The Kay’s biggest day
So far, that is. A crowd of over 200, most of them delighted children, packed the restored Kay Theatre Saturday for its showing of the Disney classic “Frozen.” Many of the kids came in costume and sang along with the songs, as did delighted moms and dads. It was a big weekend for The Kay, which also hosted the play “Twelve Angry Men” Friday (see bottom of this page). Full Story
Murder indictment returned
Three counts handed down over shootings
A 53-year-old Rockdale man was indicted for first degree murder Thursday by a Milam County grand jury.
Ricardo Muñoz was indicted in connection with the March 30 shooting death of Buckholts resident Francisco Avila, 41, in Cameron.
Muñoz was also indicted on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one of unlawful possession of a firearm by felon. Full Story
No jobs lost for schools
Budget moves work in ‘15-16’
Four months of trying to save jobs in the Rockdale ISD paid off Monday when Supt. Denise Monzingo told trustees there would be no reductions in force (RIF) recommended in the 2015- 16 school budget.
“Fantastic!” was the immediate comment from board president Lee Jenkins. Full Story
It’s a clean sweep for Rockdale
Earth Day event draws 100 helpers
Despite threatening weather the night before, Rockdale’s community wide Earth Day cleanup drew 100 volunteers Saturday.
About 15 projects were completed in areas ranging from litter pickup, to cemetery cleaning to refurbishing Rockdale’s skate park.
Dave Melton, event organizer said in addition to previously listed projects, the following also participated: Full Story
Eggs, spinach, mushrooms, oh my!
Bill and I and my parents were all out of town this weekend at a Press Conference, so we missed a whole lot of fun in Rockdale.
We missed the Rockdale Downtown Association’s Car & Bike Show, which had to be re-scheduled due to rain (originally scheduled for March 21).
It sounds like the weather last Saturday cooperated beautifully. Full Story
April 23—Jaime Dyer, Trish Atchley.
April 24—Dusty Loewe, Amber Malone, Makenlee Worley.
April 26—Brady Nelson III, Jack Chelf Jr., Stassney Davis, Paula Sides.
April 27—David Phillips
April 28—Laura Jones, Brady Nelson Jr.
April 29—Mary Knight, James Rackley.
Anniversaries Full Story
New kids off the Box
It’s been 34 years since a Tiger girls team has gone to state
Tucker Tovar was all by his lonesome at the UIL state golf tournament in 2014 and while wandering around the 8,000- yard Lost Pines golf course, probably wished he had a little company. He had no idea. Flash forward to 2015 and every member of the Rockdale golf team—boys and girls—will make the journey to Grey Rock on Monday to compete in the UIL Class 3A State Tournament. Full Story
The perfect mix
Tiger doubles teams advance to state
COLLEGE STATION—No one has been closer than Rockdale’s pair of mixed doubles teams.
And at the highest level of competition it was no different for Blake King and Erin Blanchard and Kasey Crump and Ben Blanchard.
The foursome advanced out of the Class 3A Region III tournament held at A&M Consolidated Monday and Tuesday. Full Story
Brook s shines again in spring
NORMAN, Okla. — There went Daniel Brooks wide, speeding past cornerback Jordan Thomas and bursting into open field.
There he went up the middle, finding a crease and gaining 10 yards. And there again, taking a shovel pass and shooting ahead for 17. Full Story
Second Tuesday Chamber XChange a huge success
Wow! Our first, 2nd Tuesday Chamber XChange was a huge success.
Thank you to our Chamber Board members and Denise Brock who were at Hogan Hall most of last Tuesday setting up, decorating and setting out the food.
Thank you to Georgetown Winery who provided us with some delicious wines. Thank you to all who donated food and decorations. Full Story
PAYNELESS—A ribbon cutting for new chamber member Payneless Lawncare & Tree Service was held Thursday at the Chamber’s rock house office. Back row (L-R): Gerri Offield, Renata Rocha, Rebecca Vasquez, Allen Sanders, Margo Gilless, Janice King, Rev. Full Story
FISHING HOLE—Chamber officials gathered Thursday for a ribbon cutting for a new member, The Country Preacher’s Fishing Hole/Calvary Baptist Church. This also is a ribbon cutting for a new chamber member: Country Preacher Fishing Hole-Calvary Baptist Church. Full Story
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