2011 IN REVIEW
Some of our favorite Reporter images from the past year
Remember? A year that was unspeakably hot and dry was neither the morning of Feb. 4 as makeshift ‘snowplow’ frees US 79 from grip of two-to-three-inch snow. Full Story
And just like that, she was gone again
Just talked to Savannahbound daughter, Kennedy. She was in the middle of the Florida panhandle on I-10. Besides getting out of Texas, it’s by far the longest and most boring part of the drive.
She left at 5:30 a.m., New Year’s Day. We both figured all the drunks from New Year’s Eve would be sleeping it off so it would be a good day to drive. Full Story
Wilson honored on 91st
GAUSE—Dorsie M. Wilson of Gause celebrated her 91st birthday Friday, Dec. 30, with a phone call from her oldest grandson, Derrick Ferguson of Houston, singing “Happy Birthday.”
She was treated to lunch by the following: Full Story
Whitmore piano students present music for season
Piano students of Dixie Whitmore played a Christmas theme program recently at First Baptist Church fellowship hall, performing a variety of carols, hymns, songs and tunes of the season in solos and duets.
At the close of the program refreshments were served to students and guests. Students participating in the program were: Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. Full Story
Milano staff, students go back to classes on Monday morning
Hope everyone had a great time bringing in the new year. Age has caught up with me. I slept through the turning of the year.
Milano faculty and students will return to school on Monday Jan. 9 at their regular class and bus schedules. The school year is halfway over.
MISD will have a staff development day on Monday, Jan. 16 and st udents w ill have a holiday. Full Story
‘OPEN’-LY GIVING— Charlie and Pat Watson held their annual Christmas open house on Dec. 17, collecting donations to the local food pantry as admission. Full Story
Stephen Chapel AME to host revival through the weekend
A reminder t hat Stephen Chapel AME Church here in Gause is having a “Come To Jesus” revival at the church, 422 E. US 79 this week. A community prayer meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday. Rev ival ser v ices begin each evening at 7 on Thursday and Friday. Evangelist Mhyrun Hurst will be preaching. Then at 5 p.m. Saturday, you are invited to a praise and worship musical. Full Story
Kevin Coleman Jr. and Jacqueline Morago.
Oscar Mackey and Patricia Parra.
Bobby Yates and Lonnie Lynn.
Bondan Krewsun and Sabina Krewsun.
Betty Sheeley and Verner Sheeley.
Michael Morton and Deborah Morton. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Two percent milk served daily.
Monday—Beef steak fingers, creamed 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
THE FACES OF 2011 FROM REP ORTER’S NE WS COVERAGE
Top row (L- R): Six- year- old Mason Leifeste of Cameron showed grand champio n commercial heifer and reser ve champ ion steer at 2011 Rockdale Fair; “Captain America” (Allen Mullens of G Full Story
Head- turner of the year....
US 79 in Rockdale was a chiropractor’s delight on e Friday afternoon in June as heads snapp ed almost all the way around to gawk at the ‘price of gas’ at Rockdale Cefco. Full Story
Some infants, children may benefit from contact lenses
Children as young as in fants can begin wearing contact len s- es. Full Story