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MAY 25

(ROCKDALE)–A MAN WHO SERVED AS MAYOR OF

ROCKDALE IN THE 1970’S HAS BEEN INDICTED AND FACES

CRIMINAL CHARGES INVOLVING A CHILD. 75 YEAR OLD

DARRALL GENE WALKER WAS INDICTED FOR IDECENCY

WITH A CHILD BY CONTACT.

(ROCKDALE)–A ROCKDALE WOMAN WAS ARRESTED

ON CHARGES OF AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT OF

A CHILD AND SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A CHILD.

38 YEAR OLD CHARLOTTE ANN HORELICA WAS TAKEN

INTO ROCKDALE POLICE CUSTODY.

(CAMERON)–CAMERON POLICE AND FIRST

RESPONDERS RESCUED A ROCKDALE HIGH SCHOOL

TEENAGER FROM A VEHICLE IN DANGER OF BEING SWEPT

AWAY FROM THE BANKS BELOW THE LITTLE RIVER

BRIDGE MONDAY MORNING. THE GIRL WAS RESCUED

AND TAKEN TO SCOTT AND WHITE MCLANE CHILDREN’S

HOSPITAL IN TEMPLE WITH UNKNOWN INJURIES.

(ROCKDALE)–ROCKDALE COMMUNITY MEMBERS

HEARD A PRESENTATION ON NEW IDEAS FOR PROVIDING

FOR THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS AT A MEETING AT THE

PATTERSON CIVIC CENTER TUESDAY EVENING. RESIDENTS

HEARD ABOUT THE CONCEPT OF AN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

AND HOW IT CAN SUPPORT EDUCATION IN ROCKDALE.

(ROCKDALE)–THE ROCKDALE SCHOOL BOARD

APPROVED THE SETTLEMENT OF A POTENTIAL LAWSUIT

DURING A SPECIAL MEETING TUESDAY MORNING. THE

BOARD MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PENDING

LITIGATION AND POTENTIAL SETTLEMENT OF A LAWSUIT

LABELED “STUDENT VS. ROCKDALE INDEPENDENT

SCHOOL DISTRICT,” WHICH WAS TO BE HEARD BEFORE A

SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER FOR THE STATE.

A SETTLEMENT WAS REACHED AND APPROVED IN

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

(GAUSE)–THE BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR THE GAUSE

WATER SUPPLY ISSUED MAY 17TH HAS BEEN LIFTED. IT

IS NO LONGER NECESSARY FOR GAUSE WATER SUPPLY

CUSTOMERS TO BOIL THEIR WATER.

(UNDATED)–A MAN WHO PLED GUILTY TO MURDER

CHARGES IN THE DEATH OF A BUCKHOLTS MAN IN A

DEADLY CRASH LAST YEAR IN BUCKHOLTS WAS

ARRESTED ON OTHER CHARGES. JOHN FITZGERALD PAGE

JUNIOR PLED GUILTY TO MURDER CHARGES IN THE 2015

PURSUIT AND WAS SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS IN PRISON.

HE WAS ARRESTED AND PROCESSED ON 2 OUT OF

COUNTY WARRANTS FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED

SUBSTANCE 4 TO 200 GRAMS AND AN OUT OF COUNTY

WARRANT FOR TAMPERING OR FABRICATING PHYSICAL

EVIDENCE.

(UNDATED)–A FT. HOOD SOLDIER WAS PRONOUNCED

DEAD MONDAY AFTERNOON AT THE BELL COUNTY JUSTICE

CENTER. THE SOLDIER’S IDENTITY WILL BE RELEASED AFTER

NOTIFICATION OF NEXT OF KIN.

(CAMERON)–REACTIONS HAVE BEEN MUM BUT

HINTS OF TENSION REMAIN BETWEEN THE CAMERON POLICE

DEPARTMENT AND THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

AFTER THE CAMERON CITY COUNCIL TOOK NO ACTION

AGAINST THE DEPARTMENT OR THE POLICE CHIEF IN A

MEETING MONDAY.

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