Along with the sunshine, gotta be a little rain
For some reason I remember this incident crystal clear even though it happened many decades ago.
I must have been in junior-high school when I got a book of cartoons by Charles Addams. You know, the talented New Yorker cartoonist whose bizarre “Addams Family” became an iconic television series. Full Story
Art by Laurena Torres
Art by Laurena Torres, a 2015-16 Rockdale Elementary School second-grader. Full Story
Bone up here for oceanography exam
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez he’s holding meet ings at his house for people with OCD, in hopes they’ll take one look and start cleaning. I
’m going to share with you some things children have written in school about what they’d leaned about the ocean. Full Story
Money market accounts
What exactly is a money market account? Julie Dear Julie, Full Story
Thursday library program with local author
Dr. Dennis L. Brooks will present a program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.
Dr. Brooks has recently written “Across the Tracks: A Life in Rockdale, Texas.”
This book provides a history of Rockdale, on the east side of town, the place he calls home and the place that he left for many years. Full Story
County has ‘privilege’ of funding programs
Each year as I review the county budget proposal with you, I tend to emphasize the things that are new or changing, but there are a number of things that we fund year after year that you may not even realize that you are paying for when you write the check to pay your county taxes each year. Full Story
Art by Jermaine Miller
Art by Jermaine Miller, a 2015-16 Rockdale Elementary School first-grader. Full Story
Scammers already working on flood victims
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Can you imagine the devastation felt by the residents of Louisiana, and part of Mississippi, too, over the recent flooding.
The Louisiana Attorney General, Jeff Landry, is out front warning everyone about the scammers.
He said that a small percentage of people will take advantage of Louisiana residents needing assistance. Full Story
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