‘Hale’ to Google, and here’s a park-ing ticket
Okay, I know sometimes it seems like I pick on the Internet, but I really don’t.
For one thing that wouldn’t really be a fair fight. Internet vs. Me. Why I’d be outnumbered at least a thousand to one.
But I didn’t pick this fight. Got a call from someone asking if I knew anything about Hale Park in Rockdale. Full Story
You Crabby? Make Crab & Corn Salad
Finally warmer weather is hanging around.
Remind me I said that when it is in the 100s and I am whining about that.
May is crazy busy for all of us. There are lots of parties and pot luck dinners in this month.
When I bring food to one of these gatherings, I usually use my old standby, baked mashed potatoes. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Mama Cora combined grace, faith and toughness
My maternal grandmother, Cora Thompson Thornton Mandeville, was a great blessing in my life.
First, she produced a carbon copy of herself in my mother. Second, the example she set with her hard work and how she lived her life have stood me in good stead lo these seven decades and, thankfully, still counting. Full Story
Cashing out 401(k) not a good idea
I’m 23, transitioning jobs, and I make $32,000 a year. I have $11,000 in a 401(k), and about $15,000 in debt. Should I cash out the 401(k) to pay down my debt?
Cody Dear Cody, Full Story
KNOW YOUR CITY
Don’t get twisted, prepare for tornadoes
Spring and summer is a time when the weather is often unpredictable. And the weather may turn turbulent, including tornadoes. Residents can prepare for severe weather including tornadoes by doing the following: Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
SHL had Milam County connections
The 15th Texas Si lver Haired Legislature’s legislative session ended May 2 and had several Milam County connections.
Jamie Larson and Ted Hubert are members of both the TSHL and the MCT.
Lynn Barnett, 1985 Milano High School graduate, took his ROTC Honor Guard from Waller High School to present the colors for the opening session. Full Story
Change inevitable or it’s all downhill
The (Cameron ISD) school bond election is forcing us to face a choice that probably many of us would rather avoid, and that is contributing personal resources (in the form of higher taxes) toward making this community grow and change when we’d really just as soon keep it just like it is, nice and quiet. Full Story