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Please take time to donate to the GoFundMe page for KRXT’s Bill Gregory in his fight against cancer. Bill has been fighting cancer for several years. After receiving treatments over the last few years, he went thru a remission period. Sadly, he was told the Lymphoma was back and is at a very aggressive stage. Bill recently had a bone marrow transplant. He currently has health insurance but has reached the max coverage and has to pay out of pocket and is on a limited income. https://www.gofundme.com/billgregory

There will be a benefit BBQ for Tracy Chambers on Saturday, February 24th at the Ranch in Rockdale from 11am until sold out. Plates are $12 and include chicken and sausage, green beans, mashed potatoes, dessert, and tea. A silent and live auction will also be held. Live music will feature the Rockdale-based Treble Soul. Proceeds will go toward medical expenses as Tracy fights cervical cancer.

Anyone summoned for jury duty in Judge John Youngblood`s 20th District court for Monday, February 26th at 9am you need not report. That case has been resolved.

The Rockdale Band Spaghetti Supper is Monday, February 26th at 5pm at the Rockdale Junior High Commons Plates are $9. To Go plates will be available starting at 4:30pm. The will be a Silent Auction and Senior Cake Auction.

The American Legion in Giddings will hold their Annual Bar-B-Que on Sunday, March 4 at the American Legion Hall on South Highway 77 in Giddings. Adult plate are $10 and Child plate $5. All to-go plates are $10 each. Meat by the pound sold at 10am and Drive thru and Dine in at 11am. All Proceeds will benefit the American Legion Boy’s State Program.

The Milam Community Theater will be kicking off their 2018 season with their first performance “12 Incompetent Jurors” from 7pm-10pm on Saturday, March 17th at the Lester & Beatrice Williams Civic Center. For more information on performances, tickets, memberships, or sponsorship’s, please call Jonathan Deal: at 254-493-5539 or visit www.milamcommunitytheater.com.

The Rockdale Knights of Columbus will hold their Fish Fry every Friday until Friday, March 23rd  from 5pm to 7:30pm at the KC Hall. There will be fried Fish, fresh cut French fries, Green Beans, famous KC coleslaw, hush puppies, tea and dessert all for $10 a plate! Dine in or take-out.

The Westphalia Knights of Columbus Council #13902 will host a shrimp and Fish Fry every Friday until Friday, March 23rd. Plates are available from 3:30pm-7:15pm each cooking day or until sold out. All plates are $10 and will be available at the Westphalia Parish Hall Pit.

There will be a benefit BBQ for Tracy Chambers on Saturday, February 24th at the Ranch in Rockdale from 11am until sold out. Plates are $12 and include chicken and sausage, green beans, mashed potatoes, dessert, and tea. A silent and live auction will also be held. Live music will feature the Rockdale based Treble Soul. Proceeds will go toward medical expenses as Tracy fights cervical cancer.

The Buckholts V-F-D will be having a Wash pot Stew Dinner on Sunday, February 25th from 11am until Sold Out. For $9 you get Stew, Cornbread, Crackers, Dessert, & Drink. Carry Out Will Be Available.

Rising Star Baptist Church is having an appreciation for Pastor Royal Johnson and wife Margaret on Saturday, February 24th and Sunday, February 25th.. Musical Saturday, February 24th at 7pm and services Sunday, February 25th at11am and 3pm.

The Little River Basin Master Gardener Association of Milam County is holding its annual spring plant sale and raffle on Saturday, March 3rd from 9am to 2pm at the Youth Expo Building in Cameron.

The Cameron Baseball Association is hosting their annual fundraiser March 3rd at Simon George Hall in Cameron. Registration starts at 5pm, with the meal at 6pm, and the auction at 7pm. To purchase a ticket, contact any Cameron Baseball Association Board Member, or at Anderle Lumber or C&W Auto.

The 2018 Rockdale Chamber Banquet is scheduled for at 6pm on Thursday, March 8th at the Rockdale KC Hall. Mark your calendars! This year the theme is Wranglers & Rhinestones “Dress the Part”. The Cocktail Hour and appetizers runs from 6pm-7pm, so come early and have fun! Various community awards will be presented by the chamber during the banquet. For more information, call 512-446-2030.

Aaron’s Gun Shop and Hi-Cap Adventures invites the public to support their favorite law enforcement agency, fire department, or US Military, by participating in the 3rd Annual Law Enforcement Benefit “Shoot Off” on Friday, March 9th, at Aaron’s Gun Shop and Indoor Range. The Shoot off is an open competition among civilian shooting teams of 5. Proceeds will be donated to the winning team’s favorite law enforcement agency, fire department, or Military Unit. For more information Call 254-697-4721.

The 3rd annual Cameron I-S-D Scholarship Foundation golf tournament will be Saturday, March 31st in Cameron. The shot gun tourney begins at 10am. The tourney is a 4-man scramble and is $200 per team or $50 per individual. Trophies will be awarded, in addition to closest to the pin and longest drive awards. Hole sponsorship’s are available for $50 per hole. Carts are available. Meals and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 697-3512, 493-7696, or 541-7461.

Master Naturalist classes are now forming. Start 2018 off right with self-improvement. Come learn about nature & how you can help with conservation from professionals. Classes started January 4th and run through March, held mostly on Thursday evenings from 5pm-9pm in Milano, plus 4 Saturday field trips. For more information, call 254-482-3235 or 254-482-0822. You can also stop by the County Extension Office in Cameron.

