‘that little Brown boy’
After 40 years of covering Rockdale, there are those who still call the Reporter office looking for...
When Mike Brown showed up at the University of Texas campus, he had a interest in the outer limits, astronomy.
But a course load heavy in math pushed him to become an English major.
Little did he know how a grasp of the English language would serve him in his professional life. Full Story
In praise of Mike Brown
Mike Brown is, and has been for four decades, the consummate community newspaper journalist, equally at home at a school board or city council meeting, in the high school press box, or researching local history for a feature story. Moreover, he is a native of this town and cares about the subjects and issues that he writes about. Full Story
I remember Mike walking by my office every morning, and laughing about something he saw on television or read or saw on the Internet.
He has a wr y sense of humor and he is a fun person to work with at the office. Full Story
August 14—Alice Eichinger, Delainey Mantey, Catrina Steinbecker.
August 15—John Shoemake, Justin Offield, Charles Pevehouse.
August 16—Kelly McGuire.
August 17—Billy Ogea, Jacob Willingham, Jessa Cleveland, Callie Pipkin.
August 18—Craig Morr, Lisa Drummond.
August 20—Megan Calk, David Jeter, Linda Whorton. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Monday— Chili with beans, tangy coleslaw, whole wheat bread, ambrosia cup, milk.
Tuesday—Pork roast, cornbread dressing, brown gravy, Italian green beans, dinner roll, Mandarin orange, milk.
Wednesday— Chicken and broccoli stir fry, fluffy rice, spicy carrots, romaine salad, bread, fruited cherry gelatin, milk. Full Story
McQuar y- Satterfield exchange rings, vows
DRIPPING SPRINGS— Meagan McQuary and Casey Satterfield were united in marriage on June 7, 2014 at Vista West Ranch in Dripping Springs.
The ceremony was officiated by Chad Benson.
The bride is the daughter of James and Denise McQuary, of Rockdale. The groom is the son of Bobby and Lynnie Satterfield, of Midland. Full Story
Methodist church re-dedication ceremony set for August 30
Founders Day event also that weekend
Gause United Methodist Church has spent some time in recent months having the stained glass windows in the sanctuary completely redone, as well as other repairs. There will be a re-dedication of the church at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Everyone is invited to the service. Full Story
MISD meet teachers, Eagles set Wednesday
The annual “Meet the Teacher” and “Meet the Eagles” events for the upcoming school year at Milano ISD have been set for Wednesday, Aug. 20. The “Meet the Teachers” will be held from 5-7 p.m. at all three schools. The “Meet the Eagles” event, where faculty, staff and athlete team members will be introduced, will follow at 7 p.m. Full Story
‘ Ted Weems (L), Rockdale native and retired prosecutor in Lee County, has accept the position as district attorney in Garza County (Post). Weems termed the job “parttime” noting the case load is much lighter than big cities. He is the son of the late T. A. Weems and Eleanor “Susie” Weems. Full Story
Treat yourself to healthier car ride
Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Fortunately, your car can protect you from the pollen, dust and pollutants that are drawn inside through air-conditioning and ventilation systems.
The cabin air filters clean the incoming air, removing allergens. For your part, you should replace these regularly. Full Story
How to keep your valuables safe
Choosing between safe deposit box and home safe
Deciding the best way to keep valuables safe is often a dilemma for consumers. The following information can help determine if a home safe or a safe deposit box at your local financial institution is the best option for you. Home Safe The demand for home safes has spiked recently. Medium-size safes can be purchased for as little as $150 dollars. Full Story
YARD OF THE MONTH—
The home of Barbara Nelson, 1531 West Cameron, (US 79) has been named yard of the month for August by the Linwood Acres Garden Club. Mrs. Full Story
These Senior Rockdale Tiger football captains were busy baking cakes for their upcoming Meet The Tigers and Lady Tigers and Cake Auction on Monday, Aug. 18 in the RHS gym. Full Story