Virginians, you idiot, not virgins
Neighbor Grover sez a clear
conscience is sometimes the sign
of a bad memory.
Ah, thankfully, we get emails. The follow ing is from Lee Jenkins. We’ll call it our story-of-the-week:
Terrorist honcho Abu Musab al Zarqawi was killed in Iraq by American forces. Full Story
Milam County had ‘chief justice’ until 1866
Milam County did not start out with a county judge. It began in 1838 with a chief justice.
Nine chief justices ser ved Milam County from the years 1838 to 1866.
Massillon Farley, H. B. King, John Gregg and Isaac Slanderer served in this position while Milam County was one-sixth the size of Texas. Full Story
If he sounds like a communist....
Homer Wayne Scott Jr. has a special place in the history of education and of newspapers and, in his case, the two areas are inextricably intertwined. Mix in a story about Fidel Castro and it begins to gain the flavor one might expect of historical characters.
But, first a little background. Full Story
Depot museum had a busy, rewarding year
The year 2009 was an exciting (and busy) year for the I&GN Depot Museum! Full Story
She ‘won’ fake contest two straight years
It would be unusual for a Publishing Clearing House contest winner to reside in the same county two consecutive years, but it could happen.
In fact, a scammer would like you to believe it did happen right here in Milam County for the years 2009 and 2010.
What really makes this story bizarre is that the contest was “won” by the same person. Full Story
Comptroller: Online tobacco sales need tighter controls
It’s time to overhaul outdated laws that allow cigarettes and other tobacco products to be sold online without verifying whether the purchaser is underage. A federal bill with wide bipartisan support called the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act will help this happen. Full Story