What a weekend it was at the Fair!
Daunting, but tasty, task faced judges in Fair’s baked goods divivion Full Story
Fair brings out good, bad and sweatbands?
Wow...what a great turnout at the Rockdale Fair over the weekend. Throughout the course of the three-day event I got a chance to visit with old and new friends, taste some amazing desserts, see some interesting people, oh yeah, and meet The Bellamy Brothers. Full Story
A legend lives on in paperback novel
Milano woman pens continuation of popular ‘Phantom of the Opera’
Ann Kraft had always wanted to write a book. She had the familiar author’s tale of having started one, but never completed one.
But now Kraft, the daughter of Roger and Marie Hashem, formerly of Milano, has published a continuation of a classic musical tales w ith “The Opera Ghost Lives.” Full Story
Annual former students reunion Saturday at MHS
Reminder that the annual reunion for former Milano ISD students is set for Saturday, Oct. 23 in the Milano High School cafeteria. A barbecue meal by The Crossing will be served at noon for $10 a plate. For more information, contact Carolyn Yoakum Vinton at 512455-2473 or carolynhafley@live. com. Items are still being sought for live and silent auctions. Full Story
Republican women hosts ‘meet the candidates’ night
The Republican Women of Milam County is hosting a meet the Republican Candidates Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Cameron Area Chamber of Commerce meeting room. Full Story
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Oct. 21—Christopher Edward Chapman, Sonny Blakely, Emory Crump, Angel Lara, Nic Dillon, Kristy Kaufmann.
Oct. 22—Chad Hahn, Judy Wilson, Damian McNeil, Emily Layne Overall, Montez Jones, Iris Hoff, Linda Wilson, Cooper Welch, Morgan Eixman. Full Story
Brian Anthony Glaser and Kayla Lee-Ann Rambeau.
Terry Wayne Cherico and Brenda Louise Yakesch.
Matthew Scott Angely and Susan Elizabeth Hajovsky.
Erik Scott Westbrook and Kayley Nichole Andrews.
Travis Cecil Johnson and Lauren Elizabeth Gray.
Nathan Paul Van Nord and Sara Marie Kisely. Full Story
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Monday—Beef pepper steak, black-eyed peas, turnip greens, wheat roll, chunky fruit medley, graham crackers, 2% milk.
Tuesday—Chili mac casserole, Mexican corn, whole wheat bread, hot spiced peaches, sugar cookie, 2% milk.
Wednesday—Chicken Brunswick stew, green beans, cornbread, citrus cup, 2% milk. Full Story
Home economics division draws 475 entries to Fair
Best of show winners announced
A total of 475 entries were judged in the home economics division of the Rockdale Fair.
“Best of Show” awards were presented to the top entry in each age division as follows: Full Story
A DAY WITH THE KNIGHTS—
A DAY WITH THE KNIGHTS—The first annual Knight family reunion was held Sept. 17-19. These are the descendants of the late Clint and Mary Knight of Rockdale. Full Story
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Manor Oaks to host
Manor Oaks Nursing & Rehab Center will host their annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 29 from 6 until 8 p.m. Full Story
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The largest arts and crafts display in more than a decade greeted browsers under the park pavilion Saturday morning and afternoon. Full Story
Stephen Jones (L) was named the year’s outstandng Rockdale Fair Association board member and was honored in Fair parade and before livestock sale. Full Story
Sarah Ferrara picked up her plaque for being named Rockdale Fair Association junior member of the year from Billy Moreland. Full Story