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(ROCKDALE)–EARLY VOTING FOR THE MAY 4TH

CITY AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS BEGINS MONDAY.

ALL THREE ELECTIONS IN THE CITY COUNCIL ARE

CONTESTED. INCUMBENT MAYOR JOHN KING IS

CHALLENGED BY NEIL SWITKOWSKI. EAST WARD

INCUMBENT JOYCE DALLEY IS SEEKING HER 4TH TERM

AND IS OPPOSED BY MICHELLE LARKIN. NATHAN BLAND

IS SEEKING HIS 3RD TERM, OPPOSED BY BELINDA

HILLHOUSE. IN THE ROCKDALE SCHOOL BOARD

ELECTION, JILLIAN MCENTARFFER AND AMY OGEA

CASAS ARE SEEKING THE PLACE 3 SEAT ON THE BOARD,

VACATED BY FOUR TERM TRUSTEE MICHELLE LEMKUHL.

ROCKDALE VOTERS WILL ALSO DECIDE ON 2 CHARTER

AMENDMENTS. EARLY VOTING WILL BE MONDAY

THROUGH APRIL 26TH FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM, AND APRIL 29TH

AND 30TH FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM.

(CALDWELL)–A MAN WAS KILLED FRIDAY IN A

CALDWELL-AREA CRASH. THE VICTIM HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED

BY AUTHORITIES. 41 YEAR OLD LASTAG D. JOSEPH OF

MISSOURI CITY WAS KILLED FRIDAY NIGHT IN A CRASH

NORTH OF CALDWELL ON HIGHWAY 36.

(ROCKDALE)–A HIGH SPEED PURSUIT BY THE MILAM

COUNTY D-P-S OF A MOTORCYCLE ENDED WITH A CRASH NEAR

HERE IN ROCKDALE AND THE ARREST OF THE MOTORCYCLIST

LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. 30 YEAR OLD CURTIS CHAVIS WAS

CHARGED WITH EVADING ARREST OR DETENTION WITH A

VEHICLE AND DRIVING VIOLATIONS. CHAVIS’ MOTORCYCLE

THEN CRASHED NEAR BELTON AND GREEN HERE IN

ROCKDALE. E-M-S CHECKED OVER CHAVIS, AND HE WAS

THEN TAKEN TO THE MILAM COUNTY JAIL.

(CAMERON)–THE MILAM COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COURT AGREED TO TAKE ACTION IN THE HEALTH AND

SAFETY CODE REGARDING LITTER ON THE PROPERTY OF

RICHARD THRASHER ON THE EAST END OF ROCKDALE

DURING THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING

THIS (MONDAY) MORNING. ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

KYLE NUTTALL SAYS THAT SINCE THE PROPERTY IS

LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 79, STATE LAWS EMPOWER THE

COUNTY TO TAKE ACTION BY SENDING A CERTIFIED

LETTER, AND IF HE TAKES NO ACTION IN RESPONSE, THE

COUNTY CAN TAKE ACTION TO CLEAN UP THE PROPERTY

THROUGH LIENS AND OTHER MEASURES.

(UNDATED)–THE COMPLETE AUTOPSY REPORT OF

A TEMPLE WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN OKLAHOMA REVEALED

SHE HAD A DIFFICULT, VIOLENT DEATH. THE OKLAHOMA

MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE LISTED THE CAUSE OF

DEATH OF 28 YEAR OLD JENNA SCOTT AS HOMICIDAL

VIOLENCE. SHE HAD MULTIPLE INJURIES INCLUDING

CONTUSIONS, BROKEN RIBS, INTERNAL BLEEDING AND

OTHER INJURIES. SCOTT AND HER FRIEND, 32 YEAR OLD

MICHAEL SWEARINGIN WERE FOUND BURIED IN A

SHALLOW GRAVE IN CLEARVIEW OKLAHOMA. 44 YEAR

OLD CEDRIC MARKS, SCOTT’S EX BOYFRIEND, HAS BEEN

CHARGED WITH THE MURDERS. 26 YEAR OLD MAYA

MAXWELL, MARK’S PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND, HAS BEEN

CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE FOR HELPING

MARKS IN THE MURDER CASE.

(UNDATED)–AUTHORITIES SAY A WOMAN INVOLVED

IN A 3 VEHICLE ACCIDENT WEST OF BUCKHOLTS ON

SEPT. 22ND, 2018 HAD A BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL 3 TIMES THE

LEGAL LIMIT. 43 YEAR OLD SHARON ROSE ALFARO OF

HOUSTON WAS INDICTED THURSDAY BY A MILAM GRAND

JURY FOR INTOXICATION ASSAULT, A 3RD DEGREE

FELONY.

(CAMERON)–A SELMA MAN WAS SENTENCED TO

25 YEARS IN PRISON IN 20TH DISTRICT COURT THIS WEEK

AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO CHARGES OF AGGRAVATED

SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD. 27 YEAR OLD JAMES DION

FURLOW SUBMITTED THE GUILTY PLEA IN COURT.

AUTHORITIES SAID THE INCIDENT OCCURRED IN 2016 IN

MILAM COUNTY.

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