Art by Jessica Schmidt
Art by Jessica Schmidt, a 2011-12 senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art by Blake Merrin
Art by Blake Merrin, a 2011-12 fourth-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
Will Hollywood go ‘ga-ga’ over Henry?
Longtime Rockdale resident gets film role, agent, lessons
Old-time movie fans may recall a great character actor named Iron Eyes Cody.
It’s just possible the film world may be witnessing the debut of the character actor Happy Eyes Montelongo. Full Story
EN GAGED —Jeff and Stasie Hansen of Brenham announce the engagement of their daughter, Audrey Elayne, to Zachary Craig Heine, son of Darren and Dayna Heine and Shannon and Stewart Bates, all of Brenham. The brideelect is the grandson of Glen and Carol Gore of Conroe and Ronald and Ruth Hansen of Woodstock, Illinois. Full Story
EN GAGED —Michael and Genella Korenek of Rockdale announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Nicole Korenek, to Steven Russell Caffey, son of Russell and Arleen Caffey of Rockdale. The brideelect’s grandparents are Ike and Nettilee Korenek of Rockdale, the late Floyd and Ruth Wardlaw of Rockdale. Full Story
‘ MINN IE’S 90TH’—Tena Galbreath of Rockdale, often known as Milam County’s “Minnie Pearl,” will turn 90 on Sept. 1. Mrs Galbreath began entertaining with husband David Galbreath on the radio in California in the 1950s. They moved back to Texas in that decade and sang for area jamborees and nursing homes until his health deteriorated in the 1990s. Mr. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. Birthdays
August 23—Douglas Wade Smith, William K. Scarpinato, Hayden Offield, James Doss, Donna Mantey.
August 24—Briana Johnston, Camden Hill, Tonia Gaston, Chelsea Roberts, Edna Jones. Full Story
Amanda Martinez and Zachariah Gallop of Rockdale announce the birth of a son, Cooper Lee Gallop, at 7:56 a.m. Aug. 15, 2012, at St. David’s Hospital in Georgetown, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 20 inches. He was welcomed by a brother, Jacob Wayne Biehle. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS Menu
Monday—Tuna salad, pea salad and tomato wedges, ambrosia, whole wheat bread, fruit yogurt, milk.
Tuesday—Cranberry glazed chicken, au gratin potatoes, garden mix vegetables, wheat roll, peaches and strawberries, milk.
Wednesday—Meatballs with gravy and egg noodles, seasoned green beans, roll, fruited gelatin, milk. Full Story
Rockdale records are recorded at the studios of KRXT radio Full Story
YARD OF THE MONTH
YARD OF THE MONTH—The home of Shelby and Coby Weise, 705 Palmer, has been named yard of the month for August by the Linwood Acres Garden Club. Full Story