Great-grandson keeps hours too late for Nano
I wish I could tell you some really brilliant thing my brand-new great grandson Reese has done, but actually, the only thing I have seen him do so far is sleep. (Maybe he has the right idea in the first place.) Full Story
Miss Mexico cooks up pageant win
‘Miss Globe’ nets $600 for museum
Miss Mexico, Salsa Picante Con Una Tortilla, told the audience of more than 500 in the RHS auditorium Thursday night that her life pretty much revolves around tortillas.
In fact her talent in the annual Miss Globe competition was “making tortillas.” That performance basically involved opening a package and throwing tortillas into the crowd. Full Story
Our Local Hero this week is Anna Duncum.
Ms. Duncum recently appeared in The Rockdale Reporter with the photo of her on the front page of the business section with the wording, “A lot of experience...” She definitely has that and is so willing to share it along with ideas of how things should be done. Full Story
BLACK JACK VFD EVENT
BLACK JACK VFD EVENT Minerva VFD Fire Chief Johnny Demsky (center) auctions items as Black Jack VFD president Jesse Smith looks on during a recent chili supper/auction fund-raiser at the Black Jack fi Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Salisbury steak, creamed sliced potatoes, mixed vegetables, whole wheat bread, ambrosia, milk.
Tuesday—Barbecue beef on whole wheat bun, Ranch Style beans, red and green coleslaw, escalloped apples, milk.
Wednesday—Chicken dijon, mashed potatoes, green beans, whole wheat roll, pineapple crisp, milk. Full Story
Marriage Licenses Tom Langhorst and Claudia Bennett. Full Story
Bill and Kerry Silvey announce the arrival of their daughter, Kathryn Jewel Silvey, born Jan. 25, 2010, weighing 4 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 17¾ inches long. Grandparents are Jerry and Linda Brown and WT and Nagda Silvey. Full Story
Monthly Opry planned Saturday at Civic Center
It’s time once again for the Milano Opry. The monthly event will be Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Milano Civic Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7. Come early and eat with the Bailey Bank Building Committee and make sure you try a piece of their homemade pie. Admission is $5 and children 10 and under are free. Full Story
Thursday Reading Club offers Peebles scholarship
Applications are available for the Bootsie Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded annually by the Thursday Reading Club of Rockdale, according to scholarship committee chairperson Elizabeth Holloway. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Feb. 18—Layne Michelle Rose, Gary Shaw, David Svrcek, Dorothy Lawson, Albert Jones.
Feb. 19—Tory Layne Breaux, Donald Robbins, Sabrina Thompson, Krista Phillips, Boyd Taylor, Sharla Wilson, Danielle Urban.
Feb. 20—Robbie Dibble, Betty Brown. Full Story
9th MARC Run April 10
It’s time for the 9th annual MARC Run benefitting the Milam Association of Retarded Citizens Center in Rockdale. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 10 with registration opening at 9 a.m. at The Ranch (415 W. Hwy. 79) in Rockdale. Full Story
TRIP BACK IN TIME
TRIP BACK IN TIME That’s what browsers in the I&GN Depot-Museum, including Doris and Gordon Yarbrough, took Sunday as the Rockdale Historical Society’s display of women’s and childre Full Story