HEADLINES
FEB 19

MILAM COUNTY AND CENTRAL TEXAS ROADWAYS

HAVE BEEN DEADLY FOR THE LAST 10 DAYS

WITH SIX PEOPLE DYING IN OR AROUND MILAM CO.

ONE PERSON WAS KILLED IN CAMERON LAST

NITE IN A TWO CAR WRECK ON BATTE STREET,

A MOTORCYCLIST WAS KILLED NEAR NEW BADEN

SATURDAY NITE..A ROCKDALE GIRL KILLED FRIDAY

IN A ONE CAR ROLLOVER , TWO MEN KILLED

WEDNESDAY IN A WRECK ON WEST 79 AND

A HEMPHLL, TEXAS WOMAN DIED IN A

ONE  CAR WRECK ON SOUTH 908 HERE

IN ROCKDALE WHEN HER CAR HIT A TREE

AND UTILITY POLE ON FEBRUARY 9TH.

(ROCKDALE)--A 19 YEAR OLD ROCKDALE GIRL

WAS KILLED FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN A ONE

VEHICLE WRECK ABOUT ONE AND A HALF

MILES NORTH OF ROCKDALE ON F-M 908.

PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE WAS

PATRICIA THRASHER A 2016 GRADUATE OF

ROCKDALE HIGH SCHOOL. JUSTICE OF THE

PEACE GARY NORTHCOTT CONDUCTED THE

INQUEST.  HER SERVICES ARE PENDING

AT PHILLIPS AND  LUCKEY IN ROCKDALE

SGT. DAVID ROBERTS OF THE D-P-S THE

WRECK WAS ON 908 A QUARTER OF A MILE

NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD 302 IN A CONSTRUCTION

ZONE.

CAMERON, TX–A 56 YEAR OLD CAMERON MAN DIED

IN A TWO CAR WRECK IN CAMERON SATURDAY NITE.

PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE WAS ENRIQUE

SALCIDO GUTIERREZ.   THE WRECK OCCURRED ON A

SHARPE CURVE ON WEST BATTE STREET NEAR THE

NOLAN STREET INTERSECTION AROUND 7 PM.

POLICE SAID THE OTHER OCCUPANTS WERE

CHECKED OVER AT  CENTRAL TEXAS HOSPTIAL

AND RELEASED.  CAMERON POLICE ARE STILL

INVESTIGATING.

 (NEW BADEN)–ONE PERSON HAS DIED IN A LATE NITE

MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN ROBERTSON COUNTY.

NO NAME HAS BEEN RELEASED BY THE D-P-S AT THIS

TIME. THE CRASH OCCURRED ON F-M 1940 BETWEEN O-S-R

AND NEW BADEN ON HIGHWAY 79. TIME OF THE WRECK

WAS AROUND 11:20 PM SATURDAY.

(ROCKDALE)–THE ROCKDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT

NAMED JODY TILLERY OFFICER OF THE YEAR

FOR THE 3RD YEAR IN A ROW. THE ROCKDALE

VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT NAMED

CHRIS DEENER AS FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR. THE FIRE

DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THE FIREFIGHTER

OF THE YEAR THROUGH A VOTE.

(CAMERON)–20 PEOPLE WERE INDICTED BY A

MILAM COUNTY JURY THIS WEEK. ONE OF THOSE

ARRESTED IN THE EMILY HACKER CASE WAS

INDICTED. INDICTED FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION

OF A FIREARM BY A FELON WAS 29 YEAR OLD

CANDICE NICOLE JONES.

(ROGERS)–THE ROGERS I-S-D SAID THIS WEEK

THE DISTRICT IS INVESTIGATING POSSIBLE

BULLYING AFTER A FRESHMEN STUDENT TOOK

HIS OWN LIFE TUESDAY.   DEVIN RAYNOR WAS

15.   COUNSELORS WERE AT  THE SCHOOL ON

WEDNESDAY. HE PLAYED, SPORTS AND

MENTORED WITH HIS CHURCH  YOUTH CLUB.

