Easter Sunday means confetti from cascarones
The Cooke clan had a glorious Easter weekend, but Monday morning, our back porch and yard looked like Mardi Gras or a similar celebration had thrown up all over it. It seems that son-in-law Big Bill had brought 200 cascarones to our celebration. Full Story
Autism doesn’t stop boy’s smile
Rockdale family learning to live life with son’s incurable disease
The day after their son Mason’s second birthday, Justin and Amy Fatheree was told by a family member that their son might have something wrong with him. Full Story
Amanda Schneebeli and Andrew Bo Aguilar announce the birth of their daughter, Vanessalynn Piper Aguilar, at 10:33 p.m. March 24, 2010, weighing 5 pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. Grandparents are Earl Wayne and Pattie Schneebeli, Andrew Aguilar and Joyce Burney, all of Rockdale. Great-grandparents are Domingo and Rachel Aguilar and Kittie Schneebeli, all of Rockdale. Full Story
ENGAGED—Gene and Vickie Reynolds of Houston and David May of Houston, together with Harold and Connie Schielack of Rockdale, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
April 8—Trista Estill, Jenna Overall Wadlington, Dorma Shafer, Chris Wall, Chris Drews, Chris Wall, Milton Holmes, Joyce Magee, Lynn McGuire, Hayden Von Rosenberg, Sandra Burrough, Kyle Walker. Full Story
TOUTING ‘TEJAS’ These volunteers are already planning for the 2011 Tejas Art & Book Festival and Rockdale Downtown Association Car Show. Full Story
Our Local Hero this week is Hunter Matula. Hunter graduated from RHS, did a stint in the military, worked at several locations and finally decided to come back to Rockdale. He has lived back in Rockdale for four years and owns a business, Hunter’s Computer Shoppe. He is such a helpful person and always ready to help whoever needs it. Full Story
Free prom dress giveaway set Saturday
There will be a free prom dress giveaway, set for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pecan Street Lodge Hall, Third and Pecan.
Sponsors are Billy Ray and Laura Locklin, Coleman Douglas and Lisa’s Hope Chest of Austin.
“It’s first-come, first-serve and early birds get the first choice,” Douglas said. Full Story
MARRIED—Rocky V. Wilson and Sandra G. Brown, both of Gause, were married on March 12, 2010. The bride’s parents are L.W. Full Story
Diabetic support groups to meet
Rockdale and Cameron Diabetes Support Group meetings will be held on Monday, April 12.
• Rockdale—9-10 a.m., Little River Medical Clinic, 602 N. Main Street
• Cameron—1:30-2:30 p.m., Bea’s Kitchen, 101 E. Main Full Story
Amanda Dominy benefit Sunday at Lexington
LEXINGTON—A benefit for Amanda Dominy, 26 will be held Sunday, April 11 at the Lexington Park Building.
The event will include a barbecue meal with serving to begin at 11 a.m., a live auction at 1 p.m. and gun raffle. Full Story
Morris/Hamby reunion Saturday at Caldwell
CALDWELL—The annual Morris/Hamby family reunion will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10 at the home of Joyce and Billy Busa, 3472 Hwy 36 South, Caldwell. For more information call Renae Gorka, 281-844-6858 or Joyce Busa, 979-567-9318. Full Story
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Monday—Chicken spaghetti, green peas, tossed salad with diet dressing, whole wheat bread, hot cinnamon apples, 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
Brandon Oneal and Jennie Carter.
Larry White II and Christy Doelitsch.
Divorce Granted Kelli Graham Bishop and Nathan Bishop. Full Story
Quilt competition seeks Texas wildlife
AUSTIN – Texans are known for their creative and masterful handquilted work. To showcase these talents, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples is declaring “Texas Wildlife: Adventure Awaits” the theme of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s 2010 quilt block competition. Full Story
Q: You never hear much about tornadoes happening in other countries. Do they occur all over the world?
A: The answer is yes, said Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. Full Story
RED-HATTED YA YAS
RED-HATTED YA YAS The Rockdale Chapter of the Red Hat Society, the Ya Yas, attended a tea Saturday hosted by the Temple chapter. Over 350 Red Hats enjoyed a wonderful lunch and tea. Full Story