Not a baby any more LuLu, I’m three now
You know all the stories that proud grandmothers are constantly telling about their grandchildren?
Well heeeeere’s another one!
The little man of my dreams is turning three years old on Thursday. Full Story
The law even works on—gasp!—Facebook
By now everyone has heard about that football player with the non-existent girlfriend.
There’s a lesson to be learned from it, of course, but I’m not real sure what it is unless it’s that a fake girlfriend can get you in just as much trouble as a real one. Full Story
Historic trail signs due soon in Milam County
I t won’t be long before you will see the National Park Service Signs in Milam County for the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Trail at 16 locations. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Being ‘pecked’ by blue jay can develop character
Someone once said that we (any and all of us) are the total of all those we’ve known and all of the things we’ve experienced. It would follow that our character is developing for the entire span of our lives. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Once upon a time, insults were delivered with class
Neighbor Grover sez a beauty shop is where women curl up and dye. T hese “glorious insults with class” are from an era before the English language got boiled down to four-letter words. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
‘Cutting off your nose to spite your face!’
The elderly are the most vulnerable group in our society so logically this group is targeted by scammers.
This group also has had a life of work and savings, so, the con artist sets out to get money from the elderly without doing an honest days work.
Beneath the surface these criminals must be evil, calloused, and selfish. Full Story
There’s cause for optimism
There is a lot of pessimism going around these days it seems, about our country, our government, even our county.
I don’t like that. I read something this week that I thought I’d pass along.
It went something like this.
The world is not going to the dogs. The human race is not doomed. Civilization is not going to crash. Full Story
KNOW YOUR CITY
Free sign-up for alerts
Residents and businesses can sign up to receive alerts, such as boil water alerts, or notices, such as when the City is taking bids or proposals, through the City of Rockdale’s website.
The alert/notice can be sent to the resident and business by email, text or both depending on the method the resident/business chooses. Full Story