The Project After The Prom Beauty Pageant crowns a beauty... well, somebody got crowned.
Warning: the following images may be too disturbing for younger readers. Full Story
Eugenie “Genie” Newton retired Thursday after 25 years and three months with the Retired Senior Volunteer (RSVP) program at the Rockdale Senior Citizens Center. She received a plaque (top photo) presented by Ronnie Ault (L), supervisor with Hill Country Community Action Association and Carolyn Cooper, center director. Full Story
Halloween in Rockdale
From five to 75, everybody loves to dress up for Halloween. Just take a look.
Tommy Standard (center), president and CEO of Standards Home Health, recently donated five new medical grade treadmills to the Yoe High School Athletic Department. Pictured with Standard are Collin Clark (left), Cameron ISD Superintendent and Rick Rhoades, Cameron ISD Athletic Director. Full Story
Barkemeyer seeks new term
I’m Dave Barkemeyer and I have decided to run for a second term as county judge of Milam County.
It has been a privilege to serve as your county judge these past three years; my first term has certainly been challenging and has gone by very quickly. I’d be honored to serve for another term. Full Story
Stewart seeks Pct. 3 JP post
My name is Kim Stewart, I would like to announce my intention to seek your vote in the upcoming 2014 Election as your Republican Candidate for Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3.
My parents, Tim and Mary Stewart, moved to Mi lano in 1974. You may remember them as the owners of Stewarts’ Restaurant in Rockdale.
I have called Milam County my home ever since. Full Story
Community-wide food drive set Nov. 18-22
With the help of the Gause ISD students, the Gause 4-H Club will sponsor the annual community-wide Thanksgiving food drive the week of Nov. 18-22. The food will be distributed the first of Thanksgiving Day week. If you would like to be a part of this community service activity you may contact me or take items/money donations for turkey or ham to the school office. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Closed for Veteran’s Day.
Tuesday—Braised pork chop and Creole sauce, green beans, garden salad, garlic bread, fruit cup with oranges, milk.
Wednesday—Cran-lemon chicken, low sodium red potatoes, peas and carrots, fruited orange gelatin, whole wheat bread, oatmeal cookie, milk. Full Story
ROCKDALE RESIDENCE & REHAB NEWS
The holidays are upon us. We start this month celebrating our November residents birthdays at 2 p.m. Nov. 7.
At 3 p.m. we have our family service committee meeting. Please join at 4 p.m. for our family support group meeting. We welcome our community to join us in the family support group meeting. Full Story
Project Grad to sell meal before Friday game
Mi lano’s 2014 Project Graduation group will sell “grab bag” meals at the last home football game on Friday, Nov. 8. The $7 meals will consist of barbecue sandwich, chips, drink and dessert. They will be sold from 5-7 p.m. You can take your meal up into the stands to eat or you may eat in the elementary cafeteria. Full Story
COW CHIP WINNER—
The winner of the Alpha Tau Delta Cow Chip prize of $1,000 was Tiffany Galvan. Full Story
Here are tips on staying healthy as you age
There’s good news for older individuals who are concerned about their health and fitness. There are simple steps they can take to help them maintain a healthier lifestyle. Full Story
Thirteen-year-old Rhett Doss, of Kyle, shot his first deer, an eight-point buck, over the weekend at his grandparents’ property in Lee County on the first official day of the 2013 deer season. Full Story