Art By Jesus Sanchez
Art by Jesus Sanchez, a freshman at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art By Piper Pounders
Art by Piper Pounders, a second-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story
Rockdale’s ‘Titanic’ souvenir
Hotel owner took photo of iceberg
Of all the historical documents which have passed through Rockdale and been lost to history, there’s one that stands out.
One hundred years ago a Rockdale father sent his son a photo, taken with his own hands, of the most famous iceberg of all time. Full Story
Life would be ‘cooler’ with buttered rolls
I have to take a moment to brag about my brother Kyle. He has been making major lifestyle changes, which as we all know, are not easy to make.
He’s been exercising and eating better. Lower-carb, no wheat, more veggies, etc. Full Story
ENGAGED—Megan Wilhite and Ryan Wilkey are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on July 14, 2012. Full Story
NEW HOPE YOUTH CHOIR
NEW HOPE YOUTH CHOIR—The youth choir from New Hope Baptist on developing healthy lifestyles. Full Story
TOP THORNDALE GRADUATES
TOP THORNDALE GRADUATES—Valedictorian Sam Richter (left) and salutatorian Dillon Irwin both gave speeches to the overflow crowd at Thorndale High School commencement ceremonies held Friday at B Full Story
Nicole and Taylor Nelms announce the birth of their son, Taylor Mason Gage Nelms, at 2:51 p.m. April 13, 2012, in Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 19¼ inches long. He is welcomed by siblings Hunter, Londyn and Tori. Grandparents are Vicki and Kennard Morton of Rockdale and Jim Nelms Jr. of Dallas. Full Story
Christopher David and Leah Denero.
Travis Dohnalik and Kayla Kuzel.
Shawn Martinez and Amber Rivera.
Vernon King III and Pamela Rutledge.
Larry Wilcox and Kimberly Turman.
Joshua Sanders and Sara Sweeney. Divorce Granted Jimmy Perez and Beth Perez. Patricia Villareal and David Villareal. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
June 7—Linda Koch, Johnny Mathews Jr., Benjamin Alexander Gaston, Hayleigh Lagrone.
June 8—Stephanie Crowe, Mike Griffin, Laurie Wilson, Miranda Urban, Mitch Dixon, Bill Phillips. Full Story
RAH-RAH TEAM—The Rockdale junior varsity cheerleaders held a rah-rah mini camp Monday through Wednesday at the old RHS gym. Full Story
Modesette family reunion held Sunday in Thorndale
The annual Modesette family reunion was held Sunday, June 3 at the VFW post home in Thorndale with 60 people in attendance, representing the families of Mollie Simmons, Joan Modesette and Luke Modesette.
Helen Price of Grandbury held the meeting and Bill Dittmar of Houston gave the invocation. Joy Graham reported on the family history. Full Story
20th annual Noack reunion held Saturday in Forest Grove
The family of Ernest Noack gathered for its 20th annual reunion Saturday, June 2 at the Keen home place in the Forest Grove community. Attending were:
From the family of Emma Noack VonGonten: Bud and Velmalene VonGonten Williams.
From the family of Pearl Noack Holley: JoNell Holley, Clare Holley. Full Story