A grant is money that is made available to local government from our state and federal governments for a specific purpose. Once the money is made available, local government must go through a lengthy written application and qualifying process. If approved a “match” is required, meaning the applying entity must put up some percentage of the grant amount, which can be an “in kind” (some service) or actual money.
Columns & Opinions
Another 9/11 anniversary has come and gone, and just like we’re told to “never forget” I don’t think any of us could ever forget that morning.
This is going to be a confusing editorial to read and it wasn’t a bowl of Blue Bell cookies-and-cream to write either.
YARD OF THE MONTH—September’s Yard of the Month goes to Sammie and Lynda Ford at 220 West San Andres. The Yard of the Month is awarded by the Rockdale Earth Day organization and the Ford’s will receive a $25 gift certificate to Bloomers Garden Center in Elgin. Nominations for Yard of the Month are due by the 20th of each month.
The date for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s free meal program for Rockdale children and senior citizens has changed..