Ten years later, ‘What is still an American’
n the painful, and frantic, days and weeks after the events of Sept. 11, 2001, many newspaper people, including this one, were frantically scrambling to say, something— anything— that made sense or had meaning.
Hopefully, both. Full Story
It’s the RFA
Looking for an economic boost? One has been here for 36 years
I n the post-Alcoa era in Rockdale, a lot of time and effort has been spent—and rightly so—in trying to find and recruit resources to boost the economy of our community. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
Final figures for August showed that the 11 lignite mines in the Rockdale district shipped out $30,000 worth of coal on rail lines during the month.
Ground was broken across from the Wolf Hotel for the new Rotan Wholesale Grocery building. Full Story
9-11 was a new chapter in American history
A merica has had trials since it was discovered. The War Between the States, also know n as the Civ il War w ill always be remembered.
However, this occurred between the people of the states, not outside terrorists.
Morning news is popular in households. First the reports were after the events had happened; which progressed to live news from the site. Full Story
Lot of history in small town post office closings
INK IN THE BLOOD
Every so often the U.S. Postal Ser v ice makes a run at closing small offices in little towns that, while off the beaten track, nonetheless have lots of history and color. Full Story
The day a #*&%# Communist spoke in Rockdale
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez Luger has a new model pistol called the Congressman. It doesn’t work and you can’t fire it. T ributes to the late and great Full Story
Art by Marina Castilla, a fourth-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
9-11 changed two men, everyone in America
Sept. 11, 2001, changed America forever. Yet the initial impact on me personally that day, as I remember it, was not all that significant.
AsIwatchedonTVasthe twin towers collapsed, it was hard to really comprehend the significance.
Now 10 years later I’m invited to share my memories of 9-11. Full Story
Milam residents remember Sept. 11, 2001
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
The Milam County Appraisal District S.A.L.T. committee met Thursday and added the Buckholts Police Department to its list of entities.
Arthur Peevey became the 10th committee member.
The committee was asked where we were on Sept. 11, 2001.
I was home, the telephone rang and my son said “Daddy, we are being attacked. Turn on the television and watch.” Full Story