News

The Rockdale Rotary Club will host their annual ninth annual Casino Night fundraiser on Saturday at The Ranch, starting at 7 p.m.

The City of Rockdale is undertaking a massive, longput- off water line replacement project that will finally eliminate our red water issues. Check.

SPORTS BANQUET

The Fall Sports Banquet was held at the Rockdale High School gym on Monday night. Among the award winners was Ciara Miles, above, who won Cross Country Girls Runner of the Year. 

Sports

RHS soccer falls to tough Taylor teams

Facing off with 11-ranked Taylor High School on Friday night, Rockdale had their work cut out for them against an experienced Duck team.

Tigers win over McGregor

Following Tiger basketball’s first district victory since Feb.

Lady Tigers in post-season pursuit

With a 50-33 home victory over McGregor on Friday night, the Lady Tigers find themselves back inside the playoff bubble.

Columns & Opinions

Funny signs from all over the states

(A repeat of a 2011 column from Publisher Emeritus Bill Cooke.)

Signs of the Times On a septic tank truck: We’re No. 1 in the No. 2 business.

A little history about this annual ritual about the weather on February 2

Victorian spinsters no strangers to comedy

Ateacher places four worms in four separate test tubes: The 1st in beer.

Lifestyle

100 YEARS AGO…

BUSY BUNCH

The Busy Bunch Quilters from Peace Lutheran Church in Rockdale recently donated 25 quilts to NALC Disaster Response.

This spring semester, ACE Tigers teachers have already started teaching tutorial classes for students during our afterschool program.

Obituaries

Jones

ValGene “Gene” Jones, 88, of Rockdale went to be with his Heavenly Father Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023.

Bankston

James “Rust y” Russell Bankston, 69, of Cameron died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at his home in Cameron.

A graveside service was held Sunday, Jan. 29, at Sand Grove Cemetery in Milano.

Clark

Weldon Noel Clark, 77, of Rockdale died Jan. 24, 2023.

A visitation will be held on from 6 to 8 p.m. W e d n e s day, Feb. 1, at Providence- Jones Family Funeral Home in Elgin.

Rockdale Reporter

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