A collection of grandparent humor, truisms
In honor of all grandparents, new ones and not-so-new ones, the following jokes have been sent to me by friends Shirley Luetge and Carol Naul.
Funny, I turned 50, started getting stuff in the mail from AARP and emailed jokes about old people. Even funnier, these were the only ones I received that were printable.
The many faces of Tejas
Authors, art, music, cars blend during celebration
Rockdale’s fourth annual Tejas Fest, which unreeled downtown Saturday before a crowd of thousands, was as diverse as Texas.
Where also, in the space of a few blocks, could you listen to a former Texas agriculture commissioner, see a 1923 Ford TBucket, tour an art gallery, listen to three live bands and see a reenacment of Texas history? Full Story
Czech genealogical society to host veterans tribute
The Texas Czech Genealogical Society will host “Let Freedom Ring – A Tribute to Czech Veterans” on Saturday, March 27 at Caldwell Civic/Visitor Center, 103 Presidential Corridor Hwy. 21W (at North Main), in Caldwell.
The special event will pay tribute and honor all Czech veterans. The public is invited to attend. Full Story
ENGAGED—Allen and Shelly Sanders of Rockdale are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Matthew Allen, to Molly Kathleen McIntyre, daughter of Don McIntyre and Full Story
Our Local Hero this week is Bo Quinney.
Bo has lived in Rockdale all of his life and he has been involved in the community for many years.
He is a cabinet maker by trade and does excellent work. He has built and donated many a cabinet for benefits for fire departments and benefits for individuals.
He also works with the Athletic Booster Club. Full Story
Whitmore piano students earn awards at junior music featival
Local piano students participated in the National Federation of Music Clubs’ Junior Festival held at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, on Feb. 27, according to their piano teacher Dixie Whitmore.
More than 150 students from Central Texas performed at the festival in piano, violin or voice. 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.
Wednesday—Corned beef and cabbage, baby carrots, O’Brien potatoes, crescent rolls, lucky poke cake, milk. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
March 11—Jordan Millar, Shane Brown, Edith Irene Smith, Bradley Alford, Margie Clark, Mary Ann Talley, Kenna Jenkins.
March 12—Steven Howeth, Russell Swanson, Jared Gerren, Rose Mary Crump. Full Story
DOUBLE DUTY Rockdale’s Matinee Musical Club, a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs, made its contribution to Tejas Fest with a medley of tunes from a variety of musical disciplines. Full Story
A HAND FOR FIRE PREVENTION—
A HAND FOR FIRE PREVENTION—VFW Post 6525 officer Rod Roderick presents a check to Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department Chief Warren Matous for the department’s National Fire Safety Council w Full Story
For the second year in a row, Milano sophomore Elisabeth Thomason has qualified for state solo and ensemble on french horn and piano. Contests were held Feb. 20 and 26. Full Story
14th Western Swing Showcase Saturday
BELTON—Music of Texas Western Swing featuring five fiddles will fill the Bell County Expo Assembly Room on Saturday, March 13, at the 14th Annual Texas Western Swing Showcase in Belton. Full Story