Warm feelings greet parade, party
Hig h dur ing the d ay climbed to 81 and the night, lighted parade was held in balmy 60-degree weather.
Of course, once Rockdale’s Christmas party was over, the season’s strongest cold front yet blew in the next day, dropping the mercury into the 30s.
In addition to the parade, the day featured a number of events in and around the I&GN Historical Depot and musical entertainment in the Wolf Park pavilion
Winners from Saturday events were listed as follows by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce:
Best overall— Milam County Sheriff’s Department.
High School cheerleaders.
Best decorated— Lee’s Landing-Brady’s Pest Control.
Best religious entry— Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
ATVs—1. Just in Gage; 2. Tristan Ramos; 3. Janice Pelzel.
Motorcycles—1. Edward Biehle; 2. Ralph Sfuentes; 3. Mark Birchard.
Cars—1. Jason and Heather Ehler; 2. Pete and Linda Clanton; 3. Dan Edmondson.
Best overall—Jeanette Hudson.
Best overall—Honey Howell.