Rockdale’s link to history every Aug. 6th
The little house on Murray Avenue is only a couple of blocks from where I live and I’ll find myself marveling at it as I drive by, which I do frequently.
There’s nothing special about the house but the man who lived there for many years until his death in 1984 is part of history. Full Story
I’m self-employed, and I travel about 30,000 miles a year in my van. I’m three payments away from having the vehicle paid off, but it has 170,000 miles on it. Do you think it would be a good idea for me to buy a new van and have the tax advantages that would go along with it? Full Story
Term ‘closet bass singer’ was deemed inappropriate
As I’ve mentioned previously, I grew up in rural and small town environs.
Upon reaching full growth and maturity— for the male of the human species, that’s means past 40 at least, if ever—I’ve become most grateful to that clime for learning to be a responsible citizen. Full Story
Chess nuts boasting in an open foyer
Neighbor Grover sez always be yourself because the people that matter don’t mind, and the ones that mind don’t matter. O kay everybody, take a deep breath and prepare to roll your eyes at these “groaners,” courtesy of one Marcus Brady: Full Story
The more you talk the more they learn
There are a number of scams currently operating in Texas.
One is a loan scam. It is very simple to detect these illegal notices because they ask for an upfront fee.
The fee is established in the ads which carry promises like “no credit check necessary.” Full Story
Lots of of uncertainty around budget
County department heads and elected officials have been meeting with me, county auditor Danica Lara, and one of the county commissioners during the past two weeks to discuss their departmental budgets.
We are working toward putting together the county budget for next year. Full Story
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