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Today`s Local News2015-08-01
Saturday, August 1, 2015      
 
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MAN HIT AND DRAGGED BY 18-WHEELER

(HEARNE) A man who was struck and dragged about 100 feet by an 18-wheeler in a truck stop parking lot in Hearne was flown to a local hospital Friday.

The rig, which was hauling rail car equipment on a flatbed trailer, struck the man at around 8 a.m. Friday in the parking lot behind Love’s Truck Stop on State Highway 6 in Hearne. Police sources say that the man died Friday afternoon at the hospital.

The name of the man has not been released because police are still trying to notify the family.




CAMERON CITY COUNCIL

(CAMERON) The City of Cameron city council will meet for a council workshop and regular meeting on Monday.

On the agenda for Monday`s meeting will be a request to hold a 3 on 3 basketball game at MLK park as well as consideration to erect a 3-way stop at Jackson avenue and 6th street.  The council will also discuss personnel matters.

Monday`s workshop is scheduled for 5:30PM in the city council chambers with the regular meeting immediately following.



ROCKDALE CITY COUNCIL

(ROCKDALE) The City of Rockdale city council will meet for a special meeting on Monday.

On the agenda for the special meeting will be the proposed 2014-2015 amended budget and the proposed 2015-2016 an ordinance abandoning a portion of property in Belton avenue.

Monday`s special meeting is scheduled for 5:30PM in the city council chambers.



BUCKHOLTS ISD

(BUCKHOLTS) Buckholts ISD Board of Trustees will meet for a special session on Monday.

During the special meeting, the Board will consider TASB Team of 8 training, as well as board and superintendent roles and responsibilities.

Monday`s meeting is scheduled for 6:30PM in the Buckholts ISD school library.



THORNDALE ISD

(THORNDALE) Thorndale ISD Board of Trustees will meet for a special session and tax hearing on Monday. 

During the special meeting portion, the Board will consider personnel and then host a budget workshop. Trustees will also hear reports from the Bond Committee. Also Monday, the Board will conduct a public hearing and proposal regarding the effective tax rate.

Monday`s meetings begin at 7PM in the Thorndale ISD Board Room. 



NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION MONTH

(CAMERON) In Honor of National Immunization Awareness Month for the month of August, the Milam County Health Department will be having special extended clinic hours for immunizations in our Cameron location at 209 South Houston street, every Monday for the month of August from 8AM to 6PM. We will have special treats for those that receive immunizations during their visit with us throughout the month of August!! 

For more information about immunizations please call our clinic in advance at 254-697-7039.



OJ THOMAS COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

(CAMERON) OJ Thomas Alumni Community Resource Center will host their Golden Anniversary August 6th-8th. 

The event kicks off with a banquet at 7PM, August 6th at the Williams Event Center. Tickets are $25 each. OJ Thomas Fun Day will be from 10AM-3PM August 7th at the OJ Thomas campus. There will be food, fun, and games. That night at 7PM is the Legacy/Memorial program at Progressive Baptist Church. A parade will start the August 8th activities at 11AM, with a luncheon to follow at Noon at the OJ Thomas cafeteria. After lunch will be the annual business meeting. That night, starting at 9PM is the 50th Anniversary Dance in the OJ Thomas Band Hall. 


MCT PRODUCTION CONTINUES

(CAMERON)  Milam Community Theater continues their summer production of M*A*S*H this weekend.  

Performances are today at 7PM and Sunday at 2PM. Prior to today`s performance, MCT will conduct a short dedication ceremony to honor Milam County veterans and active duty personnel. The American Legion and VFW posts will be presented with two American flags which recently flew over the National Capitol.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, and will be available at the door.


BROWN SANTA TOURNEY SCHEDULED

(CAMERON) Milam County Sheriff David Greene and the Department`s Brown Santa Program will be hosting the 5th annual Brown Santa Golf Tournament today at the Cameron Country Club.  The program was established in 2010, to accept donations and other charitable items to provide Christmas gifts to low income families throughout Milam County.

Cost to play is $50 (but $80 will get you 5 $10 raffle tickets and 2 mulligans). Tee times will be at 8AM and 1PM. Food, drinks, and prizes will be provided. All proceeds and 100% of the donations will go to the Milam County Brown Santa Program. For info, call 254-627-1270 or jmendoza@milamcounty.net. 


POLICE REPORT

(CAMERON) Cameron Police reported 2 EMS runs and no other activity.

(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 2 EMS runs, 1 fire call, and 4 arrests:
--Monica Zavala, 23 of Rockdale, DWLI 
--Diana Maria Aldana, 41 of Rockdale, Warrants
--Larry King Vernon of Thorndale, PI
--24 year-old female of Rockdale, DWLI

--3:52PM Rockdale FD responded to a grassfire at highways 77 and 79 

(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 4 new bookings:
--Graciela Galindo Rodriguez, 58 of Rockdale, Criminal Trespass, Resist Arrest
--3 from Coryell county

There was 1 accident reported in rural Milam County:
--9:25PM highway 77 and highway 908 accident

There are currently 109 inmates in the county jail, including 13 housed for Coryell County and 16 housed for Lampasas County.


MAN HIT AND DRAGGED BY 18-WHEELER2015-08-01

(HEARNE) A man who was struck and dragged about 100 feet by an 18-wheeler in a truck stop parking lot in Hearne was flown to a local hospital Friday.

The rig, which was hauling rail car equipment on a flatbed trailer, struck the man at around 8 a.m. Friday in the parking lot behind Love’s Truck Stop on State Highway 6 in Hearne. Police sources say that the man died Friday afternoon at the hospital.

The name of the man has not been released because police are still trying to notify the family.

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