Mistaken identity almost led to tragedy
Ed Clark continues with the
saga of his brother, Joe Clark,
eloping with Jim Rolston’s daughter,
Evie, from a 1967 article in
True West magazine.
In a few weeks, Evie had developed grapevine connections through her brothers, Tom and Matt, and sisters, Sallie and Bell. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
No more ‘Cauliflower McPuggs’ in sports
Concussions, as in the blowto the-head kind, are fairly commonplace with a multitude of causes and results. Anyone who has been involved in contact sports or in an auto accident can attest to the addling effects of such an injury.
At least one old-time comedian— Red Skelton—created a character who’d had several too many blows to the head. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
4 million bucks kept in a secret trunk—sure
Scam of the week comes from Phillip Guei of the African nation of Ivory Coast. Mr. Guei says he needs help in claiming funds left by his late father.
Phillip’s research, on the Internet, for a reliable and capable foreign partner your name came to the top. How lucky can you get? Is it reasonable to think that someone from Milam County won? Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Cash awards set for Rockdale Fair’s winners in home economics
Youth receiving grand and reserve honors in the Rockdale Fair Home Economics Department will receive cash awards. This is the second year for the New Salem Extension Education Association Club is sponsoring cash awards for all divisions except food.
Each grand in the beginners, junior, intermediate and senior divisions will receive $15 and each reserve will receive $10. Full Story
Q: What’s the best thing to do if you’re caught outside in a severe storm?
A: Some thunderstorm safety tips could save your life, said Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University.
A severe thunderstorm, he explained, is one defined by winds of at least 58 miles per hour, hail at least three-fourths of an inch and the storm has produced a tornado. Full Story
Green skies during a thunderstorm
Q: Why does the sky sometimes
look green dur ing a
A: It’s a question that has
been asked for centuries and