Once an English teacher, always an English teacher
Neighbor Grover sez if you
can’t be kind, at least try to be
Received a nice note from Valma Fischer who resides in an assisted living facility in the Bryan area, saying she still enjoys reading The Reporter,
which she also did during the 35 years she and her late husband, Walter, lived in Rockdale. Full Story
St. Paul Lutheran celebrates 120 years
Thorndale came into existe nce when the Union Pacific Railroad built west toward Austin in the 1870s.
A segment of the population settled in Thorndale due to the rich blackland. Wends and Germans immigrated to this small community bringing with them their strong religious beliefs. Full Story
Phony faith healers stole from old folks
Faith healing and its history quickly came to mind with last December’s news of the death of Oral Roberts, the legendary minister whose early beginnings were tied to radio broadcasts and to claims of healing by faith, generally spoken of then as “laying on of hands.” Full Story
Snow memories more vivid in the 40s’
As I write this it’s about 75 degrees outside, the sun is shining, and pollen is going directly from at least 10,000 blooms directly up my nose.
So, of c ou rse, t he topic is snow.
Was it really only three weeks ago we had the Great Disappearing Blizzard of 2010? Full Story
Marsalis show was a reunion for us
The late, great Ray Charles once said it didn’t matter what kind of music it was, if it was played with soul, it was good.
You know how certain songs, or even an era of music, brings you good memories or thoughts of a certain time in your life? Could be some rock or country music from your high school days, or alternative tunes you discovered in college. Full Story
Join Milam Walk Across Texas
Walk Across Texas is an eightweek walking program to motivate you to start an exercise program. It is offered by Texas AgriLife Extension Service throughout the state to help promote a healthy lifestyle.
It is a free program that you can sign-up for by contacting the Milam County Extension Office at 254-697-7045 or go to the website http://walkacrosstexas. tamu.edu/. Full Story
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