Band supper tunes in $8,000
Pasta, cakes raise funds for boosters
“If it gets any bigger we’re going to have to find more tables somewhere!”
That was the word from Monette Schweitzer, Rockdale Band Boosters president, after the group’s annual spaghetti supper netted more than $8,000 to support band activities Monday in the junior-high commons.
That’s a record. Last year’s event netted $7,500. Full Story
Dodd seeking sponsors for area teen pageant
Kaley Dodd, of Rockdale, was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Waco/ Austin pageant competition that will take place on Sunday, Feb. 23. Dodd learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviewing in the local Waco/Austin area. Full Story
Rockdale Cub Scout Pack 789 held its annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday at the St. John’s United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Above, derby participants show off their pinewood racers. At left, winners (L-R) Ivan Grindle, third place; Justin Gage, second place; Weston Avrett, first place. Full Story
MVFD annual chili supper, auctions set for Saturday
I f you have a taste for chili and some great live music, then be sure to come out to the annual Milano Volunteer Fire Department chili supper, set for Saturday, Feb. 8 at the group’s new station/ shelter, located on US 79. Serving will start at 4 p.m. until sold out and is $7 per bowl for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Full Story
GO BIG BLUE—
Members of the Rockdale High School varsity cheerleading squad gets the team and crowd pumped at a recent Tiger basketball game. Pictured are (L-R) Jacey Jerman,
T’Keyah Sandles, Diamond Blue (as Rocky the Tiger), Kelsey Hornung, Amanda Boyd, Madison Reynolds, Ashton Betchan and Tina Contreras. Full Story
Rockdale resident Bonelle Gjedde observed her 94th birthday with a party at Rockdale Residence and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday. A large group of relatives and friends attended, according to spokesperson Marie Hubert. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday—Beef tips with gravy, baked potatoes with fixings, seasoned spinach, whole wheat bread, fruit cup with oranges, milk.
Tuesday—Low sodium chicken enchilada bake, pinto beans, squash and red peppers, lettuce and tomato salad, salsa, seasonal fruit, milk. Full Story
February 6—Nathan Cass, Sean Prestridge.
February 7—Maxie Vann.
February 8—Jay Willingham.
February 9—Kelli Pelzel.
February 10—Betty Headrick, Spencer Stephens, Dorothy Thaler.
February 11—Stephen Bright, Ruth Fisk, Blade Bassler, Leon Noack, Pat Doss.
February 12—Amberley Diver, April Caffey. Full Story
Marriage LicensesJustin Gonzales and Shawmotasha Henderson.Armando Gallardo and LisaPadet.Sergio Duarte and MaraMcAdams.Michael Moehling Jr. andAshleigh Towery.Divorces GrantedRichard Mueck and JenniferMueck.Judy Martin and Larry Martin. Full Story