Turn that cap; your head ain't on backwards'
Neighbor Grover sez nobody has more driving ambition than a teenage boy who wants to buy a car. Full Story
Mission archeology work continues today
This is the 13th part in a series on Milam County's 18th Century Spanish missions. Fortunately, the missionaries, whose work was short lived in Milam County, left written diaries of details of their work with the Native Americans in this area of Texas. Full Story
One scam per day is overkill even for crooks
Albert (Dave) Davidson got two scams arriving one day apart. On May 18, Monalisa Ige offered Dave $500,000.00 Then the next day Richard Johnson notified Dave his confirmable bank draft amounted to $1.5 million. Now that's unusual. To get two scams from two different individuals, just one day apart should make you suspicious, to say the least. Full Story
Legislators need course in 'real world'
The 81st Legislative Session has come to a close. When it began one item of business on the agenda was the revision and continuation of the Texas Department of Transportation. Under the Sunset Statutes this agency will be abolished unless continued by the legislature. This item was not addressed so a special session seems certain. Full Story
Kickypoo and the free enterprise system
At every stop in a 50-year newspaper career, I've told this story to illustrate many things. Often it's been to reflect the basics of the free enterprise system. Anyone who knows me even slightly wouldn't accuse me of being a farmer or rancher but those are my roots. Full Story
Looking ahead to November ballot issues
Looking ahead to this November ballot. During the 81st regular session of the Texas Legislature, which ended June 1, the House and Senate passed eight joint resolutions that will appear on the Nov. 3 general election ballot as 11 proposed amendments to the state constitution. Full Story
Wise food choices help manage diabetes
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Why is it important that people with diabetes pay careful attention to what they eat and when? It's because it helps to control their blood sugar (glucose) levels and prevents complications from developing. We can change many aspects of our lives to become more healthful. Full Story
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