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(ROCKDALE)–A MAN IN A MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIR

WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER HE WAS HIT BY

A VEHICLE AT CAMERON AND GREEN BY THE POLICE

STATION HERE IN ROCKDALE THIS (WEDNESDAY)

MORNING. PETE RAMON WAS TRANSPORTED TO SCOTT

AND WHITE HOSPITAL IN TEMPLE. THE DRIVER WAS LISTED

AS DOROTHY LEE HOWARD OF LEXINGTON.

(CAMERON)–MILAM COUNTY HAS ONE NEW COVID

CASE AND 3 DISCHARGED CASES IN THE REPORT

THIS (WEDNESDAY) MORNING. THERE ARE A TOTAL OF

13 ACTIVE CASES CURRENTLY. ONE IS CURRENTLY

HOSPITALIZED IN SERIOUS CONDITION ON A VENTILATOR.

VACCINE CLINICS CONTINUE FRIDAY AT THE GAUSE

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT 204 WEST WALNUT

FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM.

(ROCKDALE)–THE CITY OF ROCKDALE HAS ANNOUNCED

THAT THE BOIL WATER NOTICE ISSUED EARLIER THIS

WEEK HAS BEEN LIFTED. THE CITY WAS REQUIRED BY THE

STATE TO ISSUE THE BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR WEST AREAS

OF TOWN ON MONDAY AFTER LOSS OF SERVICE SUNDAY.

SERVICE WAS RESTORED AND TESTS CAME BACK CLEAR,

SO THE CITY WAS GIVEN THE OK TO LIFT THE BOIL WATER

NOTICE.

(UNDATED)–A JURY IN 20TH DISTRICT COURT FOUND

A MAN GUILTY OF INDECENCY WITH A CHILD BY CONTACT.

THE JURY FOUND 40 YEAR OLD MIGUEL PAREDES MALAGON

OF GRAND SALINE, FORMERLY OF CAMERON, GUILTY OF

THE CHARGES. A JURY SENTENCED HIM TO 18 YEARS IN

PRISON AND A 10 THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE.

(UNDATED)–FEDERAL LEGISLATION DESIGNED TO

PROVIDE RELIEF TO CITIES, COUNTIES, SCHOOLS, SMALL

BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS IS BEGINNING TO WRAP

UP. WILLIAMSON COUNTY IS WORKING TO UTILIZE

THE REMAINING FUNDS TO ITS BEST ADVANTAGE.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY HAS ADMINISTERED

OVER 94 MILLION DOLLARS IN CARES ACT FUNDS. THE

COUNTY IS LOOKING TO DISTRIBUTE REMAINING FUNDS,

AND SCHOOLS ARE BEING LOOKED AT FOR FURTHER

CARES ACT FUNDING. WILLIAMSON COUNTY TREASURER

SCOTT HESELMEYER TOLD COMMISSIONERS THAT HE IS

TAKING REQUESTS FROM SCHOOL DISTRICTS THIS WEEK

AND FUNDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED FROM THERE. HE SAID

DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE TREASURER’S OFFICE AND

SCHOOLS ON THIS ISSUE HAVE BEEN ONGOING, SO THE

INFORMATION ON SCHOOLS’ NEEDS SHOULD BE AVAILABLE

RIGHT AWAY.

(ROCKDALE)–RESULTS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED FROM

THE 16TH ANNUAL BUDDY ONEY TOY RUN HELD ON

SATURDAY. THE RUN HAD JUST OVER 20 VEHICLES

PARTICIPATING BUT RAISED JUST OVER 7 THOUSAND

DOLLARS. THROUGH THE PREVIOUS 15 YEARS, THE

RUN HAD RAISED JUST OVER 94 THOUSAND DOLLARS. THIS

YEAR’S RUN PUTS THE AMOUNT RAISED OVER 100 THOUSAND

DOLLARS. ALL FUNDS RAISED ALWAYS GO TO ROCKDALE’S

CHRISTMAS ROUNDUP, MILAM COUNTY BROWN SANTA,

THORNDALE CARES AND THE MILAM COUNTY CHILD

PROTECTIVE SERVICES BOARD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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