Bargains galore at garage sales
Rockdale turned into a gigantic shopping mall Saturday as the town’s annual citywide garage sale day drew bargain hunters to virtually all sections of town.
Fifty garage sales were signed up for the annual event and several others just “sprang up” during the weekend. Full Story
Only 90? Well, I feel like singing!
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Tra-la, Tra-la! I don’t usually go around singing, but I am so happy that it’s only 90ish instead of 109ish today that I just feel like singing.
Bill and I have had a running argument this summer about the temperature in our house.
He turns it up and I have to turn it back down. Full Story
Annual Founders Day, fun run deemed success by organizers
First let me, as president of the Gause Community Improvement Program (CIP), along with the Gause Junior High School Booster Club and the Gause Baptist Church mens’ Sunday school class thank all of you who came out and supported the Gause CIP annual Founders Day activities on Saturday. Full Story
Diabetes classes ahead
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
I f you are a diabetic or a family member of a diabetic, you need to learn the important nutritional and medical issues related to diabetes. The Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes provide factual information along with encouragement to help you make positive changes in your diet and lifestyle. Full Story
Town’s Fall Fest set October 1
The City of Milano’s annual Fall Fest is set for Saturday, Oct. 1 w ith lots of activities scheduled in downtown. A mini-rod tractor pull will begin at noon across from the civic center/fire station. If time permits, there may also be a truck pull. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Sept. 8—Mildred Ely Bowling, Allan Miller, Monica Gearhart, Geri Burnett, Ronnie Paris.
Sept. 9—Wesley Rasco, Bill Jones. Full Story
Thomas Cornelius Jr. and Lisa Gardiner.
Brian Marsh and Shelbi Mills.
Joshua Schobel and Barbara Chappell. Full Story
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Monday—Barbecue beef, O’Brien potatoes, black-eyed peas, whole wheat bread, chunky fruit medley, onion slice, milk.
Tuesday—Sesame baked chicken, sweet potatoes, seasoned zucchini, whole wheat roll, fruit, milk.
Wednesday—Low sodium braised pork chop, low sodium brown gravy, roasted potatoes, peas and carrots, whole wheat bread, fruit cup, milk. Full Story
Smar t snacking is key in weight management
Holding off on snacking because you’re worried about unwanted weight gain may be a mistake. Snacking is not a sin. Health and nutrition experts agree that all well-planned diets should incorporate routine snacking to help reduce bingeing and keep metabolism high. Full Story
‘Bad’ cholesterol not as bad as people think
The so- called “ bad cholesterol” — low-density lipoprotein, commonly called LDL — may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise. Full Story