Just sign me up for the next revolution
Workers of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but your chains!
Okay, that’s Karl Marx, whom I don’t often quote. Well, whom I never quote but I think after this morning I’m ready to join a revolution, or maybe start one. Full Story
Bored? Turn off TV–read The Reporter
We sure enjoyed the rain last week-end. And Rockdale did not let a little rain keep us from participating in the Saturday activities.
The 5Kay Run/Walk/Unrun was a great success Saturday morning. When I heard the thunder at 7 a.m. I wondered if the 5Kay was going to happen. But the clouds parted for a bit, just in time. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
On the Moooooon: One giant leap for sheepkind
Neighbor Grover sez he read where some cannibals ate a missionary and got a taste of religion. O ur grandson Agust in
(Augie), a third- grader, has developed a yen to write stories. And, of course, since we all know our grandkids are more brilliant than anybody else’s, Pegaroo and I think there’s a Pulitzer in his future. Full Story
Final history column: ‘Thanks for the memories’
Editor’s Note: This is the final column by local historian Joy Graham. I liked Texas History in school.
Growing up after World War
II, I do remember attending the State Fair of Texas at age 13 with my family. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Life Mate’s birthday, Cajun culture and a great writer
Recently, Life Mate Julie and I went to the real Acadian/ Cajun fountain of culture— New Iberia, LA—to a great bed and breakfast and an inspiring immersion into the world of James Lee Burke, Dave Robicheaux and Clete Purcell. Full Story
New procedure for selecting water board directors
Due to the increasing amount of public interest in the process by which commissioner’s court goes about selecting those who serve on the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors, I and the commissioners got together recently to see if we could agree on a procedure that we would follow in filling the three board positions that are expiring at the end of this y Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
The United Nations won’t send you $850,000
The scam sent to Albert Davidson ( Dave) is two pages. This scam started in January of 2011.and uses the greeting simply as “Dear Beneficiary. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Rockdale Fair just around the corner
Don’t be late with your entries for the Rockdale Fair Home Economics Department. Check-in and judging will all happen prior to the fair opening, so check the rules and schedule for the early dates. Full Story