The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department will be selling Half Chicken plates with 2 sides, trimmings and dessert from 11am-2pm on Sunday, April 30th. Plates available for drive-thru pickup at the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Dept. The Fire Department is located at 301 North Wilcox Street.

The Rockdale City Library is open Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 8am to 5pm, Thursdays from 10:30am to 7:30pm, and Saturday 9am to 1pm.

Rockdale I-S-D is currently hiring bus drivers. Pay starts at $11.50/hour.Rockdale I-S-D will pay fees for physical, certification and testing for CDL license. FBI background check and drug testing required prior to hire. Contact the Transportation Department at 512-430-6020 for more information.

Rockdale PAWS is an Organization that socializes, cares for and finds foster homes or forever homes for animals picked up by Rockdale Animal Control. They are looking to pet lovers for help. They need volunteers to feed and take care of the animals. Donations are welcome to pay for food, shots, spaying and neutering and treatment to get them ready for adoption. For more information call 512-799-8502 or visit the Rockdale PAWS Facebook page.

The Lexington Cancer Care Ministries will meet at 6:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at the Lexington Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 221 Third Street in Lexington. For more information, you can call Jen Coleman at 512-367-3677.

The Rockdale Senior Center is in need of Volunteers for Meals on Wheels. The Center needs help for deliveries on Tuesday and Wednesday. If you would like to volunteer, you can call Carolyn at 512-446-2666.

Enrollment is now open for Tiger Learning Center. The Brand New Tiger Learning Center is dedicated to the growth and development of all children and is equipped to offer quality instruction in a safe, loving and engaging environment.  Space is limited and those who have already pre-enrolled are guaranteed acceptance into the TLC.  For more information, contact Sari McCoy at 512-430-6027 or smccoy@rockdaleisd.net.

Pack Pals a 501c (3) non-profit organization currently serving the children of Rockdale and Milano School Districts is looking for donations. This program provides weekend supply of nutritious food for children when school lunch of breakfast is unavailable on a weekday, weekend or school holiday. Pack Pals is in need of individual serving sizes of foods and monetary donations. If you would like to donate, you can drop of food at Rockdale Signs & Photography. Monetary donations can be mailed to Pack Pals, P.O. Box 766, Rockdale, Texas 76567. If you would like to volunteer, call Jocelyn Lewis at 512-461-6908.

G-E-D classes are available every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30am-3pm at the One Stop Center at 313 North Main in Rockdale. For more information, you can call Barbara Cromwell at 512-446-6440 ext. 7021.

Rockdale iTigers offers iFit twice a week: Mondays at 6:30pm and Wednesdays at 7pm at the RHS weight room. This is also open to the public and it is free.

Rockdale I-S-D Gold Cards are available for complimentary general admission to school events, sports, etc., for persons who are 60 years of age or older and live within the Rockdale Independent School District. The cards do not have an expiration date and are available in the R-I-S-D Central Administration Building, 520 West Davilla during regular office hours.

The Milam County Tax Office Rockdale Substation is open Monday-Friday from 8 am-4pm. The office is closed at 12noon for lunch.

Rockdale High School and Junior High School Students have an opportunity to learn the skills to build an Airplane.  Students will be able to work on constructing a plane.  Rockdale Tiger Flight meets each Saturday at 10 am at H.H. Coffield Regional Airport on FM 908 South. For more information, call Jimmy Cox at 512-429-0230.

The Coat of Many Colors Thrift Store at 121 East 2nd in Taylor is open Monday-Friday 9am-2pm. Sheppard’s Heart and Community Ministries also located at 121 East 2nd is open Tuesday and Thursday 1pm-3pm and on Saturday from 9am-10am. For more information, you can call 512-352-5553.

Every Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the month, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at the Chriesman Community Center in Chriesman, Texas from 7 p.m.-9p.m.

Karaoke the 1st and 3rd Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010 in Cameron.

The Milano Jamboree will be held on the last Saturday of each month at 7 pm in the Milano Civic Center in Milano. Everyone is invited to come enjoy some great country and gospel music.  Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

Standards Hospice sponsors grief support meetings from 6 pm-7pm every 2nd Thursday at First United Methodist Church Family Life Center located on 112 North Travis in Cameron.  For more information call Gary Nichols at 254-284-0045 extension 2013.

The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is accepting applications for membership in the department. No prior fire service qualifications are needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no criminal history, have a drivers license, a vehicle to respond with, live within a few miles of Cameron, and most of all be able to respond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more information, contact any firefighter, stop by the fire station, or call 254-697-4702.

The Scott & White Blood Center is in urgent need of type A blood. The donor center is located in room 115 across form the McLane Dining Room. Hours are Monday -Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and on Friday 9 am.-2 pm.  Call 254-724-HERO or 877-724-HERO.

Allen AME Church and Worship Center at 216 E. Third Street in Rockdale invites everyone to Wednesday Bible Encounter at 6:30pm, Sunday Church School at 9:30am, and Sunday Worship Experience at 10:30am. Call 512-446-4124 for more information.

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Taylor invites you to worship every Sunday at 9:15 am. The church is located at 401 7th Street in Taylor.

American Legion Riders are looking for Veterans that are motorcycle riders. The chapter will be out of Post 9 in Cameron.  For information, call 254-605-0601.

Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Cameron, Milano or Rockdale. For class dates, text or call 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10 percent on your vehicle insurance by taking a class.

Standards of Care will be at Bea’s Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30 am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.

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