Night parade moves to Saturday
Two-day Christmas fest starts Friday, includes Santa, kids’ events, entertainers
Santa’s coming to Rockdale but he’s coming on a different day of the week than in years past.
Rockdale’s annual night-time, lighted Christmas parade will glitter from downtown to Fair Park at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, ending a two-day holiday celebration that starts Friday. Full Story
FALL IN NEW ENGLAND?—
FALL IN NEW ENGLAND?—This must be Vermont or New Hampshire, right? How about Maine? Full Story
Ex-RJH band director’s son dies
Charges filed against Kyle day care center director in death of infant
A 10-week-old infant who died Thanksgiv ing morning af ter sustaining head injuries at a Kyle day care center was the son of a former Rockdale Junior- High School band director and his wife.
Benjamin Spencer, son of Dee and Robin Spencer, died about 3 a.m. Thursday in Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin. Full Story
Fall: Brought to you in living color
Rockdale trees ‘gone to glory’
A grumpy Englishman visited New England not long after the Revolutionary War and wrote a long essay on what was “wrong with America.”
But he ended by admitting, “I will say this. In the fall, the whole country goes to glory!” Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Dec. 2—Betty Backhaus, Cade Phillips, Frankye Morris, Jake Hasselbach.
Dec. 3—Carl David Wall, Kenny Roper, Landon Kleiber, Brook Alford, John and Jennifer Mulac, Mary Jane Moses. Full Story
Tomas Carrasco Jr. and Kaci Marie Scott.
Lee Aubrey Warrick and Loren Nicole Henley. Full Story
BLOCK (AND TACKLE) PARTY—
BLOCK (AND TACKLE) PARTY—Okay, maybe lots of football fans watched their favorite teams play on big-screen TVs during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend but they’ve got nothing on Enfield Dr Full Story
Brooks, Clark head up all-district picks
Tigers place seven players on the first team
Some things are just worth repeating and in LeRaven Clark’s case that means complete domination.
For the second year in a row, the 6-foot-6, 250-pound senior was named first team on both offense and defense on the 2010 23-3A All-District team. Full Story
Tigers set to defend title at own classic
After lying dormant for 20 years, Rockdale Coach Dusty Loewe revived the Tigers basketball tournament (or a version thereof) last year and it was such a hit, that he’s expanded it by two teams to 10 this go-round.
And, the Lady Tigers will join in on the fun and host their own side of the bracket with an eight team format. Full Story
Guard against ID theft during the holidays
The holidays br ing ma ny delights, along with some unwanted risks.
Pick-pockets and robbers often prey on distracted shoppers. But today’s consumers should also guard against ident ity thieves, said Dr. Lynne Vieraitis, associate professor of criminology at The University of Texas at Dallas. Full Story
‘All aboard the Christmas Express’
December is here and let the fun begin. I am so excited about all of our festivities in the town and the beginning of the most blessed time of the year. It is funny how this time of the year brings out more charity and good will than any other time. People have a different attitude and love is in the air. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Abandonment of Assumed Name
Curtis John Foster dba The Piano Bar & Steakhouse (v. 1,136, p. 240).
Larry L. Jackson dba La Copa Ranch (v. 1,136, p. 198). Full Story