Art by Cirilio Castillo
Art by Cirilio Castillo, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art by Tiffany Valdivia
Art by Tiffany Valdivia, a first-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story
Rockdale Elementary 2012 Olympics
Students participate in opening ceremonies, games, fun
I n what you might imagine London to be like in a few months, Rockdale
Elementary School was in full games mode as it hosted the school’s 2012 Olympics, complete with opening ceremonies.
Over 430 RES students participated in field games all day, including limbo, bean bag toss, obstacle courses and sack races, just to name a few. Full Story
We’ve got the fever for this stinky boy
Far be it from me, that I be one of those columnists who endlessly write about their grandchildren.
Well, not that far.
Now, what I am about to say needs a disclaimer. Our two-year old grandson Reese is a joy. He is our sun in the mornin’ and our moon at night.
Yes LuLu and “B” have got the fever for this boy. Full Story
MasterPeace Quartet to perform in Milano
Gospel group to play May 11 at Civic Center
The MasterPeace Quartet, a Southern music gospel group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the civic center in Milano.
Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $15 for a family and $5 for children. There is no charge for preschool children. Advance tickets may be purchased from Milano Senior Citizen AD Lagrone or R.L. Shafer. Ticket prices will be slightly higher at the door. Full Story
ENGAGED—Stephen and Laurie Niemtschk of Thorndale announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylee Dawn Niemtschk, to Samuel Gus Floerke III, son of Sammy and Lisa Floerke Jr. of Taft. Full Story
Date announced for annual Milano Ex-Students reunion
The date has been set for the annual Milano Ex-Students Association reunion. The event and meal will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at Milano High School. A catered meal will be served at noon.
It is also the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1962. For more information on the reunion, contact Carolyn Haf ley, 512- 455-2473. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
May 10—Timmy Lange, Alyce Riley, Marjorie Crockett, Jocelyn Lewis, Katie Roddam, Nicholas Hammett.
May 11—Ashton Chatman, Charles Caffey, Bianca Rydell, Margie Abbott, Ronnie Burrough. Full Story
Raffle, T-shirt sales started for Czajkowski family benefit
A benefit is being planned for the Dion Czajkowski family to help with expenses stemming from her recent cancer diagnosis. Although final details are still in the works, tickets are being sold for chances on items, as well as T-shirts being sold in honor of Czajkowski. Full Story
May 11—Joe and Darlene Shaw.
May 15—Mike and Carolyn Staacke, Michael and Stacy Wall, Carl and Judy Anthony.
May 16—Judy and Garry Wilson. Full Story
Bonifacio Banda Jr. and Briana Baez.
Noe Horta-Balderas and Miriam Rios-Soto.
Matthew Copeland and Dawn Currie.
Donna Cummings and Christopher Dekle.
Rebecca Olson and David Olson II.
Annastasia Fikes and Marcus Fikes. Full Story
SCOUTS VISIT KRXT
SCOUTS VISIT KRXT—Rockdale Girl Scout Troop 9603 recently toured the KRXT studio in Rockdale, earning a Radio Station Patch. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
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