‘Log on;’ Texas gets totem poles
Northern art comes south thanks to local carver
Probably the only person who wouldn’t consider longtime Rockdale resident Louie Edelmon an artist is....Louie Edelmon.
Even though he has sculpted— there’s no other word— three stunning totem poles and is obviously a highly-talented craftsmen, he smiles and tells the interviewer: “I’m no artist.” Full Story
PROJECT SKYWARN—A good crowd on a cold, raw night turned out at the Rockdale VFD Fire Station Monday evening for the annual Project Skywarn presentation by the National Weather Service. Mark Fox of the NWS said the two-hour presentation trained storm spotters, which are needed in emergency weather situations, and included multimedia presentations with videos from 2012 storms. Full Story
Women’s exercise class offered at Gause Baptist Family Life Center
Ladies, if getting into better shape is your New Year’s plan come join others at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center each Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8 p.m. for a womens exercise class. It is being held in the upstairs of the building. All ladies of the area are invited. Full Story
ENGAGED—Eudie Hembrough of Rockdale announces the engagement of her daughter, Jeanette Hembrough, to Willie Buehler, the son of Devron Moziek of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and the late Martin Bueh Full Story
The Big 9-2
‘ THE BIG 9-2’— On Dec. 30, Dorise M. Wilson, of Gause, celebrated a surprise 92nd birthday party with family and friends at the Golden Corral in College Station. Full Story
Rockdale Lions to hold soup suppers Thursdays in January
Rockdale Noon Lions Club is holding “soup suppers” during January as a fund-raiser, according to Gloria Thrasher, spokesperson.
The suppers are held from 5 until 7 p.m. each Thursday during January at New Salem HD Clubhouse at Fair Park.
The Thursday, Jan. 17, soup choices will include chicken and dumplings, chuckwagon and broccoli and cheese. Full Story
NO BIGGIE—When Rockdale VFD pumpers gathered on Milam Avenue downtown just after daybreak Saturday, there were more than a few “what’s going on?” calls and posts around town. There was no emergency. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
January 17—Kylie Eubanks, Amie Peltonen, Kevin Caffey, Carol Thompson.
January 18—Miranda Loewe, Mary Beyer, Melton Guthrie.
January 19—David Betchan, Dale Robinson, David Jones, Joyce Dalley.
January 21—David Monroe Jr. Full Story
Anthony Morrison and Kimberly Morrison.
Robert Chappell and Tommye Mayfield.
Kayla Tomek and Joshua Tomek.
Robin Blackmon and James Blackmon. Full Story