Salutes are the sun in your eyes, sometimes
Last Tuesday afternoon I was standing outside the Fair Park Clubhouse— which I will always call the New Salem HD Clubhouse—about 6 p.m.
I was waiting for my wife so we could go inside and eat pancakes at the Noon Lions annual Mardi Gras spread. Full Story
Emergency fund saving shouldn’t take a year
I’m 30 and debt-free. Do you think I should stop making contributions to my 401(k) account for a year in order to save up an emergency fund?
Beth Dear Beth, Full Story
Prison process progresses in punishment, preparation
INK IN THE BLOOD
Over the years, several factors have influenced my interest in our Texas prison system.
A close proximity at times to the system, some friendships and a newsman’s natural curiosity (sometimes morbid) are among those factors bringing the process into my occasional view in a six-decade exposure to news events and newsmakers. It has often been fascinating viewing. Full Story
Scammer vicitmizes Milam resident twice
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
A Milam County resident has fallen victim to a scam twice and lost money twice.
A con artist convinced his victim upfront money would release other money. So the money was paid.
Then the victim was told of another problem more money must be paid. Now the victim was in a bind. If more money was not paid, he would lose the upfront money. The victim sent money the second time. Full Story
Volunteers, civic clubs make big contributions
I was writing a letter to the Lester and Beatrice Williams Foundation thanking them for again supporting Bea’s Kitchen with another $80,000 donation for 2015. Full Story
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