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AUG 29

(UNDATED)–A LAS VEGAS MAN WAS CHARGED WITH

MURDER LATE FRIDAY AFTER AN ARGUMENT RESULTED IN

HIM FATALLY STABBING HIS CO-WORKER AT A REST STOP

NEAR SALADO. 46 YEAR OLD STANLEY POLK JUNIOR WAS

CHARGED LATE FRIDAY WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER IN

THE DEATH OF 62 YEAR OLD RONALD RUIZ OF SOUTH

BEND, INDIANA. BOND WAS SET AT ONE MILLION

DOLLARS.

(UNDATED)–THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF

TRANSPORTATION THIS WEEK APPROVED 22 PROJECTS

FROM PROPOSITION ONE TOTALLING MORE THAN

304 MILLION DOLLARS FOR ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION,

AND ONE OF THE PROJECTS IS IN MILAM COUNTY. TXDOT

APPROVED MILAM COUNTY’S PROJECT FOR WIDENING

THE RAODWAY ON F-M 487 FROM COUNTY ROAD 402 TO

JUST NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD 235. THE CONSTRUCTION

IS EXPECTED TO START AFTER THE FIRST OF THE YEAR AND

TAKE ABOUT 10 MONTHS TO COMPLETE.

(UNDATED)–A PLAN TO EXPORT 16 BILLION GALLONS

OF GROUNDWATER A YEAR FROM A SITE IN BURLESON

COUNTY TO SAN ANTONIO IS DRAWING HEATED OPPOSITION

FROM ONE GROUP. THE LEAGUE OF INDEPENDENT VOTERS

HAS EXPRESSED OPPOSITION TO THE VISTA RIDGE PIPELINE.

LINDA CURTIS, EXECUTIVE DIRECT OF THE LEAGUE, SAID

THE PIPELINE IS TAKING TOO MUCH WATER FROM THE

PEOPLE IN BURELSON COUNTY, AND COULD DAMATE

PEOPLE’S WATER WELLS IN RURAL AREAS.

(ROCKDALE)–IN SPORTS, THE ROCKDALE TIGER

FOOTBALL TEAM OPENED THE 2015 SEASON WITH A

VICTORY ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT. THE TIGERS DEFEATED

SMITHVILLE 48 TO 28. ROCKDALE HOSTS TAYLOR NEXT

WEEK.

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