I BLEED MAROON
Baby sister Janie made a beautiful bride
Well my parents finally did it...they got all five of my siblings and I married off—the last one this weekend as my baby sister Janie married her fiancé Siamack in a gorgeous wedding at Safari Texas in Richmond. Full Story
Assaker repeats as ‘officer of the year’
Crowd of 350 honors police in Saturday banquet, dance
The 2013 officer-of-the-year banquet looked a lot like the 2012 event.
Second-year Ofc. Adam Assaker won his second consecutive officer-of-the-year award.
Only difference was that this year he did it in 12 months instead of 10. In 2012, Ofc. Assaker won the award, based on cumulative points, even though he joined the department two months into the year. Full Story
Modernistics, The Original 12
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS, SERIES 6, PART 3
Editor’s note: This is the third 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
Knights honor officers, firefighters, AMR during annual chili fete Monday
Rockdale Knights of Columbus Council 7014 held its annual chili supper honoring Milam County law enforcement personnel, volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel Monday night at the KC Hall.
The event drew a turnout of about 100 and the KCs served up heaping “bowls of red” with all the trimmings. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
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February 21—Bobby Lewis, Carolyn Lister, Sarah Warner.
February 23—Floyd Brockenbush, Adele Lumpkins, Blaydn Barcak, Hubert Penny.
February 24—Kerry Starnes.
February 25—David Svrcek Jr., Gene Northcott, John Gilchrist. Full Story
YARD OF THE MONTH—The yard of Montez Jones, 1804 Murray, has been named yard of the month for February by the Linwood Acres Garden Club. From left, Mrs. Full Story
SPRING IN FEBRUARY—Forget the groundhog, how about azaleas as a harbinger of spring? Full Story
HEART’S DESIRE—The winner of the 2013 Denio’s Hearts Desire drawing is Bonnie Repp (L) of Lott. She won a lingerie chest valued at $629. Repp is pictured with Darci Denio. Full Story