A Mission for Missions
Rockdale native spreading God’s love around the world
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Full Story
Burke-King wedding vows said in Denton
Susanna Elyse Burke of McKinney married Austin Aaron King of McKinney at 7 p.m. on July 12, 2013, in Denton.
Father Vincent Anyama performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Jim and Lillian Burke of Frisco and the groom is the son of Irven and Vicki King of Thorndale.
The bride was given in marriage by her father, Jim Burke. Full Story
MILANO VFD ACCEPTS DONATION—
Milano Volunteer Fire Department received a $500 from the Milano Senior Citizens group last week. Full Story
RJH band gets third in state Outstanding Performance Series
Rockdale Junior High band’s recordings of “Two Marches for America” and Serengeti Dreams” have placed in the state level of the Association of Texas Small School Bands ( ATSSB) Outstanding Performance Series, according to RISD director of bands Adrian Acevedo. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
BirthdaysJuly 25—Agnes Eanes, C.C.Fuquay, Jason Barcak, Donald Shuffield, Joyce Seale.July 26—Dana Gerlock, Troy Hirt,Alan Zschech, Lillie Magee, AshleyStutts.July 27—Anna Duncum, VivianDavenport.July 28—Dee Ellis, Callie Gehring. July 29—Buck Bakken, Christopher Hammet.July 30—Allyse Betchan, Elaine Full Story
KC DONA TIONS—
Knights of Columbus Council 7014 recently donated $200 each to the Meals on Wheels program at the senior citizens center and to the summer fan drive at the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Making the presentations for the KCs were Charlie Watson (glasses) and Kenny Svrcek. Accepting were Carolyn Cooper (L) for the senior center and office staffer Denise Brock for the Chamber. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS Menu
Monday—Chicken salad plate, pea salad and tomato wedges, ambrosia, whole wheat bread, fruit yogurt, milk.
Tuesday—Stuffed pepper casserole, au gratin potatoes, garden mix vegetables, wheat roll, peaches and strawberries, milk.
Wednesday—Meatballs with gravy and egg noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, seasoned green beans, roll, fruited gelatin, milk. Full Story
Arthur Karl and Madison Pevehouse.
Jonathan Lara and Rebecca Morales.
Luke White and Traci Fisher
Angela Decker and John Decker.
Linda Schmidt and Gerald Schmidt Jr. Full Story
Nurses, played by (L-R) Monica Schiller, Rebekah Ferguson, Elisabeth Thomason, Melanie Reed, Tia Rae Stone and Cheyenne Lee help Nellie (Shelby Thomason, center) “wash that man right out of her Full Story
The KC parking lot was full with a line stretching back toward the hall on Thursday for Rockdale’s monthly surplus food distribution. More than 200 were served. Full Story
Love your garden, get water smart, fast
About one in three gallons of residential water use occurs outside of the home. That's a lot of water in a state blanketed by a worsening drought. Our water habits have to change rapidly. Successful and conscientious gardeners are wisely adopting practices that conserve water resources and also sustain attractive landscaping including grasses and flowering plants. Full Story
Another great Opry show
Musicians abound entertained a packed house on Saturday night at the Milano Opry. An estimated 200 people filled the MHS cafetorium to hear Mike Lawrence, Tex Krenek and Elaine McAllister. Above, McAllister (left) sings a duet with house band member Lynn Martin with some fiddle accompaniment by Gary Beard. At left, country crooner Tex Krenek was a crowd favorite. Full Story