‘Marking’ history at the pass, mountain
‘Apaches’ come back Saturday for ceremony
Saturday was the day the Apaches came back to Apache Pass.
Okay, Ray Ochoa, Joe Ochoa and John Oranday aren’t Cochise of Geronimo but their period dress, and Apache blood in their ancestry, rang true. Full Story
Kasey Donahew kept the party rocking well into the night. Full Story
‘Team Tammy’ costume party set Thursday at civic center
“T eam Tammy,” a Relay
For Li fe team from
Milano, will host a costume party and dance Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Milano Civic Center, 400 W. Avenue E in downtown Milano. Full Story
LOTS AND LOTS TO LOOK AT—
There were 573 items to look at to be precise. From quilts to canned goods to collections, browers got to see a variety of things at the home economics displays during the annual Rockdale Fair on Oct. 17-19. The judging of the items was moved to the beginning part of fair week for the first time this year and proved to be popular with exhibitors. Full Story
2013 FAIR RODEO BELT BUCKLE WINNERS
Above: Belt buckles were presented to the winners of the Rockdale Fair Association’s amateur series roping. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. Birthdays Oct. 31—Michael Young, Casey Daniels, Brian Finney, Lillian Galbreath, Vickie New. Nov. 1—Mollie Moody. Nov. 3—Rhonda Eichinger, Justin Jones. Nov. 4—Elbert Page, Connor Shuffield. Nov. 5—Alayna Betchan. Nov. 6—Jessica Whitmore. Full Story
Marriage Licenses Eric Porch and Georgia Valderrama. Monroe Kuykendall Jr. and Elizabeth Davis. Jesse Mings and Christina Vaughn. Jimmy Pratt and Crystal Reeves. Divorces Granted Charlie Lopez and Terri Martin. Donald Monroe and Tammy Monroe. Bobby Joe Samford and Deana Samford. Full Story
Two Milano area residents wrestled this seven-foot long alligator gar out of the Brazos River on Sunday morning. Billy Gray (left) and Randy Cranford said the gar weighed in at 135-pounds. Full Story
ROCKDALE RESIDENCE & REHAB NEWS
Halloween will be here on Thursday and Rockdale Residence & Rehab Center would like to invite the community ghosts and goblins to do their trick-ortreating with our residents.
We will be having our traditional trick-or-treating on Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m.
On Nov. 7, we have a full day of events. At 2 p.m. we will be celebrating our November residents birthdays. Full Story
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE—
Whether its watching the show ring action (above) or breathing in the dust from the tractor pull (below), there was certainly something for everyone at the 38th annual Rockdale Fair and Rodeo held Oct. 17-19 at Fair Park. This year’s totals from the youth livestock auctions brought in a record amount of money. See story Page 1A. Full Story
The sweet sound of roaring engines blended right in with those of livestock animals during the annual car show at the Rockdale Fair two weeks ago. Several of the cars also took part in the Fair’s Saturday morning parade. Full Story
Whooping cranes begin fall journey to Texas
Endangered whooping cranes have begun their annual 2,400- mile fall migration from Canada to Texas. As the rare birds approach the Lone State, a citizen science initiative is inviting Texas residents and visitors to report whooper sightings. Full Story
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