Is everybody hoppy!
They were certainly in a good mood Friday morning at Fair Park as an estimated 400 children, parents and others turned out for the annual Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt. The most popular attendee was, of course, the Easter Bunny who enjoyed rock star status as he strolled around greeting kids of all ages. Also see page 1B. Full Story
Projects for Earth Day, and beyond
Rockdale volunteers will head out in support of their town, and their earth, Saturday with many projects on tap for the annual Earth Day observance.
But Earth Day is spilling over into “Earth Week” in 2017 with programs at local school campuses and the city library even before Saturday. Full Story
RISD will ‘shrink’ in land transfer
‘Beneficial’ pact with Lexington
Just over seven square miles of land in the Rockdale ISD is being “detached” and picked up by the Lexington ISD in a switch administrators say is beneficial to both districts. Full Story
Early voting starts Monday for cities, TISD
Rockdale council, Thorndale school bond decisions
Early voting for the May 6 city and school elections gets underway Monday and while there aren’t a lot of contests in the Rockdale area, there are some big decisions for voters.
Rockdale east ward residents will choose a successor for a longtime city councilman who died in office last month. Full Story
DOUBLE DUTY—An Easter Sunday community sunrise service on the Patterson Civic Center grounds wrapped up a well-attended series of Holy Week services. From left, Rev. Ken Ansell of Rockdale Full Gospel Church was the sunrise service speaker. Full Story
POSGCD board okays request to move wells
MILANO—Without a dissenting vote Monday evening, the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District Board (POSGCD) okayed a request to relocate one-third of the water wells earmarked for a San Antonio pipeline. Full Story
RHS Art Show set Thursday for downtown
The annual Rockdale High School Art Show is moving downtown.
The Community Room, 109 North Main, will become an art gallery at 6 p.m. Thursday and winners—Best of Show and first through third places—will be announced at 6:30.
Afterwards, an induction ceremony for new members of the Rockdale High School National Art Honor Society will begin. Full Story
Prom Saturday at civic center
It’s time to dress up.
Rockdale High School’s annual prom will unreel from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Patterson Civic Center Saturday.
School officials remind all RHS juniors and seniors they must present the personalized tickets they received in their prom invitation for entry into the event. Full Story
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