A Horton returns to Milano—50 years later
Tommy Horton’s father rolled into Milano 50 years ago Friday night, but he didn’t come out alive.
That was, of course, the legendary Johnny Horton, country music superstar who lost his life on Milano’s old railroad viaduct when his Cadillac was struck by a drunken college student. The date was Nov. 5, 1960. Full Story
Perry building back ‘on the air’
Former radio shop on Main Street reborn
When radio was high-tech Rockdale had a legendar y radio shop, at 227 North Main.
The radios are gone but the address again boasts a business, the culmination of anther dedicated effort by a Rockdale husband-and-wife team who are doing their best to preserve the town’s history, one building at a time. Full Story
Random thoughts are better than no thoughts at all
Isn’t this weather amazing? I love it, it feels great outside. I just can’t seem to stay awake past 8 p.m. and keep waking up at 4 or 5 a.m.
So by the time it’s time to go to work, I am ready to go back to bed. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Turkey time is around the corner, do it right
It is time to think about cooking your turkey for the holiday meals and safety is important. Start with proper thawing of your turkey. The best way to thaw a turkey is in the refrigerator. Place frozen bird in original wrapper in the refrigerator (40ºF or below). Allow approximately 24 hours per 4 to 5 pounds of turkey. A thawed turkey can remain in the refrigerator for 1-2 days. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Nov. 11—Emma Dyer, Helen Wilbanks, Courtney Todd, Jayrell Kleiber, Brandon Marks, Trish Powell, David Eubanks.
Nov. 12—Nathan Powell, T.J. Powell, Kelsie Carmichael, Harry B. Alexander, Terry Adams, Jamie Doss, Donny Marek, Greg Talley. Full Story
Nov. 16—Chad and Kimberly Hahn, Calvin and Stephanie Crowe. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Meatballs with gravy, mashed potatoes, Capri vegetables, whole wheat bread, rosy pears, milk.
Tuesday—Herb baked chicken, corn O’Brien, seasoned spinach, cornbread, tropical fruit cup, milk.
Wednesday—Swiss steak with tomato, fluffy rice, green beans, tangy coleslaw, hot spiced peaches, milk. Full Story
Chad Avery Griffin and Kendra Jo Brashears.
Robert Joe Williams Jr. and Cherith Brooke Diver. Full Story