HEADLINES
JAN 23

(UNDATED)–TWO MILAM COUNTY TAX OFFICE

EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BY THE MILAM COUNTY

SHERIFF’S OFFICE. 55 YEAR OLD LYDIA CERVANTES OF

CAMERON WAS ARRESTED ON 2 CHARGES OF FALSE NAME

INFORMATION-FORGERY VEHICLE REGISTRATION, WHILE

26 YEAR OLD LAURA CERVANTES WAS ARRESTED ON ONE

CHARGE OF FALSE NAME INFORMATION-FORGERY VEHICLE

REGISTRATION. BOTH WOMEN ARE LISTED AS MILAM

COUNTY TAX OFFICE EMPLOYEES. MILAM COUNTY HAS

HAD SEVERAL EMPLOYEES AND ELECTED OFFICIALS

STEP DOWN FROM THEIR POSITIONS AND FACE LEGAL

CONSEQUENCES FOR THEIR ACTIONS OVER THE PAST

2 YEARS.

(UNDATED)–TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND THREE

PEOPLE WERE HURT AND TRAFFIC WAS BLOCKED FOR

ALMOST FOUR HOURS AFTER A FIERY CRASH ON

HIGHWAY 95 IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY JUST SOUTH

OF THE BELL COUNTY LINE AROUND 6 PM SUNDAY.

44 YEAR OLD HUBERT KLEPAC OF BARTLETT AND 21 YEAR

OLD MICAH MILLICAN OF TEMPLE WERE PRONOUNCED

DEAD AT THE SCENE.

(ROCKDALE)–THREE JUVENILES ARE IN THE CUSTODY

OF THEIR PARENTS AFTER THEY WERE CAUGHT BREAKING

INTO THE WORK SHED AT THE SOFTBALL FIELD SATURDAY

NIGHT. THE THREE WERE CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH

THE BREAK IN AND WITH DAMAGES RANGING FROM 750 TO

35 THOUSAND DOLLARS. SOME OF THE DAMAGE AND SPRAY

PAINTING WAS AT THE SOFTBALL FIELD. THE AGES OF THE

JUVENILE MALES WAS 16, 14 AND 12.

(UNDATED)–DETAILS ARE BEING COMPLETED ON A

NEW MANAGEMENT COMPANY FOR THE MILAM COUNTY

JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER HERE IN ROCKDALE. THE

YOUTH OPPORTUNITY INVESTMENTS COMPANY IS THE

NEW COMPANY. RIGHT NOW, NEW POLICIES AND

PROCEDURES ARE BEING PUT IN PLACE. THE STATE

WILL BE CHECKING THE FACILITY. THIS WORK WILL

GO ON OVER THE COURSE OF ABOUT 3 WEEKS.

(ROCKDALE)–THE ROCKDALE MUNICIPAL

DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT BOARD AGAIN TOOK NO ACTION

ON THE ISSUANCE OF 611 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN SALES

AND USE TAX BONDS DURING THE BOARD MEETING

MONDAY. THE BOARD ELECTED TO WAIT ON ACTION

ON THE BONDS. THE BOARD PREVIOUSLY PUT THE

ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS ON HOLD IN DECEMBER AFTER

HARESH, OWNER OF PARI OLEFINS, MISSED A DEADLINE

TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE M-D-D FOR THE

PROPOSED PLASTIC PLANT AT THE ROCKDALE INDUSTRIAL

PARK.

(CAMERON)–MILAM COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MADE

MOVES TO SEEK GRANT FUNDING FOR BODY ARMOR FOR

SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES DURING THE COURT MEETING MONDAY.

THE COURT AGREED TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION FOR

THE RIFLE PROTECTION BODY ARMOR GRANT APPLICATION.

(THORNDALE)–THE THORNDALE SCHOOL BOARD

APPROVED A CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT

DURING THEIR BOARD MEETING LAST WEEK. THE BOARD

MET ON THRUSDAY AND HELD A CLOSED SESSION TO

CONSIDER THE EVALUATION AND CONTRACT FOR

SUPERINTENDENT ADAM IVY. AFTER RETURNING TO

OPEN SESSION, THE BOARD APPROVED AN EXTENSION

THROUGH THE 20-21 SCHOOL YEAR AND APPROVED

A 5 THOUSAND DOLLAR PAY RAISE.

 

 

 

 

 

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