THROWIN’ IT BACK— Milano High School cheerleaders held a “throw back” pep rally last week with the help of some former MHS cheerleaders and cheer sponsors. Full Story
ROCKDALE FAIR CHILDREN’S PAGEANT WINNERS
JUNIOR MISS ROCKDALE—Julianna Byrd (seated, center) was crowned the 2010 Junior Miss Rockdale in the Rockdale Fair Children’s Pageant, held Saturday in the RHS Auditorium. Full Story
GUITAR HEROES—Musicians Robert Lawhon (left) and Michael Herod cut loose on a song during Saturday night’s Milano Opry. The Opry’s October show was healined by Bobby Mikulin. Full Story
Skit highlights meeting of Linwood Acres Club
Linwood Acres Garden Club kicked off its 2011-12 year with a September meeting at the Rockdale I& GN Depot/Museum. Hostesses Mary Phillips and Mary Jo Cof field provided refreshments. Full Story
Milano homecoming court announced
Milano’s homecoming football game is set for Friday, Oct. 28 and the new homecoming queen will be crowned during halftime ceremonies. Queen nominees are seniors Desiree Adrian, Brittany Barnett, Elizabeth Keller and Arianna Douglas. Class duchesses are junior Raighley Shaw, sophomore Victoria Garcia and freshman Halle McManess. Full Story
MVFD FIRE PREVENTION—Representatives of the Milano Volunteer Fire Department delighted youngsters at Milano Elementary School last week with a fire prevention program. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Two percent milk served daily.
Monday— Beef steak fingers, cream gravy, black-eyed peas, seasoned greens, whole wheat bread, pineapple tidbits.
Tuesday— Chicken fried rice, oriental vegetables, orange wedges, reduced-calorie lemon cake.
Wednesday—Beef tips and mushrooms, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, wheat bread, pudding. Full Story
Fischer new Miss Rockdale Fair
De La Rosa, Pannell runners- up at 34rd annual pageant
Morgan Fischer, a 16- ye ar- old jun ior at Rockda le High School, was crowned Miss Rockdale Fair 2011 Saturday before a crowd of mor e than 600 in the Rock dale Hi gh School auditor ium.
First runner- up at the an nual page ant was Kaley De La Rosa and second runner - up wa s Bailey Pannell. Full Story
Add your own ingredient to Minnie’s Pie
A bsolutely everywhere I go these day s, people are talking about “The Help.”
Brot her Kyle says he read the book and he’s br inging it to me and I have to read it.
(And I said I would. I haven’t read a book since the 7th Harry Potter and I am sti ll broken he arted over that.) Full Story
MISS CAMO—Emily McCoy was the winner of the Miss Camo pageant ( ages 16 -18) at the 2011 Central Texas Hunting & Outdoor Expo, held at Apache Pass. Full Story
Soccer season wrapping up
This Saturday will be the last games of the season for the Gause ISD parents club sponsored soccer teams in Gause. Thanks goes to all of the sponsors, the coaches and the parents who made this a fun time for all those youngsters who had the opportunity to play. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
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Oct. 20—Micah Burns, Charlene Moore, Shannon Marie Taylor, Paxton Hendrix, Doy Gregg, Hannah Lehmkuhl, Jackson Ballard, Barry Phillips, Sherry Schneider.
Oct. 21— Emory Crump, Kristy Kaufmann, Nic Dillon, Angel Lara. Full Story
PAGEANT SINGERS—There was plenty of local talent on hand Saturday in the RHS Auditorium during the annual Rockdale Fair Queen Contest. Full Story
Fair to include home economic contests
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Don’t forget to bring your entries for the Rockdale Fair Home Economic s Department at the New Salem Building on the fair grounds. Non-food items can be entered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 and from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 20. Food items must be entered from 8-11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Full Story
Edward Krenek and Tammy Svrcek.
Rodney Harrison and Kimberly Kunkel.
Carl McLean and Amanda Matthews. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio. Full Story