Christmas Round Up needs our help to help Milam kids
I know it’s December. I know it’s only 21 days until Christmas. But I am HOT!
And no, not the good kind of hot. So all you Kardashian Wanna-bes don’t need to waste your time with me. I am going to wear sandals. And leggings. Full Story
‘We’ve ruined Charlie Brown’—Well, not quite
The little boy asks for a spotlight, steps into it, clutches his security blanket and begins to recite from the second chapter of Luke.
The speaker is Linus Van Pelt. It’s the end of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” probably the most famous, and well-loved, yule story since “A Christmas Carol.” Full Story
‘Sense of place’ needs to be strong in Rockdale
What does “sense of place” mean to you? To me it’s a feeling or perception of an area, or location. What does Main Street, Rockdale mean to its population? Good question.
The past weeks we have reviewed historic buildings on Main Street. Full Story
‘It ain’t like watching the old SWC with Joel...’
When I was in high school and college in the midand late-1950s, watching football on television was a rare treat.
First, you had to have a TV set and our family didn’t get one until I left for college. (Hmmm). Full Story
Retired educator remembers two others who made a difference
Neighbor Grover sez he used to be a banker but he lost interest. R ockdale native Earl Gerstenberger touched a lot of young lives during a 35-year career in education at South Plains College in Levelland. He was a teacher, a department head, a dean and served his final 13 years as vice-president. Full Story
It’s not just young people who can get bullied
I t is important to know our enemies. It allows us the ability to protect ourselves and those we love and it sure helps the United States of America to keep the nation safe.
People that harm others physically, mentally, financially or combinations of these, are classified as enemies, particularly of the elderly. Full Story
Jury trials often ‘last resort’ in justice system
Bobby Sugg, Thorndale teacher-coach brought 40 students to the courthouse for a visit to learn more about county government.
We focused on the judicial system concluding with the students participating in a mock jury trial.
The Constitution and the 6th. Amendment of the Bill of Rights guarantee a trial by jury. Full Story