History play makes, well, history
‘Last hurrah’ for teacher after 21 times
When the last fifthgrader left the intermediate school stage Friday at the end of “A Walk Through American History,” it was literally the end of an era.
Sandra Burrough, the teacher who has compiled, produced and stage the Rockdale tradition, is retiring at the end of the school year. This 21st edition in 2016, was her last. Full Story
Oh, the pet peeves of an impatient me
I hate making left turns. In fact, I have been known to take a right and turn down another street so I could go back the other way.
But specific to this town, I think it should be ILLEGAL to try to make a left turn off of Bowser onto Cameron Avenue. Full Story
A delegation from the office of Gov. Greg Abbott visited Rockdale last week for a two-day tourism assessment of sites in the city and outside (Apache Pass). One of the sites visited was the former Aycock High School. Full Story
Versatile Caywood charms audience at local library
Once known as Rockdale’s “Singing Mailman,” Ronnie Caywood has since retired from delivering the U.S. mail, but he is still singing and picking and doing it better than ever.
Just ask a crowd of about 20 listeners who turned out Thursday evening for a solo act by the versatile vocalist/guitarist/song writer. Full Story
Looks like our spring showers may continue into the beginning of our summer, but that’s okay because chances are we will be wishing for some showers before the summer is over.
Wow, I’m short on news this week. Don’t know if there is nothing going on or everyone just too busy to take time to report. Full Story
Hark, a hawk!
HARK, A HAWK!—This hawk was a surprise visitor atop a Purple Martin house in the back yard of Gary and Annette Griesbach, 905 Cady Road, last Saturday morning. “He sat on that bird house for a solid hour, staring into our swimming pool,” Gary Griesbach, who took this photo, said. Full Story
Knight volleyball fundraiser set for Saturday at MHS gym
The Knight Scholarship Volleyball Tournament fundraiser will be Saturday at the high school gym. Entry fee is $25 per player. The date was changed due to conflicts with other events.
Registration will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. the day of the tournament. Photos of the teams will be taken at 10:30 a.m. and games will start at 11. Concession stand will also be open. Full Story
May 26—Ruth Whitmire. Pat vonGonten, Keaton Hundle.
May 27—Blair Jones, Dana Pendleton, Emogene Doss.
May 28—April Eschberger, Monroe Jungman.
May 29—Laura Baker, Caryn Bland, Noelia Cooke, Brody Willard, Suzanne Crump-Hundle.
May 30—Joely Cleveland.
May 27—Bobby and Lorna Gibson. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Memorial Day holiday.
Tuesday—Beef pepper steak, garlic mashed potatoes, Capri vegetables, wheat roll, seasonal fruit, milk.
Wednesday—Chicken salad on lettuce, chunky fruit medley, wheat bread, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, chocolate chip cookie, milk. Full Story
Brandon Bomer and Kaitlyn Morgan.
Gerry Mitchan and Kimberly Evan.
Osvaldo Lopez and Casaundra McClendon.
Tara Walker and Robert Walker.
Charles Wadlington and Kristen Wadlington.
Clayton Miller and Dani Miller. Full Story
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