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The Rockdale Cit y Council okayed a plan to “ build a new calaboose ( jail),” and that’s exactly what Publisher John Esten Cooke called it in the story and headline. Full Story
Milano had tomatoes, mines and a mountain
This is the fourth article on the history of Milano, as coal mining and agriculture added jobs to the area’s economy. M ilano Co-Op Tomato
Association had a large pack ing shed on t he I&GN track near Union Station. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Chinaberries—kids love ’em, adults don’t
Something that is a delight for a child can be the bane of an adult’s existence. Especially if you are the gardener-lawnkeeper. Take chinaberry trees. Please (I’m the lawnkeeper). Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
A final goodbye to a special member of the Special Forces
Neighbor Grover sez he wonders why they sterilize the needle before administering the lethal injection. A number of good men wearing berets stood and saluted as “ The Ballad of the Green Beret” was played and sung for Tommy Kyle’s memorial service Saturday at Forest Grove Christian Church. Full Story
KNOW YOUR CITY
City studying comprehensive nuisance ordinance
The city council is studying a nuisance ordinance to improve the city’s current ordinance.
Currently, the city’s nuisance ordinance states that grass and weeds higher than 10 inches on the average is a violation. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Scammers target the elderly for a reason
A t age 30, the brain begins to shrink? This condition is more noticeable after age 60 which explains the interest con artists have in the elderly.
As we age the thought process slows, making senior citizens more vulnerable when urged to act immediately Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Cooking class for diabetics
Cooking Well with Diabetes is a four part series to help you plan and prepare meals that are diabetic friendly. Texas AgriLife Extension Serv ice- Milam Count y Of fice is conducting a “Cooking Well with Diabetes” series from 2-4 p.m. at the Milano United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on Wednesdays July 13 and 20, Aug. 3 and 10. Full Story
Low pressure system
Q: What causes low pressure?
A: A low pressure area, or a low for short, is a region where the atmospheric pressure is lower than that of a surrounding area, Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University said. Full Story