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Angel with a fighter’s spirit
Young Rockdale girl battling, raising awareness of rare Juvenile Myositis
Like any normal five-yearold, Janey Cleveland enjoys watching cartoons (her favorite is Scooby Doo), playing with her two sisters, doing arts and crafts and cooking with her family. She even received her first cookbook at Christmas.
But a little less than a year ago, a surprising diagnosis of an unfamiliar disease changed the life of this young Rockdale girl and her family. Full Story
School to host two-day basketball tourney
Gause Junior High will host a two-day basketball tournament this weekend at the Gause ISD gym. According to coach Chad Lagrone, games with begin on Friday at 1 p.m. with eight games being played that day. There will be 13 games played on Saturday, with the first one starting at 8 a.m. The school’s Athletic Booster Club will have a full concession stand both days. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Jan. 28—Janice Kornegay, Brayden Dickey, Joyce Montgomery, Madison Phillips, Grace Curtis, Joy Graham.
Jan. 29—Leigh Owens, Delia Montelongo, Braden Lewis, George Doelitsch, Chuck Davis, Jan Jones. Full Story
Our Local Hero this week is Henry Miller.
He is a trustee at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, also program chairman, and works with the youth in the summer.
He is very involved with Eastside Activities, working with the Martin Luther King Parade for 16 years. Full Story
LOCKS OF LOVE
These girls all 3 donated at least 10 inches of their hair to Locks of Love this past Saturday. The girls are (L-R) Sterling Rober tson, Karl ee Thompson, McKenna Robertson. Full Story
ROCKDALE Elementary and Intermediate Breakfast
Cereal, juice, fruit, toast, jelly and milk offered daily.
Monday—Glazed donuts. Tuesday—Breakfast burrito. Wednesday—Breakfast pizza.
Thursday—Biscuits and sausage.
Friday—Fruit muffin. Elementary and Intermediate Lunch
Milk offered daily. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Swiss steak with tomatoes, fluffy rice, cabbage with pimento, buttered carrots, whole wheat bread, fruit, milk.
Tuesday—Barbecue chicken, scalloped potatoes, low-fat green pea salad, whole wheat bread, peach crisp, milk. Full Story
ENGAGED—Russell and Pam Morton of Rockdale and David and Cheryl Brewer of Alice are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Lynette Morton, to Kenneth Kennedy DeWeese II, s Full Story
Girl Scouts holding annual cookie sale
Milano Girl Scouts are out in our community selling their delicious cookies. If you get a chance, help them out by buying a box (price $3.50). Full Story
‘Everyone understands a smile’
Technically Peggy Meaker’s job is helping students cross FM 486 outside Thorndale Elementary School.
But a large percentage of the town’s residents will tell you her real job is brightening up their days, their lives and their city. Full Story
Meteorologist presents Storm Spotter training
Meteorologist Mark A. Fox, from the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Fort Worth, presented the 2010 Skywarn-Storm Spotter Training to over 30 attending from Burleson, Falls, Bell and Milam counties. The free, public training was held in the Cameron VFD meeting room on Jan. 11, co-sponsored by Cameron Volunteer Fire Department and Milam County Emergency Management. Full Story
GOP ‘whistle-stop’ tour will introduce Milam candidates
The Republican Party of Milam County would like to invite the people of Milam County to come out and join us on February 11th, for our first ever Milam County Republican “Whistle-Stop” Tour on Feb. 11.
The Whistle Stop Tour will showcase Republican candidates as they travel throughout Milam County to meet the voters. Full Story
Your pets can have, or develop, cardiac problems, too
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, worldwide.
Pet owners should also be concerned for the hearts of their beloved animal friends.
The heart is a complex organ, and it is important to be aware of the heart diseases a pet can develop and to know what to look for so that your pet can have the best possible care. Full Story