COURT— Milano High School senior homecoming queen candidates (seated, L-R) are Victoria Gaston, Melodie Jones, Alyssa Roth and Michelle Polich. Class duchesses are (standing, L-R) Emily Bitsoie, junior; Bailey Baggerly, sophomore; and Emilie Compton, freshman. Full Story
October 23—JanetVaughan, Tyler Lehmkuhl, A.J.Sandoval.October 24—Mary LoisMorgan, Joshua Gerren, KevinCooke.October 25—Paul Clark,Kent Pendleton.October 26—MelanieMoody, Denice Doss, RoseRek, Dana Schoppe.October 27—Taryn Arledge.October 28—Emerson Hirt,Kathy Cooke. Full Story
Marriage LicensePaul Briden and Neile Bush.Charlie Betak and Margie Williams. Divorce GrantedEva Vasquez and ChristobalVasquez.Melvin Goss and Roxy Goss. Full Story
DANCER OF THE WEEK—
Kyla Pendleton was named Rockdale Golden Girls Dancer of the Week for the Rockdale Lago Vista game Friday, Oct. 17. Full Story
How to stay healthy on Halloween
Tips to avoid sugar guilt
For children and more than a few adults, Halloween is a popular holiday. Although costumes and haunted houses play a part in the fun, many of us mainly associate Halloween with candy. In the U.S. alone, trick-or-treaters spend the evening collecting a staggering 600 million pounds of candy. Full Story
On Saturday, October 18, shoppers were busy taking care of some early Christmas shopping at the 2014 annual Christmas in October at S.P.J.S.T. Assisted Living Community in Taylor. Many vendors displayed their handmade items. Over 150 shoppers attended and enjoyed wassail and homemade blueberry muffins. Full Story
MHS homecoming is Friday
The Milano High School 2014 homecoming queen will be crowned during halftime ceremonies of the Milano-Bremond game on Friday. Senior class queen nominees are Victoria Gaston, daughter of Jeremy and Angie Gaston; Melodie Jones, daughter of Jeff and Jimann Jones; Alyssa Roth, daughter of John and Jennifer Mulac and Chris Roth; and Michelle Polich, daughter of Karen and the late C.W. Full Story
Gause Volunteer Fire Department needs donations for a new repeater
Donnie and Maxine McBee recently spent the weekend with Nita and Temple Tucker at their weekend home in Ledbetter and toured and shopped the antique shops in Round Top.
Gause Jr. High Bears football team will not be playing this Thursday evening and then Thursday, Oct. 30, they will have their final game of the season at Hill Country School of Austin at 4 p.m. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Hamburger, baked beans, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, orange wedges, milk.
Tuesday—Italian meatballs, spaghetti with sauce, broccoli florets, garlic bread, hot spiced peaches, milk.
Wednesday—Grilled chicken sandwich, fiesta corn, spicy pinto beans, lettuce, tomato, pickle, banana pudding with wafers, milk. Full Story
Home economics division draws 496 Fair entries
Best of show winners listed
A total of 496 entries were judged in the home economics division of the Rockdale Fair.
“Best of Show” awards were presented to the top entry in each age division as follows:
Beginners, Ellis Suits, creative arts; juniors, Kobe Rothe, painting; intermediates, Alayna Betchan, painting; seniors, Ashton Betchan, Christmas craft; adults, Rebecca Buff, Christmas craft. Full Story
Rockdale Fair youth livestock sale results
Grand champion— Ethan Biar, Thorndale FFA, buyers Coufal-Prater Equipment, Milam County Livestock Auction, Standards Home Health, $11,466.50 plus $ 2,320 added money, $13,786.50 total.
Reserve champion—Devin Patin, Thorndale 4-H, buyer Don White, $9,802.50 plus $1,410 added money, $11,212.50 total. Full Story
BOOTS CHAPS COWBOY HATS
2014 FAIR RODEO RESULTS
Bareback riding—1. Jake Brown 81 $323.22; 2. Matt Crumpler 79 $215.48. Saddle Bronc riding—1. Joel Ragsdale 76 S388.40. Steer wrestling—1. Gary Gilbert 4.5 $476.10; 2. Barrett Dallmeyer 4.6 $357; 3. Dean Stermer 5.3 $238; 4. Adam Stranham and Billy Morian 6.4 $59.50. Breakaway roping— 1. Maddie Gofor th 2.50 $596.24; 2. Kaki Herring 2.56 $447.18; 3. Full Story