Art by Preston Howard
Art by Preston Howard, a 2011-12 freshman at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art by Emily Pepine
Art by Emily Pepine, a fourth-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
Milano postal leader Davenport retiring after 25 years behind the counter
MILANO—Sue Davenport has served as a phone book, dictionary, map, mailbox maintenance person, chicken keeper and a watchful eye for the town of Milano for the past 25 years and now it is time for the postmaster of the small city’s post office to retire.
Her last day at the Milano Post Office is July 31, a quarter of a century to the day she was assigned the position. Full Story
WITH THE PRESIDENT
WITH THE PRESIDENT—Rockdale East Ward City Councilwoman Melody Dawson got to meet and greet President Barack Obama last week during the president’s visit to Austin. Full Story
MARC elects officers, board
Milam Adult Resource Center (MARC) elected officers and directors Tuesday, July 17 during the organization’s annual general membership meeting, dinner and swim party.
Ann King was again elected president for the coming year, with Jocelyn Lewis elected vice-president, Dr. Ann Dyer secretary and Ethel Throckmorton treasurer. Full Story
Football skills camp Saturday at Gause ISD practice field
gause news A reminder to all Gause ISD
Junior High boys that the football skills camp will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Gause ISD practice field. This camp will be conducted by Coach Jordan Dent and adult volunteer Jerry Vinton. The group will work on skills and play a 7-on-7 game at the end of camp. Camp attendees will get lunch and a T-shirt. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. Birthdays
July 26—Angela Alford, Fred A. Smith, Lillie Magee, Dana Gerlock, Marjorie Bailey, Troy Hirt.
July 27—Brittany N. Fisher, Jennifer Reeder, Anna Duncum, Vivian Davenport.
July 28—Braden James Hahn, Elliott Taylor Jr., Bart Martindale IV, Dee Ellis. Full Story
Justin and Amber Betak of Rockdale announce the birth of their daughter, Peyton Dawn Betak, at 10:34 p.m. July 14, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are John and Tonya Betak of Rockdale and Dale and Melanie Mebane of Temple. She was also welcomed by special friends Shane and Jamie Whitmire of Rockdale. Full Story
Andrew Bo Aguilar and Amanda Lynn Schneebeli.
Jose Erasmo Torres-Perez and Erica Guadalupe Mendoza.
Rodrigo Ramos Hernandez and Gloria Helena Hernandez. Divorce Granted
Crystal Vasquez Reyes and Eustacio Ledesa Reyes.
Katherine Marie Wade and Reginald Eugene Wade.
Patricia Gale Barbo and Billy Joe Barbo Jr. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS Menu
Monday—Swiss steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, succotash, whole wheat bread, fruit, milk.
Tuesday—Fish amandine, herb rotini noodles, low sodium spinach, wheat roll, melon cup, milk.
Wednesday—Swiss steak with peppers, scalloped potatoes, tangy coleslaw, whole wheat bread, cherry crisp, milk. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story