History every day in Rockdale
More than depot and Kay Theatre
Rockdale has made major strides in preserving its historic buildings in the past decade with major projects at the former I& GN Depot and Kay Theatre.
But there’s still a lot of “living history going on with public buildings almost, and over a century old still serving the community almost every day.
Here are three: Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Everyone, except the cat, had a great week-end
We had a great gathering of the clan for the weekend for a pre-Easter celebration.
We celebrated early because granddaughter Kennedy is headed back to Savannah, GA for her final year of school. She and her Mom are leaving bright and early Wednesday morning for lots of driving and visiting. Full Story
MANOR OAKS NEWS
Easter is upon us. Please join us at Manor Oaks for The Great Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, March 29, from 2-6 p.m.
We will have vendors, children’s activities hosted by Project Graduation and iTigers, photo opportunities, food and an Easter egg hunt.
Vendors needed. Please call Lisa Debault at 446-5893 to sign up to be a vendor. Full Story
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Dr. Lucile Estell of Rockdale was presented the Texas Daughters of the American Revolution Celebrating Historic Preservation Award Friday in Houston. A large contingent of Milam County supporters, and others, were on hand to see the presentation. They included (top photo, foreground) Joy Graham, Lee Riding, Denice Doss, Carolyn Temple and Dr. Full Story
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Bailey Bank Building fund-raiser set Saturday at Civic Center
Friends of the Bailey Bank Building will hold a fund-raiser at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at the Milano Civic Center. The “Come join the Parade” event will include food, fun and sing along. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.For additions, call 446-5838.BirthdaysMarch 21—Lacie Lewis, GlynnRolan, Nell Doelitsch.March 22—Linda Jones, DorothyZaskoda.March 23—Lois Hagg.March 24—Margaret Havel,Charles Holder, Darrell Mynar, Connie Schielack.March 25—Lillian Jackson. Full Story
Jay Williams and Crystal Ivicic.
Skylar David and Melissa Macks.
Rodney Markwardt and Coty Prazak.
Roland Mora and Dolores Lopez.
Victor Prieto and Laurie Ramirez.
Jose Robles and Karina Luciano Castillo. Full Story
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Retiring Baptist preacher, wife to be honored Sunday
On Sunday, March 24 following the morning worship service at the Gause Baptist Church members will be honoring Pastor and Mrs. Lester Curtis with a luncheon upon their retirement at the end of March from their many years in the ministry. They will be returning to Virginia where they will be near family. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS Menu
No meals served on Fridays.
Monday—Meatballs, brown gravy, mashed potatoes, tossed salad with dressing, hot chunky fruits, milk.
Tuesday—Barbecue riblet, Calico corn, coleslaw, wheat roll, hot cinnamon apples, milk.
Wednesday—Chicken Parmesan, red potatoes, Italian green beans, wheat roll, peachy pudding, milk. Full Story