Las Vegas comes to town
Rotary’s 3rd Casino Night nets $15K for students
There were lots of winners Saturday when the Rockdale rotary Cub held its third annual Casino Night at The Ranch.
Desserie Pulley won the $1,000 first prize, while Terri Noack and Deana Zinn went home with the $500 second prizes.
One hundred dollar winners were Rachel Gerren, Amanda Jones, Helen Parish, Matt Lehmkuhl and Emily Niemtschk. Full Story
Lions pancake & bacon supper on Fat Tuesday
Even if you can’t make it to New Orleans this Fat Tuesday, the Rockdale Noon Lions can fix you up for sure!
Come on down to the New Salem Club on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 5-7 p.m. and we will fix you up with some pancakes and bacon fo’ sho’ at the 16th annual Rockdale Noon Lions Pancake and Bacon Supper fundraiser. Full Story
Hard work, education and church
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS, SERIES 8, PART 1
Editor’s note: This is the first article in the ninth series of “On the Other Side of the Tracks,” a Black History Month series by former Rockdale resident, and longtime teacher, Susie Sansom-Piper. Full Story
Greene seeks new Milam sheriff term
Sheriff David Greene is seeking re-election in the March 1 Republican Primary. His statement of candidacy follows:
Sheriff David Greene is seeking re-election as your Sheriff in the up-coming 2016 Milam County Republican Primary. Full Story
LOT’SA BIRTHDAYS—Pat and Charlie Watson recently held their annual January birthday party for persons with birthdays in that month. It was attended by persons whose ages totaled 683 including 94-year-old Vivian Yezak (L) and 82-year-old Nettilee Korenek. Also in attendance, in addition to the Watsons were Johnny Menges, Susie Urban, Robert Urban, Debbie Currie and Sandra Elmon. Full Story
As I am typing this news today, Feb. 1, our oldest child, Craig, is having his 50th birthday. Doesn’t seem possible but time does fly. Hoping to make a trip to San Antonio to see him and tour the Hill Country as soon as I feel my allergy season is over. Full Story
Feb. 4—Lavada Yoakum.
Feb. 5—Hilary Miller.
Feb. 8—Jay Willingham, Pastor Russ Willis.
Feb. 10—Dorothy Thaler, Betty Headrick, Spencer Stephens. Full Story
William Kruse and Billie Kruse.
Luis Alejo and Mary Coronado.
Miguel Chaidez and Graciela Buentello. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Herb baked chicken, mashed potatoes, beet salad, seasoned green beans, wheat roll, lemon bar, milk.
Tuesday—Beef pepper steak, new potatoes broccoli, wheat bread, fruit cup, milk.
Wednesday— Baked ham, baked sweet potato, corn and lima bean succotash wheat roll, gingerbread cake, milk. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
It was a slow news week. The Reporter’s front page was its country correspondents and the lead story’s headline was: “San Gabriel farmers impatient with long spell of bad weather.” Full Story
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