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OCT 21

(ROCKDALE)–THE ROCKDALE SCHOOL BOARD

APPROVED A NEW APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD CANDIDATE

AND APPROVED ARRANGEMENTS FOR A NEW MARQUEE

SIGN AT THE ATHLETIC COMPLEX DURING THE BOARD

MEETING MONDAY. THE BOARD APPROVED THE NOMINATION

OF DAVID KAUFMAN TO FILL THE VACANCY ON THE

BOARD. THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED A MOVE TO BRING

A MARQUEE SIGN TO THE PARKING LOT OF THE ROCKDALE

ATHLETIC COMPLEX.

(TAYLOR)–A FIRE WAS REPORTED IN AN UNOCCUPIED

2 STORY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN TAYLOR JUST BEFORE

2 O’CLOCK THIS (TUESDAY) MORNING. FIREMEN HAD THE

FIRE AT 715 PORTER STREET UNDER CONTROL ABOUT

A HALF HOUR AFTER ARRIVING ON THE SCENE. THE

CAUSE OF THE BLAZE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.

(UNDATED)–EARLY VOTING IS UNDERWAY IN MILAM

COUNTY FOR LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL ELECTIONS IN

NOVEMBER. 482 CAST EARLY BALLOTS MONDAY. 3 LOCAL

CONTESTED RACES ARE ON THE BALLOT.

(UNDATED)–THE SALE AT THE ROCKDALE FAIR HELD

OVER THE WEEKEND BROUGHT IN OVER 523 THOUSAND

DOLLARS.

(UNDATED)–THE MURDER TRIAL IS UNDERWAY TODAY

FOR A MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING A 73 YEAR OLD WOMAN

IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY IN 1980. STEPHEN THOMAS WAS

ARRESTED IN 2012 IN CONNECTION WITH THE 1980 MURDER

OF MILDRED H. MCKINNEY IN HER WILLIAMSON COUNTY

HOME. THOMAS FACES CAPITAL MURDER CHARGES. THE

WILLIAMSON COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE WILL

SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY.

 

 

 

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