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
Hospital ‘new era’ begins with Monday’s meeting
The latest “new era” in the history of Richards Memorial Hospital will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday when Rockdale Hospital District directors meet in an anything but regular session in the hospital cafeteria. Full Story
Roundup, new ‘Brown Santa’ set deadlines
There are t wo “Chr istmas Cheer” programs hard at work in the Rockdale area this holiday season.
Monday is the deadline to submit applications for Christmas Roundup, a giant-sized effort that last year made the holiday brighter for 331 families containing 1,258 individuals, 800 of them children. Full Story
ROOM TO LIVE—
ROOM TO LIVE—A 49-year-old Manhattan, Kansas, man escaped with a few broken bones at 9:25 a.m. Full Story
Buddy Oney run
The fifth annual Buddy Oney Toy Run will be held Dec. 4 at The Ranch with proceeds and toys going to Milam County Child Protective Services and Rockdale Christmas Roundup. Full Story