WORD FROM THE WIFE
Memories flow about Joe: friend, salesman, ‘Hobo’
Bill and I lost a dear friend last week, Joe Strauss from Shiner. Bill has written about him in several columns over the years because he was a most interesting guy.
He and wife Gladys raised a wonderful family—Marian, Bobby, Patrick and Mark—and were working on a large contingent of grandchildren, 10 so far, and one great-grandchild. Full Story
Red sails in the sunset
Or maybe “red umbrellas at noontime” would be more appropriate. Whichever you choose, there’s a new look this summer at the Rockdale Municipal Swimming Pool in Veterans Park. Full Story
Adams-Zuehlke vows said in New Braunfels
Brittney Lea Adams and Steven Charles Zuehlke were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011, in St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Braunfels. Rev. James Mann, pastor from the couple’s home congregation, officiated the ceremony. Full Story
Golden Girls, ‘88-99’ ready for reunion Aug. 6th
The RHS Golden Girls of 1988 through 1999, who were under the direction of Rowena Ortega, will hold a “meet and share” event from 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at The Ranch.
Mrs. Ortega provided the following information concerning the reunion:
“We will have videos, powerpoint presentations, and memorabilia tables. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday— Chicken tenders, creamed sliced potatoes, squash and onions, cornbread, apricots, milk.
Tuesday—Smothered steak, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, cornbread, melon, milk.
Wednesday— Pork riblet, scalloped potatoes, broccoli Normandy, whole wheat bread, fruit cup, milk. Full Story
Neil Caffey and Courtney Brinegar.
Raymond Barrios and Estella Barrios.
Robert McCall and Debra Patterson.
Jorge Pardo-Perez and Raquel Moreno.
Bobby Samford and Deana Kurz. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
July 28—Braden James Hahn, Elliott Taylor Jr., Bart Martindale IV, Dee Ellis.
July 29—Leanna Owens, Scott Owens, Noah Landon, Mona Davis, Buck Bakken.
July 30—J. Preston Rose, Jadan Carmichael, Mason Ruiz, Allyse Betchan, Elaine Holliman, Heather Hulett. Full Story
Cub Scouts in Rockdale Pack 789 recently held their annual Raingutter Regatta at First Christian Church with 19 attending
Winners were (bottom photo, from right to left) 1st, Nathan Jeter; 2nd, Trey Hale; 3rd, Tyler Avrett. Full Story
MARC Center holds annual event, elects officers for 2011-2012 term
A large crowd of consumers, parents and guardians, siblings, board members, staff and other Milam Adult Resource Center (MARC) supporters attended the general membership meeting of the local MARC Center on Thursday at the Center. Full Story
Jamboree set Saturday at Civic Center
Milano Jamboree is set for Saturday, July 30 at the Milano Civic Center/ Fire Station. Show starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. Concessions will be available. The event is sponsored by the senior citizens. Anyone is welcome to come and join Bobby Coldiron, Rust y Wilhite and other band members and share their music. Full Story
Shooting sports contest a family affair
Sorry for the short column this week. We were on vacation last week and didn’t get back home until later Sunday afternoon. Let me know if you have any news and I’ll have it in next week’s column. Full Story