Train trip great, whoopee cushion notwithstanding
There we were chugging along in a 1920s style, open-window coach on the Hill Country Flyer train, en route from Cedar Park, an Austin suburb, through the beautiful Texas hill country to Burnet.
It was the day before Mother’s Day and the dozen or so cars appeared to be about 60 percent full, mostly of families. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
Constable Reese of Milano (first name not listed) shot and killed escaped convict Carl McLaughlin, 24, near Milano. McLaughlin was one of several men who escaped jail in Burleson County, then robbed the Chriesman store. Full Story
94 years of making her heaven on earth
“I like old people, young people,
fat people, skinny people,
black people, white people, rich
people, poor people, and all other
kinds of people. Full Story
‘Mac’s friend isn’t stranded in Liverpool
There is a scam going around in the Central Texas area. Sandra O’Donnell of Cameron, received a request from “Mac.” Full Story
Q: Why does the sky sometimes look green during a thunderstorm?
A: It’s a question that has been asked for centuries and is still not fully answered, said Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. Full Story