When corpse sits up in ambulance, get out!
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez between two evils, pick the one you’ve never tried. When the old downtown Phillips &
Luckey Funeral home building was torn down recently, it brought back a flood of memories to a number of us who have hung around this fine burg all our lives. Full Story
Black-and-white collage by Chris Vargas
Black-and-white collage by Chris Vargas, a seventh-grader at Rockdale Junior High. Full Story
Wait’ll you hear about the French guy on a bike
Real news, fake news, good news, bad news, this is my kind of news.
It was all reported by United Press International and other sources:
Jacksonville, Florida— Employees of a chain restaurant were fired after video surfaced of them using the bread dough they were preparing to bake as jump ropes. Full Story
Elementary library gets Patterson grant
We have exciting news at Rockdale Elementary School.
Our school received a $3,000 grant from the best-selling author, James Patterson, to support our library. Cari Veit, Library Media Specialist, says she plans to use the money to expand the library’s non-fiction selection, as well as early reader books. Full Story
Art by Zoe McEntarfer
Art by Zoe McEntarfer, a third-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
Be careful with door-to-door sales people
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Door-to-door con artists like to work cities and towns rather than rural areas.
Services offered would include clean up after a storm, yard work, roof repair or roof replacement, tree surgery or tree removal, driveway repair or some other construction obviously needed and easily seen. Full Story
‘No jamming’ appeal at city’s recycling dumpster
NOTES FROM THE CITY
Things are going well at the recycle dumpster at City Hall except for a few concerns.
Right now, it is filling up almost as fast as it gets emptied and lots of people are doing a great job putting in clean recyclables. Full Story
A-F system fails
In the Spring of 2015, the Texas Legislature adopted House Bill 2904, which requires the Texas Education Agency to develop a new accountability system and implement it at the end of the 2017-18. Full Story
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