It’s still in school finance and will impact the Rockdale ISD
A couple of decades ago there was a lot of talk about a “Robin Hood” school finance law in Texas. It basically mandated formulas which shifted money from “wealthy” school districts to those deemed less fortunate.
Rockdale, because of Alcoa’s Rockdale Operations, was classified as “wealthy.” Full Story
Ten outrageous price tags we keep paying
Want to save some money? I don’t hold out much hope this column will help. It’s kind of pessimistic.
After a little research here’s a list of Ten Outrageously Priced
Things Americans Continue to
Shell Out For.
In no particular order. Full Story
Clark brothers at home in ‘Old Rockdale’ bar
This is the second in a fivepart
series adapted from Ed
True West magazine
Ed, the son of Joe Clark recalls: “On this particular Christmas Eve morning, my father, took me along to McCauley’s Saloon. Mother couldn’t manage me and the buying too. I was seven. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Opera, rock, rap, hip hop or ‘Take It Easy’
Music defines us individually, generationally and culturally. And, some music tastes spread across the whole spectrum.
Those brought up with classical music and opera tend to stick with it but, like any cultural group, tastes can zig zag across melodic lines. Full Story