A message that didn’t happen, but should have
Neighbor Grover sez change is
inevitable, except from vending
Happy New Year! This column is hereby dedicated to all the fine classroom teachers of our great Rockdale ISD, and to the administrators and all support personnel.
It’s something that first circulated on the Internet in 2004 and keeps getting recirculated. Full Story
Davilla had 1,000 people, hotel and stores
The Davilla community located at the intersections of FM 437, 487 and 1915 is on the westernmost boundary of Milam County.
In 1833, Miguel Davila, a citizen of Hacienda San Isadora de Palomias, City of Leona Vicario, Coahuila, Mexico was granted 49,000 acres of land by the Mexican government. Full Story
Be skeptical, don’t link and verify everything
What New Year’s resolution will you make? Maybe it should be stated another way: What New Year’s resolution will you break?
Hardest resolutions to keep are addictive habits that need breaking. That requires a self discipline and a conviction few seem to have. Full Story
Things I’d like to do in 2010
Yes, you could qualify some of these as New Year’s resolutions, but seeing as I can rarely focus on more than one thing at a time, I’m simply calling them things I’d like
to do. Full Story
My heroes have always been cowboys
My heroes have always been cowboys. That’s the title and first line of the chorus of a Willie Nelson song, one he wrote as well as performed. It also describes the beliefs in my formative years and probably of many other native Texans. Full Story
State to destroy blood samples
AUSTIN — To settle a lawsuit, the Texas Department of State Health Services will destroy more than 5 million blood samples taken from newborns without the parents’ consent and stored for research. Full Story