Thursday, July 24, 2014
MOTORCYCLE VS DEER ACCIDENT
(ROCKDALE) One person had to be taken to the hospital after a motorcycle accident Wednesday.
Rockdale Police said the motorcycle struck a deer just before 7:30PM on FM487 near FM412. The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
LRA INTERIM CHIEF RESIGNS
(LITTLE RIVER-ACADEMY) A local interim Police Chief has resigned his post this week.
Interim Little River-Academy Chief Michael Lugo has resigned effective Wednesday. Officials say Lugo submitted his resignation due to a conflict of interest with Mayor Ronnie White. It is unknown what that conflict may be. Lugo was tabbed interim chief earlier this month after the June shooting death of Chief Lee Dixon.
TEMPLE OFFICER HURT IN CONSTRUCTION ZONE
(SALADO) Two people had to be hospitalized, including a Temple Police officer after a construction zone accident near Salado.
Officials said an SUV crashed through construction barrels about 7PM Wednesday near mile marker 282 outside Salado. After running through the barrels, the SUV then struck the back of a Temple patrol car. Both the officer and the driver of the SUV were transported to the hospital. The cause of accident remains under investigation.
MARLIN TEEN ID`ED AS WACO DROWNING VICTIM
(WACO) A teenager that drowned Tuesday at Lake Waco has been identified as a Marlin resident.
Waco authorities said Claude Lamar Mims, Jr., 14, died Tuesday night. Emergency personnel were called about 5PM to Twin Bridges Park after Mims went missing in about 5 feet of water. First responders immediately began to search the area, located Mims, and pulled him from the lake. However, attempts to revive him were unsuccessful. An autopsy has been ordered.
BELTON WATER LINE BREAK
(BELTON) Belton residents had to conserve water after a main break Wednesday morning.
City officials said a large water line broke about 7:30AM at a construction site on Loop 121 at US190. Crews were on scene for several hours repairing the line. Belton Public Information Officer Paul Romer said crews ended up capping both ends of the line and shutting it down. Romer added that the conservation order has been lifted at this time.
FDA WARNS OF LOCAL PHARMACY COMPANY
(WASHINGTON) The Food and Drug Administration is warning about compounded drugs from a local specialty pharmacy.
FDA inspectors recently found unsanitary conditions at Unique Pharmaceuticals of Temple. Officials say those conditions revealed several lots of drugs that were supposed to be sterile. The company has now recalled all non-expired sterile products distributed across the US. No illnesses have been reported at this time.
TX ABORTIONS DOWN 13%
(Austin) The number of abortions in Texas is down 13 percent since the controversial abortion law went into effect last fall. The Texas legislature passed a law putting new restrictions on services. It requires doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and banned most procedures after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The statistic of 92-hundred fewer abortions comes from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project.
MCT PRODUCTION OPENS
(CAMERON) Milam Community Theater will debut its latest production this weekend.
The Rainmaker, by N. Richard Nash, will open at 7PM Saturday and 2PM Sunday at the Williams Event Center in Cameron. There will be encore performances the following weekend.
AG AGENT FAREWELL RECEPTION
(CAMERON) Milam County AgriLife Extension Service will soon say goodbye to a departing agent.
A farewell reception for Jon Gersbach, the local county extension agent for the past 9 years, will be Friday, August 1st, from 2-5PM at the extension office in Cameron. Everyone is invited. Gersbach is leaving to take another job in agriculture.
YOE FOOTBALL CAMP
(Cameron) Cameron Yoeman Football camp will be held this month for incoming 3rd-9th graders.
The 6th annual Yoeman Football Camp is set for July 28-31 at Yoe Field. Grades 3rd through 6th will meet from 8-10am and 7th-9th graders will meet from 10:30am-12:30pm. To register, stop by the Fieldhouse this week, or register the first day of camp. The cost is $45. There are scholarships opportunities available for athletes. If you are interested contact Coach Rhoades at 254-697-2675.
LADY YOE VOLLEYBALL CAMP
(CAMERON) Lady Yoe volleyball camp for incoming 7th-12th graders will be held this month.
Camp will be at the High School gyms on July 28-30 from 1:30-4:30PM. The cost of the camp is $50 and the instructors are Waco Junior Club coaches as well as some Baylor assistant coaches. You may register on the first day of camp. For more info or to register, call Coach Richter at 254-697-5099.
(CAMERON) Cameron PD reported 1 EMS runs and 1 fire call:
--3:01PM, Cameron Fire Dept sent to hay bale fire on FM2095
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 4 EMS runs and 1 arrest: Cadarius Dajuan Perry, 18 of Rockdale for Sexual Assault of a Child
There were also 4 fire calls:
--7:23PM, Rockdale Fire Dept called to a motorcycle-deer wreck on FM487 at FM412. Driver transported to hospital.
--8:11PM, Milano Fire Dept called for traffic control.
--Toned again at 8:28PM for 18-wheeler incident on TX36 south at RR underpass.
--Power outage again at 8:43PM. Traffic control call.
(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 2 arrests:
--Augustin Delgado, 27 of Rockdale for 2 Bond Surrenders and an Immigration Detainer
--Justin Robert Buntyn, 33 of Thorndale housed for ISF
There were 2 accidents reported in rural Milam County.
--8:19AM, 1-vehicle rollover on CR313A.
--7:07PM, motorcycle struck a deer on FM487 at CR412.
There are 114 prisoners in the Milam County Jail this morning, including 19 housed for Coryell County.