A lifetime labor of patient love
For 52 years he’s lived with history
For a house that’s 111 years old, and seen a ton of Rockdale history, you don’t expect its current resident to be the person who has lived there the longest.
Meet Frank Wenger.
Wenger has lived in the Dr. William Kennard house for 52 years, since 1959. Full Story
Ke ith and Rose anne Guthrie announce the engagement and upc o ming mar r iag e of t he ir da ughte r, Li ndsey Caro l Marqu ez Guthrie, to Cory Joseph Mikulec, son of Glenn and Charlotte Mikulec. The bride- elect is the granddaugh ter of Fred and Molly Marquez of Rockdale, Car olyn Brown and the la te Walter Brown Jr. Full Story
Plans in the work s for annual Founders Day
Gause Community Improvement Program (CIP) met on Aug. 1 at the community center for their monthly meeting. The main topic of discussion was to finalize plans for the annual CIP Founders Day fund-raiser, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Gause community picnic tables. This will be the 31st year of the celebration. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
August 11—Melinda Burns, Linda Hulse, Caitlin Coats, Lauren Fazzino Ward, Gary Payne, Taylor Todd, Tucker Prestridge.
August 12—Kacey Howeth, Linda Burns, Blaine Ward, Kallea Carmichael, Brenda Baker, Tennyson Guthrie, K’Lee Jenkins, William Turner, Jeffy Doss, Jewel Bounds. Full Story
August 11— Kenny and Charla Deboard.
August 12—Jimmy and Karen Sanders.
August 16—Al and Suzie Ammon.
August 17—Raymond and Greta Lehoski. Full Story
CRIME PREVENTION MONTH—
October has been declared Crime Prevention Month in Milam County by the Milam County Commissioners Court. Full Story
Crossno to perform on Scotland stage
Former Rockdale resident Chase Crossno, who began acting while attending RHS, will be hitting the stage far from home this month. She has been hired by Palindrome Theatre Company to play Thea Elvsted in an original production of Henrick Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Full Story
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Monday—Meat loaf, low sodium macaroni and cheese, green peas, whole wheat bread, apple, milk.
Tuesday—Roast turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, Capri vegetables, whole wheat roll, rocky road pudding, milk.
Wednesday—Stuffed bell pepper, black-eyed peas, orange glazed carrots, bread, chilled pears, milk. Full Story