Castor chosen for Tejano Music Hall
Deejay had first Spanish radio program in Milam County
“To radio station owners, he is money
in the bank. To the fans, he is a smooth
and pleasant voice promoting their
culture and heritage. Full Story
Rockdale misses out
on Sunday rainstorm,
first 100-degree day
Rockdale missed out on a couple of weather events over the weekend.
Residents probably aren’t too concerned that the town twice failed to record its first 100- degree of the summer, missing by a single tick of the thermometer each time. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
July 22—Melissa Chapman, Teri Noack.
July 23—Denise Gerren, Richard Strelsky, Hunter Hilton, Corey McIrvin.
July 24—Tucker Ace Cryer, Laurene Shumaker, Joyce Bayless, Nathan Atkins, Billy Gonzalez, Buddy Atchley. Full Story
LOCKS OF LOVE
LOCKS OF LOVE A donation of 13 inches of hair was made to Locks of Love, in the name of Kelly Solomon, by Ann-Marie Graham of Minerva. The haircut was done by Ruth Fisk of Attitudes Hair Salon. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Chicken tenders, cream gravy, corn, cabbage and red pepper, whole wheat bread, fig bars, milk.
Tuesday—Beef tips with gravy, cucumber tomato salad, baked potato, green beans, apple crisp, milk.
Wednesday—Chicken salad plate, pea salad, fruit salad, whole wheat bread, fruit yogurt, milk. Full Story
Jason and Andrea Jennings welcome their twin sons, Levi Thomas, weighing 4 pounds, 2 ounces, and Micah Andrew, weighing 2 pounds, 15 ounces, born at 9:30 p.m. July 13, 2010 at Scott & White Hospital in Temple. Welcoming their new baby brothers are siblings Tanner, Dakota, Madelynn, Aidan, Chloe and Paisley. Full Story
ENGAGED—Donald Cooper and Dorothy Cooper, both of Hearne, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie Michelle Cooper, to Daniel Ray Ditto, son of Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Full Story
James Garcia and Vanessa Bakenhus.
Scott Wright and Tina Young.
David Pfingsten and Vanessa Ralph.
Henry Willoughby and Crystal Riley. Full Story
Robert Flemming of Austin, who graduated from Rockdale High School in 1943 before joining the war effort, donated a first-edition copy of George Sessions Perry’s “Hold Autumn in Your Hand& Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio. Full Story
Barrel racing, team roping fund-raisers set at Fair Park
There will be an open 4D barrel race on Friday, July 30 and a team roping on Saturday, July 31 at Rockdale’s Fair Park Arena as a fund-raiser for the Thrall 4-H/ FFA Booster Club, spokesperson Marty Tanner said. Full Story
Surplus sale Thursday at old elementary building
There will be a surplus sale of items at the old Milano Elementary school on Thursday, July 22. The sale is from 1-4 p.m. and will include items such as file cabinets, lockers, shelves, chairs, air conditioners and random miscellaneous. Full Story