ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS, SERIES 4, PART 1
Saturday nights ‘back in the day’
Editor’s note: The fourth edition of Susie Sansom Piper’s Black History Month series “On The Other Side of the Tracks” looks back to music and entertainment.
Most of the local churches provided Saturday night entertainment, especially for the children of the community. Full Story
Goodrich is officer-of-the-year
Two-time ‘top cop’ was also runner-up twice
One of the Stephen Goodriches in the KC Hall Saturday night was honored as the Rockdale Police Department’s Officer of the Year for 2010.
There were four of them on hand, including Ofc. Stephen Goodrich III, who was named the department’s officer for the second time in the four years he’s been with the department.
(He was runner-up the other two times). Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Mo nda y — Beef peppe r stea k, rice pilaf, gre en pe as , ste wed apples, graham crackers , mi lk.
Tu es day — Grilled ch icken dijo n, O’Brie n po tatoe s, season ed spina ch , white roll, rasp berry peache s, milk . Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Cedar fever or whatever, it’s cough cough, sneeze sneeze
Cough, cough, sneeze, sneeze, blow nose, repeat. That’s the sound around Rockdale right now as more than half the people I know have the same malady. Not much you can do about it, so I hear, but cough, cough, sneeze, sneeze, blow nose, repeat. Maybe this latest cold front will change whatever’s in the air.
—pc— Full Story
‘We Serve’—Lions celebrate 70 years here
Chartered in 1941, Rockdale Noon Lions Club members observed their 70th birthday Thursday night in the fellowship hall of St. John’s United Methodist Church.
Lions International mot to is “We Serve” and community service by the Noon Lions was an underlying theme of the celebration. Full Story
Clint and Phyllis Adams of Hebbronville and Ann and Floyd Zuehlke Jr. of Thorndale announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Brittney Lea Adams and Steven Charles Zuehlke. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Layton and Corene Adams of Beeville, the late Jesse Duane Crews of Pawnee and Charlotte Merkel of Beeville. Brittney is a 2004 graduate of A.C. Full Story
Nathan and Tabitha Bland of Rockdale announce the birth of their son, Ryan James Bland, at 9:21 p.m. Jan. 26, 2011, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. Grandparents are Deborah Bland and John Bland, both of Rockdale, Tina Hulsey of Winnie and Doug and Karen Kunkel of Cameron. Full Story
Kenneth and Valerie Page of Thorndale announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaleigh Dohn Page, to Kyle Patrick Fischnar, son of Mark and Leslie Fischnar of San Antonio. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
BirthdaysFeb. 3—Jessie Grace Dibble,Doris Seelig, Bradley Dyer, ScottUrban, Kay Lagrone, Ray Cass, JeffZapata.Feb. 4—Lynn Goodman, LavadaYoakum, Finis E. Black, BeckyPage.Feb. 5—Robert Blackmon, KellyTaylor, Eleanor Lamkin, SharonRoznovak, Hilary Miller.Feb. 6—J. Full Story
RELAY FOR LIFE
‘Team Captain U’
Relay For Life of Milam County will hold a “Team Captain University” from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Citizens National Bank-Rockdale, event chair Kim Jeter announced. Breakfast pastries will be provided. FMI, call Jeter at 512-760-7194. Full Story
Lindy Collins and Desiree Smith.
Isidoro Torres-Frias and Laura Martinez.
Ricci Curtis and Natalie Curtis.
Anthony Galvan and Dorothy Galvan.
Christopher Prater and Stormy Prater.
Nelmar Sims and Raymond Sims Jr. Full Story