Four persons were treated after Rockdale-area traffic accidents over the past week, according to the Department of Public Safety.

Substitute training set for teaching in RISD


Rockdale Police are hoping a pair of arrests made last week have put an end to a rash of counterfeit bill sightings around town.


The Rockdale Junior High boy’s cross country team placed first at the Caldwell meet on Saturday, Sept. 15, and had many racers place in the top 25 of their respective divisions.

The Bulldogs put on a scoring exposition Friday at Ellison Field in Axtell during their 36-8 contest against the Longhorns.

The Lady Bulldogs got two shutouts and their second and third 25-2A district wins this week against the Holland Lady Hornets and the Bartlett Lassies.

Columns & Opinions


Last week saw the strongest language ever used by anyone in a position to speak officially about Rockdale’s water system.


Neighbor Grover sez if all the world’s a stage, where is the audience sitting?

“Art is whatever you can get away with.”

—Andy Warhol


The Reporter welcomes news of special events at local area churches.

Sept. 20—John Scott von Gonten, Karen Newton, Kyle Cass, Betty Ferguson. Sept. 21—Mary Ann Fenske, Ralph Czimskey, Matthew Zaskoda. Sept. 22—Roger Booker. Sept.

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service, and the Rockdale ISD, are partnering to host an Alcohol & Drug Trends Awareness program at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.


SHARP—Charles Howard Helmer, 87, of the Sharp community in Milam County died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at his home.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Sharp Cemetery.

Cirilo “Tio Chiro” Reyes-Banda, 78, of Rock-dale died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at his home.

Graveside services for Jeanette Rhodes, 83, of Lexington were held Monday, Sept.

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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