Today`s Local News2015-05-23
Saturday, May 23, 2015      


(TEXAS)  This holiday weekend, drivers in Texas are facing gasoline prices that are about 22 cents higher than a month ago.  Triple-A says the 

average price of regular has been trending higher for weeks came close to hitting two-52 a gallon today after another fraction of a cent increase 

overnight.  Still, that`s 92 cents lower than a year ago. 


(CAPE CANAVERAL) The SpaceX Dragon capsule left the International Space Station Thursday to return to Earth.

The capsule, containing some 3,000 pounds of experiments and equipment was headed for an early afternoon splashdown in the Pacific, off the 

Southern California coast.

The capsule arrived at the orbiting lab last month, bearing much-needed groceries and other goods for the six station residents.  The 

California-based SpaceX company is NASA`s only means of getting supplies to the 260-mile-high station, ever since last year`s loss of an Orbital 

Sciences craft in a Virginia launch explosion.  More recently, a Russian supply ship went into an uncontrollable spin after liftoff and was destroyed 

upon re-entry earlier this month, its entire contents undelivered.

SpaceX tests its rocket motors at its facility in McGregor, west of Waco.  SpaceX will attempt to launch another shipment June 26.


(MILANO) A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Milano Independent School District
will be held on May 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM, in the High School Library.

On the agenda for Tuesdays special meeting will be consideration and possible action concerning construction projects and school property, as 

well as personnel and staffing issues for the 2015-2016 school year. 


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

Auditions for M*A*S*H will be Tuesday through Thursday from 7-9:30PM. Auditions will include reading from the script. The production requires 

24-27 men, women, and extras.

M*A*S*H hits the stage July 26th and 27th, with encore performances the following weekend. 


(CAMERON) The American Legion and Cameron VFW will host their annual Memorial Day Program on Monday on the Courthouse Square. 

The ceremony begins at 10AM. KMIL will broadcast the program live. The community and all veterans are invited. The Cameron Yoe High Band 

will perform a selection of patriotic music. 


(CAMERON) KMIL`s Awesome Threesome Polka Party will be held Memorial Day afternoon from 1-4 here on 105.1 The Ranch, with your hosts 

Alfred Vrazel, Porter Young and Gene Mitchan. Tune in, show up, or call in all afternoon.


(CAMERON) Cameron athletes will soon have a chance to participate in various sports camps. 

Yoe Baseball Camp will be June 1st and 2nd at Airport Park from 9AM-Noon each day. The camp, for all incoming 3-9th graders, is $30 per 

player. Campers will need a glove, cleats, and bat. Make checks payable to Yoe Booster Club. 

Yoe Basketball Camp is coming June 2nd through 4th at Yoe High Gym from 1-4PM each day. The camp, for all incoming 3-9th graders, is $30 per 

player. Make checks payable to Yoe Basketball. 

Lady Yoe Volleyball Camp is July 20th and 21st at Yoe High Gym from 9AM-Noon each day. The camp is $30 per player. Make checks payable to 

Kara Del Bosque.

The 7th annual Yoeman Football Camp is set for July 27th through 30th at Yoe Field. Grades 3rd through 6th will meet from 8-10am and 7th-9th 

graders will meet from 10:30am-12:30pm. You can register the first day of camp. The cost is $45. There are scholarships opportunities available 

for athletes. Campers will need to provide their own towel, wear shorts, a t-shirt, and cleats, and must leave all jewelry at home. Make checks 

payable to Yoe Football Camp. 


(CAMERON) Multiple Yoe baseball players have been named to the 20-3A All District team. 

Senior stalwart at Shortstop, Jamie Dominguez, was named the overall Offensive MVP. Kenneth Lara was the lone 1st team selection. Cameron 

had a trio of 2nd teamers: pitcher Nick Alonso, outfielder Jordan Young, and infielder Alex Ibarra. Both Jacob Smitherman and Pedro Gutierrez 

were honorable mention selections. 


(CAMERON) Multiple Lady Yoe softball players have been named to the 20-3A All District team. 

Senior 3rd baseman Gabby Valdez was tabbed as the Defensive MVP. Freshman pitcher Madison Humble was honored as Pitcher of the Year and 

Senior designated player Sloan Springfield was named Designated Player of the Year. Cameron had a lone 1st team selection in Sophomore 

centerfielder Jordan Myers. Outfielder Karla Martinez and 1st baseman Ta`Shena Tindle were 2nd teamers. There were several Honorable 

Mentions: infielders Ashlyn Spink and Daniella Hill, outfielder Bailee Tucker, and catcher Susy Cardona. 

Several of the ladies also made Academic All District, including Cardona, Hill, Humble, Martinez, Myers, Spink, Springfield, Tindle, Tucker, 

Valdez, Zabrian Sowders, and Victoria Trevino. Spink, Springfield, and Tindle each made the Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All 

State Team. Springfield and Tindle were also named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Academic All State squads. 


(CAMERON) Cameron Police reported 4 EMS runs and 2 arrests:
--Christopher Smith, warrant forgery of government instrument
--Robert Lara, Jr, Assault causing bodily injury/family violence

(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 3 EMS runs and 1 accident:
--11:40am 2 vehicle accident with injuries at the Days Inn parking lot
(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported none booked in:

There were no accidents in rural Milam County:

There are currently 114 prisoners in the Milam County Jail, including 24 housed for Coryell County, and 13 housed for Lampasas County.

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