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Holy Week events continue in Rockdale

Noon luncheon Holy Week services continue through Friday at First Baptist Church and St. John’s United Methodist will host an Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. Sunday.

Thursday Holy Week speaker is Minister Brandon Navarre of Forest Grove Christian with music by First Presbyterian and scripture reading by Rev. Leslie Adams of Calvary Baptist. Food providers are Forest Grove Christian and Calvary Baptist.

Friday speaker is Minister Harry Stevenson of Rockdale Christian, scripture by Rev. Royal Johnson of Rising Star Baptist, music by Rising Star and food by Rising Star and Rockdale Christian.

David Matthews, youth director at Meadowbrook Baptist, will deliver the Sunrise Service message Sunday with music by Rev. John Warren of St. John’s United Methodist.

Breakfast will be provided by the men and women of St. John’s.

All the services are interdenominational and the public is welcome to attend, said Navarre, president of the Ministerial Alliance.

Wanted: photos of early Rockdale

Do you or your family or business have any photos of Rockdale in its early years?

If so, contact Dr. Lucile Estell who is compiling a book, Rockdale, to be published as one of the “Images of America” series.

Dr. Estell can be reached at 446-5372, or on her cell, 254-231-5774, or at Lucile_ Estell@sbcglobal.net.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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