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Place of Hope ‘Run for Life’ set Saturday

Place of Hope Pregnancy and Resource Center will host a “Run for Life 5K Diaper Dash” Saturday, Nov. 16, starting and ending on Bell Street behind its building at 231 E. Cameron Ave. in Rockdale (also behind the post office).

Registration will start at 8 a.m. with a kids halfmile run at 9 a.m. and the 5K run/walk/phantom for adults starting at 9:30 a.m. There will be cash prizes for top winners.

Entry fees is $25. The kids run entry fee is $12.

Entry forms can be found at Place of Hope, Snap Fitness and Citizens National Bank-Rockdale. Online registration is available at www.active.com.

For more information about the event, contact Place of Hope, 512-446- 2220 or placeofhopecenter@yahoo.com.

History group chili feed set for Saturday

Rockdale Historical Society will hold its annual chili meal fund-raiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at the New Salem Clubhouse at Fair Park.

The meal will feature homemade chili and desserts, available to eat in or take out. There will also be a silent auction.

Meals are priced at $8 each with desserts extra.

Proceeds from this annual event benefit the historic Rockdale I&GN Depot Museum.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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