‘Singing Praises Unto the Lord’
Rising Star Baptist Church held its annual “Gospel Explosion” Saturday evening before a crowd of 120 in the junior-high commons. Full Story
Suicide prevention meetings ahead
The Milam County Suicide Prevention Council will hold two ASK Gatekeeper Training sessions during the nest week.
The Rockdale High School library will host one meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 and the Cameron High School cafeteria, will host a second session at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8.
Programs will last about two hours. Light refreshments will be served. Full Story
12 years later, still a ‘GREAT’ idea
Public access computers are serving community
After a dozen years connecting Rockdale to the information highway, the Greater Rockdale E-Access Team (GREAT) is still going strong.
GREAT provides free public access computers at eight locations around Rockdale. It’s come a long way since its inception in 2000 and is continually updating its technology. Full Story
Sept. 1—Rodney Bobbitt, Devan Taylor, Hailey Hann, Lisa Loewe.
Sept. 2— Olivia Henderson, Karen Sanders, Clyde H. Reynolds, Keith Dibble, Hailey Offield, Kelli Alford Hilton.
Sept. 3—Darlene Shaw, Jamie Hernandez, Peggy Nadeau, Raymon Puente, Jane Knott, Latisha Hirt.
Sept. 4—Margaret Gause Benson, Dakota Eubanks. Full Story
Steven and Brittany Selgelid announce the birth of their son, Owen Leon Selgelid, at 2:19 p.m. Aug. 12, 2011, at De Tar North Hospital in Victoria, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 18 inches long. He is welcomed a sister, Kyndal Leigh Selgelid. Grandparents are Bridgetta and Ronnie Paris, Robert Selgelid and Rheatte Mann, all of Rockdale. Full Story
Annual Founders Day event set Saturday in downtown
Hope to see you all at the a n nua l Fou nders Day fund-raiser on Saturday, Sept. 3. The third annual Gause Sugarloaf 5K & Fun Run will start at 7:30 a.m. Made-from-scratch cake and pie entries need to be in the Gause Baptist Church fellowship hall by 8 a.m. Full Story
MVFD Auxiliary sets fall sale
Milano Volunteer Fire Depa r tment ’s L ad ies Auxiliary will host their annual fall garage sale Sept. 29- 30 and Oct. 1 at the Milano Civic Center/Fire Station. The sale will run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29-30 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1. Full Story
Roy Wells Jr. and Krystal Kay Wells.
Douglas Smith and Amanda Smith. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Labor Day holiday.
Tuesday—Smothered steak, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, cornbread, melon, milk.
Wednesday— Pork riblet, scalloped potatoes, broccoli Normandy, whole wheat bread, fruit cup, milk.
Thursday— Chicken fajitas, spicy pinto beans, low sodium Mexican rice, whole wheat tortilla, peach slices, milk, salsa. Full Story
T’dale Relay For Life changing things up
THORNDALE—Relay For Life of Thorndale is kicking off its next season with some major changes.
Biggest change is that there will be one large team rather than several smaller teams. Members of the Relay committee w ill also act as team cocaptains. This allows the group to refocus on the goal for Relay and reduce t he compet it ion involved. Full Story
NO STRINGS ATTACHED
—Actually, this trio was all strings at the Milano Opry’s Aug. 20 per forma nce at Milano High School. Full Story