A pizza hug, heaven and a ‘chain of love’
I don’t even know who she was. A tiny girl, with her mom. They were sitting at a corner table in Gatti’s the other evening.
It was a Tuesday, affectionately referred to in the weekly newspaper biz as “Armageddon warmed over day.” Full Story
Greatest football pain not injury, but making a mistake
Few would dispute the claim that, in Texas high school sports, football is king.
That’s changed some over the years but that head-butting game is still dominant. Friday night frenzy is adequate testimony to that claim. Full Story
‘Prop. 1’ would provide funds for transportation
I n this coming November’s general election, I’m told that we will have only one constitutional amendment on the ballot, and it will be called Proposition 1.
We will be asked to vote for or against allocating one half of the so called “rainy day” fund to Texas road maintenance and improvements. Full Story
Paper or plastic? One question too many
Neighbor Grover sez how long a minute is depends on which side of the bathroom door you’re on. L ady down at the library recently forwarded me the following which I liked, having recently upgraded to what is politely referred to as a smart phone. Don’t know who actually wrote this, but it’s clever. Enjoy: Full Story
‘One size fits all’ is hope of scammers
Scam communications fall into a mold. One size fits all. They use a generic greeting.
Most of the time the salutation is something like “Dear Beneficiary.”
Subconsciously we put our name in for them.
They may try to frighten by telling us they know where we live and some harm will befall a loved one. Full Story
This Saturday set for a Ride and 5Kay Run
The first annual Joel New Memorial Ride will be held this Saturday (Sept. 27) at The Ranch in Rockdale.
This ride is for Payden Nicholas Patterson, to raise money for medical expenses.
Patterson is the 8 1/2 year old son of Melissa Owens and the grandson of Eddy Owens of Cameron and Gay Owens of Rockdale. His great grandmother is Helen Gary. Full Story