Fred and Max: Pillars of ‘Old Rockdale’
There are two unrelated items in this week’s “100 Years
Ago” section (below) that become more interesting when you know “the rest of the story,” as someone used to say. Full Story
Weekend fun continues at MARC Run, Nature Fest
I t sure is hard to be in a bad mood with this beautiful spring weather. The wild flowers have been gorgeous this year.
The fun events continue in Milam County this week-end.
The 13th annual MARC Run, brought to you by the Bad to the Bone Riders of Rockdale, will take place on April 12 at The Ranch, 415 W. US 79, in Rockdale. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
If the porch falls, how many hound dogs die?
Neighbor Grover sez wisdom comes from experience and experience comes from foolishness.
I ran a similar version of this “Redneck Engineer Exam” some time back, but with Jeff Foxworthy keeping a somewhat lower profile these days I thought it might fill a void in your (our) lives, particularly if you are tired of hearing about how dumb people are in the South. Full Story
Spend it or give it?
My husband and I are debt-free, and we have several hundred thousand dollars in savings. We pay for our children and grandchildren to visit during Christmas each year, but my mother thinks this is foolish spending. What do you think? Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Pretty funny things can happen in church services
Rural and small town Texas folks tend to put on their best behavior in church.
I’m sure that’s pretty true universally.
However, when it’s a small town or area and the church is also fairly small — everyone knows everyone else. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
TRIAD will give programs to groups in county
Milam County TRIAD met Thursday in Milano for its regular SALT Council meeting.
The May meeting has been canceled. Next meeting will be June 5.
MCT will gladly arrange to have a SALT Council member present a short program on request.
Topics could include its history, purpose, benefits, report on scams, frauds, and other attacks on the older generation. Full Story
Adult Probation Department duties outlined
I ’d like to give you a more complete picture of the contributions of the Adult Probation Department, more correctly labeled by the state of Texas as the “Community Supervision and Corrections Department”. Full Story