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
Thorndale Christmas parade route changed for Saturday
THOR NDA LE—The annual Thorndale Christmas parade and related festivities will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, according to Deana Caffey, Thorndale Chamber of Commerce spokesperson. Full Story
Temple Symphony holiday concert set at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Cameron
CAMERON—The Temple Symphony Orchestra will bring its holiday concert landmark performance to Cameron at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 in the C.H. Yoe High School Performing Arts Center (PAC).
Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite,
a perennial favorite, wil be performed, along with many sacred and popular musical gems. Full Story
Special Needs Support Group to hold annual Christmas Party
All family and friends of special needs children are invited to their first annual Special Needs Support Group Christmas Party, according to Denitra Lewis-Rideaux, spokesperson.
The party is set for Tuesday, December 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Patterson Civic Center, located at 609 Mill Avenue in Rockdale. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
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
Sale Friday, Saturday to aid MARC expansion
Rockdale’s MARC Center will hold a craft sale at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, and at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at Rockdale Signs & Photography, across West Cameron Avenue from the police station. Full Story
BROWN SANTA DONATION—
BROWN SANTA DONATION—Milam County Sheriff David Greene accepts a $50 donation from the Daughters of the American Revolution, represented by Lue Wenzel (L), DAR regent, and Lee Riding, DAR secret Full Story
MHS actors to stage comedy Monday
The production class at Milano High School will present its fall show on Monday, Dec. 6 at the MHS cafetorium. Curtain will rise on the one time only performance of “The Brother’s Grimm Spectaculathon” at 7 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults and $3 for senior citizens and students.
There are so many talented students in our schools. Full Story
CIP Christmas program, dinner set December 11
Gause Community Improvement Program (CIP) will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6 at the Gause Community Center. A reminder that the annual CIP Christmas program and dinner will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 at the community center. Bring your favorite dish and join us for the traditional Christmas turkey and dressing dinner at noon. Full Story
Bake cookies like a pro
Few things are more delicious than a plate of warm cookies with a glass of milk.
The holiday season is a prime time of year to make fresh-baked cookies to share and enjoy.
Ensuring these cookies come out the best they can takes a little work and know-how.
Here are 10 tips for cookiebaking success. Full Story
Q: You sometimes hear of
contrails. What are they?
A: Contrails are what appear
to be long lines of clouds high
in the sky and they are formed