News

POLICE REPORT

A chase down the center turn of Cameron Avenue (US 79) on Monday ended with the arrest of a 61-year-old Caldwell man.

SHERIFF’S REPORT

It was “scam week” in Milam County as the sheriff’s department answered seven complaints, one of them in connection with online activity.

Editor’s note: Early voting begins Monday in the May 5 City of Rock-dale election.

Sports

Reporter/Bill Martin

DISTRICT TRACK

CAMERON—There would be no defending of the district championship this time, but the Rockdale Tigers will be well represented at the area track meet anyway.

Reporter/ Bill Martin

CAMERON—Despite double-digit hits and another early lead, the Rockdale Tigers still were not able to secure that first district victory.

Despite allowing seven runs in the fifthinning, Thorndale Bulldogs Varsity defeated Bartlett 10-7 on Tuesday to remain perfect in District 27-2A.

Columns & Opinions

EDITORIAL

Thanks for public alert on newsprint tariff

Dear editor,

I really appreciate your letting us know about the tariff on newsprint (Reporter, April 12).

EDITOR’S CORNER

Did you see the interesting news last week about Facebook?

Lifestyle

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and the pink flamingos are out again in Rockdale.

RISD REPORT

Rockdale ISD campuses are in their last six weeks of school, and there are plenty of activities that occur at the end of every school year.

Winners have been listed in the annual Rockdale Junior-High School Art Show, held at the RJH campus, according to Lani Young, art instructor.

Obituaries

S.C. (Sam, Paw Paw) Bland, 86, of Rockdale died April 13, 2018, at Renaissance Villa Nursing Home & Rehab Center in Rock-dale.

AUSTIN—Irene Ruth Kroll Diver of Austin died April 10, 2018, at 4:55 p.m. at the age 98.

She was born in Thrall on March 17, 1920.

Billy G. Gest, age 85, of Rockdale passed away Tuesday evening, April 10, 2018, in the Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock.

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.

Rockdale Reporter

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