Reporter’s best letter: Gettysburg’s 50th reunion
I t sounds crazy to name one letter to the editor that’s appeared during the The Reporter and Messenger’s 140 years and bluntly state it’s the best of all time.
Yet, I’m about to do exactly that. Full Story
Big events in Rockdale as new era dawns for tourists, residents
When the city decided to hire Orasi Development to assist with promoting tourism and the lodging industry in Rockdale, it was viewed as a way of bringing in a “new set of eyes” to look at promoting our town. Full Story
Two-room Lilac school housed seven student grades
This column continues a series on the Lilac community. T he Lilac school had two teachers and was under the management of the Milam County Judge and an elected County Superintendent of Schools.
Records indicate both white and black children went to the school there before 1900 and that was when the community was known as Oak Point. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
A prominent Gause businessman died when he slipped while running to catch a passenger train at Valley Junction, fell under the wheels and two coaches passed over him. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Long-suffering caddies finally get their say
Neighbor Grover sez the one nice thing about egotists is they don’t talk about other people. I t is said the hardest skill to master in all of sports is to hang in there and hit the curve ball. Full Story