All I can say is: wow, way to go Rockdale
Well done, Rockdale. The success of the recent fundraisers, from Wheels for Whitney, the Team Dustin Benefit and many others, shows how much you care. All I can say is that I am more proud than ever to call Rockdale home.
-kc- Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
‘Kilroy was here’ (and everywhere), but who was he?
Neighbor Grover sez a committee can be defined as a group of people who keep minutes but waste hours. W hen I was a kid during the World War II years, the little cartoon character Kilroy was scribbled everywhere. So easy to draw. Anybody could do it. I drew the one accompanying this column. Full Story
McQuary family was dedicated to Lilac life
Editor’s note: This column continues a series on the Lilac community. W hen William Stout
McQuary, 84, summed up his life ventures on the April 30, 1906, he penned his closure while sitting at McQuary Farm with his wife Martha Jane. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
George Jones’ cousin, Casey, was a barbecue man
Casey Jones was a barbecue man. Ran his business in a travel trailer stand.
Yeah, I know that’s a poor attempt at poetry, but it’s the best way I know to get into a story about a relative of the late country singing legend George Jones. Full Story
Three-cent tax hike bad for Milam County
When I decided to run for county judge, my primary reason for seeking the position was that I felt that the county judge should be a leader in promoting economic development in Milam County.
One of the things we have done is establish a common tax abatement program among the county and the cities to encourage business and industry to locate in Milam County. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
‘If I loved liars I’d hug your neck,’ Mr. Scammer
Someone using the fake name “Noel Bragasin” sends the e-mail. You get the impression he knows you.
It’s important for you to determine whether or not the author knows you. Ask yourself some simple questions. What clue can be found to link the sender and receiver? Full Story