Picture-perfect weekend for Fair-goers
Rockdale’s 38th annual Fair was a good looking event.
Early- week rains moved out, crisp fall weather moved in and af ter- dark Fair- goers hunted up the coats they hadn’t worn since February.
The Fair had some new looks, like upgraded fencing and brighter lights in the show barn, but many of the old favorite events were there again in 2013. Full Story
2013 Rockdale Fair youth livestock show sale results
Grand champion— Jonathan McAnulty, Cameron FFA, buyers T Fulton Trucking, Little River Material, Standard Home Health, Coufal-Prater Equipment, Coker Farms, Milam County Livestock Auction, Horn Livestock, Rockdale Country Ford, Patzke Trucking and Classic Bank, $15,920, plus $3,705 added money, $19,625 total. Full Story
THE FAIR 2013
Perfect weather, bright lights, somone to hang out with and pizza! What more could you want? Full Story
It’s a Dominion, there was only one made and Dusty Albreight has it, top classic car in parade. Full Story
Show ring had new white metal fencing in 2013, latest project of Rockdale Fair Association. Full Story
Checking out the ag mechanics tent, a competition that netted $2,475 for more area youngsters. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.For additions, call 446-5838.BirthdaysOct. 24—Mary Lois Morgan,Joshua Gerren, Kevincito Cooke.Oct. 25—Paul Clark, Kent Pendleton, Michelle Barber.Oct. 26—Melanie Moody, HaleyMiller, Denice Doss, Wanda Dyer,Jim Eanes.Oct. 27—Taryn Arledge, WardRoddam. Full Story
Marriage LicensesJohn Matlock and Phyllis Dudash.Thomas Hashaw and Kathy Lewis. Richard Van Horn and TracyCrain. Divorces GrantedAmy Martinez and Ernest Martinez. Domingo Juarez Jr. and ZinaJuarez.Aleida Salcedo and Roland Mora. Full Story
Kendal West announces the marriage of her mother, Crystal Reeves of Russellville, Kentucky to Jimmy Pratt of Cameron. Full Story
ROCKDALE RESIDENCE & REHAB NEWS
Rockdale Residence & Rehab typically sees a lot of action during Fair weekend with us being so close to the fairgrounds.
We would like to congratulate every participant and we hope that everyone had a fun and safe weekend.
The next two weeks are going to be very busy for us. We are having a Fall Garden Outdoor Social on Oct. 21 at 2:30 p.m. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Beef fajitas, pinto beans, toss salad, flour tortilla, fruit, milk.
Tuesday—Meatloaf, lima beans, marinated carrots, wheat roll, strawberry cake, milk.
Wednesday—Swiss steak with peppers, scalloped potatoes, green beans, whole wheat bread, cherry crisp, milk. Full Story
• State Rep. Dr. Marsha Farney,P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768-2910.• State Sen. Dr. CharlesSchwertner, P.O. Box 12068, Austin, TX 78711-2068.• Governor Rick Perry, StateCapitol, 100 E. 11th St., Austin,TX 78701.• President Barack Obama,1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20500. Full Story
Baptist youth set fall carnival Nov. 2nd
Youth of the Gause Baptist Church will sponsor a community wide fall carnival fund-raiser on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center beginning with a hayride at 5:30 p.m. There will be games, food and there will be a costume contest for the youngsters. (This is not a scary costume contest.) Full Story
Local troupe goes ‘Nuncrackers’
Fall show to complete group’s 20th season
CAMERON—In celebrating its 20th anniversary season, Milam Community Theater set out to pay homage to some of the groups’ earliest efforts. Full Story
Time to prep pets for cooler weather
It’s a fall ritual to get our homes, cars and even ourselves ready for the colder weather. How many of us, though, consider the impact of the changing season on our pets?
Michele Dixon, a health and nutrition specialist, says there are simple things we can do to keep our pets healthy and safe through the fall and winter months.
Here are some that top the list: Full Story
Ray Price tribute CD to be released
Local songwr iter Randy Brown is in charge of a tribute CD to the great Ray Price that is being released the end of this month by Singer Songwriter Ray Sanders.
The CD will be on Hillside Records, a traditional Country music record label that has been in business for over 40 years. Full Story