‘Camelot,” the hit Broadway musical based on the King Arthur legend, comes to Milam County beginning July 30 thanks to Milam Community Theatre. Full Story
No relief in sight from drought
98 percent of state now suf fering from effects
Mila m Cou nt y growe rs are ge tting ready to harvest crops as what’s been termed the third worst drouth in state histor y continues with no signs of letting up.
According to the U. S. Drouth Monitor, 98 per cent of Texas— all but a tin y sl ice along the Gul f Coast— is no w rep or ting severe drouth conditions. Full Story
I BLEED MAROON
We’ve bought our last box of diapers... yipee
I just want to say a huge “tha nk you” to whichever of ourreaders whohasaspecial connection to the “Pott y Training
Fairy.” I wrote in this space four weeks ago about how we were hav ing problems with our th ree- year- old daughter Hannah and her trials and tribu lations with her being pott y trained. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
July 21—Robin Shaw, Brooke Hopcus, Johnny Hurt.
July 22—Bobbie Bullington.
July 23—Denise Gerren, Richard Strelsky, Hunter Hilton.
July 24—Tucker Ace Cryer, Billy Gonzalez, Laurene Shumaker, Buddy Atchley, Joyce Bayless, Nathan Atkins. Full Story
James Tumlin and Pamela Barabas. Full Story
The Jacob Austin Band, comprised of Jacob (right) and parents Liz and David of Anderson, were one of the acts at Saturday’s performance of the Milano Opry. Full Story
South Texas trooper, RHS graduate noted for actions
PLEASANTON– A former Rockdale resident and a 1990 RHS graduate was noted for his bravery as a Texas Department of Public Safet y of f icer during a recent traffic accident in Atascosa County, south of San Anto- nio. Full Story
Dates announced for fall events
Dates for some annual fall events in Milano have been announced. The City of Milano will sponsor it’s “Fall Fest” in downtown on Saturday, Oct. 1 with food booths, tractor pulls, car show and much more. More details on this in the coming weeks. Full Story
Gause Full Gospel VBS next week
Gause Baptist Church had a successful Vacation Bible School this past week. Youngsters ages 3 to 12 are invited to the Gause Full Gospel Church for their VBS from 9 a.m. to noon July 25-29. According to VBS director LaDonna Bonorden this year’s theme is “Celebrate Jesus”. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday— Chicken spaghetti, green peas, dill carrots, whole wheat bread, orange, milk.
Tuesday—Hawaiian pork chop, calico corn, California vegetables, whole wheat bread, spice cake, milk.
Wednesday— Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, poultry gravy, Scandinavian vegetables, wheat bread, fruit, milk. Full Story
Going green need not cost more
Many people think that adopting an eco-friendly lifest yle is expensive. A lthough there are some eco- conscious products and practices that can be pricey, most people will find going green doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. Full Story
SAY ‘MOUNTAIN CHEESE!’—
Kayla Ehler, 4, and Blaise Samford, 10, of Rockdale posed for an “old time” photo by “Professor Shutterbug,” Tommy Wipf, of Silverton, Colorado, earlier this month and ended u 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
Follow your nose, taste buds in Texas
Lone Star cuisines are as diverse as the people
Every thing is bigger in Texas, including the flavors that emerge from kitchens around the state.
Texas’ many cuisines are as diverse as the people.
Whether visitors are crav ing barbecue, Tex- Mex, Sout hwestern fare, seafood, Cajun, innovative cuisine or good ol’ downhome Full Story
Does midnight snacking = weight gain?
Late- night eating has been studied and debated
The correlation between late - night eating and weight gain has b een st ud ie d and de bat ed for quite a whi le.
Although common sense might su g ge st t he re is a conn ect ion , thereis no statis tic alproof to confir m the claim. Full Story