Some questions can’t be answered by Google
Neighbor Grover sez anyone
who jumps off a bridge in Paris
is in Seine.
Let’s add to your collection of religious humor. Here are some signs seen in front of churches hither and yon across our great land.
• There are some questions
that can’t be an Google.
The big trial
‘Civic duty’ doesn’t even begin to describe job being done by jurors
It’s part of courtroom etiquette that every person present rises when a jury enters or leaves, the same honor accorded the judge.
That’s a sign of respect to the legal system and to the men and women who fulfill their civic duty by serving on juries. Full Story
Tracy was known for school, churches
This is the first of two columns
on the Tracy Community.
An early landowner to Milam County was Nat Tracy. He settled in an area 10 miles northwest of Rockdale.
The area became known as Tracy community deriving its name from Tracy. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
Publisher R.W.H. Kennon’s latest take on the 1910 appearance of Halley’s Comet, now fading away: “It was scheduled to swish the flies off the earth with its tail but it hasn’t any more tail than a Boston Terrier.” Full Story
‘Jasper, isn’t that where...?’ Yeah, but listen...
When you first meet someone, conversation inevitably turns to either “where are you from” or, upon saying you’re retired, “what did you do before?”.
“For the last 50-plus years I edited and published community newspapers.”
“Several places, but for the last 15 years of my career, in Jasper.” Full Story
Like rediscovering my own town
I have discovered a new town in Texas during the past couple of months.
It looks very inviting, friendly, and possesses a world of interesting characters. Unfortunately I can never go there.
You may have heard of this town. It’s called Rockdale.
Rockdale in 1910, that is. Full Story