‘Only you, me and the dogs’ brave the cold
If you find yourself trapped in
the middle of the woods without
electricity, running water or a
car, you would likely describe
that situation as a “nightmare” or
“a worst-case scenario like after
a plane crash or something.”
Drive-through daiquiri bars: the happy life?
A Southern comedian once said, “The only reason people live in the North is that they have jobs up there. You ain’t ever heard of nobody retiring to the North.” Full Story
Scammers know it’s census time, too
I love my country, but, I would be lying if I told you I am not afraid of the IRS, or the United States Census Bureau.
I’ve already filled out and mailed back my census form. It must, by law, be submitted by April 1.
Scam artists know the laws and they are ready to prey on the emotions of individuals who feel as I do. Full Story
Five questions about an Alcoa, BRA deal
GROUNDWATER — THE FRONT LINE
A s reported last week in the Rockdale Reporter,
Brazos River Authority is in negotiations with Alcoa to purchase 35,000 acres in Milam and Lee Counties. The land will be purchased with a $100 million loan from the Texas Water Development Board. Full Story
One night the lights went on in Nile
Nile, Texas, existed in the 1870’s four and one-half miles east of Thorndale, on the north side of the International Great Northern Railroad tracks.
This land was in J. J. Liendo Survey.
The Nile Community was centered around a two-story general store that housed the Nile Post Office with living quarters on the second story for the postmaster’s family. Full Story