Inventions years ahead of their time—D’oh!
The long-running animated TV series The Simpsons has made its imprint on American culture like few artistic endeavors.
But this will surprise just about everyone. It surprised me. Full Story
Art by George Fletcher
Art by George Fletcher, a Rockdale Junior High sixth-grader. Full Story
Pause the debt snowball
I’m going through a divorce that’s about to become final in two weeks. I moved in with my parents temporarily while I save up money to get my own place and start over. I make $30,000 a year, and it looks like I’ll have around $43,000 in debt when the divorce is finalized. Full Story
Every small Texas town has its ‘shame’ to bear
INK IN THE BLOOD
Small Texas towns are great. There’s almost enough of everything to go around — except money, food and morals.
One town in which I published a paper had an undertaker that also freelanced as a bootlegger.
Another had a prostitute that was widely known and recognized and to my knowledge, never arrested. Full Story
Hoops for Heart poster by Emary Stanbery
Hoops for Heart poster by Emary Stanbery, a Rockdale Elementary School first-grader. Full Story
RPD should be downtown; here’s a spot
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez if Superman is so clever, why is his underwear on the outside? R ockdale Municipal
District board members and personnel will tell you that many is the time that a business has expressed some interest in locating here, but has been turned off by the downtown’s appearance. Full Story
Develop a battle plan to fight con artists
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Con artists are working to steal identities. An identity is stolen every two seconds 24/7.
Identity theft is not declining as people continue to fall into the snares set by these crooks.
The way to defeat evil people is to know how they think and outsmart them with a plan of your own. Full Story
What is America? How quickly we forget
What Is this America. Some have been here a long time now and some are just arriving. And millions more still want to come.
But some are ready to leave. America. Land of the free. Home of the brave. Shining city on a hill. Full Story
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