News

Waco offers mammoth finds for day-trippers

There is way more to Waco than Baylor U and the Silo District.

The city of Thorndale has added law enforcement officers to its force.

At the City Council meeting last July 14, the members voted to hire two new o f fi c e r s .

Sports

Youngest in the game: Milano grad to lead on gridiron

In July of 2018, Milano High School quarterback Kathen Funburg was preparing for his senior season.

RJH golfers tee off Tuesday

Kade Lillard takes a shot during Tuesday afternoon’s youth golf tournament at the Rockdale Country Club.

RHS alumni all in for Alex

On Saturday evening, Rockdale High School had their first ever alumni game at the Lady Tiger softball field with an opening ceremony prior to the game and a closing ceremony before an after party a

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As we continue to emerge from the pandemic, there’s a sense of relief and optimism that things will return to normal.

At 90 years ‘Mr. G’ has worn many hats

Neighbor Grover sez if you answer your phone with, “Hello, you’re on the air,” telemarketers will quickly hang up.

Fall Music Festival is returning Oct. 2

Mark your calendars because October 2 The Fall Music Festival makes its return to Wolf Park after a year off due to COVID.

Lifestyle

Honored on 90th

Pearlie Mack (R) displays a Texas House of Representatives resolution honoring her on her 90th birthday, presented during a party in her honor held Saturday at the historic Kay Theater in Rockdale.

Rockdale High School band members will be striking up practice starting July 19 preparing for the coming marching season.

There will be a blood drive July 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus on U.S. 79 east of Rockdale.

Obituaries

Hill

Birdie Joyce Hill, 79, while in Round Rock and surrounded by family, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Mayberry

Charlesetta Mayberry was born in Cameron on July 15, 1951 to Vernell Wilcox and Jimmie Norwood.

Gonzales

Santos “Shorty” Gonzales was born May 21, 1938, in Mercedes (Hidalgo County), the youngest child of Federico and Nieves (Pena) Gonzales.

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