Cover the azaleas, let the cat sleep on the bed
Thursday’s headline in USA Today—or as the late Paul Harvey would have phrased it—“in USA Today today”—screamed “SNOW ON GROUND IN 49 STATES.” Full Story
Hungry for some Lion pancakes??
Rockdale Noon Lions Club is going to hold their 14th annual Mardi Gras Pancake and Bacon Supper on Tuesday, March 4, at the HD New Salem Clubhouse. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Vet clinic really enjoyed the Super Bowl
Neighbor Grover sez to be born a gentleman is an accident; to die one is an achievement.
“Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise!” O kay, we’ve all heard that quote, and us newspaper types really like it, but where did it originate? Full Story
Getting them to stop
How can I get credit card companies to stop sending us preapproved offers? My wife continues to sign up for these, and now we have $40,000 in credit card debt.
Dan Dear Dan, Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
When high school basketball changed in Texas
Until the late 1960s, high schools in Texas were still segregated and my favorite spectator sport (by a small margin and I still crave football) became basketball. Full Story
KNOW YOUR CITY
City’s funding from many revenue sources
Editor’s note: This concludes a two-part series on Rockdale city funding which was begun last week. H ere are more funds that provide revenue for city departments:
COURT—The Municipal Court Technology Fund was established to improve technology in the municipal court. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Free ‘gift delivery’ cost couple $4,000
There is a scam going around that seems to be a nice gesture on the surface and many have fallen victim to it.
A telephone call alerts you that a delivery man will visit you within an hour with a nice gift and the call is to verify that an adult will be home. Full Story