‘You’re a product of this community’
RHS graduates learn about being ‘special’
Jason Brow n, 1993 R HS graduate, “called the roll” of Rockdale people who inf luenced his life Friday as he delivered the commencement speech to 127 members of the Class of 2011 at Tiger Field.
He reeled off a list of at least two dozen teachers, coaches and community members.
“It took me about 20 seconds to come up with that list,” Brown said. Full Story
Plans announced for July 4 parade, meal
Cit y of Mi lano offic ials have a n nou nced pla ns for the to wn’s annual July 4th Parade . The pa rade w il l begin at 10: 30 a. m. start ing ne ar the old Charli eMar tinCit yPark and ending at the Mila no Civic Cen ter/ F i re St at ion. P ick up entry forms and line up for the pa rade will be gin at 9: 30. Full Story
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St anley and Sh erry Spell of Roc kdal e, Ja ckie Pope of Brow nwood and Ron Pope of Houston announce the engag e - ment of their children, Che ryl Kay Spell and Jeremy Joseph Pope, both of Austin. Full Story
Rockdale’s Cay wood gets gig in Nashville
NASH VILLE, TN—Ronnie Cay wood,longtime Rockda le musician, will perform Thursday eveni ng (Ju ne 9) at the Douglas Cor ner Ca fe in downtown “Music City.”
His perfor mance is part of the 2011 Mark Tr ail Music Showc ase, held duri ng the annual Nashv ille Fanfare. Full Story
Youngster fun day Saturday
Children from ages 5- 8 should com e joi n Milam C ou nt y 4- H mem bers as they lead a fun- filled Beg inne r Day Ca mp on Sat urday, June 11 in the Gause School gym. Regi strat ion will beg in at 9: 30 a. m. w ith f un, ga mes and ha nd s- on learning acti vit ie s beginning at 10. Lunch wil l be ser ved and act ivitie s wil l end at 1 p. m. Come andbring you rfrien ds. Full Story
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Thu rsday, June 9— Bee f tips and mushrooms, butter ed noo - dle s, lemon broccoli, marinated carr ots, br ead, hot peach cobbler, mil k.
Frid ay, June 10 —Cr ispy fish , new potat oes, seasone dgreen be ans, roll, brown ie , mi lk.
Monday, Ju ne 13— Chef salad , low calorie ra nch dressing, whole wheat bread, fru it, apricot crisp, mil k. Full Story
98 YEARS YOUNG—
Ed die Braun of Rockdale cele brated his 98th birthday June 4 at the Rockdale Senior Citizens Center. With him are his daughter, Ela ine Mayo, an d Carolyn Cooper, center director. Full Story
Taken from community cal endar s. For additions, call 446- 5838.
June 9— Brittney Jef ferson, Shana
Gray, Ru th Ha ney, Joy Dibble, Ch elsea Tay lor, Katie Cooke- Garza.
June 10 —Marie Dibble, Karley Breithaupt, Kaybee Nels on, Landon VonRosenber g.
June 11— Elvir a Domingez, Roy Wea ks, Ingrid Akers. Full Story
Call additions or correc tions to The Reporter, 446 -5838.
• American Cancer Society, Gay e Bla nd, memorial chair, PO Box 1630, Roc kdale TX 76567.
• Ameri can He ar t As so ciatio n, 6801 Sanger, Sui te 102, Waco, TX 76710.
•Bla ck Jack VFD, Jesse A. Smith, presid ent , 11191 FM 908 , Rockdale, TX 76567. Full Story
Ma rriage Lic enses
Nickolas Jones and Adena Youn g.
Judge Love and Ha rmo ny Myers.
Eric Jon es and Lauren Mo ore.
Eric Strom and Lisa Randall. Full Story
Nine things you can recycle that you may have not known about
We all know we should recycle, and routinely place our newspapers, plastic bottles and aluminim cans in the appropriate bins to take to recycle. Some Texas cities have curbside recycling available. But there are many other lesser known things that can be recycled. While these things may not be able to be placed at curbside, they can be dropped off at recycling centers. Full Story
What’s the healthier bet, chicken or turkey?
Doctors and nutritionists have increasingly advised patients that it’s in their best interests to reduce their consumption of red meat. As an alternative to beef, individuals veer toward seafood and poultry in an effort to reduce cholesterol and fat intake. Of the popular poultry available, people may wonder whether chicken or turkey is the healthier option. Full Story
Embark on a family camping adventure this Texas summer
Three jewels of the Texas park system offer opportunity
AUSTIN—Maybe you’ve already given camping a shot and are ready for that next step in your camping experience.
Perhaps you’ve never camped before, but are looking to find that perfect park to spend the night under the stars, far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Full Story
Fun activities keep kids moving, healthy
Keeping kids at a healthy weight involves a little creativity. After all, parents can’t simply drop their sons and daughters off at the local gym. Masking fitness as fun activities can help make children more enthusiastic about fitness. Full Story