Memorial Day—‘Never forgotten’
Monday program at Wolf Park honors 236 Milam County war dead
More than 90 years of Milam County’s war dead were honored in a Memorial Day Ceremony.
Relatives and friends answered “here” in memory as 236 names were read at Wolf Park in the annual observance sponsored by Rockdale’s Carlyle American Legion Post 358 on Monday. Full Story
Tina Alejandro’s name was incorrectly printed as “Tina Alexander” in a list of teachers who had submitted resignations in last week’s school board story. Full Story
ON THE SPOT
ON THE SPOT—There was a massive turnout of emergency personnel Department with several RVFD vehicles, three state troopers and when an SUV with four Rockdale teens rolled off FM 908 at the Brus Full Story
Gause CIP making plans for annual Founders Day fund-raiser
GAUSE NEWS G ause Community Improvement Program will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 4, at the Gause Community Center. The members will be making the plans for the annual CIP fundraiser, Founders Day, that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1. If you have any suggestion to make the day a big success come to the meeting and share your ideas. Full Story
New record book forms are due June 21
The 4- H re cord book for - mat has been changed and improved for 2012. The new version is available on the record book website or you can complete a word version. Either format can be used for the 2012 4- H Record Books. Full Story
DO NATION —Milam County Retire d Teach ers Associa tion recently donated 125 books to the Ga use ISD as par t of the Texas Retired Teachers Association “Books for Chil dren” project Full Story
A tree’s rings reveal fires from years past
Like clues from an Agatha Christie my ster y novel, trees can provide secrets about past events, and their rings are especially good at providing information about fires, some of which happ ened hu ndre ds of yea rs ago , according to studies from a Texas A& M University researcher. Full Story
Two upcoming benefits set for next month in Milano
There are two benefit/fundraisers coming up in Milano that are for good causes. The first is set for Saturday, June 2 at the Milano Civic Center. It is a benefit for Dion Czajkowski and family. She is a 34-year-old mother of three who was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer and has no insurance. Full Story
Call additions or corrections to The Reporter, 446-5838.
• American Cancer Society, Gaye Bland, memorial chair, PO Box 1630, Rockdale TX 76567.
•American Heart Association, 6801 Sanger, Suite 102, Waco, TX 76710.
• Black Jack VFD, Jesse A. Smith, president, 11191 FM 908, Rockdale, TX 76567. Full Story
Skin cancer facts, figures
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.
Despite that prevalence, skin cancer remains the proverbial elephant in the room, a disease men and women are certainly aware of, but many prefer not to think about. Full Story