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MAY 29

(UNDATED)–SURVIVORS OF MONDAY’S TORNADO

IN THE PETTIBONE COMMUNITY SAY THEY ARE CONCERNED

FOR THE SAFETY OF THEIR AREA DUE TO GAWKERS AND

THE POSSIBILITY OF LOOTERS. SOME RESIDENTS HAVE

SEEN VEHICLES DRIVING BY REPEATEDLY IN RECENT

DAYS SINCE THE STORM.

(THRALL)–A CENTRAL TEXAS U-I-L TEAM BROUGHT

HOME A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIS WEEK. THE THRALL

U-I-L JOURNALISM TEAM WON THE STATE COMPETITION

IN AUSTIN TUESDAY. SENIOR KELSEY FAYKUS WON AN

INDIVIDUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNING FIRST

PLACE IN NEWS WRITING.

(ROCKDALE)–THE TOP GRADUATES HAVE BEEN

ANNOUNCED FOR ROCKDALE I-S-D FOR 2014-2015.

THE VALEDICTORIAN IS LILIA RUIZ. THE SALUTATORIAN

IS MICHAEL BOYD. ROCKDALE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

WILL BE HELD NEXT FRIDAY, JUNE 5TH AT 7:30 PM AT

TIGER STADIUM HERE IN ROCKDALE.

(UNDATED)–SEVERAL LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS WILL

BRING THEIR SCHOOL YEAR TO AN END WITH GRADUATION

TONIGHT. THORNDALE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HOLD

GRADUATION EXERCISES AT THE AUDITORIUM AT THE

OLD TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL. DOORS OPEN AT 7:25 PM.

THORNDALE VALEDICTORIAN IS DILLON BANKSTON.

SALUTATORIAN IS EMILY CHURCHMAN. MILANO

GRADUATION EXERCISES WILL BE HELD TONIGHT

AT 8 PM AT PRUETT FIELD. THE VALEDICTORIAN IS

SABIAN PUGH. THE SALUTATORIAN MYKA MOREHEAD.

THRALL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION WILL BE HELD

TONIGHT AT 8 PM AT TIGER STADIUM. THE VALEDICTORIAN

IS ISAAC VANTIL. THE SALUTATORIAN IS OLIVIA HALL.

(UNDATED)–THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY DISTRICT

ATTORNEY HAS ASKED AN APPEALS COURT TO DISMISS

CONTEMPT OF COURT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST HER IN

THE CAPITAL MURDER TRIAL OF CRISPIN HARMEL. DISTRICT

JUDGE RICK KENNON FILED A MOTION EARLIER THIS

MONTH TO HOLD D-A JANA DUTY IN CONTEMPT OF COURT,

ACCUSING HER OF VIOLATING A GAG ORDER IN THE CASE.

ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY BRENT WEBSTER FILED

A PETITION ON BEHALF OF DUTY IN THE 3RD COURT OF

APPEALS, STATING THE GAG ORDER IS “UNCONSTITUTIONAL”

AND “THE COURT ABUSED ITS DISCRETION.” THE CONTEMPT

OF COURT HEARING IS SET FOR JULY 6TH.

(TAYLOR)–THE TAYLOR CITY COUNCIL RECEIVED A

REPORT FROM PROGRESSIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT

ON A CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM DURING THE

COUNCIL MEETING THURSDAY.

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CURRENT ROAD CLOSINGS IN MILAM COUNTY:
FM 487 AT SAN GABRIEL

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