Garage sales rule the weekend
Yearly event draws crowds into streets
Rockdale shoppers, could we interest you in some clothes?
How about some books, toys, furniture, electronics, games, kitchenware?
How about a car?
All of those items, and more, were for sale over the weekend at more than 75 locations all over Rockdale as the town hosted its annual garage sale event and there was something different for 2013. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Estate planning program set Sept. 17 at New Salem Building
Mark your calendar for an Estate Planning Program set for 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the New Salem Building at Rockdale Fair Park. The workshop is only $10 per person payable at the meeting. Full Story
WHERE THERE’S SMOKE—
There’s barbecue. Or at least that was the cast at the Wilcox-Cameron (FM 487-US 79) corner by City Hall on Saturday as part of big weekend in Rockdale. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. Full Story
Sept. 12—Robert and Vicki von- Gonten. Sept. 16—Monroe and Charlotte Jungmann. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS Men
Monday—Low-sodium chicken enchilada bake, pinto beans, tossed salad, 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 wheat bread, cherry crisp, milk. Full Story
Marriage Licenses Jessie Tabor and Donna Beasley. Divorces Granted Angela Cunningham and Pablo Delagarza Jr. Full Story
Kristi’s Krusaders MS Rally set for Saturday
Kristi’s Krusaders will hold their fourth annual MS Rally bike run on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Nat’s in Milano. Registration will open at 9 a.m. with first bike out 11 a.m. and last bike in at 4 p.m. Ride fee is $20 for rider and $25 with passenger that also includes a barbecue meal when you return from the ride. Full Story
Tips on saving water in style
Any time of year can be the right time to look for ways to conserve water. The good news is that water-saving strategies can benefit both the environment and your wallet. To help, here are some tips. Full Story
Next week begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The week long commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started many years ago by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). In 1955, the Daughters petitioned Congress to set aside Sept. Full Story
PRESERVING THE PAST—
If you think the “A Bit of Rockdale History” mural on the side of the Bit of History/Municipal Development District building downtown looks brighter and sharper this week you’re correct. William Beene (R) and Kevin Shaw of Rockdale’s K&W Remodeling applied a sealant to both preserve and enhance the artwork Friday morning. Full Story
Well, “jumping jills” is more like it as the Rockdale High School Golden Girls perform at Burnet’s Bulldog Field during halftime of the Rockdale-Burnet game Friday. Just about all of Milam County will be jumping this Friday evening when the Tigers host the Cameron Yoemen at Tiger Field in the annual Battle of the Bell for Milam football supremacy. Full Story
‘YARD’ OF THE MONTH—
DR Loans, 121 North Main was named yard of the month for April by the Linwood Acres Garden Club for its unique front and alleyway landscaping. Full Story
These Rockdale 4-H members participated in the local food show held during the club’s September meeting. Full Story
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