Smooth riding in Rockdale ‘corners’
2011 paving project fills in ‘blanks’
Melcalf Street L. C. Richards was all smiles last weekend.
The longtime resident of that northeast Rockdale street had been waiting decades for a smooth driving surface and now he’s got it.
“They missed us back there in the 70s when they paved the streets in this part of town,” he said. Full Story
Energizer Bunny, Tazmanian ‘Angel’, That’s our Reese
Bill and I have been very lucky lately to get to spend a little more time than usual with our grandson, 18-month old Reese.
Bill (or B, as he is called by Reese) and I are also realizing we are going to have to invest in some super-strength, anti-aging, energy vitamins in order to keep up with the little Dynamo. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
July 14—Jeffery Wayne Hux, Carey Offield, Tommy Welch.
July 15—Lily Cocke, Braxton Wade Smith, Robert Pierce, Ruth Johnson, Shannon Eubanks, Jill Young.
July 16—Ricky Bergstresser, Karen Laughlin, Tyler Brockenbush. Full Story
NEW AT THE NIMITZ—
The latest addition to the Memorial Wall at the newly-renovated Admiral Chester Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg is this memorial plaque from the USS Orca (AVP-49) presented in ceremonies on June 11 b Full Story
Jackson-Boyd vows said in double-ring ceremony
Dorothy Alicia Jackson and Paul Andrew Boyd of Tomball were united in holy matrimony at Crystal Springs in Magnolia on May 14, 2011. Officiating at the double-ring ceremony was Dr. Don Savell, chaplain with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Full Story
Busy time for Gause 4-H members
Gause 4-H Club members have been busy lately. Week before last Calla Vinton and I participated in consumer decision making and clothing and textiles workshops in Cameron. On Wednesday Calla, Ginny Cunningham, Kendall Lee and I were back in Cameron for a food and nutrition workshop. Full Story
Jonathan Sootoo and Lesley Gonzales.
Matthew Ensor and Larissa Kieschnick.
Rodrigo Mancillas and Deborah Melendrez.
Michael Vargas and Maria Reyes.
Juan Hernandez-Rodriguez and Alicia Gutierrez.
John Mendoza and Erin Mendoza.
Mandy Roberts and William Roberts.
Kenneth Senkel and Eileen Senkel. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday— Chef salad, low calorie ranch dressing, whole wheat bread, fruit, apricot crisp, milk.
Tuesday—Low sodium pork in Northern beans, okra and tomatoes, Mexican corn, whole wheat bread, applesauce cake, milk.
Wednesday—Beef pepper steak, potato wedges, turnip greens, dinner roll, fruit gelatin salad, milk. Full Story
Forty people were on hand Tuesday night as the Rockdale Masonic Lodge held their annual installation of officers at the lodge hall. Officers installed were: James H. Full Story
The Rockdale Chapter 23 Order of the Eastern Star held its annual installation of officers on July 5 at the Rockdale Masonic Lodge. Full Story
KILL A FELLA’—
Red and black, venom lack; red and yellow, kill a fellow. That was good to remember Friday as Larry Rubino killed a 32-inch coral snake at the Rubino home on County Road 305. Full Story
Monthly Milano Opry performance Saturday
The Milano Opry is Saturday, July 16 at the Milano High School cafetorium. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7. Admission is $7 and children 10 and under are free. Full Story
Chiggers bring itch to summer activities
Summertime usually means picnics, fun in the sun and good times. Summer can also mean time when small mites called chiggers can become active.
Chiggers can turn a normal outing into a nightmare if they end up crawling on you and causing the small, red itchy welts you might see after being outdoors. Full Story
Travel guides aid summer fun
AUSTIN—Let the July celebrations commemorating our nation’s independence inspire you to learn about the independent spirit that helped shape the history of the Lone Star State. Full Story