2016 building: Just the prelude
Permit total $1.48-million during year
Building was down, compared to the previous year, in Rockdale in 2016, but it’s likely the “main attraction” will come in 2017 with several major projects on the horizon.
Permits, issued at City Hall and reflecting only activity within the city limits, totaled $1,483,551.
That compares to $1,958,331 in 2015. Full Story
Why Santa’s reindeer were all females
WORD FROM THE WIFE
One of my recent birthday messages contained the following:
God, grant us the senility to forget the people we have never much liked, the good fortune to run into the ones we do, and the eyesight to tell the difference!
Most of my other birthday acknowledgments are censored.
—pc— Full Story
Lions Club pancake supper set for Jan. 21
The Milano Evening Lions Club will hold its annual pancake supper on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Milano Civic Center. Serving will begin at 4:30 p.m. and there will also be a silent auction and musical entertainment during the event. Adults plates will be $5 each and children under 12 are $3. Full Story
COOKIE SEASON—Girl Scout Troops 9601, 9603 and 9605 from Rockdale and Troops 9609 and 9610 from Cameron gathered recently at the Girl Scout house in Rockdale to prepare for 2017 cookie season. Girls enjoyed activities that will help them sell cookies to customers and also sampled cookies and earned a fun patch. Cookie sales begin Jan. 18 and go through Feb. 26. Full Story
School has resumed from the holidays. Maybe everyone can get back on schedule.
Family members helped Wayne celebrate his birthday on Sunday as they had dinner in Bryan.
Remember: Co-ed adult volleyball at Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center each Thursday at 7 p.m.
Ken Stone was ordained as a deacon into Gause Baptist Church this past Sunday morning. Full Story
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