Born with a mic in her hand
Rockdale senior-to-be got call back for NBC’s hit show ‘The Voice’
Emily McCoy has been singing in front of an audience since she was in Kindergarten and has continued to do so at pageants, community events and 4-H contests across the state. But this summer her vocal skills have launched her to new heights—reaching as far as some Hollywood connections. Full Story
Stephen Chapel A.M.E. to host fund-raiser musical Saturday
Stephen Chapel A. M. E. Church of Gause performs missionary work in Milam County serving the needs of families at risk. They recently partnered with several churches of the community to provide school supplies for needy children. There are also children of the community in need of clothing and shoes. Full Story
Eric and Maria Silva of Rockdale announce the birth of their daughter, Niobe Valora Silva, at 3:50 a.m. July 27, 2013, in St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center in Round Rock. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19 inches long. Niobe is welcomed by a brother Logan Broly Silva. Grandparents are Alberto and Mary Silva, Placido Cervantes and Soledad Luna, all of Rockdale. Full Story
Edward Biehle and Evelyn Vega.
Kristina Cloud and Del Wayne Hover.
William Gregory and Diane Rhodes.
Melissa Shuffield and Jonathan Shuffield. Full Story
FOREST GROVE BIBLE SCHOOL—
Forest Grove Christian Church held a one-day Vacation Bible School July 13, according to Pastor Lance Walch. He said 32 persons attended. Those in attendance, along with teachers and volunteers, are shown here. Theme of the Bible school was “Hay Day: Growing In Friendship With Jesus.” The church is located on US 77 in the Forest Grove community south of Rockdale. Full Story
A joint installation ceremony was held Saturday for Rockdale, Lexington, Milano, Rosebud, Thorndale and San Andres (Cameron) Masonic Lodges. Full Story
90 YEARS YOUNG—
A large crowd turned out Saturday afternoon, July 27, to help Anna Duncum (center) celebrate her 90th birthday during a reception in the fellowship hall of St. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.For additions, call 446-5838.BirthdaysAug. 1—Floyd Byrd, LyndseyKolar, Kathlene Brockenbush.Aug. 3—Chloe Kaufmann, ValerieMcElwrath, Nathan Doelitsch, Thomas Merka.Aug. 4—Matthew Vreeland.Aug. 5—Elaine Simpson.Aug. 7—Steven Holliman, ShaneBrumbelow Kerr. Full Story
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Monday—Chicken enchilada bake(low sodium), pinto beans, tossedsalad, dressing, flour tortilla, fruit,milk.Tuesday—Meatloaf, lima beans,marinated carrots, wheat roll, strawberry cake, milk.Wednesday—Lemon baked tilapia, tartar sauce, scalloped potatoes, tangy coleslaw, whole wheatbread, cherry crisp, milk. Full Story
Bloody Mary (Pamela Neeley) gets a lift from the chorus in a scene from Milam Community Theater’s production of the Rogers and Hammerstein classic “South Pacific.” The final two shows are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cameron ISD Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15, $12 for students and are available at the door. Full Story