To loaf or not to loaf: that is the question
The weeks before spring break we all get a little antsy around the house. It may have to do with the fact that the kids go nearly a full four months without a major holiday break. Full Story
Chamber banquet draws over 300
Caldwell, Ratliff, VFW, photographers honored
Cody Caldwell, Joan Ratliff, VFW Post 6525 and Rockdale Signs & Photography won the top awards as the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce banquet drew a crowd of more than 300 to Rockdale Junior-High School Thursday.
Master of ceremonies Charlie McGregor introduced visitors and recognized elected officials.
Our Local Hero this week is Jesse Johnson.
Jesse has lived in Rockdale for 14 years. He is a retired, disabled vet. He volunteers with the Food Bank each month in Rockdale and he also helps the Christian Fellowship with their food giveaway.
He is quick to offer help for anyone he knows is in need. Full Story
Easter eggs, fun planned for community-wide hunt
Get the Easter baskets out and take Easter eggs to the Gause Baptist Church or Coats Grocery by 9:30 a.m. Saturday for the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at the church. There will be a short program beginning at 10 a.m. in the church sanctuary, followed by the Easter egg hunt. Parents are asked to bring some type of refreshment that will be served to wind up the event. Full Story
FOUR GENERATIONS Members of the Dungan and Thompson clans recently gathered for a photo with four generations of family. Full Story
Community egg hunt Saturday at city park
The annual City of Milano Easter Egg Hunt is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 3 at the Charlie Martin City Park. There will be two divisions: 1-5 years old and 6-10 years old. Each child will receive a prize and refreshments. Come have fun. Full Story
April 1—Meghan Rickson, Emily Sipes, Carole Blackmon, Cordell Spears, Bob Graham.
April 2—Alice Haverkamp, Helga Lange, Iris Guthrie, Bill Martin.
April 3—Amy Morrow, Brooks Bassler, Brandi Caffey.
April 4—Percy W. Canon III, Aaron Gifford, Trixie Moody, Kayrinn Taylor. 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
Micah Lehmkuhl and Jenny Frei.
Harold Dewalt II and Ashlee Garza.
Jessica Aguilar and Anthony Aguilar.
Sara Myers-Keno and Larry Keno.
Latisha Mannella and Troy Mannella.
John Lawhon and Alma Lawhon.
Dena Dorsett and Nickolas Ware.
Patricia Beathard and Johnnie Beathard. Full Story
Shannon and Reed Thompson are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Claire Elizabeth Thompson on March 10, 2010 at 8:39 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and measuring 18½ inches long. Grandparents are Cliff and Betsy Dungan of Rockdale and Terry and Jo Anne Thompson of Brandon, MS. Great-grandparents are Clair and Pearl Dungan of Carrollton and Lealon and Clarice Thompson of Greenwood, MS. Full Story
Livestock show Home Ec contest draws 124 entries
A total of 124 entries were judged on Friday, March 26 during the Milam County Junior Livestock Show Home Economics Show. Congratulations to all of the participants.
Here are the results:
Artistic Arrangement: Grand Champion, Gabriel Ramthun
Collection: Grand Champion, Kevin Junek; Reserve Champion, Gabriel Ramthun Full Story