Art by Stefan Trujillo
Art by Stefan Trujillo, a 2011-12 senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art by Arianna Eastridge
Art by Arianna Eastridge, a 2011-12 third-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
71 cookers ‘smoke em’ in Thorndale
Local BBQ team ‘Double A’ takes f1rst place honor
Seventy-one barbecue teams from around Central Texas stepped up to the pits Saturday, but in the end it was a local Thorndale team that captured top honors in the 22nd annual Thorndale VFD Barbecue Cookoff.
“ Double A Cookers & a B,” led by pitmaster Russell Niemtschk won the best overall category, compiled by adding points from individual divisions. Full Story
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June 28—Carla Moore, Karen Rose, Max Dussling, Dakota Grandchamp, Ryan Michael Wall, Julianne Dodd, Charmaine Murello, Michele Fletcher.
June 29—Rance Bell, Kelly Brown, Tovia Katz. 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 Mary Silva, Placido Cervantes and Soledad Luna, all of Rockdale. Full Story
Julio Mendoza and Mireya Santana Aguirre.
Gregory Heine and Tiersa Ireland.
Jose Garza-Saucedo and Monica Bautista-Bernal.
Cherith Williams and Robert Williams. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio. Full Story
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Monday—Beef tips with gravy, low-fat new potatoes, low-sodium beet and onion salad, roll, lemon pudding parfait, milk.
Tuesday—Pork chop with apples, brown rice, garden mix vegetables, wheat roll, fruited lime gelatin, milk.
Wednesday—July Fourth holiday.
Thursday—Tri salad plate, crackers, fruit cup, fig bars, milk. Full Story
‘Beginners Day’ introduces program to younger crowd
Record book winners also announced
Twenty-six 4-Hers and leaders attended the Beginner’s Work shop on Saturday, June 23 at the Gause ISD cafeteria. Full Story