A huge success, and that’s no bull
Buckin’ and BBQ draws 1,650 for new event
Just hours after the first annual Rockdale Chamber of Commerce’s Buckin’ Bulls and BBQ event concluded at Fair Park, the Chamber began planning the second one.
“It was fantastic,” incoming Chamber chair Rebecca Vasquez said. “We had 1,650 attend and we filled up both sides of the rodeo arena for the bull riding.” Full Story
Don’t cry over red onions, they’re great
COMMENTS FROM MICAH
If you are interested in showing a dog in 4-H, please call our office and leave your name and phone number.
We hope to grow this project in the future. We’ve had great success this month. (See photo page 4C).
The new 4-H year will start Sept. 1. To re-enroll or join 4-H, please see our website: http://counties. agrilife.org/mc4h/4-h-enrollmentguidelines/. Full Story
MARC GIFT—Clients of Rockdale’s Milam Adult Resource Center (MARC) recently presented a special gift to The Ranch, which hosts the yearly MARC Runs, sponsored by Bad to the Bone Motorcycle Club. Clients presented a collage of photos from the runs. There have now been 15 runs raising more than $227,000, including $27,000 this year. Full Story
THORNDALE YARD-OF-THE-MONTH—The Thorndale Chamber of Commerce recently awarded its July yard-of-the-month to Irene Schneider, 900 West US 79. From left, Miss Thorndale
Caitlyn Garcia, Mara McDowell, Jamie Albiser, Susan Drabek, Mayor Allen Hejl, Irene Schneider, Ethel Seelig and Louis Alvarez. Full Story
Patrick Rivera and Sunshine Villanueva.
Mario Chavez and Alondra Garcia. Full Story
Tony and April Vargas announce the birth of their daughter, Ellie Nicole Vargas, at 7:50 a.m. June 1, 2016, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 18½ inches long. She is welcomed by a sister, Ava Vargas. Full Story
July 28—Dee Ellis.
July 29—Tyler Thomas.
July 30—Malda Burns, Richard Day.
July 31—Joey Offield.
July 30—Thomas and Alice Eichinger.
July 31—Billy and Lillian Galbreath. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Pulled pork, buttered rice, carrots, roll, fruit, milk.
Tuesday—Smothered steak, black-eyed peas, seasoned spinach, roll, seasonal fruit, milk.
Wednesday—Turkey sandwich, mustard potato salad, let tuce and tomato slices, cucumber onion salad, orange zephyr whip, milk. Full Story
RUFF, RUFF!—Brooklyn Youngblood, Milam County 4-Her recently competed at the Texas State 4-H Dog Show. Her dog, LuLu, won first in costume, second in showmanship, sixth in rally, and third in obedience. Accompanying Brooklyn was her mom, Susan Youngblood. Full Story
‘Fatty Bottoms’ set to open
CAMERON—Milam Community Theater’s production of “Greater Fatty Bottoms” opens Saturday at the Williams Event Center at 408 South Columbus in Cameron.
Greater Fatty Bottoms, a comedy by Waco playwright Robert Brown, is based in the mythical town of Greater Fatty Bottoms. Full Story
The Milano Junction Country Jamboree will be held Saturday, July 30, at the Milano Civic Center. All musicians, players, pickers and listeners, of course, are invited to hear some great country and gospel music. First note is at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available. Full Story
Lynsie Kornegay and Elizabeth Moore have been visiting in Livingston this week with sister Natalie Kornegay.
Wanda and Alfred Coats were in Bryan recently to help Grayson Rasco celebrate his fourth birthday with his parents, Bryce and Natalie Rasco, family members and friends. Full Story
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