(TEMPLE) Traffic in Temple came to a crawl early
Friday morning after a fatality accident along the interstate.
Police said northbound traffic on I35 at Baker Blvd. was slowed to a stop as
authorities investigated the fatal wreck that occurred about 6:15AM Friday morning. According
to investigators, Raymond Carrasco Sr. 53, struck a guardrail and came to a
stop. Police said it appears that Carrasco then exited the vehicle and was
struck by another vehicle who lost control and before hitting Carrasco. The
driver of the pick up was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
THORNDALE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
(THORNDALE) Thorndale ISD Board of Trustees will meet for their regular meeting
to take action to approve on campus improvement plans. Also on the agenda the
Board will take discus to approve the security camera installation project
along with the review of the Administrative reports. The meeting will take
place at 6:30PM in the Thorndale ISD Board Room.
ROCKDALE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale ISD Trustees meet to disuse and take action on Tax Refund
During Tuesday`s meeting the board will consider and approve order authorizing
the issuance of Rockdale ISD unlimited Tax refunding Bonds. Setting parameters
for the bonds; authorizing the Superintendent or Chief Finical Officer and
board president to approve the amount, the interest rate, price, including the
terms and certain other procedures and provision related to the bonds. Trustees
will also be authorizing the redemption prior to maturity of certain outstanding
bond; and containing other matters related. Also on the agenda acceptance of financial
reports for November will take place.
Tuesday`s meeting will be at 12:00PM in the Rockdale High
School Family & Consumer Science Room.
CAMERON ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
(CAMERON) Cameron ISD Board of Trustees are set to meet to disuse student benchmark
testing reports. Also on the agenda the board will go over investment reports
and the Superintendent`s report. Monday`s meeting will be at 7:00PM in the Board Conference
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale City Council set to meet for their regular meeting to conduct
a public hearing to receive comments regarding a tax abatement application, a
tax abatement agreement and established a reinvestment zone for Miller-Starnes
Cheverolet-Buick property in Rockdale.
The regular meeting will be Monday at 5:30PM in the City Council
HIGH SPEED CHASE
(BELTON) Two people are in custody after leading BellCounty authorities on a
high-speed chase Thursday.
According to TemplePolice, officers were working a
narcotics case at the Barrington Apartments in the 400 block of SW HK Dodgen
Loop when a suspect left in an SUV. Officers attempted a traffic stop of the
vehicle, which instead sped off around the Temple Mall at speeds in excess of
80-MPH. Because the chase went
through a school zone, officers elected to back off and request assistance from
DPS Troopers then spotted the suspect SUV on TX93 east of Temple. Troopers attempted a
traffic stop, but he driver again sped off. Troopers, Nolanville, Killeen, and Belton Police, and
Bell County Sheriff`s Deputies became involved in the pursuit, with speeds
exceeding 100-MPH at times. The chase ended when authorities
deployed spike strips near FM439 in Nolanville. Two men in the vehicle were
arrested. Their names were not released at this time.
MILAM COUNTY ROADWORK
(MILAM CO.) TxDOT announced their proposed road work for the week.
Bob Colwell, spokesman for TxDOT announced crew will working repairing flood
damages on FM 2269 from US 190 to FM 485 Monday. Tuesday on FM 437 from FM 2268
to FM 1915, on Wednesday, FM 2027 from Falls Co. line to FM 979 and Thursday on
FM 1445 from Falls Co. line to FM 1444
No lane closures on Friday.
CHRISTMAS EVENTS POSTPONED
(CAMERON) Due to the winter weather that has enveloped the area, several area
Christmas celebrations scheduled have been postponed.
The Cameron Chamber of Commerce has announced their Christmas Parade scheduled
for December 5th has been postponed. A new date will be announced.
Christmas in the City in Downtown Rockdale originally scheduled for this
Saturday has been postponed until December 14th.
The City of Milano has announced that due to the possibility of inclement
weather, they have postponed their Christmas Parade and Dinner scheduled for
this Saturday until December 14th.
The City of Moffat was rescheduled Christmas in Moffat for 4:30PM Saturday 14. for
information call MCCA president Edgar Bounds at 254-770-8086 or email
December7 TempleRailroad & HeritageMuseum - The Santa at the Depot
event planned for Dec. 7 has been rescheduled for Dec. 14 at 10
(CAMERON) The Cameron Yoemen survived a nail biter, upending previously
unbeaten Hallettsville Friday in the quarterfinals, 28-26.
Cameron used 21 first downs and a hard fought come from behind effort to earn
the win. Traion Smith led the way, rushing for 26 carries for 163 yards and a
score. Cameron will advance to meet White Oak in the semifinals. That games is
tentatively set for next Friday at 7:30PM at AllenHigh School.
(MILANO) Football playoffs ended for local area teams.
The Rockdale Tigers fell to Fairfield 42-7. Franklin was shut out by White Oak,
0-31. Thorndale lost to Shiner 10-14. Mart scored big against Bosqueville
winning 56-28. Bremond`s season came to an end losing to Tenaha 27-7.
(CAMERON) Cameron PD reported no other activity.
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 4 EMS runs and 1 arrests:
--Berleson County Man on warrent for Theft.
(CAMERON) The Milam County sheriff`s office has 3 booked in:
--Mary Teresa, 47, of Cameron for DWI 3rd or more housed for TDCJ
--Juan Castillo Saucedo, 66, of Cameron for DWI 3rd or more
--Noah Clayton Askew, 33, of Belton for Sexual assault/ housed for coryell
--Desron Martin Simpkins, 21, of Copperas Cove for Burglary of Habitation
--Keith Alan Garris, 24, of Copperas Cove for assault causes bodily injury
--Kevin Bert Summerlin, 19, of Gause for Cruelty to non-livestock animal
There were no accidents reported in RuralMilamCounty.
There were 108 prisoners in the Milam County Jail this morning, including 32
housed for CoryellCounty.
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