Wheels for Whitney Bake Sale set Aug. 3
Wheels For Whitney has planned a Bake Sale for Saturday, August 3 in front of Rockdale Walmart, according to Shirley Bailey, Whitney’s grandmother.
Ms. Shirley says they are in need of some expert bakers (or non-expert because she even asked me) to make something wonderful to sell at the Bake Sale. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
A reminder: ‘Small town living—peace for the soul’
Neighbor Grover sez the good Lord didn’t create anything without a purpose, but mosquitoes come pretty close. F our generations of our family have been preaching the virtues of living in “Regal Rockdale” in “Matchless Milam” County. In fact, those two phrases were coined by my grandfather who bought this paper in 1911. Full Story
First ‘reading’ lesson memorable at Lilac School
This column continues a series of Dorothy McQuary Calloway’s reminiscences on the Lilac school and community. D orothy McQuary’s mother said she could start school when she was seven years old. On April 11, 1929, she celebrated her seventh birthday, got up early and did her chores, watering the chickens, and dressed for school. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Jonathan Winters was a brilliant comedic genius
Jonathan Winters was my all-time favorite comedian. No one’s a close second. I thought, and apparently there are scores and scores of people agreed, he had an absolutely brilliant comedic mind. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Physician shortage could impact health care
he Af fordable Care Act
(ACA) has reached out to include millions of new patients financially unable to af ford health insurance and unable to maintain good health through the services of doctors. Full Story
New county budget ‘most challenging yet’
Budget planning for 2014 is well under way, all elected officials and department heads have met with me to discuss their budget needs, and auditor Danica Lara has incorporated all those requests into a trial run budget for next year for commissioner’s court consideration. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Food safety certification course set Aug. 5
I f you are a commercial food handler in need of a certification course and Serve- Safe testing, sign- up for the Aug. 5 Food Safety Certification Training. Registration materials are available on the Milam County website http://milam. agrilife.org/ or you can contact the Milam County Extension Office at 254-697-7045, 100 E. 1st Street in Cameron or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story
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