Art by Leigh Hollan
Art by Leigh Hollan, a fourth-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
Art by Nasario Garcia
Art by Nasario Garcia, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
‘i Can’ with iTigers this summer
After school program offering activities during break for students, parents
Just because classes are out for summer break doesn’t mean there’s not much going on at Rockdale ISD. With grant money from the Afterschool Centers on Education program, the district’s iTigers program is offering a variety of activities to students from elementary to high school, as well as their parents. Full Story
Needing your yummy tomato recipes sent in
I am sure that everyone that cooks uses tomatoes in many of their recipes. From now until Sept. 14, I need you to send me your favorite recipes that use tomatoes. Since Milam County is the historical birthplace for Girls Tomato Clubs in Texas (Girls 4-H), it is only fitting that we collect recipes using tomatoes and have them available during National 4-H Week in October. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
June 21—Vera Proctor, Mark Morse, Michael Heath Wall, Vickie L. Mathews, Nelda Davis, J.B. Debault.
June 22—Travis Hunter Neely, Teresa Neely Eoff, Jim Davis, Michael Ruiz, Sally Brumbelow, Margaret Caffey, Carson Offield, Eric Robinson, Jamie Streck. Full Story
June 21—Charles and Gaye Bland, Carol and D’Lynn Thompson.
June 22—Robert and Diana Smith.
June 23—Roy and Martha Hann, Kerry and Denis Starnes.
June 24—Michael and Melissa Sheahan, Barry and Amy Alford, Robin and Shelly Shaw, Ron and Joyce Montgomery.
June 25—Ryan and Sarah Warner. Full Story
Lana Turpen and Richard Turpen
April Mayberry and Michael Mayberry.
Sherry Schneider and Glenn Schneider. Full Story
Ashworth retires after 30 years meritorious service
CARLISLE, PA—U.S. Army Col. Eric Ashworth, son-in-law of Ramona Barlow of Rockdale, retired from military service on June 6.
Dur ing the ceremony, held at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, he was awarded his second Legion of Merit to culminate 30 years of meritorious service.
Col. Ashworth has served in numerous assignments, including overseas tours in Iraq, Korea and Germany. Full Story
Families needed for exchange students
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries from around the world. Full Story
READING DETECTIVES—’Get A Clue About Reading’, the annual Summer Reading Program at the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library, continued through next week for students in grades Pre- Full Story
Beginner 4-H camp Saturday at Gause
A ll of you who have youngsters from the age of 4-8 years of age make plans to let them come and have fun Saturday as the Milam County 4-H w ill sponsor a Beginner Fun Day Workshop at the Gause School. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and they will have various activities beginning at 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Lunch will be served. Full Story
Eric and Maria Silva of Rockdale announce the birth of their son, Logan Broly Silva, at 12:44 a.m. June 16, 2012, in St. David’s Hospital, Round Rock. He weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Logan was welcomed by grandparents Alberto and Maria Silva, Placido Cer vantes and Soledad Luna, all of Rockdale. Full Story
Coldiron diabetes benefit, bike run set for Saturday
A benefit is planned Saturday at Nat’s for the American Diabetes Society in honor of the late C.W. Coldiron. He had suffered from diabetes since he was a child and passed away in August 2011. The fund-raiser w ill include a bike r un, live auction, horseshoe tournament, 50/50 drawing, dunking booth, a DJ dance and barbecue plates for sale. Full Story