East is east and west is west, or maybe south
I ’m standing on the corner of Main and Milam looking puzzled.
Now, it’s true, this isn’t unusual for me but I came here to find Rockdale’s “Ground Zero” and found a little more than I anticipated.
That corner is where Rockdale’s street numbering system begins, both directions. Full Story
Lord’s Acre at St. John’s UMC this Sunday
Brrrrrrr! Didn’t we all complain about the heat? Well, that problem has been taken care of.
The timing couldn’t have been better for the weather to turn cooler because it’s perfect for the Rockdale Historical Society’s chili meal fund-raiser to benefit the Rockdale I&GN Railroad Depot Museum. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Rockdale had one heckuvva 100th birthday party
Neighbor Grover sez world travelers engage in a contest to see who can collect the most souvenirs made in Taiwan. I t’s been a few months past 39 years since Rockdale staged its biggest celebration ever—a nine-day Centennial observance in June of 1974 that drew participation from just about every one of the town’s 4,650 inhabitants. Full Story
Single, staying on track
Do you have any tips for how a single person can stay on track with their finances?
Debbie Dear Debbie, Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
My, my, how we do ‘talk’ to each other
Man’s inhumanity to man never ceases to amaze and disgust me. For decades, I have allowed myself to be deluded into thinking that this wonderful country in which we live has an abundance of tolerance, grace and dignity and that those traits manifest themselves most appropriately and necessarily in the halls of government.
Nah. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
SALT committee runs TRIAD for Milam seniors
Mi lam County TRIAD works for the elderly. The SALT (Seniors And Lawmen Together) council is responsible for running the organization. Both the council meetings and the general membership meetings had been set in January.
Now, that Milam County recognizes October as “Crime Prevention Month”, it seems logical to set the membership meeting in October. Full Story
Nominating process concludes for POSGCD directors
Deadline for submit ting resumes for consideration for appointment to the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors has passed, and a total of 10 citizens have submitted their names for consideration.
Milam County municipalities submitted three candidates for municipal representative. Full Story
KNOW YOUR CITY
Here’s how to read water meter and check for those costly leaks
Reading your water meter can be easy by using the following steps.
• Lift the lid carefully and check for any insects or snakes which may be in the water meter box. Thedialmaybecovered with dirt or debris so wipe off the dial to where you can read the numbers (water meters have a dial like the odometer in a car). Full Story