LATE BREAKING NEWS MONDAY AFTERNOON MAY 22

HEADLINES
MAY 22

(ROCKDALE)–A TWO VEHICLE COLLISON THIS

AFTERNOON IN FRONT OF DOLLAR GENERAL ON

HIGHWAY 79 SENT ONE PERSON TO

LITTLE RIVER’S EMERGENCY ROOM WITH A

HEAD INJURY.

TRANSFERRED TO THE HOSPITAL WAS

CRYSTAL NICOL

MAYBERRY DRIVER OF ONE OF THE

VEHICLES. THE OTHER DRIVER WAS NOT

HURT AND WAS IDENTIFIED

AS ARTIE TURNAGE OF GAUSE. DAMAGE

WAS REPORTED HEAVY

TO THE VEHICLES INVOLVED A JEEP

PATRIOT AND A CAMERO.

BOTH HAD TO BE TOWED FROM THE SCENE.

THAT WRECK

WAS REPORTED AROUND 1:35 THIS AFTERNOON.

THEN AROUND ABOUT 3:35 A GREASE

FIRE IN THE TROUTMAN FOOD

TRUCK AT DUCHESS DOUBLE QUICK ON

WEST CAMERON CAUSED HEAVY DAMAGE TO THE

INTERIOR OF THE TRUCK.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN THE BLAZE.

(TAYLOR)–TAYLOR POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN

ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN SUNDAY MORNING AT MURPHY OIL

NEXT TO THE TAYLOR WALMART. POLICE SAY SUSPECTS

TRIED TO SMASH THROUGH THE REINFORCED GLASS

WINDOW IN THE DOOR TO THE EMPLOYEE STAND BUT WERE

CHASED AWAY BY WALMART STAFF BEFORE THEY COULD

GAIN ENTRY. THE SUSPECTS FLED NORTH ON HIGHWAY 95.

ONE FEMALE SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY, BUT POLICE BELIEVE

ANOTHER 3 OR 4 ADULT MALES WERE INVOLVED AND

REMAIN AT LARGE.

(CAMERON)–MILAM COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

APPROVED INSTALLATION OF 35 MILE PER HOUR SPEED

LIMIT SIGNS FOR COUNTY ROAD 306 AND COUNTY

ROAD 420 DURING THE COMMISSIONERS’ COURT MEETING

THIS (MONDAY) MORNING. COMMISSIONERS ALSO

APPROVED INSTALLATION OF A STOP SIGN AT COUNTY

ROAD 306 AND COUNTY ROAD 307.

(UNDATED)–51 INDICTMENTS WERE HANDED DOWN

AGAINST 43 PEOPLE BY A MILAM GRAND JURY LAST WEEK.

(ROCKDALE)–ROCKDALE HIGH SCHOOL’S TOP

GRADUATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED FOR 2017. THE

VALEDICTORIAN IS ANNIE HASSELBACH. SALUTATORIAN

IS BLAKE KING.

(CAMERON)–AFTER BEING WITHOUT A POLICE CHIEF

FOR 3 MONTHS, THE CITY OF CAMERON IS AGAIN LOOKING

FOR A POLICE CHIEF. THE CITY OF CAMERON HAD HIRED

WAYLAN RHODES TO BECOME THE NEW POLICE CHIEF IN

CAMERON, COMING FROM SILSBEE, WHERE HE WAS POLICE

CHIEF. CITY MANAGER RHETT PARKER ANNOUNCED THE

HIRING MAY 9TH. HOWEVER, THE CITY OF SILSBEE MADE

A COUNTEROFFER TO KEEP HIM THERE, AND RHODES

ACCEPTED. CAMERON WILL CONTINUE ITS SEARCH FOR

A NEW CHIEF.

(ROCKDALE)–ROCKDALE’S MIXED DOUBLES DUO

ARE SILVER MEDALISTS IN STATE. BLAKE KING AND ERIN

BLANCHARD FELL IN THE CLASS 3-A MIXED DOUBLES

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH FRIDAY, 6-4, 6-4. THORNDALE’S

LANDRY LAYWELL BROUGHT HOME THE SILVER MEDAL

IN GIRLS CLASS 2-A SINGLES AFTER FALLING IN THE

STATE TITLE MATCH. THE ROCKDALE TIGER BOYS GOLF

TEAM MAKES THEIR RETURN TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT

TODAY.

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