The cutest Thanksgiving
Pre-K play at cafeteria
Pre-Kindergarten students at Rockdale Elementary School presented an “Extravaganza” Tuesday before school turned out for the holiday.
The play featured four acts and included the first Thanksgiving and ended when the large audience gathered in the cafeteria, helped students sing “The Thankful Song.” Full Story
We came, we ate, we napped, we conquered
WORD FROM THE WIFE
It's so hard to get the whole gang together for anything, even Thanksgiving. But we managed to have almost the whole deal here, 13 strong this year. Full Story
ALAMO VISIT—Boy Scout Troop 790 Panther Patrol visited the Alamo and Texas Museum Sunday, Nov. 6. Participating were (front row, L-R) Harrison Bender, Andy Tischler, Alex Rubio, Logan Keefer, (back row, L-R) Vernon Bender, Judy Tischler, Pete Rubio. Full Story
Christmas parade, dinner Saturday
The City of Milano’s annual Christmas parade will kick off at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 from the Milano football field. Lineup will start at 10 a.m. The parade route will travel south down 5th Street, go under the overpass, go through the downtown area and double back ending at the Milano Civic Center. Full Story
Area hospice changes name, keeps personnel
TEMPLE—An area hospice which serves Rockdale and Milam County, has changed its name but is keeping its familiar faces.
Kindred Hospice was also known as Family Hospice, VistaCare Hospice, Odyssey Hospice and Geneva Hospice.
“While our name has changed, there are many things which haven’t changed,” Rosa Hernandez, hospice specialist, said. Full Story
Family members gathered at the home of Ray and Paula Coats in College Station for their Thanksgiving get-together. Wanda and Al Coats and family and Lois Watkins and family attended from Gause.
The Gause Baptist Church Christmas pageant will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday in the church Family Life Center. There will be a practice at the center at 10 a.m. Saturday. Full Story
Dec. 2—Betty Backhaus. Dec. 5—Rebecca Luckey. Dec. 6—Harvey Holliman. Full Story
Raymond Richter and Melanie Crook.
Joshua Seelke and Lisa Bresee.
Lewis Edmonson and Franchesca McDaniel.
Glenn Schneider and Jana Llana.
James Cooper and Tamra Walderon.
Blake Douglas and Michelle Reese.
Wesley Goodwin and Janine Goodwin.
Serena Culbertson and Robert Culbertson. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Chicken and dumplings, greens, cornbread, ambrosia cup, milk.
Tuesday— Smoked turkey ham, cornbread dressing with brown gravy, green beans, wheat bread, mixed berry parfait, milk.
Wednesday— Chicken and broccoli stir fry, fluffy rice, spicy carrots, romaine salad with dressing, wheat bread, fruited cherry gelatin, milk. Full Story
Cereal, toast, jelly, fruit, juice, milk offered daily.
Tuesday—Scrambled eggs, toast.
Thursday— Pancake-on-astick, syrup.
Lunch Full Story
Weather balloons WEATHER WHYS
Q: Does the weather service still use weather balloons? A:
Yes it does, said Brent
McRoberts of Texas A&M University. Many of the uses of weather balloons can now be carried out by weather satellites that orbit hundreds of miles above the Earth. Full Story
Quilts of valor
QUILTS OF VALOR—Over 25 quilts were awarded, and 150 persons attended, as First Shiloh Baptist Church of Thrall recently honored veterans with a banquet. Each veteran was recognized. The Quilts of Valor were made by 40 volunteers over an 11-month period. The Quilts of Valor movement was begun in 2003. Full Story
Call additions or corrections to The Reporter, 446-5838.
• American Cancer Society, Gaye Bland, memorial chair, 963 N. FM 908, Rockdale TX 76567.
• American Heart Association Processing Center, PO Box 8411125, Dallas, TX 75284- 1125. Full Story
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