Tejas Festival will bring tons of talent to town
The Tejas Art and Book Festival committee started meeting a month after last year’s book festival to plan and execute the entertainment lined up for the festivities next week. Full Story
A rare snowfall
School out early, and kids jump at the chances for first snowmen, snowball fights
A pastoral scene at Fair Park as big snowflakes fall on Live Oaks near horse track. Full Story
Two statebound, eight ‘superior’ for band
Eight Rockdale High School Big Blue Band students received Division I (Superior) ratings at UIL solo/ensemble competition Saturday at Elgin High School, according to director Joe Ray.
Qualifying for the State Contest in May were Heather Vargas on flute and Julie Hromcik on clarinet.
Ray said other students winning Superior ratings were: Full Story
ROCKDALE Elementary and Intermediate Breakfast
Cereal, juice, fruit, toast, jelly and milk offered daily.
Tuesday—Green eggs and ham in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.
Thursday—Biscuit and sausage. Full Story
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Monday—Chicken spaghetti, green peas, tossed salad with diet dressing, whole wheat bread, hot cinnamon apricots, milk.
Tuesday—Beef stew, seasoned mixed greens, cornbread, chocolate pudding, milk.
Wednesday—Chicken tenders, cream gravy, mashed potatoes, Scandinavian vegetables, wheat bread, orange, milk. Full Story
Jesse McGary and Samantha Gommert.
Loddie Hicks and Janet Babano. Javier Garcia-Martinez and Edith Carmona. Full Story
Gause CIP meets Monday in community center
The Gause Community Improvement Program will meet at the Gause Community Center at 6 p.m. Monday. All in the community are encouraged to attend. The C.I.P. had new flooring installed in the center this month. It looks nice. Full Story
HISTORY LESSON Cowboy poet, and Old West recreator Clifton Fifer presented a program on the African-American Buffalo soldiers Thursday at the John H. Full Story
Milano Lions pancake supper, silent auction set for March 6
Milano Lions Club w ill have its annual pancake supper Saturday, March 6, at Milano Civic Center. Serving will be 5 to 7 p.m. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
The Lions will also have a silent auction during the pancake supper. All proceeds go to the club to buy glasses for school students that need them and financial help to purchase them. Full Story