Don’t pick it up! Five-second rule disproved
I n the continuing headlong decline of civilization, we now have new evidence that one of humankind’s most necessary qualities—a sense of humor—is in grave danger.
This is not a parody, by the way. It was reported by nothing less than CBS News. Full Story
Davilla has only remaining Rosenwald school
Editor’s note: This is the second article in a series on the Rosenwald Schools, which sered Milam County’s African American community. J ulius Rosenwald, whose parents immigrated to America believed that America could prosper if all people could receive an education. Full Story
Of yellow footballs and questionable ethics
Okay, I admit it up front. I’m still sore 58 years later. Now, here’s the story.
In the fall of 1954 (my senior year in high school), my hometown of Teague moved up a classification for University Interscholastic League competition. The Lions moved into Class AA from Class A in an era when Class 4A had the largest schools and Class B the smallest. Full Story
Fake orphan-to-be will ‘inherit’ $8 million
The story about “Paula Vein” is so tender and sweet it grips your heartstrings.
A young woman, 19, lost her father 3 years ago of a diseased heart. Currently Paula’s mother has been given 3 weeks to live. Full Story
Vote in general election but make it ‘count’
I ’ve noticed that our state attorney general Greg Abbott has resurrected the early American patriotic symbol
“Don’t Tread on Me,” depicting a coiled snake. Full Story
Food, nutrition, fitness topics at Nov. 5 program
Controlling our food portions, selecting nutritious foods and making time for regular exercise are very hard habits to develop. On Monday, Nov. 5 a “Food, Nutrition and Fitness Awareness Program” will help motivate you and your family to make healthy lifestyle choices. The program will be held at the Rising Star Baptist Church in Rockdale (1055 Texas Street) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Full Story
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