‘New’ elementary school unveiled in Milano
Landmark old MHS building housing grades Pre-K to five
Students at Milano Elementary school were walking new halls on the first day
of classes Monday morning. At least, they were new halls to them.
The old Works Progress Administration (WPA) rock building that served for many years as a high school/junior high has been renovated as an elementary school. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Aug. 26—Taryn Lexus Breaux, Debra Neal, Michelle Roper Swanson, Hayden R. Wilson, Cole Bryant Lehoski, Tom Woods, Kathy Johnston, Fred Debault, Mary Yates.
Aug. 27—Tricia Shaw, Cody Smith, Eudie Hembrough, Nicholas Vreeland. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Baked chicken patty, green bean salad, lettuce, tomato, onion, hamburger bun, chunky fruit medley, 2% milk.
Tuesday—Meatballs, gravy, oven browned potatoes, peas and carrots, whole wheat roll, cherry gelatin with fruit, 2% milk.
Wednesday—Glazed chicken, garden blend rice, baked tomato, seasoned corn, chocolate pudding, 2% milk. Full Story
Keith Wilkinson and Jessica Howe.
Guillermo Olivarri and Joanne Borton.
Hubert Youngblood Jr. and Darlene Coldiron.
Rimple Bhakta and Amita Bhakta.
Dustin Callen and Rebekah Cheatham. Full Story
The Blue Fox Patrol of Boy Scout Pack 790 helped the Capital Area Mobile Food Bank distribute food last Thursday in Rockdale. As part of the Boy Scout promise, each boy promises to “help other people” and this was an opportunity for them to put that part of their promise in action. It was also a great opportunity to work with other volunteers to help their fellow citizens. Full Story
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Saturday at city library
Milam County Genealogical Society will host a genealogy workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28 at the city library. Full Story
LINKS TO THE PAST
There are now permanent reminders of the Rockdale High School Big Blue Band’s historic tradition on permanent display in the RHS band hall. Full Story
Tiny fruit fly could offer big clues in fight against obesity
COLLEGE STATION—The tiny tongue of a fruit fly could provide big answers to questions about human eating habits, possibly even leading to new ways to treat obesity, according to a study from a team of Texas A&M University researchers. Full Story