A common greeting among Vietnam War veterans is “welcome home.” Our use of this expression is rooted in the homecoming we never received upon returning from service during a war many Americans wanted to forget.
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On Monday, Aug. 30, a productive meeting was held to discuss improving the ambulance service in Milam County. As a result of our letter of Aug. 20 to AMR demanding better service, a meeting was held between the Milam County “coalition” members consisting of Mayor King, Mayor Harris, your County Judge and American Medical Response (AMR) employees Heath Wright, Byron Sedlacek and Heather Schmidt. The thrust of the meeting was immediate, better service by AMR.
Mural artist Sam Welty arrived last Friday and he’s already started his first mural downtown on the MDD building facing Wolf Park. That mural will be a tribute to El Camino Real de los Tejas. I was lucky enough to see his rendering of what it will look like when finished and all of you are going to be very impressed.
Has Rockdale gone a day lately without the need of an ambulance? At The Reporter we hear them running up and down Cameron Avenue, sometimes multiple times a day.