Art by Laura McKenzie
Art by Laura Mackenzie Starr, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Art by Cecelia Vargas
Art by Cecelia Vargas, a second-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story
Septic systems require vigilance from county
On September 26 and 27 two of f icers from the Waco regional office of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality conducted an audit of our Milam County on-site sewage facilities procedures and record keeping to determine whether we are in compliance with state regulations. Full Story
A long way from just horsing around
New mounted patrol trains at Fair Park
If you live in south central Rockdale and thought you saw a mounted posse ride by last week, that’s not quite right, but you’re close.
The Texas Animal Health Commission’s (TAHC) new horseback emergency response team held its first-ever training session based at Fair Park Thursday through Saturday with the largest exercise on Thursday afternoon. Full Story
Shelbi and Al l ie Rogers announce the birth of their brother, Triton Edward, at 11 a.m. Sept. 6, 2012, in St. David’s Hospital Georgetown. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 19 inches long. His parents are David and Wendy Rogers of Rockdale. Grandparents are Mark Prazak, Coty Prazak, Oliver and Janice Rogers, all of Rockdale. Full Story
Buddy Oney Toy Run set for Dec. 1
The seventh annual Buddy Oney Toy Run will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, beginning at The Ranch, 415 W. Hwy. 79 in Rockdale, according to Charles Starr, spokesman.
All proceeds and toys from this years run will go to Milam County Needy Children. Proceeds will be split between Milam County Child Protective Services (CPS) and Christmas Roundup, he said. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
November 15—Ashley Hanel, Eva Strong, Derald Herklotz, Nathan Jeter, Stacy Stork.
November 16—Anita Mathews, Norman Gail Davidson, Mark Talley, Andrew Bland.
November 17—Grant Ward, Allison Hopcus, John Engelke, Kyndal Robinson, Rafael Lara, Andrew Perez. Full Story
November 16—Calvin and Stephanie Crowe, Chad and Kimberly Hahn.
November 18—Jay and Charmaine Murello. Full Story
Loretta L. Whitfield and Lionel Whitfield Sr.
Melissa Trunnell and Brian Trunnell.
Ron Vanwetterin and Rocio Orozco. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS Men u
Monday—Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, peas and carrots, roll, raspberry peaches, 2% milk.
Tuesday—Beef Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, garden salad, cornbread, oatmeal cookie, 2% milk.
Wednesday—Pork roast and brown gravy, roasted sweet potatoes, broccoli florets, wheat roll, chocolate brownie, 2% milk. Full Story