Library ‘kindles’ interest with e-reader offering
Rockdale’s Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library has found a new way to “kindle” interest in reading.
Friends of the Library has donated two Kindle Paperwhite e-readers with plans to add several more if there is sufficient interest from the community, according to librarian Melanie Todd. Full Story
YARD OF THE MONTH—
The home of Dwayne and Kelly David, 114 Champion Drive, has been named yard of the month for June by the Linwood Acres Garden Club. Mary Jo Coffield (L), representing the garden club, made the presentation to the couple last week. Yards may be nominated by calling the Chamber of Commerce, 512-446-2030. Yards do not have to belong to garden club members to be nominated for the award. Full Story
Pine Island Station to headline special ‘Bluegrass Opry’ Saturday
MILANO—A special “bluegrass show” will be featured at the Milano Opry on Saturday, according to Lynn Martin, publicist. The show will start at 7 p.m. in the Milano High cafetorium.
“We will have a total bluegrass show, the Milano Opry House Band will do the first half of the show and Pine Island Station from Houston will do the second half,” Martin said. Full Story
Matinee Musical Club hosts district convention
On Saturday, Rockdale’s Matinee Musical Club (MMC) hosted the District IV annual Summer Conference of the Texas Federation of Music Clubs. District IV is composed of, the Music Study Club of Navasota, the Waco Euterpean Club and the Matinee Musical Club. Full Story
Methodist church to hold VBS next week
Milano United Methodist Church invites all children to gear up at “Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God: (Vacation Bible School) on Tuesday through Thursday, June 24-26. VBS will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day at the church. For more information, contact Carol Newman at 512-455-2041. Full Story
Jackson Mitchell hospitalized
Renee Jackson Mitchell has been admitted to Breckenridge Hospital.
She has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.
For more information, call her sister Kathryn Grisham at 512-898- 4099. Full Story
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Monday—Low-sodium and low-fat chili with beans, tangy coleslaw, whole wheat bread, ambrosia cup, milk.
Tuesday—Low-sodium pork roast, cornbread dressing, brown gravy, low-sodium Italian green beans, dinner roll, Mandarin oranges, milk. Full Story
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Mr. and Mrs. Randy Morgan of Rockdale announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Lyn, to Jimmy Brooks, son of Russell and Cindy Brooks of Greenwood. The bride-elect graduated from the University of Texas Austin and is attending graduate school at Texas Tech University in Odessa, getting her doctrine in physical therapy. She will graduate in May 2015. Full Story