On Valentine’s Day, romance is all relative
You know you’ve been married a long time when the person you promised to love and cherish until death do you part asks what you’d like for Valentine’s Day and you’ve forgotten about the romantic holiday. Full Story
Whitehead book spotlights early black folk artist
When Kathy Whitehead’s children wanted to go to Disneyland for summer vacation, she instead chose the Melrose Plantation, near Natchitoches, Louisiana. While the children might have pined for Mickey Mouse, Whitehead found the subject for her newest children’s book, “Art from Her Heart: Folk Artist Clementine Hunter.” Full Story
Milam Retired Teachers hear GOP candidate
CAMERON—Milam County Retired Teachers Association met Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Chamber of Commerce meeting room in Cameron with 25 members and guests attending.
F irst Vic e -Pre sident L aurene Shumaker presided in the absence of Elizabeth Holloway, president. Full Story
TO WED—Jenny Lynn Gebhart and Micah Thomas Lehmkuhl will be married on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Full Story
Schneider-Ammon vows given in Cameron double-ring ceremony
Trish Elena Schneider and Jacob A ndrew A mmon were united in marriage in a doublering wedding ceremony at 5 p.m. Aug. 8, 2009. Pastor Leif Hasskarl performed the ceremony at First Baptist Church in Cameron.
Classical music was provided by Chris Cooley at the organ and dulcimer, featuring Brenda Rogers at the grand piano. Full Story
ENGAGED—Kent and Denise Givens of Rockdale are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Morgan Givens, to Ralph Andrew Arredondo III, son of Ralph and Charlotte Arredondo of H Full Story
Our Local Hero this week is JoAnn Faust.
JoAnn and her family moved to Rockdale in 1979 and they have been an important part of the community since then. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Feb. 11—JoAnn Rains Shaw, Billy Wayne Shaw, Landon Strelsky, Lucas Goss, Noah Wall, Pat Overall, Stephen Bright, Ruth Fisk, Pat Doss, Leon Noack, Helen Backhaus, Blade Bassler.
Feb. 12—James Carroll, Glenn Alexander, Emeri Gifford, Amberley Diver, April Caffey, Mike Vance. Full Story
Dedra Glover and Bobby Glover.
Michael Debault and Rylee Debault.
Kenneth Barker and Belinda Snyder. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Center closed in honor of President’s Day.
Tuesday—Breaded fish, ovenbrowned potatoes, green beans, whole wheat bread, pineappleorange cup, tartar sauce, milk.
Wednesday—Beef cubes with gravy, green peppers and onions, low-sodium rice pilaf, broccoli Normandy, whole wheat roll, apple cobbler, milk. Full Story
Blue Water, Manor have deal for 500,000 gallons per day
It looks like the City of Manor will be the first customer for Blue Water Corp., which has permission to pump 70,993 acre-feet from the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District, directors learned on Tuesday night at the regular board meeting at POSGCD headquarters in Milano. Full Story
C’MON DAD, KEEP UP
C’MON DAD, KEEP UP Dads and daughters, about 200 of them by night’s end, made the 2010 Chuck Betchan Memorial Dance the most successful one ever Friday in the Patterson Civic Center. Full Story
102 YEARS YOUNG
Annie Richards (seated) marked a century plus two years on Saturday with family and friends. With her are nephews and nieces Richard Strelskyk, Irene Malone, Joe Strelsky and Agnes Dupre. Full Story
Rockdale High School’s Big Blue Band boosters held their annual spaghetti supper Monday in the junior-high commons with 525 plates served and around $3,500 raised. Full Story