A Shakespeare night’s dream
Bard on the boards for one-act play
If delighted play-goers who saw Rockdale High School’s entry in the District 23AAA one-act play contest last week had a little trouble following the plot, they couldn’t take it up with the author.
William Shakespeare hasn’t been answering his mail for about the last 400 years. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Help is available to diabetics
Being diabetic or having a family member that is diabetic is sometimes a frighting experience. When you are first diagnosed with diabetes, you have questions and you need information. The upcoming “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” classes can help you and your family learn the nutritional and medical concerns for diabetes. Full Story
FIVE GENERATIONS—During a recent gathering in Gause, members of the J.T. Todd (R) family posed for this five generations picture. Full Story
ENGAGED—Nathan Starr announces the upcoming marriage of his mother, Rebecca ( Beckie) Starr, to John Perez. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Ray Starr of Rockdale. Full Story
TC Orchestra’s spring concert ahead Tuesday
TEMPLE—The Temple College Orchestra will present its Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Alice Marshall Fine Arts Center on the campus.
The concert will include works by Rossini, Beethoven, Holst, Rutter, and others.
Two citizens of Rockdale are members of the orchestra: Rachel Gonnella on the viola, and her father, David Gonnella on tuba. Full Story
Jadyn and Braeleigh Whitmire of Rockdale announce the birth of their cousin, William Ryan Hulett, at 12:15 a.m. on March 28, 2011, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. Full Story
RELAY FOR LIFE
Paint Milam Purple
Friday, April 29, is Paint the County Purple Day. Relay For Life of Milam County committee is hoping to get everyone in the county involved by wearing purple this day.
“We are also hoping that businesses and churches will put up purple bows or ribbons around their trees,” event chair Kim Jeter said. Full Story
RHS Class of 1976
The RHS Class of 1976 will hold its 35th-year class reunion on Saturday, June 11 at The Ranch.
Classmates should send name, mailing address, phone numbers, and email addresses to rockdale firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the facebook account and ask to join the group which is under the name “Rockdale High School Class of 1976.”. Full Story
RAILROADING MERIT—The Blue Fox and Cobra Patrols of Boy Scout Pack 790 visited Burt Dockall at the IG&N railroad museum in Rockdale for their annual railroading merit badge. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday— Cheesy ham pasta,sauteed zucchini, tossed saladwith diet dressing, dinner roll,fruit, milk.Tuesday— Sloppy Joe, hamburger bun, fiesta corn, melon,sugar cookie, milk.Wednesday— Chicken a laorange, mashed potatoes, Caprivegetables, whole wheat roll,pineapple upside down cake,milk.Thursday—Tuna pasta salad, Full Story
April 7—Daniel Lee Springer II, Thomas Mathews, Jennifer Strelsky, Josh Eixman.
April 8—Dorma Shafer, Milton Holmes, Joyce Magee, Lynn McGuire, Hayden Von Rosenberg, Sandra Burrough, Kyle Walker, Chris Wall.
April 9—Hayden Heckler, Jean Crouch, Tiffany Prestridge, Steve Thornton, Cecilia Taylor, Jordyn Stutts, Pam Davenport, Barkley Lagrone. Full Story