Art By Marcus Hayes
Art by Markus Hayes, a junior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art By Jacob Luckey
Art by Jacob Luckey, a third- grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
Texas bluebonnet: blossom of renewal
A fter one of the worst droughts and wildfire seasons in Texas’ history, a sign of renewal is springing up along Texas highways. It is the State Flower of Texas: the bluebonnet. Full Story
Milam competitive in health insurance coverage
t last week’s Commissioner’s
Court meeting we approved a one year renewal of the Scott and White Health Plan for county employees.
Milam County pays 100 percent of the premium for the employee’s coverage which is a major benefit costing the county over one and a quarter million dollars last year. Full Story
‘FRY-DAY’ TRADITION—Lenten season fish fries, this year held each Friday through March 30, are one of the busiest times of year for members of Knights of Columbus Council 7014. Full Story
Janey Rose, I’ll see you Saturday at The Ranch!
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead I had a visit from a little ‘cutie patootie’ named Janey Rose Cleveland and her Mom, Lindsay. They were giving me the scoop on a great event this Saturday. Full Story
Gause gal spoons up musical gumbo on ‘Let It Burn’
Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. Full Story
Rozalyn and Michael Stuckey of Houston announce the birth of their son, Jack Edward, at 2:36 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012, at Woman’s Hospital of Texas, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and measuring 20 ¾ inches. Grandparents are Paul and Gwendolyn Dixon of Minerva. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
March 22—Ethan Brinkley, Emily Brinkley, Aaliyah Dunn, Billy Anglen, Timothy Ray Blakely, Michael Korengay, Cutter Brown, Dorothy Zaskoda, Linda Jones, Scott Starnes.
March 23— Carl Turnage, Delores Ferguson- Fisher, Micah Ruiz, Lois Hagg, Paul Unger II. Full Story
RELAY FOR LIFE
Relay sponsors deadline March 31
Sponsors are being sought for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Milam County.
To receive sponsorship information and have your company logo or name placed on the 2012 Relay For Life Tshirt, call Joy Scruggs, 898- 0067, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story
Elliott McDermott and Kendra Deezak.
Carol Delong and Mark Delong. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Chicken tenders, cream gravy, mashed potatoes, green peas, wheat bread, orange, milk.
Tuesday— Pork roast, brown gravy, new potatoes, Capri vegetables, cornbread, hot fruit compote, milk.
Wednesday— Hamburger steak, brown gravy, butter beans, seasoned mixed greens, wheat bread, banana pudding, milk. Full Story