Just don’t try to tell me farming is boring
Probably “disappointed” is a better word to use than “disgusted,” but only marginally so.
My only hope is that those in whom I am so disappointed are probably terribly young, and at an age when youth often flaunts its lack of wisdom as if it were a badge of honor.
I know I did that. Full Story
Columnist played part in grand opening history
This is the last in a two-part series on stone mason Robert Cummings, who was profiled in an article in last week’s Reporter. C ummings has fond memories of building the San
Gabr iel School. There are two heart shaped stones in the building, the large stone on the front and a smaller one on another wall. Full Story
East Texas race relations: revolution, evolution
Race relations evolution in East Texas since the 1960s has been an interesting process to watch. Particularly riveting were the late 60s and early 70s in Cleveland and racial tensions were back in the headlines there recently. Full Story
‘50s Women of Alcoa: IDs progress
Neighbor Grover sez bakers trade recipes only on a kneadto know basis. I t’s been over a month since the adjacent photo ran in this corner of The Reporter, seeking IDs on the “Women of Alcoa,” circa early to mid-1950s. Full Story
Latest scam: ‘A million bucks from BMW’
A utomobile scams are making an appearance in Milam county. The latest claim to be from the BMW ( Bavarian Motor Works) or Toyota “international lotto.”
You wonder what could possibly come next?
Did I enter this contest? It is impossible to win a lotto without it. Full Story
County revenues improve, so far, in 2012
I n January I reported to you that we had completed entering all the uncollected traffic fines over three months, due into the delinquent collections system, and were in the process of participating in the statewide warrant roundup program starting in late February.
This effort is having significant results. Full Story
City recycling center now open, Mill at Hickory
The City of Rockdale recently opened the Rockdale Recycling Center at the corner of Mill and Hickory.
The recycling center is open at all times and will take the following items: Full Story