Art By Jessica Shmidt
Art by Jessica Schmidt, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art By Chloe Buegeler
Art by Chloe Buegeler, a kindergartner at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story
Spring Wildflowers-a Milan Bouquet of Beauty
Springtime in Texas usually means tons of bluebonnets, the state’s official flower, lining highways across the Lone Star miles. The bluebonnets in our area have come and gone, but there is still plenty of spring flora to admire on Milam County rural roads and highways. Full Story
RVFD Aux’s cookbook Vol. 4 a ‘must have’
They’re here! The new cookbooks from the Ladies Auxiliary of the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department is now in print—just in time for Mother’s Day or any other gift-giving you need to do. Full Story
Star Creek Ranch lists camp winners
Star Creek Ranch in Thorndale and the Sue Gove family have announced winners of the 2012 Sky Ranch Camp essay scholarship contest as follows: Gabby Moreno, Landry Laywell, Mason Lindig, Bradley Betak, William Islet, Jordyne Bigan-Leslie, Luke Leschber, Stryker Leschber, Scott Guzman, Paige Leschber, Logan O’Campo, Logan Fisher, Lauren Newton, Landri Leschber, . Full Story
Urban-Collin vows said in double-ring ceremony
Kristin Elaine Urban of Rockdale became the bride of Cody Allan Collins of Georgia in a double ring ceremony Jan. 21, 2012, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylor.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Cynthia (Susie) Urban of Rockdale.
The bridegroom is the son of Debbie Collins of Georgia and Tom Collins of Florida. Full Story
Athletic booster club holding fund-raiser through April 19
Gause ISD Athletic Booster Club is selling tickets with prizes to be given away at the athletic sports banquet to be held in the school gym on Thursday, April 19. Prizes include a Stero Cooler, $50 Visa gift card and $25 Visa gift card. Winners need not be present to win. Full Story
PROJECT GRADUATION— Rockdale’s Lee’s Landing and Murphy’s Steakkhouse in Winchester donated to Rockdale Project Graduation 2012 Barbecue Chicken Fund-Raiser. Full Story
FOUR GENERATIONS—Lois Lewis of Rockdale traveled to Tennessee recently to visit her daughter, granddaughter and great-granddaughter. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
April 12—Lisa Koonce, Matthew Sanders, Miah Dillon, Vicki Lynn Vega.
April 13—Nickie Latino, James T. Todd II, David Wilson, Kathie Bassler, Linsey Lewis, Barbara Weise.
April 14—Madi Garner, Bob Daniel, Matthew Smith. Full Story
Marriage Licenses Kevin Murray and Victoria Morales. Divorces Granted Sharon Marcus Smith and Paul Jordan Smith. Full Story
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Monday— Chicken Parmesan, herb pasta with broccoli, Italian green beans, garlic bread, fruit crisp, milk.
Tuesday— Chef’s salad, Italian dressing, crackers, fruit cup, chocolate chip cookie, milk.
Wednesday—Lean beef patty, oven potatoes, lettuce, tomato, onion, baked beans, hamburger bun, fruit yogurt, milk. Full Story
AND THEY'RE OFF
AND THEY’RE OFF—Easter eggs (and kids) were everywhere on the lawn Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church’s annual hunt in Thorndale. Approximately 50 area children enjoyed the event. The church would Full Story