Art by Corey Mcdonald
Art by Corey McDonald, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
One more time for good old RHS
RHS graduates urged to keep trying in life
Josh Dav is, spea ker for Friday’s graduation exercises of the Rockdale High School graduating class of 2012, found a new way to say “try and try again” to the 124 graduates.
Davis said his first swimming coach told him that he would never succeed in competitive swimming.
And Davis took immediate action. Full Story
Tales from the dark side–Nano and her Spurs
My family is crazy. I realize that this is a commonly accepted fact in most social circles. That’s never bothered me.
The fact that I am considered the most crazy member of my family has also never bothered me.
But now, I am seeing with my own eyes the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Full Story
‘Cooking well with diabetes’ classes to start June 20th
I f you are a diabetic or you have family members that are diabetic, you need to learn everything you can to make meal time enjoyable. Everyone wants food that tastes good, but diabetics need to also plan meals that help them manage their diabetes. Full Story
RJH promotes 116
There will be 116 new freshmen at Rockdale High School in August as promotion exercises for the eighth-grade class of 2011-12 were held last Wednesday (May 23) before a standing-room only crowd in the school gym. Promotion featured speeches by (at left) valedictorian Emily Ibarra and salutatorian Travis Morgan. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
May 31—Raymond Reid.
June 2—Hunter Hux, Marquise Jones, Debbie Todd, Keely Lagrone.
June 3—Payden Bell, Mike Staacke, Braylen Pierce, Gracie Rasco.
June 4—Mark Russell Jr. Full Story
Cody and Leanne Burrough announce the birth of their daughter, Bailey Brooke Burrough, on May 23 in San Marcos, weighing 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 20 inches long. She is welcomed by grandparents Ronnie and Sandra Burrough of Rockdale, Dennis and Leigh Owens of Milano. Great-grandparents are Frank and Evelyn Burrough, Jeannette and the late R.C. Full Story
Prestridge performs live, named Killeen ‘Rodeo Star’
Local singing sensation Hannah Prestridge was named Rodeo Star at the Killeen Rodeo on Saturday. She then performed the National Anthem a cappella live at the rodeo.
Prestridge also sang at Monday’s Memorial Day service at Wolf Park.
The prelim round was held May 12 at Toyota of Killeen with approximately 30 people auditioning for the chance to perform live at the rodeo. Full Story