Got our own Royal Couple right here
Can you believe this weather? I know it’s Texas but this is even unusual for here. I just wish it would rain! Anybody know a good Rain Dance? We could have a City-Wide Rain Dance, we could use the old HEB/Walmart parking lot, what do you say? Full Story
A ‘wildscape park’ for a back yard
Johnny and Evely n Hir t don’t have to travel far if they want to visit a state park.
Itprettymuchinvolves opening their Allday Street back door.
The Hirt property is now recognized as a Texas Parks & Wildlife Texas Wildscape. Full Story
National Music week events continue
National Music Week events continue this week in Rockdale.
“There is much music still to be enjoyed,” Judy Hudson, spokesperson for the Rockdale’s Matinee Musical Club, said. Full Story
Alyssum Hicks and Danny Hicks announce the birth of their son, Carson Daniel Hicks, on April 10, 2011, at their home in Seabeck, Washington, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 20½ inches. In attendance were midwives Kathy Luch and Melanie Dickson. Full Story
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Monday— Chicken tenders, cream gravy, mashed potatoes, green peas, wheat bread, orange, milk.
Tuesday— Pork roast, brown gravy, new potatoes, Capri vegetables, cornbread, hot fruit compote, milk.
Wednesday—Hamburger steak, brown gravy, black-eyed peas, seasoned mixed greens, wheat bread, banana pudding, milk. Full Story
Brianna Roth, Gause Volunteer Fire Department Miss Flame, was First Runner-up in the Central Texas Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association convention in Leander. In the Fire Prevention Poster contest, Myka Moorehead was second in the junior high division and Brianna Summerlin was third in the elementary division. Full Story
MVFD Auxiliary sale this weekend
Milano VFD Ladies Auxiliary annual garage sale is set for May 5-7 at the Milano Civic Center. The sale runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 5-6 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7. For more information contact Jane Yoakum, 512-446- 5110 or Carolyn Vinton, 512- 455-2364. Full Story
Sartin-Gardenhire vows said in Bryan
Jessica Jean Sartin and Cale Nathaniel Gardenhire were united in marriage at 1 p. m. Saturday, March 12, 2011. The ceremony was held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Bryan and officiated by Allen Duty pastor of New Life Baptist Church of College Station.
“It is Well” was performed by a special friend of the bride, Jaclyn Johnson, of Conroe. Full Story
May 5—Melissa Hurt, Maya Ruiz, Peyton Shuffield.
May 6—Kimberly Blakely, Allyson Eoff.
May 7— Gerry Offield.
May 8—Jerry Burns, C.J. Powell, Jarrett Garner, Laverne Ratacliff, Wren Crane.
May 9— Gary Gladd, Halle Herzog. Full Story
Cameron gets $12,000 in free community development services
Cameron has been selected as one of three communities to receive free tourism and community development services. The services, valued at over $12,000, are provided through an innovative initiative, the First Tradition/ APNA Energy Community Outreach Program. Full Story
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• American Cancer Society, Gaye Bland, memorial chair, PO Box 1630, Rockdale TX 76567.
• American Heart Association, 6801 Sanger, Suite 102, Waco, TX 76710.
• Black Jack VFD, Jesse A. Smith, president, 11191 FM 908, Rockdale, TX 76567. Full Story
Encourage kids to live more active lifestyle
Unlike their parents, today’s kids often forgo sandlot baseball or games of tag for much more sedentary fare like video games or surfing the Internet.
While video games and Internet access aren’t lacking in value, many parents would prefer their kids be more active. Full Story
Annual Mother’s Day Homecoming program, dinner planned Sunday
Looking forward to seeing all of you who will be coming to town for the Gause Cemetery Association’s annual Mother’s Day Homecoming this weekend. The program w ill begin at 10:45 a.m. at the Gause United Methodist Church, followed by a covered dish lunch at the picnic tables next to the Gause Cemetery. Full Story
The first Sunday in May is the traditional Mayfest celebration at the K-C Hall, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Full Story
WALL THAT HEALS—
A onehalf size scale model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, visited Caldwell High School Wednesday through Sunday. Full Story
Longtime Rockdale resident Oleta Yoakum spent Easter 2011 with family and friends. The five generations celebrated together at the home of Terry and Phyllis Edelmon in Georgetown,. Full Story
Ease the burn: recognize the causes of heartburn
A f ter a big me a l, ma ny people experience a feeling of burning behind the breastbone that seems to extend all the way back up to the mouth. Although it feels like the heart and lungs are on fire, heartburn actually has nothing to do with the heart at all. Heartburn can be a symptom of GERD, or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Full Story