Art by Sierra Mendez, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
LAWN ORNAMENTS—Nope, it’s the real thing. Milam County’s deer population have made numerous appearances this year, including this trio grazing, apparently without a care in the world, north of Gause. Several residents of Rockdale with homes fronting woods have reported nightly visits from foraging deer. More mild winter weather is forecast for the final week of 2012. Full Story
Art by Amber Foraker, a fifth-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
SANTA’S HELPERS— Members of Neva Caffey’s Pre-Kindergarten class got in the Christmas spirit before the semester break last week. Full Story
2012 IN REVIEW
Above, Walmart was evacuated after surge protector caught fire. Right, Johnny Winkler and ‘Minnie’ overwhelmed by Thorndale barbecue cookoff. Full Story
EARLY CHRISTMAS PRESENT—It was extra special when Morgan Marie Collins was born on Dec. 10 at Scott & White Hospital in Temple. Full Story
In the hundreds of Santa letters that Reporter staff writers had to type for our special section last week, we are afraid we missed one. But we want little Tyler to know we did get it to big man in red before he left the North Pole.
Dear Santa, Full Story
Marriage Licenses Bruce Moore and Dawn Knighton.Richard Randazzo and Yang Yang. Divorce Granted
Ruth Canady-Pittman and Billy J. Pittman Sr. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
December 27—Gay Bonorden Gray, Craig Debault, Dorothy Maines, Hilda Melcher.
December 28—Crystal Mortimer, Jon LaClaire, Mike Cemuch, Judi Beckham, Wendi Offield, Faith Talley, Denise Wallace, Travis Dyer, Jessica Charanza, J. W. Edmonds, Florence Smith, Marie Storey. Full Story
MVFD beginning 2013 fund-raiser activities
Members of the Milano Volunteer Fire Department have began their annual fund-raiser. Tickets can be purchased from any MVFD member. They are one for $5 for six for $25. Full Story
The Reporter welcomes reunion items. There is no charge. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 512-446-5317. RHS Class of 1983
Time to prepare for the Rockdale High School Class of 1983’s 30th-year reunion to be held in 2013. A tentative date of April 27 has been discussed. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Effective Jan. 1, 2013, no meals will be served on Fridays.
Wednesday, Jan. 2—Pork roast, brown gravy, roasted sweet potatoes, broccoli florets, wheat roll, chocolate brownie, 2% milk.
Thursday, Jan. 3—Hamburger steak and gravy, low-fat mashed potatoes, garden mix vegetables, dinner roll, vanilla pudding, 2% milk. Full Story