Do you love ze polka? I’m starting to
My mom has always maintained that the definition of a gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but doesn’t. Imagine her horror when my best friend Mark Rubinstein showed up at my small wedding ceremony with squeezebox in tow. Full Story
Milam cemetery burials date to 1832
Burials in Milam Count y date back to 1832. Many of the early cemeteries began when a death occurred, before a cemetery was formally laid out.
As deaths occurred, families began to use the same location for interment.
The earliest recorded death in Milam County was in 1832. It was a baby named Anderson. Full Story
Sheriff Billy said, ‘Thank God they’re stupid’
Small towns and counties seem to draw more characters than metropolitan areas. Law enforcement in those rural climes has a disproportionate share of characters, a goodly number because of personality and some due to their heart and soul.
Several officers are notable because of distinguishing characteristics and others by unswerving adherence to a strict code. Full Story
‘Central’ provided first-rate phone service from vantage point
Neighbor Grover sez if anybody
out there doesn’t believe those
new electric meters spin faster
than the old meters they replaced,
he’d like to sell you some swamp
land in Utah.
Scammers know about Gulf oil spill
Scams are seasonal and scams are connected to current events. So it should be no surprise when you hear the con artists are working on plans to steal your money with schemes connected to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The FBI is actively seeking information about any scams, schemes and frauds, connected with this accident that threatens the natural ecology in the gulf. Full Story