‘But you will bring joy to a world in need of it’
Quick. Who spoke at your high school graduation. If you’re lucky, or have a good memory, you may know.
If you’re exceptional you may even remember a couple lines from the speech he or she delivered. Full Story
Summertime means cold, crispy cukes
Happy Summer! Boy, when it decided to get hot around here, Mother Nature didn’t mess around.
Congratulations to the Class of 2013 Graduates! I’ve been to several Grad Gatherings lately and the food has been “to die for.” Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Nobody goes away hungry from Mrs. Wilkes
Neighbor Grover sez you may party in hell, but you’ll be the barbecue. P egaroo and I have just returned from a five-pound vacation to the Deep South where those folks do know how to put on the feed bag. Full Story
Work together, support each other, buy at home
This is the last of a two-part series on Fred Palmer, a Rockdale businessman in the early part of the 20th Century. F red Palmer left his mark on Rockdale. Many of the rural people of south Milam County would remember him. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Shades of Emily Post — the whole town’s invited?
Since I don’t get involved in high-toned social soirees I don’t know who the 21st Century Miss Manners of High Society is. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Don’t let 2012’s most-reported scams work in 2013
The work-at-home scam was the most reported during 2012, according to the Better Business Bureau. Many have some characteristics in common.
Some attempt to scare you into preserving your reputation. An e-mail explains a complaint filed against you, then promises to help resolve the problem. Full Story
County responds well to ‘school attack’ simulation
Recently, Cameron Police Chief Randy Dixon led us in a practice emergency response exercise to check Milam County’s readiness to respond in case of an unexpected emergency here in our community. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
I f you wait until mealtime to plan your meal, you usually grab something quick that may not be a healthy choice. An occasional quick grab of a fast food meal is okay, but when it becomes a once or twice a day habit it can lead to extra calories. Full Story