Great recipes to start your New Year off
Happy New Year! Warning: These are to be enjoyed before your diet begins! Black Eyed Peas Cornbread 1 pound ground beef, browned and drained 1 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup cream-style corn Full Story
Some of our favorite Reporter images from the past year
Cliff Sims (R), Rockdale’s treasured story-teller, kept everyone in stitches in a pair of ‘reminiscence’ programs at the library. Full Story
Lees spend time in snowy, beautiful New Mexico
We just got back into town a little after midnight Monday morning so I haven’t had a chance to get much news together. News needed to go in early this week. If you have some holiday news please call and let me know. Full Story
Five Milano High School cheerleaders performed during the pre-game festivities of the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Florida on New Year’s Eve. The trip also included passes to several of the area Disney parks. Full Story
Tips to help avoid the flu
Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from the flu. It’s recommended for most individuals, ages six months and older.
Flu season typically peaks in January or February, so it’s not too late to get vaccinated for the current flu season.
In addition to the vaccine, there are steps you can take to avoid getting and spreading the flu: Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838. BirthdaysJanuary 2—Brad Young.January 4—Dorothy Herzer.January 5—K.K. Hendrix.January 6—Peggy Cooke.January 7—Julia King.January 8—Christine Cooke. Full Story
Marriage Licenses John Rose and Janice Lehrmann. Eric Smith and Tammy Telg. Full Story
Piano students present yule concert, play at nursing home
Piano students of Dixie Whitmore played a Christmas theme program Friday, Dec. 20 in Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church in Rockdale.
Students performed solos and duets in a variety of carols, hymns, songs and tunes of the season. Full Story
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Monday—Swiss steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli florets, wheat roll, fruit, milk.
Tuesday—Hawaiian pork ribettes, brown wild rice, mixed vegetables, whole wheat bread, fruit cup with oranges, milk.
Wednesday—Lasagna bake, green beans, garlic bread, pistachio pudding, milk. Full Story
Here’s a month-by-month review of 2013 news
JANUARY—Jay Willingham, who had been elected Precinct 3 constable in November, 2012, declined the position and commissioners appointed primary runner-up Carol Wells to the post....A holiday flood at Rockdale Junior-High School—a water pipe burst—was fixed in time for students to return on time from the Christmas-New Year’s break.... Full Story