Brown bag lunch might not be safe food etiquette
Summer is almost over and school will be starting soon. Along with school comes an increase in lunches being packed for a meal time hours later. Food safety is a real issue with packed lunches. You need to think about keeping the foods at the proper temperatures along with reducing the risks for contamination. Full Story
Rockdale teen’s European adventure
Ambassador trip takes girl to six different countries
Erin Free can now call herself a world traveler. The 14-year-old
Rockdale resident spent 21 days traveling through Europe this summer through the People to People Ambassador program group. Full Story
Fund-raiser, BBQ, bike run Saturday in Milano
MILANO–A full day of fundraising is planned on Saturday, Aug. 7 at Kristi’s Krusaders first ever Rally for the Walk (Walk MS 2010) at Nat’s in Milano. The event will include a bike run, auctions, pool and horseshoe tournaments, music and barbecue. Full Story
Sarah Beth Towery of Thorndale announces the birth of her daughter, Sophia LaRynn Towery, at 7:50 a.m. July 27, 2010, in Georgetown, weighing 6 pounds and measuring 18½ inches long. Grandparents are Kellye Vrana of Rockdale and Jerry Towery of Thorndale. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Aug. 5—Robin Silvey, Leland Stanford, Lynsie Kornegay, Danny Ray Taylor, Becky Taylor, Elaine Simpson, Delilah Warner.
Aug. 6—Bille Bailey Tilson, Jan Willard, Blake Vance. Full Story
Harold Jones and Shandy Ellison.
Roy Willard and Nydia Willard.
Walter Woolf Jr. and Rebecca Mueller.
Cahterine Tenney and Mark Tenney.
Jennifer Pinkard and Justin Pinkard.
Karen Sieber and Lawrence Sieber.
Diana Corona Sanchez and Ramiro Sanchez. Full Story
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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
Plans in motion for annual Founders Day in Gause
Gause Community Improvemen t Program met at Gause Community Center on Monday, Aug. 2 and the main topic of discussion was the annual fund-raiser, Founders Day, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 4. Gause ISD Athletic Boosters are planning their second annual Fun Run and I will have more information on that next week. Full Story
..............Visit a restored, historic county courthouse in Texas
......AUSTIN — With more than 234 county courthouses that are at least 50 years old, Texas has more historic county courthouses than any other state. Many of these beautiful buildings are the crown jewel of a community and are the perfect stop for heritage tourists this summer. Full Story