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Bulldog Band BBQ Chicken Fundraiser

THORNDALE—A take- out only BBQ Chicken dinner fundraiser will be held on Sunday, January 20, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Thorndale Fireman’s Hall, according to Starla Hall, spokesperson.

Menu includes: BBQ Chicken, beans, noodles, bread, pickles, onions and dessert for $8.00 per plate. Proceeds to benefit the Thorndale Bulldog Band.

TAKS exit retest for outof school examinees set

Rockdale High School will of fer the TAKS Exit Level Exams in March 2013 for Outof School (OOS) examinees. Tests dates are March 4 (ELA), March 5 (Math), March 6 (Science) and March 7 (Social Studies), according to RISD testing coordinator Lynnette Guerra.

Individuals who are no longer enrolled in school and who have not previously met minimum expectations on all sections of the TAKS test, but who have met all other graduation requirements, may register to retake the necessary sections(s). All out-of-school TAKS examinees must complete an online registration process. Out-of-school examinees may register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/TAKSoos. Registration is open now until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18.

All out-of-school TAKS examinees should notify the high school counselors of their intent to test at 512-430-6140.

On the day(s) of test ing, examinees should arrive by 8 a.m. and report to the high school office. Examinees must present picture identification, such as a driver’s license, school ID, DPS ID, etc. to test. Examinees will not be able to take the test(s) without a picture ID.

OOS students with additional questions may contact Guerra at 512-430-6145.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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