SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
How hot is it? Well, it’s so hot that....
Neighbor Grover sez in about
40 years we’ll have thousands of
old ladies running around with
tattoos, and rap music will be
considered Golden Oldies.
Dolly Rolan, over in Austin helping keep her city weird, says it’s really hot this month. Full Story
Nile owes its creation to steam train engines
Requests have come in asking for the location of Nile. A local resident of Nile reports rainfall (when we are lucky enough to get a good rain.) This community was established in the 1870’s with a specific reason for its existence.
The International & Great Northern Railroad began building a line from Palestine to Austin. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Mooning brought a paddling in court
On occasion, this space carries a message suggesting one of the biggest problems in public education today is, sadly, lack of parental guidance or inspiration.
Times change and, without advocating the methods in this story, the incident does underscore what can happen when parents are called into account for the attitude and performance of their children. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
‘Grandparent scam’ targets the elderly
At one time the con artists launched their attacks from Africa, but more recently the favorite locale is in the land of our neighbors to the north.
Canadians, living largely as an English-speaking nation are able to trick grandpas and grandma’s into taking immediate action to help a family member in need. Full Story
Election day nears with no gubernatorial debate
AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry on Aug. 19 called for lawmakers to enact tougher penalties for the crime of human trafficking in Texas.
Lawmakers will meet next when the 82nd Texas Legislature convenes at noon on Jan. 11, but more pressing is Election Day, Nov. 2, only two months away. Full Story