Purple Tigers roar again
Aycock grads hold reunion at Fair Park
It’s been almost 50 years since anyone graduated from Rockdale’s Aycock High School but the “Purple Tiger” alumni turned out in force Saturday evening.
A crowd estimated at 150, most of them Aycock graduates, re-lived old times in the New Salem HD Clubhouse at Fair Park. Full Story
71st Lagrone Reunion had special meaning
Ok, isn’t this summertime? I mean, I know it’s hot and everything but aren’t things supposed to slow down in the summer?
This whole month has been crazy busy for our family.
The first weekend brother Ken and Bluesadillo played a gig in Wahlburg so of course the entire family was forced to go and eat wonderful German food and listen to some great music. Full Story
Get out and enjoy a picnic but be careful with food
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
If you are planning a picnic for the Fourth of July or any time during the hot summer months, food safety is a big safety concern.
Hot temperatures accelerate the production of bacteria that contain toxins which may cause food poisoning, so extra attention needs to be taken in food handling.
Extra care starts with the planning
of the picnic meal. Plan ning Full Story
ENGAGED—Harvey and Deborah Dean of Rockdale announce the upcoming marriage of their son Dex Daniel Dean to Kendra Beth Worley, daughter of Joel and Beth Worley of Celina. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
June 24—Ticia Cerrito, Sharron Cornelius.
June 25—Triston Garett Ramos, Westin Rose, Tammy Hubnik, Mady Akers, Tyler Pruett. Full Story
Amie and Matt King of Pflugerville announce the arrival of Edward Mason King on May 13, 2010, weighing 10 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 21½ inches. He is welcomed by a sister, Marillah, and grandparents Don and Joanne King of Richardson, Annette and Frankie Stone of Rockdale. Full Story
Enroll now for Cooking ‘Well with Diabetes’ classes
“Cooking Well with Diabetes” classes will begin June 30. Enrolled persons will receive a variety of recipes and get to taste a number of diabetic recipes during the classes. Full Story
David Fillmore and Debbie Crawford.
Calvin Williams and Aline Brown. Jonathan Broussard and Mc Kenzi Mondrik. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Pepper steak, brown rice, Italian green beans, hot cinnamon pears, whole wheat bread, graham crackers, milk.
Tuesday—Fish croquette, potato wedges, okra and tomatoes, cornbread, fruit cocktail gelatin, tartar sauce, milk.
Wednesday—Baked pork chop, black-eyed-peas, turnip greens, melon cubes, wheat roll, oatmeal bar, milk. Full Story
2010-2011 ROCKDALE NOON LIONS
(Above) Rockdale Noon Lions held their officer induction ceremony for the 2010-2011 year. Full Story
Fathers honored Sunday
FOREST GROVE NEWS
Anot her Vac at ion Bi ble School has come and gone at Forest Grove Christian Church.
About 40 to 50 children enjoyed each morning. Special guests for the week were L. V. and Susan Spencer who represented Central India Christian Mission and Alyssa Shiro who was the music instructor. Full Story
Columnist honored with ‘Lifetime’ award
HUNTSVILLE—Willis Webb, whose career as an editor and publisher covered 50 years and nine Texas newspapers, has been named the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award by Sam Houston State University, where he took his first strides as a print journalist.
The announcement was released Sunday, June 13, by the chair of t he Ma ss Communication Departm ent, Dr. Glenda Balas. Full Story
Milano Rah-Rah Cheer Camp sign up begins
Milano High School’s varsity cheerleaders will host their annual Rah- Rah Cheer Camp on July 15-16 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the school gym. Girls ages four to 11 can participate and registration is $25. Full Story
Gause Baptist Family Life Center paid in full
Gre at new s, t he Gau se Baptist Church Family Life Center is paid in full. Thanks to all of the pledges of church members, donations from people not only of the church and community but those living away from Gause now, and to all who participated in the fund-raising activities the church sponsored. Our church and community has been blessed with this facility. Full Story
Indian food cooking school slated July 15 in Cameron
‘Citizenship Day’ set July 12 with Milam Farm Bureau
This will be a first for the 4-H program. On July 15, you will have an opportunity to expand your food and nutrition knowledge as well as taste food dishes from India with a cooking school, set for July 15.
Our host and speaker will be Yaminie Bhakta. Mrs. Bhakta will demonstrate several dishes as she shares information on special seasonings and foods. Full Story
Capitol metal detector procedures detailed
Now that metal detectors are installed at the state Capitol, the following procedures will apply for legislators, Capitol staff members and public visitors to the building. Full Story
Guess what, you didn’t win a sweepstakes
The letter said the “Mega Million Sweepstakes” was held Jan. 15 but some of the winners could not be located after several attempts.
The letter is a notice that a Alicia Valenzuela of Rockdale won the sweepstakes and a check for $4,450 from Barrio Foods is enclosed. Full Story