RJH crowns winners in art fair
287 entries in annual competition
Winner s have been announced in the annual art fair at Rockdale Junior- High School, according to Lani Young, art instructor.
Young said 287 pieces of art from seventh and eighth-graders were submitted. Full Story
‘Laughter is the best medicine’ always correct
My parents are so funny. After spending any time with them at all, and luckily I get to spend a good amount of time, it is easy to see why we all have great senses of humor and why we laugh so much when we are all together.
Simple. It’s hereditary.
My grandfather had a legendary sense of humor. He made everyone laugh on a daily basis. Full Story
Gause NJHS inducts 14 new members
Gause Junior High National Junior Honor Society held its induction ceremony March 28 in the school gym. Inductees were 8th grader Blake McBee; 7th graders Keely Brown, Ashley Gongora, Shianna Tidwell, Seth Vinton; 6th graders Monica Bermudez, Tyrese Day, Kaylee Hawes, Anastasia Phillips, Blaide Reagan, Ashlynn Rogers, Clay Sheppard, Calla Vinton and Faith Walton. Full Story
PACK 789 BANQUET—
Cub Scout Pack 789 met on March 16 at St. John’s United Methodist Church fellowship hall for its annual Blue and Gold Banquet. Full Story
April 4—Trixie Moody, Kayrinn Taylor.
April 5—Michelle Lehmkuhl.
April 6—James Kidd, David Kaufmann.
April 7—Jennifer Strelsky, Josh Eixman.
April 8—Sandra Burrough, Milton Holmes, Joyce Magee, Lynn McGuire, Hayden Von Rosenberg, Chris Wall. Full Story
MANOR OAKS NEWS
Our Great Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success. We had a lot of families come to Manor Oaks to celebrate Easter with our staff and residents.
A very special thank you to iTigers and Project Graduation for spending their Good Friday with us. They brought us Easter egg baskets to be decorated by the families and our residents. Full Story
Robert Jones and Trisha Gordon.
Curtis Huddleston and Iva Hubler.
Isidro Dominguez III and Monica Rodriguez.
Michelle Evan and William Evan. Full Story
Fourth annual Nature Fest set April 12-13
Free event at Fair Park to feature snakes
The fourth annual Milam County Nature Festival will be held April 12-13 at Rockdale’s Fair Park. The free event is open to the whole family and is sponsored by the El Camino Real Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist. This is the second year in a row for the event to be held in Rockdale. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
No meals served on Fridays.
Monday—Breaded catfish strips, black-eyed peas, broccoli with cheese sauce, whole wheat roll, fruit, milk.
Tuesday—Chicken broccoli pasta, orange glazed carrots, pineapple crisp, garlic bread, milk. Full Story
Relay for Life
Paint the County Purple
Paint Milam County Purple will be Friday, April 19 in support of Milam County Relay for Life.
“We ask that everyone dress in purple to support our fight against cancer,” said Kim Jeter, publicist. T-shirts are now on sale. Shirts are $15, sizes youth medium through adult XXXL. Full Story
Be prepared for pet emergencies
When a friend or significant other gets hurt we generally have a good idea of how to take care of them, but what do you do when your pet is in an accident? Unfortunately, most pet owners do not prepare themselves for these tragic incidents until it is too late. Full Story
Eunice Coldiron was recently visited by her great-great grandson Max Dalton Ivins at her home in Milano. Full Story
That’s the name of the Rockdale band which provided music Sunday at Tiger Field for Rockdale’s annual sunrise service. Full Story