Bulldogs hanging on as regular season subsides
Thorndale needs to win and some help to reach playoffs
With four games left in the season, the Thorndale Bulldogs need to win out and are going to need some help as well to make a playoff appearance.
After splitting a pair of games last week, the Bulldogs stand 4-6 in District 27-2A play after a 7-4 victory over Academy Tuesday night, behind unbeaten Jarrell which is 14-1 overall and 10-0 in league play. Full Story
Graveside services for Jadwiga “Jennie” Bower, 92, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, at
Rockdale Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Mr s. Bower died Jan. 18 in Garland due to COPD complications. She was born Aug. 8, 1919, in Massena, New York, to John and Alexandria Romanoski.
Mr s. Bower graduated from Massena Central High School in 1937. Full Story
Graveside services with military honors for Johnnie W. Davis, 92, of Milano were held Friday, April 6, 2012, in Sandy Creek Cemetery near Rockdale with Rev. Rita Sims officiating.
Mr. Davis died Tuesday, April 3, at his home near Milano.
He was born March 18, 1920, in Kaufman to Luther Wesley and Maudie Blanche (Kyser) Davis. Full Story
Funeral services for Sheilah A. Ebensberger, 57, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with burial following at 1 p.m. at Bagdad Cemetery in Leander.
Mr s. Ebensberger died at her home in Temple on Saturday, April 7.
She was born Dec. 9, 1954, in Austin to Robert L. and Joyce E. (Barker) Moore. Full Story
Services for Archie Hubert Sorenson, 100, were held Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Shiloh Baptist Church with Pastors Larry Givens and Ray Dennis officiating. Burial followed in Mesquite Cemetery near Lexington.
Mr. Sorenson died Thursday, April 5, in Round Rock.
He was born Oct. 5, 1911, in the Sandoval community of Williamson County to Sam and Annie (Anderson) Sorenson. Full Story
Services for Roberto Torres, 63, of Rockdale will be held at a later date in Michigan.
He was born June 19, 1948, in Toledo, Ohio, to Eloisa H. Torres and Cesario Torres.
Mr. Torres was a Rockdale resident for the past 14 years.
He worked as a welder for 25 years before retiring.
Mr. Torres was preceded in death by his father. Full Story
CAMERON—Funeral services for Nicholas Jaymes Ybarra, 3, were held Friday, April 6, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Cameron with Rev. Mylon Avery officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cameron.
Nicholas died Wednesday, April 4, in a Temple hospital.
He was born March 19, 2009, in Temple to Sherry Uvalle and Ernest Ybarra. Full Story
DRIPPING SPRINGS — William “Bill” Strong Duke Jr., 76, died April
A private celebration of his life has been planned.
Mr. Duke served our country as a sergeant in the Marine Corps during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1958. Full Story