ART by Alyssa Wallis
Art by Alyssa Wallis, a sophomore at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art by Talayeh Green
Art by Talayeh Green, a second-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story
Wel, well, a peek down into the past
90 feet deep, 101 years of local history
History can sometimes be a deep subject.
Sometimes it’s a little deeper than others. Brady Nelson Jr. lived with some of Rockdale’s deepest subject for several years and recently went back to it and observed a 100th anniversary of sorts. Full Story
Cheesy Jalapeno Popper Chicken is the way to go!
Doesn’t this beautiful weather just make you want to go outside and exercise? Yeah, well me neither.
But just in case you are trying to lose a few lbs, brother Kyle sent me this yummy recipe.
Kyle said it’s delish and doesn’t taste like low-anything. Full Story
Thomason performing at Temple College Sunday
Elisabeth Thomason of Rockdale will perform a senior piano recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6 in the Jackson Graeter Backstage Theatre at the Temple College Performing Arts Center.
Thomason began her piano career at age 5 in Kaysville, Utah. At age 10, she moved to Rockdale where she studied with Nancy Anton for several years. Full Story
Brown-Hayslett vows said in Pleasant Grove
Sydney Meredith Brown and Gregory Patrick Hayslett were married at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Brown family home in Pleasant Grove.
Rev. Elizabeth Zarelli Turner, rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Betz Brown of Pleasant Grove. Her grandparents were the late Mary and Doss Brown of Pleasant Grove. Full Story
FIVE GENERATIONS—There are five generations of an area family in this recent photo. Full Story
Still time to get on program for annual Mother’s Day service
GAUSE NEWS I t is less than two weeks until
Mothers’ Day and I am in the process of getting the program for the annual Gause Cemetery Association Mothers Day Homecoming together. If you would like to be a part on the program please give me a call as soon as possible at 979- 279-2472. I will return your call if I miss it. Full Story
RELAY FOR LIFE
Relay garage/bake sale set here Friday, Saturday
A Relay for Life garage sale and bake sale will be held Friday and Saturday, May 4- 5, at 2004 Yokley Road in Rockdale, according to Tiffany Parker, spokesperson.
“The sale will offer housewares, clothing, baked goods and more,” she said. Full Story
Steven and Stacy Holliman of Little River-Academy announce the birth of their daughter, Landry Gail Holliman, at 5:49 p.m. March 12, 2012, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. Grandparents are Elaine Holliman of Rockdale and the late Gary Holliman and Monte and Pattie Morrow of Rotan. Full Story
BIRTHDAY BASH—Family and friends gathered recently for an old-fashioned softball game complete with hot dogs and apple pie to help Jim Platt celebrate his 65th birthday, and daughter Laurie cel Full Story
‘HOPEFUL’ DONATION—The Rockdale Rotary Club has donated $500 to the Place of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center. Full Story
LEGION DONATION—Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6525 Ladies Auxiliary recently honored blue or gold star mothers/grandmothers of military members serving in Afghanistan with a $500 donation to Am Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
May 3—Ashley Zapata, Rhonda Russell, Thomas Betchan, Walker Crane.
May 4—Mary Ann Seaton, Gerald Davenport, Carolyn Temple.
May 5—Mellisa Hurt, Maya Ruiz, Peyton Shuffield.
May 6—Kimberly Blakely, Allyson Eoff, David Anthony Gongora, Randy Robinson. Full Story
‘Purple Party’ set Friday to benefit Relay
MILANO NEWS T eam Tammy’ s “Purple
Party” is Friday, May 4 at Full Story
Jerrod Webber and Barbara Young.
Francisco Chavez and Danielle Torres.
Tony Cooper and Vanity Eddington.
Divorce Granted Alma Bock and Lee Bock. Staci Burlin and Steven Burlin. 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
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story
SCOUT CAMP OUT
SCOUT CAMP OUT—Members of Pack 789 spent April 13-16 at Granger Lake during the group’s annual camp out. Full Story