an exploration for the whole family
Galveston Island beckons the Bakken bunch A s you go across the causeway onto Galveston Island, three pyramids highlight the coastline facing the mainland. Inside those three pyramids, and along the surrounding grounds, is an endless amount of new explorations for anyone, young and old. Full Story
Legion announces winners
Rockdale American Legion Carlyle Post 358 held the drawing for its scholarship fund raiser prize giveaway on the Fourth of July at Wolf Park.
Six legion members gathered under the park pavilion to participate.
• Joe Twohig, 40-inch, f lat screen television.
• Robin Galbreath, vent-free gas fireplace. Full Story
Some enchanted evenings ahead for MCT
Little Theatre cast in rehearsals for classic South Pacific
CAMERON—Milam Community Theatre is in rehearsals for Rogers & Hammerstein’s Pulitzer-award winning musical “South Pacific.”
“We’ve been rehearsing at the Williams Event Center but just moved the company to the Cameron ISD Performing Arts Center,” said director Betsi Chamlee. Full Story
ROCKDALE RESIDENCE & REHAB NEWS
Manor Oaks is now under new ownership as of July 1. Our facility is excited about this transition and our first step is a name change.
Manor Oaks will now be known as Rockdale Residence & Rehabilitation Center. Our new owners, Paragon Healthcare Group, are very involved in our facility and our community. Full Story
Does this couple, on their wedding day, look familiar? If so, contact Rockdale resident Bonnie Holub at firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story
Brenda and Jim Baker of Rockdale announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Baker, to Matthew Bauer, son of Nancy and Rev. Brian Bauer of Salina, Kansas. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.For additions, call 446-5838.BirthdaysJuly 11—Kelsey Morgan, CarolAnn Towery, Dixie Whitmore, JohnTurner.July 12—Wesley Gerren, HerbieVaughan, June Key, Bob von Gonten.July 13—April Gehring, StevePruett.July 14—Carey Offield.July 15—Ruth Johnson, Shannon Full Story
Marriage LicensesAlonzo Montelongo and JenniferTravis.Landon Daily III and Gina Smith.Jeffrey Bankston and Shayla Cox.Divorces GrantedPeggy Gonzalez and NathanealGonzalez.Cecilia Lopez and Thadd Lopez.James Ward Timmerman andTereza S. Timmerman. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Friday (July 12)—Chicken casserole, salad, dessert, coffee, tea.
Monday—Smothered beef and onion, scalloped potatoes, lemon broccoli, whole wheat bread, peach slices, milk.
Tuesday—Creole fiesta fish, black-eyed peas, dill carrots, wheat roll, ambrosia cup, milk. Full Story
Holiday spent out of town
Hope you all had a nice 4th of July holiday. Wayne and I and granddaughter Kendall Lee visited and had a delicious barbecue lunch July 4 in Bryan with Lance and Teri Lee and Jordan and their friend, Nick from Carmine. Full Story
Summertime, and the fishing is easy
AUSTIN—Fish are biting as the weather warms up, and many Texans are eager to get outdoors to reel in bass, catfish, redfish and other sport fish. Full Story
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• American Cancer Society, Gaye Bland, memorial chair, 963 N. FM 908, Rockdale TX 76567.
• American Heart Association Processing Center, PO Box 8411125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125. Full Story
Learn how to get out of debt
As the housing crisis and talk of a recession continue to grab headlines, restless nights are on the rise for people across the country as they try to figure out ways to get out of debt. Debt can prove a formidable foe, one that doesn’t relent and only gets worse the longer it exists.
But is the country in as much debt as it seems? Perhaps not. Full Story
Crowe’s 1948 Rat Rig takes top parade honors
There were parade entries of all sorts and sizes with folks lined up all along the parade route from the Milano High School football field to the downtown area and civic center/ fire station. Approximately 200 people enjoyed the free hot dog meal at the civic center following the parade. The meal was sponsored by the City of Milano and served by members of the Milano Evening Lions Club. Full Story
No excuses for not using proper sun protection
HOUSTON—There could be many reasons why someone doesn’t want to wear sunblock, but doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say there is no room for excuses, especially during summer months when more time is spent outdoors.
Dr. Rajani Katta, professor of dermatology at BCM, said that some people are concerned about a sunblock allergy. Full Story