Art is wherever you want it
Volunteers transform center’s walls, corners
When Rockdale’s Love and Learning Center, an early education and childcare center wanted to brighten up it facilities at the corner of Hillcrest and Josie, it got some help in a big way.
The Rockdale High School Art Club this spring and summer donated about 50 hours of their time to paint different themes on the center’s walls. Full Story
First Baptist youth group hosting pancake supper Friday
Milano First Baptist Church youth group will hold a pancake supper at the church fellowship hall on Friday, July 5. Serving will begin at 6 p.m. and cost per plate is by donation. Money raised will be used to pay for upcoming church camp. Full Story
Residents taking summer trips across state, welcoming visitors
Hope you all have a great day off on July 4 and stay safe. Summer time is well underway with hot days and vacation and trips. Full Story
Mike and Laura Sprague and Jim and Robin Faulkner announce the marriage of their children, Natasha Joy and Lincoln Emerson. The couple were married May 4 in The Woodlands. The bride is the granddaughter of Don and Tod Sprague. The groom is the grandson of David and Yvonne Yount and Larry and Marilyn Faulkner. Full Story
BIG MARC AWARD—
Rockdale’s Milam Adult Resource Center (MARC) has won the prestigious Frank M. Adams Outstanding Community Service Volunteer Award from the Texas Council of Community Centers. The award was presented Thursday in Dallas. From left, MARC board members Ann King, Linda Crane, Ethel and James Throckmorton and Dr. Ann Dyer. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS Menu
Monday—Beef tips with gravy, low fat new potatoes, lemon broccoli, low sodium beet and onion salad, hot roll, lemon pudding parfait, milk.
Tuesday—Chicken cordon bleu, brown rice, garden mix vegetables, low fat spinach salad, wheat roll, fruited lime gelatin, milk. Full Story
Jonathan Vrazel and Rachel Wilson.
Norman Davis and Amanda Skrivanek.
David Gaines and Shelley Albright.
Arian Tirado-Tirado and Ruby Gonzlez.
Darrell Cox and Renee Oslick.
Jason Parker and Amanda Marburger. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
BirthdaysJuly 4—Leslie Starnes, EutevaTalley, Marilyn Orsak.July 5—Kennedy Cooke-Garza,Birdie Kristoff.July 6—Annette Stone, JoniCrane, David Pendleton, Paul Dixon. Full Story
MILAM 4-H NEWS
Farm Bureau Citizenship Day set July 10 at A&M
The fourth annual Farm Bureau Citizenship Day is set Wednesday, July 10. This year we are going to the Bryan- College Station area where we will spend time at the George Bush Presidential Library, tour the Texas A& M Fire School and drive through Disaster City. Full Story
Members of the New Salem EEA Club recently gave funds to the Rockdale Multi Service Center’s Meals on Wheels program. Full Story
MONEY TO MARC—
Members of the New Salem EEA Club recently gave funds to the MARC Center in Rockdale. The $400 check was presented by EEA member Carolyn Taylor (right) to MARC board president Ann King. Full Story
Members of the New Salem EEA Club recently gave funds to the Rockdale 4-H Club. The $500 check was presented by EEA president Barbara Walko (left) to Rockdale 4-H Club president Emily McCoy. Full Story
The Rockdale High School cheerleaders held a carwash fund-raiser on Saturday, June 22. Funds raised will be used towards the purchase of new uniforms. The RHS cheerleaders thank Jeff and Rebecca King and Gatti’s Pizza for the use their facility and also Billy Moreland and the RVFD for letting us use the fire truck. Full Story
Star Spangled Dog—
Casper, a nine-month-old Red
and Blue Heeler mix, is ready to celebrate July 4th. He’s red, white and blue, of course. He is pictured with owner Pat Landrum. Full Story