50 times a day on TV: how to cure a sick snake
Neighbor Grover sez some
days he’s the pigeon, some days
he’s the statue.
The following Story-of-the- Week is dedicated to friend Miller Bassler who has been known to appreciate—and to spin—a Cajun story or two. Full Story
Courthouse preservation fund aided Milam
This is the ninth in a series on
the Milam County Courthouse
and its people.
After Finishing fourth in a statewide competition for a Texas Department of Transportation ISTEA Grant, Milam County began planning restoration work to the courthouse roof, clock tower and, hopefully, to replace the Goddess of Justice statue. Full Story
Wildcatter McCarthy demanded mannerliness
Texas has always been known for larger-than-life characters, which holds no small amount of fascination for any native who’s been around long enough to have seen at least one such person.
A recent article about Texas’ first venture into the world of professional football resurrected some memories of the state’s most well-known oil and gas wildcatter, Glenn McCarthy. Full Story
One candidate looking out for rural Texas
Now the court square’s just a
set of streets,
That the people go round but
they seldom think,
‘Bout the little man that built
Before the big money shut
And killed the little man.
—Alan Jackson, “Little Man” Full Story
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