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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Tigers win three straight last week

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA—In addition to eating pancakes with Santa and getting pictures made with him, kiddies enjoyed lots of arts and crafts projects and face painting.

Senior Center seeking volunteers, donations

The Rockdale Senior Center is in need of volunteers on Mondays to deliver Meals on Wheels twice per month.

Vision Historic Preservation Foundation will present a unique fundraising event called the Lone Star Jazz Party at The 1895 (old city hall) on Burleson Street in historic downtown Rockdale on Satur

Sports

ACE (Afterschool Centers on Education) Tigers play a key role in the success of RJH. Oftentimes after school programs are created primarily for clubs.

Tigers win three straight last week

Rockdale Tiger basketball improved their record to 4-2 this weekend while at the Jewett-Leon tourney, where they finished third overall with wins over Normangee, Latexo and Broaddus.

Dickerson named Setter of the Year

District 25-2A volleyball coaches released their picks last week with Thorndale junior Abby Dickerson being named Setter of the Year, while her classmate Landri Martinka was voted as the Defensive

Columns & Opinions

We all know someone dealing with Alzheimer’s or someone caring for a loved one with the disease. Here are some good tips from alz.org.

I was a radio star for 20 minutes

Last Wednesday morning I was invited to be on Judge Steve Young’s radio show on KMIL. I had never been on the radio before so I was a little nervous.

This week’s Milam County updates

Employment in Milam County: Our unemployment rate in Milam County is now at 5.2% which is just under the overall State unemployment rate of 5.4%.

Lifestyle

These pork chops are delicious

I still can’t think about eating poultry after Thanksgiving so here are two recipes using beef and pork chops.

Baked Spaghetti

1 (8 ounce) package spaghetti

HUGE DONATION

HUGE DONATION—The Alpha One Chevrolet Buick team raised and donated to Rockdale Christian Services 916 pounds of food, 18 pounds of toiletries and household goods, 27 toys and $258 to feed R

CHILI TIME

CHILI TIME—The good folks at Climate Control AC & Heating offered to make chili for the Rockdale Downtown Association’s Christmas Tree Lighting last Thursday.

Obituaries

Cast

Lillian Irene Cast, age 94, of Thorndale passed away early Thursday morning, Dec. 2, 2021, in Baylor Scott & White Hospital.

Alvin “JR” Coldiron, 93, of Milano died Saturday Nov. 27, 2021, at his home in the Sand Grove community.

Douglas

HEARNE—Services for Carl Wayne Douglas, 80, were held Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at All Families Mortuary Chapel in Hearne with Rev. Rodrick Jackson officiating.

Rockdale Reporter

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