(ROCKDALE)–FRIDAY WAS THE DEADLINE FOR

CANDIDATES TO FILE FOR THE MAY 6TH CITY

AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS.  IN ROCKDALE

A CONTESTED RACE HAS DEVELOPED IN THE EAST

WARD RACE AFTER PROFIT D. MEGA FILED ON

FRIDAY. HE WILL BE RUNNING AGAINST DENICE

HOLMES WALLACE IN THE EAST WARD.

(UNDATED)–THE BELL COUNTY SHERIFFS

OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A

CENTRAL TEXAS MAN WHO WAS KILLED AFTER

A TREE COLLAPSED ON HIM WHILE HE WAS

CLEARING OUT TREES WITH A TRACTOR.

THE INCIDENT WAS REPORTED IN THE 13

HUNDRED BLOCK OF LYNDAL LANE IN BELL

COUNTY. THE NAME OF THE PERSON HAS

NOT BEEN RELEASED PENDING NOTIFICATION

OF NEXT OF KIN.

(UNDATED)–THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY

ASSIGNED ACCREDITATION STATUSES TO SCHOOL

DISTRICTS FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR. THE

HEARNE SCHOOL DISTRICT WAS ISSUED AN

ACCREDITED-WARNED STATUS. HEARNE

I-S-D HAS BEEN ASSIGNED ACCREDITED-WARNED

STATUS BASED ON THE RATINGS ASSIGNED TO

THE DISTRICT IN THE STATES ACADEMIC

ACCOUNTABILITY RATING SYSTEM. THE

SOMERVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT WAS ISSUED

AN ACCREDITED-PROBATION STATUS FROM

THE TEA.

(CAMERON)–A 19 YEAR OLD THRALL MAN WAS

ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED

KIDNAPPING AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A

DEADLY WEAPON. IN THE MILAM COUNTY IS PASCUAL

LLANAS. NO BOND WAS SET FOR LLANAS.

(CAMERON)–A LULING MAN WAS ARRESTED FRIDAY

AND CHARGED WITH THEFT OF A FIREARM, BOND

FORFEITURE, BAIL JUMPING AND FELONY FAILURE

TO APPEAR. ARRESTED WAS 40 YEAR SEAN THOMAS

DEAN. NO BOND WAS SET ON DEAN AND HE REMAINS

IN THE MILAM COUNTY JAIL.

(UNDATED)–A CENTRAL TEXAS MAN WAS ARRESTED

FOR D-W-I AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

AFTER HE WAS INVOLVED IN A CRASH IN FRONT OF ROSEBUDD

LOTT HIGH SCHOOL IN TRAVIS AROUND 10AM FRIDAY.

IN THE FALLS COUNTY JAIL IS 25 YEAR OLD ANDREW

WOODS. ACCORDING TO THE D-P-S WOODS HIT A PARKED

CAR. THE D-P-S INVESTIGATED.

(ROCKDALE)–A ROCKDALE MAN IS IN THE MILAM

COUNTY THIS MORNING AFTER HE WAS ARRESTED

FOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA. IN THE COUNTY

JAIL IS 29 YEAR OLD KEVIN PATRICK SNOW, JUNIOR.

HE WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF 2 OUNCES

OF MARIJUANA. HIS BOND WAS SET AT 2 THOUSAND

DOLLARS.

(ROCKDALE)--MONDAY IS PRESIDENTS DAY AND

WILL BE A HOLIDAY FOR MANY IN THE ROCKDALE

AREA. THERE WILL BE NO CLASSES IN ROCKDALE,

THORNDALE, OR MILANO I-S-D’S, OR THORNDALE

ST. PAUL’S SCHOOLS. MONDAY WILL BE A REGULAR

SCHOOL DAY IN GAUSE I-S-D. ROCKDALE CITY HALL

WILL BE CLOSED.   ALL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS WILL

BE CLOSED. THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY ON

ROUTES AND THE POST OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED.

THE ROCKDALE SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER WILL

BE CLOSED MONDAY.  THERE WILL BE NO CHANGE

IN GARBAGE PICKUP SCHEDULES.

(GIDDINGS)--THE THORNDALE GIRLS ENDED THEIR

BASKETBALL PLAYOFF RUN TONIGHT TO DEFENDING

STATE CHAMPION WIEMAR AT GIDDINGS BY THE

SCORE OF 55 TO 32.

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