Fancy’ perfume bottle brings back memories
We Cookes had a wonderful holiday season following some of our traditional activities. We always have a Christmas Eve Advent ceremony with scripture readings, other readings about the birth of Baby Jesus, songs—this year eight-year-old Esten sang, “What Child is this?” Full Story
DECADE IN REVIEW
Some of our favorite fun images from the past 10 years
These desperadoes were waiting to hijack patrons on train rides during Alcoa’s 50th anniversary open house in September 2002. Local outlaws are: (top) Debbie Doud, J.T. Full Story
Summit: Raising kids, eating right, spending smart and living well
It is the beginning of a new decade, and many of us find ourselves searching for answers for a ultitude of questions. Many families are starting 2010 perhaps out-of-work and out-of-solutions. Full Story
Laywell-Richardson vows given at Rockdale Christian
Ashley Elizabeth Laywell of Rockdale became the bride of Guy Edward Richardson Jr. of Rockdale in a double-ring ceremony Dec. 5, 2009, at Rockdale Christian Church in Rockdale. Full Story
Scholarships due Monday for Sky Ranch Christian camp
Applications are due Monday, Jan. 11 for scholarships to attend the Sky Ranch non-denominational Christian camp. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Jan. 7—Franki Larkin, Julia King.
Jan. 8—Christine Cooke, Cortney Rogers.
Jan. 9—Marie Gest, Jamie Daniels, Hannah Shuffield, Ashton Betchan. Full Story
Jesus Bolivar Jr. and Laura Lopez.
Ashleigh Towery-Cancela and Manuel Cancela-Valentin.
Edith Kohutek and Gordon Kohutek.
James Olivarri and Eva Olivarri. Rebecca Rendon and Carlos Rendon Sr.
Jan. 7—James and Sherry Rasco. Full Story
MVFD chili supper, raffle moved to February 6
The annual Milano Volunteer Fire Department’s chili supper and raffle will be a couple of weeks earlier this year on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Milano Civic Center. Information on serving times and prices will be available soon, but I have information on the raffle now. Full Story
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Monday—Beef lasagna, squash medley, buttered corn, garlic bread, banana and orange cup, 2% milk.
Tuesday—Ham and potato casserole, turnip greens with turnips, hot cinnamon apricots, cornbread, 2% milk.
Wednesday—Cranberry lemon chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green peas, whole wheat bread, reduced-calorie crisp, 2% milk. Full Story
Members of the Bennett family recently gathered for a picture with five generations of family. Full Story
Local Scout heading school book drive
Justin Ferguson, 18, is heading up an effort to collect books for a local school and in the process earn his Eagle Scout rank. Full Story
WINTER CAMPOUT Cub Scout Pack 789 Webelos’ Blue Fox Patrol and Cobra Patrol were recently guests of Boy Scout Troop 790 to an overnight campout at Apache Pass near Rockdale. Full Story
RVFD benefit ahead Jan. 16th
The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fundraiser at The Ranch, 415 West US 79, on Saturday, Jan. 16, Ward Roddam, RVFD volunteer, has announced. Full Story
MCT’s ‘Sunshine Boys’ audition dates are January 27 and 28
CA MERON—Aud it ions for Milam Community Theater’s production of “The Sunshine Boys” is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 27 and 28 at the Williams Civic Center in Cameron. Kyle Deal will serve as director and the play will be staged the last two weekends in March. Full Story