News

This week the county will administer about 300 second-round shots in Rockdale on Wednesday, about 300 second-round shots Thursday, in partnership with the military friends and there will be a large

The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District will host a virtual Landscape Irrigation class this April 24 from 10 a.m.

Sports

MHS softball took down Rosebud-Lott 12-10 last Tuesday after getting hot in the middle of the game with three runs each in the third and fourth innings.

RHS golfers Brayden Burns, Jake Hasselbach, A.J. Hicks, Monte Taylor and Carson Eoff begin play in the Region III tournament at the Brenham Country Club Monday.

Morehead named new Milano High School football coach

Last Monday, Rockdale native Nick Morehead fulfilled a lifelong ambition when Milano ISD trustees and administrators named him as the school’s new football coach. “I’m thrilled,” he said.

Columns & Opinions

Earth Day began in 1970 as a reaction to public consciousness about the state of our planet.

Hours of sleep: best thing about vaccine

I got my second Moderna vaccine last Thursday, and unfortunately I was one of those who had considerable side effects to it.

Coaching legend taught more than basketball

Legendary basketball coach John Wooden’s UCLA teams won 10 national championships, but the “Wizard of Westwood” taught his student-athletes far more than basketball.

Lifestyle

	HAPPY BIRTHDAY

April 15—Jane Katz.

April 18—Jillian Eubank.

April 19—Kenneth Haverkamp.

April 20—Randy Fletcher.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

April 8—Chris Wall. April

April 9—Barkley Lagrone.

April 13—Kathie Bassler.

Anniversaries

April 8—Jeff and Kelly Pickel.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

April 2—Alice Faye Haverkamp, Bill Martin.

April 3—Briana Bassler.

Obituaries

Backhaus

Artie Evelyn Backhaus, 104, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died p e acefully on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

Bounds

A memorial service for Kenneth Bounds, 82, of Rockdale will be held at 3 p.m.

Finch

Sherry Dale Finch, 73, of Rockdale died Friday, April 2, 2021, at her home in Rockdale surrounded by her family.

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