Friendly Thorndale still lives up to its name
This is the third in a series on the history of Thorndale. T horndale was settled by people who came from southern states of the United States and from Europe. Full Story
College, military weren’t in step in 1950s
I n the 1950s and 1960s, Texas land grant colleges were directed by law to have mandatory U.S Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) for military-eligible freshman and sophomore males. Full Story
‘Women of Alcoa’ in 1963, complete with ID’s
Neighbor Grover says a man who jumps off a bridge in Paris is in Seine. A few weeks ago I ran a photo of a group of women at
Alcoa’s Rockdale Works taken, I’m pretty sure, in the middle 1950s since the smelter poured its first metal in 1952. Full Story
‘Potential scam victims’ to he honored April 17th
Someone who signs the name “Margaret Brown” is sending e-mails and is very concerned they may be filtered into your spam folder.
“ She” directs the reader to search the e-mail provider so her offer arrives to you. It seems to me that if the provider caught that e-mail in the Spam folder, then the recipient could not read these instructions. Full Story
TAC, CTCOG provide tons of help for Milam County
There have been two organizations that have provided a tremendous amount of guidance and assistance during my first year in office.
The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is headquartered in Austin near the state capitol.
This is an association of all 254 county governments in the state of Texas with this central group staffed to provide technical support to the members. Full Story
Get moving for your health with ‘Walk Across Texas’
I n the spring, most of us think about starting an exercise program. Unfortunately, after a few days or weeks we become unhappy that we are not losing lots of pounds. Don’t get discouraged, remember that the pounds were not gained over time and that means it takes time for the pounds to go away. Give it time to work and time for you to build a habit of exercise. Full Story