Kay Theatre focus shifts to interior
Grant funds used for more construction
The outside is restored, now it’s time to focus on the inside.
Rockd a le’s K ay Theat re Foundation, which is restoring the nearly 70-year- old former theatre, as a performing arts-civic meeting venue, has received a $15,000 grant from the Douglas B. Marshall Jr. Family Foundation of Houston. Full Story
Celebrate 2012 with yummy black-eyed peas
Happy New Year to everyone! I hope your Christmas was Merry!
To help your plans for New Year’s Day go smoothly, we added a Food page on 3C. It explains the tradition of eating black-eyed peas for good luck.
I think it’s lucky any time I get to eat black-eyed peas, cabbage and corn bread in the same meal. Full Story
Chamber hosting NYE dance Saturday at KC Hall
Hel lo, Ro ckd a le. Wel l another Christmas has come and gone. I hope the holiday was a great one for all of you. I had a great Christmas with my family and friends and feel so blessed to be a part of their lives and to live in a community like Rockdale. Full Story
Gause teacher s, st udents return from winter bre ak ne xt week
Gause school teachers have a workday on Monday, Ja n. 2 and student s then return to classes on Tuesday, Jan. 3 and it’s college day, so wear your favorite college shirt. The nex t basketba ll games for the Gause Junior High teams are Jan. 9 at Brazos Christian in Br yan starting at 5: 30 p. m. Later in January the Gause girls basketball team will host a tournament. Full Story
BAND BOOSTERS FOOD DRIV E— Rockdale Band Booster s recently complete d their second annual food drive. Full Story
READY TO ROLL— It’s been a holiday break for the Rockda le ISD’s bus fleet at the district’s bus barn over the past two weeks but that all ends on Wednesday (Jan. Full Story
Mila no students don’t go back to classes until Januar y 9
MI LANO NEWS
Hope eve r yone had a fantastic Christ ma s holiday. Wehad sever alfamily get- toge t hers and at e way too much, but enjoyed the time we had to visit with one another.
Mila no ISD students and staff are out for the Ch ristmas holidays.
Classes will resume Monday, Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Two percent milk ser ved daily.
Monda y— New Year’s holiday.
Tue sday— Ta co stew, Mex ic an rice, let tuce and tomato salad, salsa, frui t cup with oranges.
Wednesday— Herb baked chicken, luau swe et potatoes, mixe d vegetable s, who le wheat bread, apple. Full Story
HAPPY BIRT HD AY
Taken from community cal endar s.
For additions, call 446- 5838.
Dec. 29 — Clay to n Garrison, Brookelyn Bankston, Hunter Gage, Hope Hargrove, Jaso n Moody, Nell Hof fmeyer.
Dec. 30 —Zachar y Doona n, Dorsie Wilson, Cole Broadus, Kaylor Eschberger, Jef f Noack, Gladys Ro berts. Full Story
Why do we eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day?
It is undoubtably a southern tradition that became a symbol of luck
Delving into some fun New Year’s superstitions of the south, the first is, in my opinion, the most important aspect of New Year’s Day: black-eyed peas.
Do you know why blackeyed peas are lucky on New Year’sDay? Aswithmost superstitions, there are several answers to the question. Full Story
Now, don’t forget the cornbread
Here are five things it is reccomended you eat on New Year’s Day: Full Story
Popu la r New Year’s resolutions
Every year, right before the clock strikes 12 on December 31, people far and wide make resolutions for the new year. There are some common themes from year to year, with certain resolutions topping the lists. Full Story