Visitors flock to school week activities
Science night winners listed at junior-high
Visitors filed into all four Rockdale ISD campuses for Texas Public School Week activities last week.
There were large crowds for “eat with your student” breakfasts for moms, dads and two for grandparents.”
Scores of students participated in the annual science night at the junior-high commons. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Nano proclaims granddaughter Kennedy’s Flair
Happy Spring Break and Happy St. Patrick’s Day, combined. Hope you enjoy both.
The main job of being a grandmother is to brag on your grandchildren— look it up if you don’t believe me—so that’s just what I’m about to do.
Granddaughter Kennedy is the featured artist in the Spring edition of Flair magazine. Full Story
Star Creek Ranch lists camp winners
Star Creek Ranch in Thorndale and the Sue Gove family have announced winners of the 2011 Sky Ranch Camp essay scholarship contest as follows: Gabby Moreno, Landry Laywell, Mason Lindig, Julianna Byrd, Amy Wuensche, Bradley Betak, William Islet, Jordyne Bigan- Leslie, Taylor Bachmeyer, Luke Leschber, John Schaefer, Stryker Leschber. Full Story
Michael and Wanda Vidrine of College Station and Ernie and Marilyn Cates of Rockdale announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Katherine Elizabeth Vidrine and William Elliot Ca Full Story
The board of directors of the Marc Center exhibits this quilt pieced from T-shirts that represent a decade of support from the “Bad to the Bone” group. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
March 17—Hollis Mathews, Mary Phillips, Shelli Turner.
March 18—Maddyn Rickson, Joseph Reyes Montelongo, Wanda Legg, Kim Leschber, Randy Farr.
March 19—Trevor Koonce, Natalie Kornegay, Kendall Reeder, Cortney Brown, Kallen Bow. Full Story
James McQuinn III and Tannatha Zapata. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Beef pepper steak, rice pilaf, green peas, stewed apples, graham crackers, milk.
Tuesday— Grilled chicken dijon, O’Brien potatoes, seasoned spinach, white roll, raspberry peaches, milk.
Wednesday— Pork roast, oven browned potatoes, California vegetables, whole wheat roll, pineapple pudding with topping, milk. Full Story
Milam Plant I.D. teams take top honors
HOUSTON– Milam Count y 4-H Plant I.D. teams brought home top honors at the last two contests for the year First, 19 4-Hers competed at the Houston Livestock Show Plant I.D. Contest on March 5. Full Story
Fund-raiser planned Sunday for cancer patient Worrell
People of the community will sponsor a fund-raiser for Gerald Worrell, who is battling cancer. It will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 20 in the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center. The meal will consist of ham, beans, potato salad, drink and dessert for $7. Make plans to support this activity for Gerald. Full Story
Castillo brothers to headline Saturday’s Milano Opry
The Milano Opry will be held on Saturday, March 19, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the show starting at 7. Headliners are the Castillo Brothers, Ryan and Riley, from Elgin, along with special guests Elisabeth, Shelby and Sophie Thomason of Rockdale and Jamie Jennings from Caldwell. Full Story