Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer
Slower pace for Milam life with triple digit days
It’s actually been a mild summer, so far, by Central Texas standards but we have one word for you.
With the transition to 2013’s eighth month, traditionally the hottest in the Rockdale area, the pace of life seems to slow down considerably. Full Story
The talk was bikes, and there were quite a few military stories repeated, Saturday during the Wounded Warriors barbecue fund raiser Saturday at Tonkawa Cycles in downtown Rockdale. Full Story
Baylor student send-off picnic set for August 15 in Belton
BELTON—The annual Baylor Student Send-off Picnic will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at Cathedral Oaks Event Center, 1312 Waco Road in Belton. This event is sponsored each year by the Central Texas Baylor Alumni and the Parents League of Baylor University, according to league president Pam Dial Taylor. Full Story
Marriage LicensesThomas Sain and Donna Cummings. Michael Toms and Melva Mayo.Bruce Bode and Holly Crockett.Andrew Wallace and Alicia Threatt. Christopher Gerren and HannahHeger.Matthew Bauer and Laura Baker.James Brashear and DuanaFikes. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.For additions, call 446-5838.BirthdaysAug. 8—Lacy Talley, CoraKaufmann, Carrie Scitern.Aug. 9—Mike Offield, Tricia Gray,Isaac Lugo.Aug. 11—Tucker Prestridge.Aug. 12—Jewel Bounds, BrendaBaker, Tennyson Guthrie, WilliamTurner, Jeffy Doss, Rosalynn Monroe. 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 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
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Baked chicken, lowfat 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
Gause Baptist VBS set for next week
Gause Baptist Church Vacation Bible School for ages 3 through fifth grade will be held next week, Monday, Aug. 12 through Thursday, Aug. 15, running from 6-9 p.m. each evening at the Family Life Center. Theme for this year is “Hay Day” so wear your western wear. A meal will be provided each evening. All youth are encouraged to attend. Full Story
FOR THE FIREFIGHTERS—
The Rockdale Rotary Club has donated $1,800 to the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department. Full Story
South Pacific hit showcases MCT’s versatile talent pool
CAMERON—Milam Community Theater has done it again.
Staged another resounding hit, that is, this time a brilliant production of Rogers & Hammerstein’s 1949 Broadway smash musical “South Pacific.” Full Story
‘Facing the Giants’ movie, dinner Friday at Friendship Baptist
Friendship Baptist Church will host dinner and a movie, “Facing the Giants,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at the church. The church is located on TX 36 seven miles south of Milano. For more information, contact pastor Delmar McCracken at 979-567-0242. Full Story