Event to mark 50 years since singer Johnny Horton’s death
Group planning marker at wreck site
MIL A NO—A “Johnny Horton
50th Anniversary Memorial
Concert” has been set for 7-11
p.m. Friday, Nov. 5
at the Milano High
(El Camino) Real-ity show
‘Historic’ day looks to past and future
Excited history buffs were looking back three centuries and ahead to the near future Thursday at Apache Pass.
The El Camino Real National Historical Trail Association held its annual membership meeting in a morning session at the Apache Pass restaurant. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Everybody wants to be a cat, except me
I came across two “wonderful” Halloween jokes that were in my column years ago when I was looking at some Rockdale Reporters from years ago.
You deserve a “groan” today— it’s supposed to be good for your diaphragm!
Q. What do you get when you cross a werewolf with a drip-dry sheet?
A. A wash-and-werewolf.
—pc— Full Story
PRECISION—The Rockdale High School Golden Girls, under the direction of Desiree Marshall, performed at halftime of the Rockdale-La Grange football game Friday at Tiger Field. Full Story
County-wide food drive to benefit pantries, food banks
CAMERON—A county-wide food drive coordinated by the Cameron Loins Club will run from Oct. 24 through Nov. 17. Food collected during this time period will benefit food pantries, local charities, and food banks in the various communities. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
Oct. 28—Alma Gray, Gladna Helton, Kathy Martin, Emerson Hirt.
Oct. 29—Jacquelin Glenn, Loretta Wall, Shannon Scasta, Charlotte Starr, Jay Brown, Jack Huff, John Warren, Sonny Gabriel.
Oct. 30—Glynn Phillips, Ryan Atkinson, Katelyn Trowbridge, Evan Parker Drake, Helen Wenzel, Tanya Baker, Kevin Rolan. Full Story
Andrew Willingham and Valarie Moore.
Kearie Nichole Travis and Carter LeRoy Travis II.
Joe Robert Reyes and Joann Garza.
Jessica Lynn Locklin and Gary Lynn Locklin.
Oct. 28—Ed and Lisa Grismer, Joel and Vickie New. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Turkey a la king, fluffy rice, peas and carrots, tossed salad, diet dressing, hot fruit compote, milk.
Tuesday—Meatballs with gravy, herbed new potatoes, zucchini and tomatoes, whole wheat bread, pineapple with cherries, milk.
Wednesday—Pork roast, braised red cabbage, herb roasted potatoes, whole wheat bread, fruit, milk. Full Story
TOWERS OF FOOD–
TOWERS OF FOOD–Volunteers with the Capital Area Food Bank distributed free food to people on Thursday morning in the old HEB-Walmart parking lot. Full Story
Bluegrass topic for music club
Matinee Musical Club held its October meeting at the home of Denise Starnes with Pat Owen as co-hostess, and 11 members answered President Leah Thomason’s roll call. Refreshments were served.
The collect was recited and the song of the month, “Whispering Hope,” was sung, led and accompanied by Lisa Loewe. Future fund-raisers were discussed. Full Story
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Masons to sell BBQ
Saturday at Walmart
SNIP, SNIP—There have been many ribbon cuttings in Rockdale over the years but none quite like this. Mayor Larry Jones and photographer Christopher Talbot snipped the ribbon to commemorate the opening of Talbot’s photographic exhibit for a two-month run at the library. Full Story
Depot-museum is a Pepper too!
Rockdale’s International & Great Northern Depot-Museum is hosting a display of Dr. Pepper memorabilia through Thanksgiving weekend.
The memorabilia is from the collection of Bill Hall, former Rockdale banker and Dr. Pepper collector. Full Story
Fad diets do more harm than good?
Though a new one seemingly arrives each year boasting the potential for bigger and better results, fad diets might actually do more harm than good.
According to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), fad diets often overemphasize one particular food or type of food, contradicting the longstanding medical emphasis on the health benefits of a balanced diet. Full Story
Great event for any art lover
There was a turnout of about 1,700 at the three day Art Outside festival, that took place at Apache Pass this past weekend. Art Outside first got started in 2005 from a “crazy idea” founder, Tyler Hanson had. Full Story