You won’t see this act of bravery in a movie
Even though the scene I’m about to relate would be dramatic, riveting and emotional in a movie or on television, you’re not going to see it there.
They just don’t do things like that. It’s not in the direction most people who make films and television shows want to lead.
Which is precisely why I’d like you to be aware of it. Full Story
Yummy soup is just the way to warm up!
I T’S COLD! But since my best friend is snowed in in Illinois while visiting her Daddy, I won’t complain much.
Nothing warms us up better than a warm bowl of soup.
Rockdale Noon Lions is holding their annual Soup Suppers every Thursday in January. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
1914: War looms; $5 a day labor; hello Tarzan, Raggedy Ann, Panama Canal
Neighbor Grover sez knowledge is what you have left after you’ve forgotten your education. T he date at the top of this page is Jan. 9 which means we’re in the second week of 2014 and it’s time to see what happened in our country just a short century ago, in 1914. Full Story
Humility, gratitude, contentment
Do you have any advice for teaching responsibility and generosity to adult children and grandkids when it comes to money?
Justin Dear Justin, Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Elected Texas state official hit me with a newspaper
Who would you choose as your favorite statewide elected official of all time?
An old coot like me, in a long newspaper career, has met a lot of public officials.
Let me enumerate my “meetings” with these politicians, then we’ll all cast our votes. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
2014: Watch out for sweethearts and pigeon drops
A n American Association or Retired Persons (AARP) study found that the older Americans are targeted for scams because they are more trusting.
There are other characteristics that attract these criminals. Lonely people appreciate attention from others. Full Story
Art by Patricia Hayes, a first-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story