Our ‘silent generation’ saw world get better
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking. Imogene Doss of Lexington shared something with me recently about our “Silent Generation,” as it is called, a generation born in the 1930s. I plead to be somewhat of an exception, but 99.9 percent of us are either dead or retired. Full Story
Black-and-white collage by Jaylyn Stutts
Black-and-white collage by Jaylyn Stutts, a Rockdale Junior High eighth-grader. Full Story
Trip down longest streets is a journey in time
The other day I was on Calhoun and remembered I had a picture to take at the KC Hall.
For no particular reason I decided I wouldn’t use the highway to get there, well mostly since the KC Hall is on the highway. Full Story
Art by Emma Lou Dodge
Art by Emma Lou Dodge, a Rockdale Intermediate School third-grader. Full Story
Singers to appear Thursday at library
Join us for an evening of music featuring Ronnie Caywood and Allyson Steinbecker at 6 p.m. Thursday, at the library.
Allyson lives in Milano and is a hairstylist at Western Divas Boutique Salon in Rockdale.
She loves music and loves to sing. Allyson and Ronnie will be singing some duets. Full Story
Jailer and deputy pay adjustment ‘well-earned’
In the commissioner’s court meeting March 13, and in the workshop meeting before that on March 9. We discussed a request from Sheriff David Greene for a pay adjustment for sheriff’s deputies and jailers and associated staff totaling $3,000 per person per year. Full Story
‘Bills would negatively impact teacher retirement’
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Schools are the center of attention in Milam county communities and loyalty runs deep.
You may not know the bad news. Some Texas legislators are taking action to change “public education” as we know it.
The attack is coming in several forms and directions. These attacks must be faced and defeated.
Here are some suggestions that will achieve our goal. Full Story
Advanced placement courses get colleges’ attention earlier
The spring semester is always extremely busy for all campuses in the Rockdale ISD.
It also brings about the opportunity for planning and making important decisions that can greatly affect the lives of our students before and after they graduate. Full Story
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