Vroom, vroom, summer ‘explodes’
Church hosts car show, day of fun outside Saturday
Summer “exploded” Saturday at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, but in a good way. The third annual “Summer Explosion” auto and motorcycle show, also featured music, games and food. Doug Williams, spokesperson, expressed appreciation to all involved and listed auto-cycle show results as follows: Full Story
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Several events planned as school year ends
Gause Elementary School Accelerated Reader (AR) students went to Bryan this past Friday for their trip. We congratulate these students who excelled in this reading program.
On May 23 and May 27, Gause Junior High students will be taking their final exams. Do your best. Full Story
SURPLUS GIVEA WAY—
Rockdale’s monthly visit by the Capital Area Food Bank drew a large crowd to the KC Hall Thursday morning. Surplus food is distributed free and there are no requirements. Visits are at 9 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Organizer Denise Sifuentes expressed appreciation to the volunteer workers who participated. Full Story
FOR PROJECT GRAD UATION—
New Salem EEA Club has presented a $200 check to Rockdale Project Graduation. Full Story
Thrasher to serve second term as TFMC president
Rockdale resident only person to hold top spot twice
Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos hosted the annual Texas Federation of Music Clubs State Festival on Saturday, May 18. Eighteen hundred students from throughout the state performed before twenty seven judges individually, duets and trios. Ages ranged from pre-primary through high school. Talents included piano, voice, guitar, strings, band instruments and dance. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
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May 23—Amber Robinson, Dave Mallard.
May 24—Brenten Jones, Ralph Roe, Chasity Dingman.
May 25—JoAnn McClain.
May 26—Dylan Carter, Blake Phillips, Pat von Gonten, Ruth Whitmire, Keaton Hundle.
May 27—Blair Jones, Dana Pendleton, Emogene Doss. Full Story
Susan Haas and Edward Haas.
Richard Cooper Jr. and Cindy Cooper. Full Story
Guthrie, Willingham lead MHS graduates
MILANO—Stonie Lyn Guthrie is the valedictorian and Jacob Charles Willingham the salutatorian of the 24-member Milano High School graduating Class of 2013.
Principal Brad Jones said the two will deliver addresses during commencement exercises set for 8 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Pruett Field. Full Story
Denny, Marr top THS graduates for 2013
THORNDALE—Davis McCall Denny is the valedictorian and Elizabeth Erin Marr the salutatorian of the 54-member Thorndale High School graduating Class of 2013. Counselor Lisa Moreland said the two will deliver addresses during commencement exercises set for 8 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Bulldog Stadium. Denny, son of Dr. Dave and Full Story
The Rockdale Ministerial Alliance held its annual baccalaureate service Sunday for graduating RHS seniors at St. John’s United Methodist Church. Speaker was RISD Supt. Dr. Howell Wright. From left, seniors Caroline Wilde and Benito Costilla read scriptures and William Dean offered a prayer. Also taking part in the service were host pastor Rev. Rita Sims and Rev. Full Story
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