Our mischievous neighbors, the raccoons
Raccoons, unlike their cousin the Ringtail (profiled last week), are a common sight. They have a rich history in the Americas. They are sometimes the tricksters in Native American folklore, while other tales have them possessing spiritual powers. Full Story
TAHC: New year means new regulation for Texas cattle
New bull testing or certification must accompany change of ownership
Thinking about selling, leasing, bartering or even giving away a breeding bull? Full Story
Central Texas Cow-calf Clinic slated January 8th
The 2010 Central Texas Cow/ Calf Clinic will be held on Friday, Jan. 8 at the Milano Livestock Exchange in Milano.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the program will begin at 9. Full Story
LITTLE RIVER BASIN MASTER GARDENERS
If you are interested in gardening in Milam County, read the Little River Basin Master Gardeners Association (LRBMGA) newsletter, EarthWords, for gardening articles, recipes, gardening book reviews and other interesting gardening topics. Visit our website at http://grovesite.com/mg/lrb . For additional information about Master Gardeners activities visit website at http://grovesite.com/mg/mcmg Full Story
Not everyone gets the holidays off and that’s the case at Luminant’s Sandow Power Plant and Three Oaks Mine which worked full shifts Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Full Story
New Year’s Day wasn’t always on January 1st
Had history happened differently we might not be saying “Happy New Year” at midnight Thursday.
In fact, for thousands of years New Year’s Day was celebrated in March with the coming of spring.
The earliest recording of a new year’s celebration is believed to have been in Babylon in ancient Mesopotamia in 2000 B.C. Full Story
Games can have lifelong benefits
Analyzing parlor games is a scholarly endeavor for a prominent Texas A&M Universit y economics professor — and his research shows that the lessons learned can possibly have lifechanging and lifelong benefits. Full Story