A dad’s eulogy; that smile endures
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez change is inevitable, except from a soft-drink machine. We are blown away.
By we, I mean the Cooke and Martin families. The support from this great community has been overwhelming—and sustaining—since Kathy’s untimely death Feb. 8. Full Story
Art by Jermaine Miller
Art by Jermaine Miller, a Rockdale Elementary second-grader. Full Story
With or without notes, she was easy to recall
Oh, she would have loved it. Our late publisher, Kathy Cooke, would have loved the memorial service at St. John’s United Methodist Church Saturday that drew 450 persons.
She would have loved the laughter as people shared stories of her.
It’s hard to think of a Kathy story that didn’t involve laughter. Full Story
Art by Emerson Hirt
Art by Emerson Hirt, a Rockdale Elementary second grader. Full Story
Settlement: Good news and bad news
At long last the Milam Appraisal District has announced that the lawsuit filed by Luminant contesting the valuation of their properties in the county has been settled without a trial. Full Story
Five myths about new feed directive
THE AG SIDE
We’ve all heard about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) whether it be in passing at the feed store or sale barn or even from the local vet.
It went into effect as of Jan. 1, but not without plenty of misconceptions and rumors following along with it.
While it is true change can be a good thing, it rarely occurs without a learning curve. Full Story
Not a scam but make up your own mind
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
You live in Milam County and you purchase a truck. Before you get to drive it you get a letter from a company telling you of an anti-theft expiration notice.
Is this a scam?
Well not exactly but some may argue it is close. Full Story
School starts ‘jump rope for heart’ event
Rockdale Intermediate School recently kicked off their Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser and fitness program.
This program emphasizes the need for cardiovascular fitness and provides a great opportunity for an effective fundraiser to fight deadly heart diseases. Full Story
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