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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, wheat roll, melon cubes, oatmeal bar, milk. Full Story
Art by Brandyn Gibson, a fourth-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Up northeast, we chowed down on seafood, seafood
The first thing most everybody asks when they know you’ve been on a trip is, “What did you have to eat?”
Well, on this trip to Washington, D.C. and a cruise up the East Coast with friends Bob and Geri Burnett and Jerry and Vicky Roddy, the thing that was most prevalent was definitely LOBSTER! Full Story
New streets ‘fill in the blanks’
Work smooths out longtime ‘gaps’ in town
It was “catch up” summer for Rockdale streets.
A paving/street reconstruction project covering areas all over Rockdale didn’t target long, new thoroughfares but “filled in the blanks” of areas which had been missed as the town grew in past decades. Full Story
ENGAGED—Michael and Andrea Bailey of Thorndale announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayley Nichole, to Erik Westbrook, son of Karl and Cathy Westbrook of Milano. Full Story
Cody Arnold and Krystal Patterson.
George Lutz and Ashley Denero. Frank Muston and Orpha Gonzalez. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
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Sept. 16—Taylor Leigh Breaux, Casey Burrough, Will Ferguson, Pat Weaver, Johnnie Davis, Matthew Luetge, Ellen Morris, Carl Temple, Clifford Garner.
Sept. 17—Hagen Berlan, Mary Kirchenwitz, Jimmy Carter, Woodrow Burgess Jr., Chrystal Van Cleave, Robert Elliston. Full Story
Christina Munoz and Daniel Scott Connally II of Mesquite announce the birth of their son, Daniel Scott Connally III, on Sept. 8, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Grandparents are Janie Puente of Dallas and Richard Munoz of Rockdale. Greatgrandparent is Cecelia Munoz of Rockdale. Full Story
Christian Music Festival postponed
The Gause Baptist Church Community-wide Christian Music Festival and note burning celebration that was set for Sept. 25 has been postponed until a later date due to a scheduling conflict. I will have more information on this in a later column. Full Story
Family day of fun set Sept. 25 at annual Milano Fall Fest
MILANO–Make plans for a full day of activities as downtown Milano will be booming with everything from a tractor pull to a gospel fest on Saturday, Sept. 25 during the town’s annual Fall Fest.
City secretary Carolyn Vinton said that booths space is still available for the event. Contact her at 979-224-0227. Full Story
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The annual Hanover community reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 at the Hanover church, according to Zeta Rolan, spokesperson. Full Story
Consumer, council, scholarship meetings ahead
Part of 4-H is giving back to the community. On Tuesday, Sept. 21, 4-Hers have an opportunity to learn how they can help the Milam County Master Naturalists with a photography project. Any age 4-Her can help with the project, so if you are willing to take pictures come to the training on Sept. 21 from 6:30–7 p.m. at the New Salem Building on the Rockdale Fair Grounds. Full Story
More Texas families becoming camping converts
AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has scheduled a full slate of Texas Outdoor Family workshops this fall designed to introduce even more families to the ease and joy of camping in one of dozens of Texas state parks. Full Story
Fall festivals blowing into San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO—The South Texas fall brings a flurry of festivals that capture the many colors of San Antonio. Fall art festivals kick off in September and r un though December, highlight ing San A ntonio’s culture, arts, music, foods and t rad it ions. From aut hent ic cuisine to a mariachi mass, inspiration and good times are blooming in San Antonio. Full Story