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Today`s Local News2018-09-22
SERVICES SET FOR LRA STUDENT KILLED IN ATV ACCIDENT

(LITTLE-RIVER ACADEMY) Funeral services are now set for the Academy student killed in an ATV accident last Friday.

Services have been scheduled for Aiden Martin, 14, an eight-grade Academy Middle School student who died Tuesday at McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple after he was severely injured in an ATV accident last Friday. Visitation will be from 6-8PM Monday at Temple Bible Church in Temple. The funeral service is scheduled for 2PM Tuesday at the church followed by a private family graveside service at Moffat Cemetery in Temple. Martin, who had been in a coma in intensive care since the accident, was removed from life support at around 7PM Tuesday and died a short time later. The Academy ISD made counselors available for students, staff, and families beginning Wednesday and continued throughout the week.


ROCKDALE CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED

(ROCKDALE) The Rockdale City Council has a special meeting scheduled for Monday.

On the agenda will be to discuss and take any necessary action regarding the proposal to increase natural gas rates, the complaint procedure regarding the community development block grant disaster recovery program, and the grant procurement procedures regarding the federal grant programs administered by the General Land Office. Also on the agenda will be to discuss action items regarding the water distribution improvements and hear recommendations from the Planning and Zoning commission regarding the short form subdivision request. The board will then meet in executive session to discuss the employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, or dismissal of the City Manager. If any action is taken the board will reconvene into open session and take any action. Monday`s meeting is scheduled for 5:30PM in the City Council Chambers.


RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY SET FOR CAMERON BUSINESS

(CAMERON) Ribbon cutting ceremonies have been set for a Cameron Business.

The Little River Event Center will host ribbon cutting ceremonies Sunday, October 7th, from 2-5PM. There will be refreshments, tours of the facility, and vendors onsite displaying their work. 


CAMERON ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING SCHEDULED

(CAMERON) Cameron ISD Board of trustees has a Special meeting scheduled for Monday.

The only item on the agenda is the School Resource Officer agreement with Milam County. The board will then meet in closed session in accordance with Policy B.E.. Monday`s meeting is scheduled for 6PM in the Board Conference Room. 


AREA EVENTS

(CENTRAL TEXAS) Here`s a look at some area events headed to Central Texas this week:

September 23
The 65th annual Hanover Community Homecoming Picnic will be on Sunday, at the intersection of FM2095 and FM3242. A covered dish meal will be served at Noon. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 254-986-2439.

September 23
St. Joseph’s Church in Cyclone will have their annual picnic on Sunday, with serving starting at 10:30AM. There will be home-fried chicken, Green’s sausage, and all the trimmings.  A designated drive-through line is provided.  Everyone is invited to come out, play games, eat, and attend the auction and raffle.  The money raised goes to support St. Joseph’s Church. Due to wet weather and limited parking, picnic visitors should park at SPJST Flag Hall and be shuttled to picnic by bus.  Drive-thru plates will still be open at parish hall.

September 23
The Cameron Ministerial Volunteer Program will be having a see you at the pole pep rally Sunday, starting at 6PM, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. This is a community night of worship through music and prayer. Students, parents, school administrators, and city-workers are all invited to come.


CAMERON ISD SEEKING BUS DRIVERS

(CAMERON) Cameron ISD is still looking to find drivers for their busses. 

The district is still seeking bus drivers at this time. Those without a CDL can get affordable online training through the Education Service Center Region 6. Salary starts at $14 per hour, based on experience. You are invited to apply online at https://camerontx.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=322.


YOE FLAG FOOTBALL SIGN-UPS

(CAMERON) Registration is now open for Cameron Youth Flag Football. 

The League is now seeking players for the Fall. Players in 1st through 6th grades are eligible. Cost is $25 and includes a game shirt. A total of 5 games will be on the schedule, to be played Sundays at Yoe Field beginning October 14th. Practices will be on Thursday afternoons, beginning October 4th. Pick up registration forms from Ben Milam, Cameron Elementary, or Cameron Junior High. For questions, call 254-627-1809 or 254-697-2675.  


ROCKDALE ISD TO UNVEIL TIGER STADIUM

(ROCKDALE) The long awaited unveiling of the newly renovated Tiger Stadium is around the corner. 

Rockdale ISD announced an Open House to show off their new digs from 7-8PM Friday, September 28th. 


POLICE REPORT

(CAMERON) Cameron PD reported 4 EMS calls and 1 arrest:
--Aaron Ray Rodriguez, 24 of Temple, for CT

(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 3 EMS calls and 1 arrest:
--Male, 36 of Katy, for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 7 new bookings:
--Salena Lopez, 18 of Rockdale, for indecency with a child by sexual contact
--Katrina Lopez, 28 of Temple, for Bail jumping and Possession of controlled substance
--Brandon Scott Huff, 33 of Rockdale, for DWI
--Aaron Ray Rodriguez, 24 of Temple, for CT
--3 in from Coryell County

There were no accidents reported in rural Milam County:

There are currently 142 inmates in the county jail, including 73 housed for Coryell County.



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