Was baseball great a monster or a victim?
If you know anything about baseball when you hear the name “Ty Cobb,” you probably first think about the man who has the game’s highest batting average, .366.
Then you think about the other stuff. If you’re not a fan, all you probably know is the “other stuff.” Full Story
Art by Alfredo Palacios
Art by Alfredo Palacios, RHS sophomore. Full Story
Age, walking cane ended the fun days of dancing
INK IN THE BLOOD
Age carries lots of burdens with it. Among them is “blame” for ending fun things you did as a young person.
So, I have no compunction about hanging the blame turkey of “no dancing” around the neck of age and maybe lack of opportunity. Full Story
Star Wars art by Brody Willard
Star Wars art by Brody Willard, a Rockdale Elementary School second-grader. Full Story
Septic tank service truck signs are the best
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez Cinderella got kicked off the softball team because she ran away from the ball. Neighbor Gary Griesbach recently sent me a “new and improved” list of clever signs that various businesses have created for their own amusement as well as for entertaining their clients and getting in a little advertising to boot. Full Story
Spring is the time for contracting scams
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
The would-be scammer tells you that you can save thousands of dollars because the last job did not use as much materials as they ordered. Or so they say.
Don’t let their props fool you. They may be wearing a hard-hat and have a tape measure clipped to their belt. The vehicle may have a magnetic sign on the doors. Full Story
State representative elect visits in Milam
On April 15, Terry Wilson our newly elected state representative spent the day here in Milam County meeting city, school, and county officials in Cameron, Rockdale, and Thorndale.
He will represent Milam, Burnet, and northern Williamson Counties in the state legislature beginning in January. Full Story
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