50 years of rivalry gone in one afternoon
Sunday, my wife, step-daughter and I, after two of us applied considerable makeup and wore out three mirrors, drove down to Houston.
We attended the baseball game between the Houston Astros and the Cincinnati Reds at Minute Maid—Please Forget We Ever Called it Enron—Park. Full Story
Rice community marks center of Milam County
This is the first in series on the Rice community. M ilam County is referred to as being in Central
Texas so have you ever wondered where the center spot of Milam County might be? Full Story
Ed’s stories covered New London to The Woodlands
Ed Watson was one of the best news reporters I’ve ever known. He was an old-timer when I was a young editor-publisher.
His stories, as the headline suggests, covered such huge events as the New London school disaster in the 1930s up to the revelation that a new city, The Woodlands, was being built in Montgomery County, just north of Houston in 1972. Full Story
What was Harold Lee doing in Fredericksburg?
Neighbor Grover sez if Jimmy cracks corn and nobody cares, why is there a song about it? W hat was Harold Lee Parsley Jr., Rockdale’s resident entrepreneur of Pepper Puppies, Texas Fajitas and all things chicken, doing on the cover of the entertainment section of a recent issue of the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Po Full Story
Free hepatitis screening for ‘baby boomers’
What services are available in the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? and how can you find information for the specific needs?
For starters, all Medicare patients should take advantage of the free diabetes screening test. Medicare pays 100% of the bill with no co-pays or claims on any secondary insurance policies. Full Story
‘Grow and diversify’ key to reclaiming bond mark
Finally, after a year of effort, the refinancing of our $5.7 million in certificates of obligation at a lower interest rate is moving forward again and should be completed in the next few weeks. Full Story
Fix old car or replace with new one?
My old car has been having lots of problems lately. Do you have any advice on how to decide when it’s best to just fix an old car or get a newer one instead?
Kristin Dear Kristin, Full Story