Christmas party was quite a story!
Biggest crowds ever for night parade Saturday
So what if they had to turn on the air conditioning Saturday in the depot museum so Santa could talk to Rockdale kids.
This is Texas!
By Saturday evening a crowd estimated at 2,000 turned out, in perfect weather, for Rockdale’s biggest ever night parade. Full Story
ENGAGED—Brooks Bassler and Maricela Hernandez, both of Houston, were recently engaged while on vacation in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Full Story
MARC-ET DAY—The Milam Association for Retarded Citizens (MARC) was among the many booths offering items for Market Day on Saturday. Full Story
Christmas parade, community meal set Saturday in downtown Milano
It’s not too late to get your entries ready for the annual Cit y of Milano Christmas parade and free community meal on Saturday morning. The parade will line up at 9:30 a.m. at the Charlie Martin Park next to the old elementary school with things getting underway at 10:30. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Dec. 9—Brian Muston, Connie Villalpando, Melanie Sheppard, Lee Jenkins, Clayton Pelzel, Alvina Randall, Leslie Hasselbach.
Dec. 10—Caty Cole, Holly Kornegay, Jimmy Greene, Sandee Calame, Britt Powell. Full Story
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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
Marriage License Wayne Bynaum and Michelle Hernandez. Full Story
Casey and Jimmi A llen of Rockdale announce the birth of their son, Jett Reed Allen, at 7:33 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2010, at College Station Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 20½ inches long. Grandparents are Craig and Dorothy Denton of Rockdale. Full Story
CIP Christmas program, dinner set Saturday
Hope to see you al l Saturday
at t he G ause CIP a nnua l
Christ mas program a nd
dinner at t he c ommunity c enter.
Turkey and d ressing and drinks
w i ll be provide d by the CIP and Full Story
Gifts of the three kings
With presents and parties foremost on the minds of many, the religious significance of the holiday season can take a backseat to some of the secular celebrations. Full Story
Mint Chocolate Chip Cake
1 chocolate cake mix with pudding in the mix
3 eggs 1/2 c. cooking oil 1 1/4 c. water
1 pkg. instant chocolate pudding
1 c. mint chocolate chips
Melt 1 c. mint chocolate chips with 1 Tbs. butter in microwave.
• Combine all ingredients and beat with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Full Story
When your Christmas decorations are coated with lethal asbestos dust
As Central Texans crawl into their attics to retrieve colorful holiday decorations this month, a group of local attorneys are concerned that some of those ornaments and artificial wreathes could be coated w ith deadly asbestos fibers. Full Story
HAVING A BALL—
HAVING A BALL—Crowds estimated at 2,000 lined both sides of US 79 from downtown to Fair Park Saturday night, the largest lighted night parade ever in Rockdale. Full Story