Reporter WWII series to be preserved on-line
Thanks to the efforts of a dedicated researcher, a Reporter series which has generated more comment than anything I can remember in my 38 years on the job is being preserved on-line. Full Story
Archeology month to focus on historic buildings
October was selected by the Texas Historical Commission to focus on all aspects of the study of archeology and its importance in historical preservation.
Milam County participates each year by sponsoring an event dealing with archeology specific to our county. Full Story
There’s nothing like small town school homecoming
Most Texans who grew up in small towns can identify with and appreciate how meaningful their high school’s homecoming festivities can be to an ex-student. And, that meaning can grow exponentially as one approaches becoming an octogenarian. Full Story
Reader recalls working on Kay’s construction
Neighbor Grover sez if Jimmy cracks corn and no one cares, why did they write that song? Here’s a voice from out of the past, an email from Lawrence Tucker of Fairfield (a transplanted Rockdalian) who had read our recent column on the Kay Theater Foundation’s ongoing restoration efforts for the old downtown venue. Full Story
Home protection tips given in annual meeting
Milam County TRIAD held its general membership meeting last week.
Kerry Spears, Milam County District Attorney welcomed the attendees. Jarrell Elliott and John Sheffield, of Cameron based American Legion, Post 9 presented the colors. Full Story
POSGC directors appointed due to state law
A lot of questions and concerns are being raised among many of us in Milam County as well as in Lee and Bastrop Counties over the recently announced proposed sale by Alcoa of their property to the Lower Colorado River Authority. Full Story
The Fair’s Fried Food Fare Fast and Fabulous!
Charlie McBride lives in the Austin area now but we still claim him as one of our own since he was so active as a Rockdale Tiger when growing up. He is now a football referee (not his day job) and was in Dallas last weekend and took in the Texas State Fair, also know as the Fried Food Capitol of Texas. Full Story