Check out the 2012 F.Y.I. in this week’s issue
I hope you enjoy the 2012 edition of F.Y.I. in this issue of The Rockdale Reporter.
F.Y.I. is our once per year newcomer’s guide. Whether you are already aa resident of Milam County or you are new to the area, F.Y.I. is stuffed full of valuable information. Full Story
And Puny Pete said: ‘God bless us every one’
There used to be a catcher for the Atlanta Braves named Matt Sinatro.
This was back in the days of the first superstation, WTBS, and just about every baseball fan in the country watched Braves games and their announcer, the late, great Skip Caray. Full Story
El Camino Real trail road signs to be placed
Dr. Lucile Estell recently told county commissioners that El Camino Real de los Tejas National Trail Signs are being ordered and plans are being made to install them on roads to route traffic in Milam County to the six areas of “high significance.”
There are four trails routes across Texas, east to west. Milam County has two routes. Full Story
Who among us doesn’t like a good mystery?
Do you like to read good mystery novels? I do. Yeah, I k now. Reading sort of became old hat with many of us once TV took hold. That trend of less reading has been reversed somewhat, thanks to inventions like eBook and the iPad and other modern marvels. Full Story
Will our leaders in Washington ever ‘try greatness, not meanness?’
Neighbor Grover sez he knows a guy who is addicted to brake fluid but the guy says he can stop any time. S ick of the political ads? Senseless sound bites? Mud slinging with no hint of solutions offered by either party?
Of course you are. Full Story
Latest scams offer fake ‘big-name’ gift cards
Have you received your good fortune from Target saying your $500 gift card is ready for you to pick up?
Travis Yoakum found such a notice on his smart phone. The notice did not mention his name. The personal pronoun “you” was substituted for the proper name.
You need to watch for this notice claiming a Target giveaway and any variation that may invade your home. Full Story
County still pledged to no tax increase in 2012
I t’s that time of year when we must again focus on the tax base and tax rate calculations. This is very confusing to many of us (including me by the way), so I’m going to try to make a few general comments about the process that I hope will be helpful to your understanding of what will be going on. Full Story