Heard about the goat or pointing mule?
Neighbor Grover sez there’s no
future in being right when your
boss is wrong.
Couple of good stories emerged for this column as a result of attending a monthly men’s breakfast last Tuesday. Full Story
Weatherpersons need to ‘chill out’ over wind
Do you, like me, have a problem with the “wind chill factor” they keep throwing at us each winter?
You know what I mean. Every time it gets uncomfortably cold the weatherdudes and weatherchicks make us feel more uncomfortable by saying something like: Full Story
Current courthouse dates to 1892
This is the third article in a
series on the history of the Milam
Milam County’s need for a new courthouse were realized when in 1889 the commissioners court began advertising for bids to construct a new building. Full Story
Wha hae we here? Oh, it’s haggis
I bet when I was young, my parents, seeing me nightly try to get out of eating “gross” foods, would never have imagined that in 35 years their son would try haggis. Full Story
Chick Manges could smell dope a mile away
In the early 1960s, as a young newsman I rode with police officers as they went about the business of serving and protecting in Rosenberg.
Chief Dan “Chick” Manges was one of the best officers I’ve ever known. He was very personable and a veritable treasure trove of information, which was extremely useful in crafting interesting news stories. Full Story
Milam kids sweep awards at plant ID contest
Milam County 4-H Plant Ident if ic at ion teams participated at the 2009 Cor yell County Plant Identification contest on Jan. 9 and brought back many awards. Winners include:
High Point Individuals
First–Patrick Cobb Second–Andrew Stolte Third–Kelton Hooker
Chamber to pitch in for Tejas Fest, police banquet
This is the week for the seminar hosted by the Rockdale Downtown Association with marketing guru Ed Peters.
The meeting is free to the public but you must call to sign up for lunch. Education is the best way to further your business and I think this seminar will help with that. Full Story
FBI agent won’t verify you won the lottery
Can a citizen of the United States of America win a foreign lottery? The answer to this question depends on where and when the ticket was purchased.
Lottery tickets purchased by U.S. citizens while abroad can win. However, it is illegal for any American to buy a lottery ticket from a foreign country over the phone or through the mail. Full Story