Reporter/Ken Esten Cooke Reporter/Ken Esten Cooke Leon and Carrie Jones marked their 60th anniversary with friends at the Manor Oaks Nursing Center on Friday. The couple, married May 30, 1949 near Dallas, met in church. They came to Rockdale about 30 years ago after his career at Texas Instruments and her career as an assistant librarian at The Dallas Morning News. Mr. Jones served in the U.S. Army First Cavalry Division in Australia during World War II. The two are currently under the care of VistaCare Hospice at Manor Oaks. "We are their family," said Donna Goodwin, Manor Oaks nurse.

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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.

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