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Miller on Baylor Dean’s list for Fall 2010

WACO – Brea n na Mi l ler of Rockdale made the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the Fall 2010 semester at Baylor University with a GPA of 3.89. Currently, she has declared journalism as her major. She also pledged Alpha Delta Phi Sorority.

Miller is the daughter of Brent and Melissa Miller of Rockdale. Grandparents are Gary and Judy Simpkins of Cameron, Lenard and Wanda Warren of Milano and Jack and Barb Miller of Winona. She is the great granddaughter of Mavis Hairston of Cameron.

Project Grad chicken dinner Sunday

Rockdale High School’s Class of 2011 Project Graduation will hold a barbecue chicken dinner starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 27 at the KC Hall, spokesperson Debbie Fischer announced.

Tickets are $8 each with desserts available for purchase. Pre- sale tickets are available from any RHS senior or by contacting Fischer at 446-2223 or dlbfischer@gmail.com.

Rabies clinic Saturday at Thorndale city park

THORNDALE–Thorndale Middle School is sponsoring a rabies clinic from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at the pavillion at Thorndale’s city park, according to spokesperson Jana Richardson.

Dr. Arlon Graef, DVM and his staff from Graef Veterinary Hospital of Taylor will be on hand to administer rabies shots and other shots for your cats and dogs. The rabies shots will be $5 and other shots will be available.

Please use a leash on dogs and a carrier for cats, Richardson said.

Rockdale JH starts recycling program

Rockdale Junior High students have began the “Recycle for Generations” program at the school, according to teacher Rebecca Geletka.

“We are accepting empty inkjet cartridges, laser cartridges and old cell phones from home, work or school,” Geletka said. “Items may be dropped off for recycling at the junior high office.”

Other items being collected include digital cameras, DVDs, video games/consoles.

Gause ISD sets art exhibit March 31

GAUSE–The second annual Gause Art Exhibition will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 31 in the Gause ISD Library, Mary Neely, the district’s art teacher said.

The exhibition features young artist from the school. There will be many types of artwork exhibited including paintings, drawings and sculpture. There will be a silent auction to purchase items donated by the community, and any cash donation will be appreciated. Refreshments w ill be ser ved by the Gause Parents Club. The exhibition and refreshments are free to the public.

“Art enriches every aspect of life. It increases confidence, and it helps students in all subject areas,” Neely said.


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