Great-great-gramps-hood comes natural with age
Neighbor Grover sez inside
every older person is a younger
person wondering, “What the
It was beautifully documented in daughter Kathy’s Lifestyle column last week that she has become a grandmot her, which means that Peg and I have climbed to that lofty perch known as great-grandparent-hood. Full Story
Courthouse got brand new look in 1950s
Thus is the sixth in a series on the Milam County Courthouse and Its People.
In the 1950’s the commissioners court faced another decision, either repair the courthouse or build a new courthouse and jail. Full Story
Partisanship tends to shove faith, grace aside
There is a constant barrage of partisan baloney spouted in public, in newspapers’ letters-to-the-editor columns and on the Internet. Most of it is by a minority of the populace, but it’s loud and gets attention. Full Story
Alcoa’s future in Rockdale is history
Support for the “home team” is often blinded by desire and emotion; and all too often, reality is never factored in when predicting the final outcome. We become so engrossed in what we want to believe, that many times we are unable to ‘connect the dots.’ Full Story
Federal balanced budget needed now
The U. S. Congress lacks fiscal responsibility and is spending all of us into serious debt.
Article V of the United States Constitution gives the states the authority and the responsibility to apply to Congress for a constitutional convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Full Story
Valentine scammers aren’t sweethearts
Valentine’s Day is Feb.14 and on March 2 voters decide who will be on the November ballot.
Watch out for malware bringing messages of love connected to dangerous “links” which invade your computer.
A lso, beware of “machine intimidation” connected to the electronic voting machines. Full Story
Homeland security chief briefs lawmakers
AUSTIN — Transnational gangs fueled by Mexican drug cartels are the biggest threat to security in Texas, said the state’s homeland security chief at a Feb. 1 hearing at the Capitol. Full Story