A brave life of patriotism, moral dilemmas
I just sat down to write this column vaguely knowing what I wanted to say about James Olson, the Texas A&M professor who was one of the featured speakers at Rockdale’s eighth annual Tejas Fest a couple of weekends ago.
So I flipped open my notebook to review what I’d written down as he talked. On the third page I’d scribbled, boldly, in capital letters. Full Story
Lots of fun, fun Milam County activities in April
Yay, it’s finally Spring! The sunshine has been so lovely to see lately.
Along with the Spring weather, there are a lot of fun activities taking place in April. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
‘Let me tell ya ’bout the birds and the bees…’
Let me tell ya ‘bout the birds and the bees and the f lowers and the trees…
Yeah, “nature-lover” me was sitting out on the back deck-porch-whatchamacallit the other day and I actually got to watch the birds and the bees. Full Story
My wife and I are debtfree except for our home. She travels one week per month and charges her expenses to a personal credit card for reimbursement later. I’d rather we open a checking account with debit card privileges just for these expenses. What do you think? Full Story
Senior citizens should flex political muscle
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
The National Senior Corps will hold its conference May 13-15 in San Antonio.
The organization was formed over 50 years ago during the JFK administration along with the Peace Corps.
For reservations call (210)222-1400. The Conference registration is $250.00 for Early Birds and $300.00 for the standard charge. Full Story
Cell phone use equals DWI behind the wheel
I n my county courtroom, I handle Class A & B criminal misdemeanor cases which are punishable by up to one year in county jail (6 months for Class B) and up to $4,000 fine ($2,000 for Class B) and/or up to 3 years probation, with some Class C cases (punishable by up to a $500 fine only). Full Story
Art by Jacie Hartley, a first-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story