It’s been a pretty ‘Fair’ upgrade
RFA provides 35 years of Park improvements
When thousands of people gather at Fair Park for the 36th annual Rockdale Fair Oct. 20-22, only a few “old timers” will realize just how much the park has changed.
At the first “modern-era” fair in 1976, the brand-new Rockdale Fair Association inherited a Fair Park which hadn’t changed much since before World War II. Full Story
Don’t miss the Oasis quartet here Sunday
Check out all the activities of this busy weekend but be sure to take time out to go see the Oasis Quartet at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon at Peace Lutheran Church fellowship hall. This group of talented ladies from the Houston area are current Region 10 Quartet Champions and will be competing in Sweet Adelines International competition next month. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
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Sept. 22—Dave Cunningham, Mary Frances Mathews, Shelly Muston, Linda Lou Smith, Amber Aguirre, Clay Hirt, Claude Lagrone. Full Story
32 UNITS—Milano High School’s National Honor Society sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive on Sept. 12 in the school’s theater room. Full Story
DUTCH TOWN’S NEW MARKER— A Texas Historical Marker was unveiled at the E.L. Wied Hardward Store building in old Dutch Town in Cameron on Sept. 10. Full Story
19th Mesquite Art Show set Oct. 7-9 in Fredericksburg
F R EDER ICK SBU RG —The 2011 Texas Mesquite Association Art Festival returns to Fredericksburg on Oct. 7- 9. Juried artists from around Texas will gather in Fredericksburg’s Marktplatz for a three-day celebration of the exquisite and attractive mesquite. Full Story
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Monday—Meatballs with gravy, fluffy rice, zucchini and tomatoes, roll, orange pineapple, milk.
Tuesday—Turkey ham, yams, green peas with pimento, tropical fruit, diet chocolate chip cookie, milk.
Wednesday—Low sodium chicken salad, potato salad, mixed green salad with dressing, raisins, wheat bread, banana, milk. Full Story
MVFD Auxiliary will start taking sale donations Monday
The annual Milano Volunteer Fire Depar tment’s Ladies Auxiliary garage sale will be held 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
TO WED— Kimberly Knapek of Thorndale and Raymond Knapek of Granger, along with Glenda Caraway and the late Lynn Caraway of Pleasanton, announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Sarah Am Full Story
Marriage Licenses Jason White and Kelly Fikes.
Ashley Davis and Christopher Davis.
Chad Fletcher and Lee Fletcher.
Maria Reyes and Domingo Reyes.
Stephen Brown and Ester Brown.
Loria Allison and Raymond Allison.
Holly Gaytan and Enrique Gayton Ortiz. Full Story
Baptist youth holding breakfast buffet fund-raiser Sunday
A reminder that the Gause Baptist Church youth group will sponsor a fundraiser starting morning services on Sunday, Sept. 25. They will ser ve break fast for lunch in an all-you- can eat buffet for $ 7. Juice, tea and coffee are included. Full Story