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JULY 27

 

(ROCKDALE)--THREE WERE CARRIED TO RICHARDS

HOSPITAL TODAY AFTER A 3 VEHICLE REAR END

CHAIN REACTION COLLISION IN FRONT OF

BROOK SHIRE BROS SUPERMARKET

IN ROCKDALE JUST BEFORE 11 AM TODAY.

THOSE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WERE

TWO TEENAGERS AGES AGES 13 AND 15

AND A 41 YEAR OLD PASSENGER IN ONE

OF THE VEHICLES.VEHICLES WERE DRIVEN

BY JOE COLLETTE OF ROCKDALE, A LATE MODEL

MERCEDES S-U-V DRIVEN BY SILVA KASER

OF TAYLOR AND A DODGE

PICKUP DRIVEN BY GEORGE NIFFEN OF ROCKDALE.

THE TWO TEENAGERS WERE IN THE KASER

CAR AND THE WOMAN TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL

WAS IN THE NIFFEN PICKUP.

(LEE COUNTY)–FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A

ROW, LEE COUNTYHAS HAD A LARGE GRASS

FIRE TODAY. TODAY THE FIRE WAS OFF

COUNTY ROAD 314 AND STARTED

AROUND 3:00 SOME 50 TO70 ACRES BURNED

ALONG WITH 500 BALES OF HAY AND

SIX PIECES OF FARM EQUIPMENT,,,YESTERDAY A FIRE

BURNED SOME 30 ACRES AND WAS STARTED WHEN A HAY

CUTTER CAUGHT FIRE.

(ROCKDALE)–EARLY VOTING IN THE ROCKDALE I-S-D

TAX RATIFICATION ELECTION COMING UP ON

APRIL 15TH STARTS MONDAY JULY 31ST AT

THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ON DAVILLA.

PASSAGE WILL MEAN AN EXTRA $9 HUNDRED

THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COFFERS OF THE

ROCKDALE I-S-D.

(CAMERON)–WATER SERVICE IS BACK ON

IN CAMERON BUT CUSTOMERS STILL NEED

TO BOIL THEIR WATER FOR HUMAN

CONSUMPTION. THE WATER WAS RESTORED

ABOUT 5 PM WEDNESDAY BUT ANOTHER BREAK

LAST NITE ON WEST 8TH SLOWED DOWN

WATER FLOW. TWO OTHER BREAKS ON

KARNES AND 1ST STREET CAUSED THE CITY

TO DRAIN IT’S WATER TOWERS THUS CUTTING

OFF THE WATER SUPPLY.

(CAMERON)–MILAM COUNTY SHERIFF DAVID

GREEN IS CALLING ON CITIZENS TO CONTRACT

THEIR SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVE IN

THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO TRY TO CUT A

BILL THAT WILL CAUSE EXTRA TAX DOLLARS

FOR MILAM COUNTY RESIDENTS. THE STATE

HAS DECIDED TO ASK COUNTIES TO PAY FOR

THEIR LAB TESTS AT THE D-P-S.

(UNDATED)–TWO BRIDGES HERE IN THE COUNTY

ARE CONSIDERED STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT

ACCORDING TO TXDOT. BOTH WILL

UNDERGO UPGRADES…THOSE BRIDGES

ARE THE FM 908 BRIDGE ON BUSHY CREEK

WEST OF ROCKDALE AND COW CREEK BRIDGE

ON FM 485.

(LEXINGTON)–ABOUT 30 ACRES BURNED IN A

LARGE FIRE IN LEE COUNTY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

SOUTH OF LEXINGTON. THE TEXAS FORREST

SERVICE SAID THE FIRE CAUGHT FROM A HAY

FIELD ABOUT 3 PM.

 

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