Today`s Local News2016-02-13
Saturday, February 13, 2016


(CAMERON) The City of Cameron City Council has a Special Meeting scheduled to immediately follow the council workshop on Tuesday, February 16.

On the agenda for Tuesday`s meeting will be the consideration and take action on a request for permission for the use of Ledbetter Park for Cameron PD BBQ Shootout to be held on April 29-30, 2016.  Also on Tuesday`s agenda the council will appoint Joe Reyes to fill the unexpired term on the Cameron Housing Authority Board.

Tuesday`s Special Meeting will follow the Council Workshop scheduled for 5:30PM in the City Council 


(BUCKHOLTS) The Buckholts Town Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, February 15.

On the agenda for Monday`s Special Meeting will be the discussion of quotes for Aerators and amount for installation, to include project management fee.  

Monday`s special meeting is scheduled for 4PM in the Buckholts Town Hall.


(BUCKHOLTS) The Buckholts ISD Board of Trustees has a regular meeting scheduled for Monday, February 15.

On the agenda for Monday`s meeting will be several administrator`s reports as well as the consideration and taking possible action on a bus camera agreement amendment, a boundary dispute, personnel openings, and more.

Monday`s meeting is scheduled for 6PM.


(ROCKDALE) The Little River Basin Master Gardeners and Milam County AgriLife Extension will host a plant program Monday. 

The 2 will combine to bring Dr. Barron Rector to the George Patterson Community Center in Rockdale on Monday. He will speak from 5-6PM on Toxic Plants and from 6:30-7:30PM on Invasive Plants. Dr. Rector is an extension range specialist at Texas A&M University in the Department of Rangeland Ecology and Management. 


(CAMERON) Milam County is seeking foster parents. 

There is an informational meeting Monday at 6PM at Bea`s Kitchen in Cameron. If you were thinking about becoming a licensed foster parent, the informational meeting is your first step. If you need more information, visit  


(CAMERON) Milam Community Theater is set to host auditions for their latest production. 

MCT will host auditions for Agatha Christie`s The Unexpected Guest on Monday and Tuesday from 6:30-8:30PM each night at the Williams Event Center in Cameron. The cast will consist of 3 women and 7 men. Those that audition will need to read from the script. The Unexpected Guest will hit the stage this April. For info, send an email to Randy Leo at


(CAMERON) The Cameron Chamber of Commerce has announced their plans for the next Chamber Banquet.

The 82nd Annual Chamber Banquet will take place March 8th at the Cameron VFW. The Cameron Chamber of Commerce is seeking community input on candidates for several of the annual awards presented at the Banquet, including: Organization of the Year; Citizen of the Year; and Business of the Year. Citizens will need to describe how the nominee meets the criteria for each award. 

Please send your ideas to the Chamber of Commerce either by email to or mail to P.O. Box 432, Cameron, TX 76520. Be sure to mark your calendars for the annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet, March 8th at the VFW. For banquet tickets please contact the Chamber of Commerce office.


(CAMERON) Cameron PD reported 3 EMS run and 1 accident:
--9:41PM vehicle vs deer on Highway 77 N between Ben Arnold and Burlington

(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 2 EMS runs and 1 arrest:
--James Ray Perkins, 21 of Houston, DWLI

There was also 1 fire call: 
--10:26PM Milano FD called out to unattended controlled burn out of control at CR 322 and CR 328

(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 4 new bookings:
--Humberto Ramon De Leon, Jr., 25 of Rockdale, Evading Arrest w/Vehicle
--Johnathan Roy O`Brien, 19 of Thorndale, Assault Causes Bodily Injury
--Gerardo Quintero Acevedo, 58 of Laredo, DWI
--5 in from Coryell County

There was 1 accident reported in rural Milam County:
--2 vehicle accident w/ no injuries at FM 485 and HWY 77 

There are currently 131 inmates in the county jail, including 55 housed for Coryell County, 8 held for 
Lampasas County, 1 held for Cameron PD, 4 housed in Robertson County, and 18 housed in Lee County.

Make this page Your Homepage