The tourist becomes a traveller
People, not scenery were highlight of latest trip
“The traveller sees what
he sees; the tourist sees what
he has come to see.”—G. K.
Our 2010 trip to my favorite place on earth, Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, just may have been the one where I quit being a tourist and became a traveller. Full Story
They do grow up way too fast
It seems like yesterday that Buck and I were nervously driving to the College Station Medical Center, me in very painful labor, to deliver our oldest child, Bradley. Full Story
Classes don’t begin until Monday in the Rockdale ISD but teachers are already on the job. A week of in-service training began Monday with the annual “all hands on deck” assembly which brought together all Rockdale ISD employees in the junior-high commons. Employees from each campus, along with support personnel, were introduced and Supt. Dr. Howell Wright addressed the assembly. Full Story
Hammerton-Rozell double-ring ceremony held in New Braunfels
NEW BRAUNFELS—Lauren Michelle Hammerton and Neil Thomas Rozell were married on June 12, 2010, at First United Methodist Church in New Braunfels. Rev. Keith Wyatt officiated the double-ring ceremony. Full Story
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Aug. 19—Alex Ferrara, Patsy Alford, Carl Anthony.
Aug. 20—Colby Crowe, Jordan Jerman, Heather Lynn Phillips, Ryan Alford, David Jeter, Glorya Puckett, Kay Vance, Megan Calk. Full Story
ENGAGED—Darrell and Becky Plagens of Brenham announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sarah Ann Plagens, to David Lee Doelitsch Jr., the son of David and Rola Doelitsc Full Story
It took a lot of guts to do what these three Milam County young ladies did in Austin last week. From left, Hannah Prestridge, Mary Allyson Steinbecker and Casey Bean tried out for the popular reality show “American Idol” during auditions held at the Erwin Center. None of the three advanced to the next round, but vow to try it again next year. Full Story
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Monday—Baked ham, candied sweet potatoes, green peas, whole wheat bread, peach cobbler, milk.
Tuesday—Turkey salad sandwich, coleslaw, onion, pickle slices, banana, oatmeal cookies, milk.
Wednesday—Beef pasta bake, vegetable medley, garden salad, salad dressing, garlic bread, melon, milk. Full Story
Enrique Zapata and Hollie Banta.
John Laplante and Samantha Meyer.
Laura Lynn Pruett and John Coy Pruett.
Amy Guillen and Mario H. Guillen.
Johnnie Leho and Rebecca Jo Leho.
Mark Drake Scholl and Karl William Scholl.
Dulce De La Garza and Julian De La Garza. Full Story
Four Milam county residents were among a Christians United for Israel delegation which recently met with U. S. Representative John Carter in his Washington office. They were (from left), second and third in front row, Lilly Clinard of Gause and Kathryn Nobles of Milano and, first and second in back row, James Nobles of Milano and Lee Ray Clinard of Gause. Full Story
McIntyre-Sanders vows given in Woodway church
A celebration of marriage honoring Molly Kathleen McIntyre and Matthew Allen Sanders was held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010, at Trinity Church at Badger Ranch in Woodway. Dr. Wesley Eades officiated the double-ring ceremony. Full Story
Gause’s Snowden family earns honors at state 4-H goat show
Four Gause 4-H club members brought home top honors from the State 4-H Goat Judging Contest held at the International Goat Research Center and the Waller-Carden Extension Building in Prairie Views. Luke Snowden received first place Overall Senior Individual as well as first in Oral Reasons, first in Overall Placings, first on the Written Test and High Scoring on three classes. Full Story
A group of volunteers were out helping to clean up the Hurt Cemetery south of Milano on Saturday. Those coming out to help were Virgil and Danice Hurt of Milano, Derek and David Galbreath of Frankston, Josh Young of Palestine, Jay Wise of Milano, and Charles Hubert of Sandy Creek area west of Milano. Full Story