Christine’s MARDI GRAS
Scholarship fund-raiser in honor of late Milam County extension agent Christine Holcombe draws 300 people, raises $25,000
Just five weeks after her death, organizers pulled off a very successful fundraiser for the Christine Holcombe Memorial Scholarship to the tune of $25,000 with more expected to come in. The Mardi Gras-themed event included Cajun food, kids games, Gingerbread men, beads, masks, door prizes music by the Yoe High Jazz Band and DJ Nonito Martinez, along with live and silent auctions. Full Story
MILAM 4-H NEWS
County Contest Night scheduled March 18th
March 18 is the date set for the County Contest Night at Ben Milam Elementary School in Cameron. 4-Hers wanting to compete in District for the following contests will need to enter the March 18 contests: round-up presentations, Sharethe Fun contests and fashion show. Full Story
ENGAGED—Mr. and Mrs. David Garcia of College Station and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Villanueva Jr. Full Story
School, civic groups contributed
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS, SERIES 6, PART 2
Editor’s note: This is the second article in the sixth series of “On the Other Side of the Tracks,” a Black History Month series by former Rockdale resident, and longtime teacher, Susie Sansom Piper Full Story
‘Saving water for wildlife’ session offered by local master naturalists
The El Camino Real Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists will host a free public session on “Saving Water for Wildlife” at 4 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the Patterson Center in Rockdale, according to Don Travis, a member of El Camino Real Master Naturalist. Full Story
‘Craft day’ set for Saturday at Gause FBC Family Life Center
A reminder of the Valentine Banquet, sponsored by Gause Baptist Church youth, that is being held Saturday at 6 p.m. in the church Family Life Center. Tickets are $10 a person and can be purchased at Coats Grocery or at the door. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
February 15— Brandy Morgan, Geneva Young.
February 16—Becky Marek, Laura Gray, Steve Daniels, Lisa Harrington.
February 17—Dylan Prestridge, Sarah Vreeland, Ken Cooke.
February 18—Dorothy Lawson, Albert Jones, David Svrcek. Full Story
Marriage LicensesDavid Vincent and Marlene May.Corey Eichinger and Lisa Layne.
James Stewart and Renee Stewart.
Byron Arndt and Melissa Jones. Full Story