by ambulance to Scott and White Hospital in Temple.

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County Judge Steve Young (R) handed out awards at Monday morning’s commissioners court session to (from left) Cameron Mayor Bill Harris, Harry Vowell and Jane Marek. All contributed to the mask-sewing project which resulted in thousands of mask being distributed free to Milam County residents.


Rockdale Reporter

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Rockdale, TX 76567