Art by Benito Costello
Art by Benito Costilla, a junior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art by Shauncey Cloer
Art by Shaunacey Cloer, a third-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
‘Mini-Fair’ draws 74 BBQ cookers
Milam County Festival gets ideal weather
Most common bit of conversation at the first Milam County Festival Friday and Saturday at Rockdale’s Fair Park: “This feels just like the Fair.”
Second most common: “How about this weather.”
The festival, highlighted by 74 barbecue teams, unreeled on green grass, in sunshine and 65- degree temperatures both days. Full Story
So now he can cook Goulash
Since hubby Bill put his “infamous” hot dawg recipe in this column, we’ve heard from a lot of friends and family— mostly to the tune of: “Did you actually eat that?” or “Was that served with Tums?” or “Yuck!” or “I got heartburn just reading that recipe.” Full Story
Belting out Broadway, and more
Musical matinee benefits the Kay
Some Ira Gershwin, some Duke Ellington, a lot of Broadway’s best through the years, some novelty numbers and even Dixieland.
That’s what some 60 persons who turned out for the Kay Theater Foundation-benefit concert Sunday by two Houston performers enjoyed during a two-hour event that raised almost $1,000 for the 1947-era downtown theater’s ongoing restoration. Full Story
Car, quilt shows a huge success
I t was Chamber of Commerce weather in Thorndale on Saturday for the third annual Thorndale Area Car Show/Quilt Show/Arts & Crafts events. A large crowd supported the activities up and down FM 486 South in downtown Thorndale. Full Story
March 29— Carol DeStefano, RaTessalyn Ferguson, Brandon Corn, Edna Ingram, Darrell Lister, Kara Phillips.
March 30—Helen Zapata, Brandon Corn, Bruce (Tripp) Grandchamp, Jennifer Mulac, Dorothy Davidson, Gwen Dixon.
March 31—Shane Silvey, Faith Walton, Amy Beth Alford, Rebecca Davis, Derek Young, Barkley Alford, Shannon Clinard. Full Story
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Monday—Saucy pork cutlet, buttered green peas, carrots, whole wheat bread, orange, milk.
Tuesday— Roast turkey, gravy, cornbread dressing, candied sweet potatoes, seasoned broccoli, apple crisp, milk.
Wednesday— Grilled oregano chicken, baby lima beans, Southern tomato and okra, whole wheat roll, chocolate pudding, milk. Full Story
Andrew Witt Springer IV and Cynthia Franklin.
Craig Wilk and Lawrene Gardipee.
Nathan Crowe and Kerri Golden
Willard Simpson and Ashley Simpson. Full Story