I knew FM 908 when FM 908 wasn’t cool
Last week I was easing westward on FM 908 towards San Gabriel to go take the photo that adorns the front page of this week’s Reporter. Full Story
Witcher-Coffield Building has changed through time
Rockdale’s historic downtown buildings are somewhat unique, as many of them date back to the 1870’s and still exist.
Owners of these buildings are pulled between the downturn in the economy and lack of interest in investing in an area struggling to grow jobs in a rural county. Full Story
Football game coverage can be health hazard
No one could reasonably argue football is not hazardous. Even in junior high school, pulled muscles, bruises, torn knee cartilages and broken bones are continuing possibilities.
But, would you believe that being a newshound and/or photographer on the sidelines at a game carries an “injury threat?” Full Story
For all these things and a whole lot more....
The late Reporter Publisher W.H. Cooke, who died in July of 1991, wrote the following Thanksgiving column in 1989. It is reprinted here as a tribute to his memory.—B.C. T hanksgiving Day brings hope that your day will be fulfilling as well as full-feeling. Every day should be a day of Thanksgiving. Full Story
Names may be funny but scam is no laughing matter
Now hear this. National Security Adviser, General Sambo Dasuki sends the message regarding the 53rd meeting of heads of state and the Government of the African Union (AU) at their summit meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
This important meeting had dealt with scammed victims worldwide. Full Story
Traffic fines down with DPS two-county area
Our traffic fines collections through October totaled $353,000, slightly lower than 2011 when our collections totaled $363,500 YTD. Full Story
Don’t wait for a ‘Stash’ day
Stash Your Trash Day was held on Saturday (see pages 6B, 6C and 1D) and another will be held in the spring.
Residents and businesses are reminded that they do not have to wait until a Stash Your Trash Day to discard many items. Full Story