Bad jokes to get you out of your crabby mood
We received these from good friend Terry Stuller in cold Washington state. If you don't laugh at at least one of these, just go back to bed. You're just going to cause trouble for everybody else today in that bad mood. Q. How do you catch a unique rabbit? Full Story
'You're pathfinders for today's military'
Veterans honored at all four school campuses Nov. 11
Veterans don't have to worry about being forgotten by today's military. Army Command Sgt. Major Jerry Faulk, keynote speaker for last Wednesday's Veterans Day program in the high school auditorium, made that clear. "You veterans are the pathfinders for today's military," he said. "You're not behind us, you're beside us. Full Story
POUNDS OF CARING
Rockdale High School seniors Thomas Betchan (lef t) and Jace Tarver unload 20 sacks of non-perishable food items donated to the current food drive sponsored by Milam County Lions Clubs. The two seniors helped collect food as par t of RHS' Project Graduation. The food drive will continue throughout the holiday season. Local drop off points around town include The Rockdale Reporter and Rockdale Memorial Company. Reporter/Marie Bakken Full Story
Our Local Hero this week is Jeanne Williams. She has been a fulltime reporter with the Temple Daily Telegram for 29 years and was a correspondent for The Rockdale Reporter, Cameron Herald and Temple Telegram before that. Her territory is Milam County and she excels at the coverage she gives, keeping us all informed of what is going on in the area. Full Story
MHS acting troupe to perform Greater Tuna' this weekend
The International Thespian Society and the Theatre Production Company of Milano High School will present two performances of the comedy "Greater Tuna" this weekend. The shows are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 and Sat., Nov. 21 at the Milano High School cafetorium. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for senior citizens and students. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. Birthdays Nov. 19—Billy Kornegay, Lynda Lagrone, Vickie Miller, Jim Alford, Martha Morr. Nov. 20—Keisha Wymola, Brianna Hope Gaston, Arianna Rosati, Danny Evans, Cody Burrough, Brenda Barchenger, Hallie Eiland. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Chicken noodle casserole, mixed vegetables, sliced beets, whole wheat bread, blushing pears, 2% milk. Tuesday—Meatloaf with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, whole wheat roll, rocky road pudding, 2% milk. Full Story
Marriage Licenses Scott Jensen and Chasity McCoy. Aaron Steinberg and Richelle Bartholomew. Divorce Granted Priscilla Jones and Cory Jones. Full Story
Laura and Tim Carlisle of Round Rock announce the birth of their daughter, Jordyn Elizabeth Carlisle, at 6:59 p.m. Oct. 23, 2009, at North Austin Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 20¾ inches long. She is welcomed by big brot hers Holden and Hayden and big sister Jacie. Full Story
Thorndale planning for Christmas, asks public participation
THORNDALE—If you have listened to the radio, watched television, or walked into a store lately, you know that Christmas is right around the corner and the Thorndale Chamber of Commerce has already started getting things ready. Full Story
Annual Community Thanksgiving meal, service Sunday at Baptist Church
The annual Community Thanksgiving dinner is at 11 a.m. Sunday, No v. 22 at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center. The meal is free to all attending. Turkey and dressing with all the trimmings will be served. Full Story
RHS graduate Wolf named wildlife director for TPWD
AUSTIN — After a nationwide search, Clayton Wolf has been selected to lead the Wildlife Divisionat Texas Park s and Wildlife Department. Wolf brings 20 years experience as a wildlife biologist in Texas, the last six as the agency's big game program director. Full Story
DID YOU KNOW?
Vision When it comes to need- ing cor rec t ive lenses, most people fall into one of two categories: nearsighted or farsighted. Oftentimes, people without glasses are confused as to which one is which. Nearsightedness, also called myopia, occurs when a person can see objects that are close by clearly, but cannot see distant objects clearly, if at all. Full Story
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