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Neighbor Grover sez when
everything is coming your way,
you’re in the wrong lane.
Our story-of-the-week can be added to your collection of religious humor.
A Minnesota couple decided to go to Florida to thaw out during a particularly icy winter. They planned to stay at the same hotel where they spent their honeymoon 25 years earlier. Full Story
Courthouse statue, clock removed in 1938
This is the fifth in a series of
articles on the Milam County
One year after the county commissioners court placed Ben Milam’s statue on the southwest corner of the lawn, the court was busy passing a resolution to perform major repairs and alterations to the courthouse. Full Story
Boy Scouts still about fun at age 100
Boy Scouts of America’s 100th birthday is Feb. 8 and, while they are constantly examining their appeal to boys and young men, they feel no necessity to reinvent themselves. Full Story
Galveston’s resilience a model for toughness
The “Master Candy Maker” at La King’s Confectionery on The Strand in Galveston tossed me a fresh piece of saltwater taffy as he rolled them off his machine. That wax paperwrapped candy was a small sign that the island city is starting to return to normal, I noticed on a recent visit. Full Story
‘Jamaican lottery’ scam keeps going
Mildred Rice of Ames, Iowa, received a telephone call announcing that she had won $2.5 million in the “Jamaican Lottery.”
She needed the money badly. At age 80, and taking care of her 102-year-old mother, Mildred took action. Full Story
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