Tuesday, March 3, 2015
CAMERON CITY COUNCIL
(CAMERON) Cameron City Council has approved an Easter service in downtown.
During their regular meeting Monday, the Council approved the use of the downtown mall for an Easter Sunrise Service hosted by Abiding Savior Lutheran Church. In other business, the City approved the annual audit and an internet lease agreement. A resolution opposing Senate Bill 343 was also approved. Following an executive session, the City elected to move the City Court Clerk to the Police Department and out of City Hall. The Council also moved to allow the City Manager to look into the cost of making the current court room accommodate the clerk.
DRAW FOR PLACES ON BALLOT SET
(CAMERON) The City of Cameron and Cameron ISD have announced dates to draw for places on the election ballot.
At 10AM Friday, the City will draw to determine the order of candidate names that will appear on the May 9th General Election ballot. The drawing will be held at Cameron City Hall. The only contested race will be for council member at large.
Cameron ISD will draw for places on the ballot at 9AM Wednesday. The drawing will be at 304 E. 12th St. in Cameron.
HAZARDOUS COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND
(CAMERON) A Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be coming to Cameron on Saturday.
The event, at 2605 Auction Barn Road, will run from 9AM-2PM, and is open to all residents of Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills, and San Saba Counties. Anyone who participates in the event must provide proof of residency. That could mean a Drivers License or a Water Bill.
Residents will be allowed to drop off everything from paint, car batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, household cleaners and chemicals, flammables, pesticides, corrosives, and other hazardous materials. Tires from passenger cars and trucks will also be accepted for a small fee per tire.
Prohibited items include infectious and medical waste, biological and radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, ammo, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and explosives. If you`d like more information about the event, call 254-770-2376.
BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS
(CENTRAL TX) A pair of area boys basketball teams have advanced in the high school playoffs.
In the regional quarterfinals, Rockdale matches up with Frankston at 7PM today in Leon while Franklin faces off against Teague at 7PM today in Buffalo.
GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS
(CENTRAL TX) Just one area girls basketball team remains alive in the high school playoffs.
Rockdale advances to the state semifinals to take on Sunnyvale at 3PM Thursday at the Alamo Dome. Pre-sale tickets are $12 and admission at the door is $14. No passes will be accepted.
(CAMERON) Cameron Police reported 4 EMS runs and no other activity.
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 3 EMS runs and 5 arrests:
--2 arrests for DWLI
--1 arrest for No DL
--1 arrest for Criminal Trespass, Prohibited Substance in Correctional Facility and Probation Violation
--1 arrest for Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Controlled Substance Under 1 Gram, and Possession of Controlled Substance 1-4 Grams
There was also 1 fire call:
--Milano Fire Dept, AMR, and Milam Co SO called to an 18-wheeler/vehicle wreck in Milano on TX36 south.
(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 4 arrests:
--Laurence Scott Gonzales, 32 of Rockdale for Criminal Trespass, Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility, and Probation Violations
--Val C Fisher, 29 of Buckholts for Sex Offenders Duty to Register, Out of County Fleeing Police, Out of County DWI, Out of County Possession of Marijuana, and a Bench Warrant
--Abdullah Ahmed Maghrabi, 25 of Austin for Possession of Marijuana Under 2 Oz
--Markham Noel Kennedy, 53 of Rockdale for Duty on Striking a Fixture or Highway Landscape
There were 2 accidents in rural Milam County:
--5:36AM, wreck on FM2095 across from Gause ISD. Minor injuries reported.
--7:06PM, 2-vehicle wreck involving an 18-wheeler on TX36 south in Milano. Injuries unknown.
There are currently 120 prisoners in the Milam County Jail, including 24 housed for Coryell County, 15 housed for Lampasas County, 5 housed for Lee County, and 2 for Cameron PD.