The universe isn’t ordered for our entertainment
Forty years ago this week I wrote my first story for The Rockdale Reporter.
I’d been wondering if I should write something to commemorate the occasion—“I’m going to keep trying until I get it right” came immediately to mind—and had decided not to. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Buying him tools for Christmas? Here’s a guide
Neighbor Grover sez Merry Christmas to the best folks in the world—Reporter readers and advertisers. I t’s been a few years since I ran this “Tools Explained” article submitted by Reporter reader Nathan Baker. Full Story
I BLEED MAROON
‘Thank you’ just doesn’t seem enough
Every once in a while God places people in our lives who give you a gift you can never pay back. They give not just to you, but to many others throughout their career.
Last week, our little family said goodbye to one of those people. No, she didn’t die. We just don’t have to see her anymore. Full Story
Focus on getting debt-free
What would you recommend for 401(k) contributions while getting out of debt?
Chaz Dear Chaz, Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
‘Santa, hmph!’ ‘Ho, ho, ho!’ ‘It’s him! Santa’s real!’
For most of us, the age of innocence is a relative and flexible term.
It has changed with the increasing parameters of modernity and the exposure of children to so many challenges, life lessons and daily developments. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Scammer gets earful from Rockdale resident
Roger Booker answered his telephone and heard the news about receiving a fortune. The scammer introduced himself as Roger Kelly and gave his telephone number.
The number 1-866-996-5997 is given so you can recognize the “Mega Million” scam when and if it shows up on your caller ID. The cash is part of the giveaway. Cars were offered, as well. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Need motivation to get moving—step up, scale down
For the last two years, I have been trying to practice what I teach and the scales are showing the results. Exercise and portion control are the major factors for a healthy lifestyle, but it is hard to follow the advice. Full Story