Pretty pictures of pretty things is what I want
I have a bone to pick with my oldest nephew Kevin Esten Cooke.
He recently went on a trip to Washington D.C. with the 7th & 8th graders at St. Paul Lutheran School. All the Cookes were hosted to a wonderful meal at Noelia’s house to celebrate his homecoming from the trip.
We dined on sirloin steak shish ka-bobs, grilled shrimp, steamed veggies, salad and green beans. Full Story
‘Relay’ raises $42,145 for cancer fight
Teams brave rain during overnight event at track
Cancer doesn’t stop for rain and neither did the eighth annual Milam County Relay for Life which raised $42,145 overnight Friday in its efforts to help fight cancer.
The American Cancer Society fund-raiser at Tiger Field continued through drizzle and downpours during the early hours, but went on through the night with ceremonies, auctions, entertainment, games and food. Full Story
ENGAGED—Sheila and Jim Farrar of Houston are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Michelle Hammerton, to Neil Thomas Rozell, son of Mike and Stephanie Rozell of Thorndale Full Story
Elementary & Intermediate Breakfast
Cereal, juice, fruit, toast, jelly and milk offered daily.
Tuesday—Breakfast power sandwich.
Thursday—Waffles and syrup.
Friday—Ham and eggs.
Elementary & Intermediate Lunch Full Story
Our Local Hero this week is Sue Taylor of Gause. Full Story
TO WED—Announcing the upcoming wedding of James T. Hairston III of Milano to Lacey E. Taylor of Bremond. The prospective groom’s parents are J.T. Hairston II and Carolyn A. Hairston. Full Story
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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. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
April 22—Kimberly Hahn, Faith Taylor, Kevin Jenkins.
April 23—Matthew Jentsch, Tootie Roach, Hunter Farr, Trevor Lyle Scasta, Martha Parsley, Jaime Dyer, Don Roddam, Trish Atchley. Full Story
Jon and Laura Stanley announce the birth of their son, Jack Michael Stanley, on March 8, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 20¼ inches long. He is welcomed by big brother Ethan. Grandparents are Terry and Renee Easterwood of Victoria and David and Linda Stanley of Rockdale. Great-grandparents are Leta and Roy Easterwood of Temple, Dr. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story
Richard Sloan and Teresa Sloan.
Jerry Livingston and Marilu Livingston.
Dean Ray Quinney and Katherine Quinney.
Calvin E. Williams and Clementine Ray.
Candace Byrd and William Byrd. Full Story
‘Do well, be well with diabetes’
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
If you have Type 2 Diabetes, the “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” five-part series can help you understand nutritional and medical concerns. Texas AgriLife partners with local medical professionals to provide the five-part series called “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes.” This spring Little River Medical Clinic in Rockdale will co-sponsor our course. Full Story
Faubion Bridge marker re-dedicated
A plaque honoring the historic Faubion Bridge was rededicated Sunday at the bridge site, according to Geri Burnett and Dee Dee Green, co-chairs of the Milam County Historical Commission.
Faubion Bridge is located on CR 264 near historic Sugarloaf Mountain in Gause. Full Story
VFW lists cookoff winners
Winners have been listed in the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6525 Barbecue Cookoff, held Saturday at the post home on US 79 west.
Post spokesperson Joyce Hurt listed results as follows:
1. Budman BBQ, Buddy Baggerly and John Zamora; 2. Rhonda Etheridge; 3. Kayrinn Taylor; DAL (last), L&E Cookers Eddie Lane and Larry McAdams. Full Story
Milano to host ‘Spring Sweep’ May 1
A Spring Sweep is set for Saturday, May 1 in downtown Milano. A mini rod tractor pull is set for that day as well as two-wheel drive and 4x4 street stock truck races. Food for sell that day includes sausage wraps and drinks by the Milano Volunteer Fire Department and barbecue sandwiches from the Loaves and Fishes Food Ministry. This event is sponsored by the City of Milano. Full Story
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