SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Grandparents’ answering machine message
Neighbor Grover sez dolphins
are so smart that within a few
weeks of captivity, they can train
people to stand on the very edge
of a pool and throw them fish.
Ah, we’ve had a week of peace and tranquillity, free of political sound bites to insult our intelligence.
Hope you are enjoying it as much as I am. Full Story
The floor fell in during Aunt Eliza’s wedding
This is the second in a series
on Milam County women.
Mar y Elizabeth McIver was born to Archie and Louella Shaffer McIver Near Lexington three days before Christmas, 1881. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Packing a punch with church signs, marquees
Church signs and marquees catch my eye. Some I’ve written down but usually, when you’re driving alone, it’s not always easy to record them and, when you’re graying, your memory often fails.
However, a Southern mystery novelist, Margaret Maron, has done a nice job or providing a list in her very enjoyable Home Fires (Mysterious Press Books-Warner Books, Inc.). Full Story
Judge transition will be smooth process
I’m back, only for a short time but it is good to get back in touch with Milam County.
As most of you know, you will have a new County Judge taking office Jan. 1, 2011. Thanks to all those that voted, no matter whom you voted for. It was a great turnout and that is what elections are all about. Full Story
Christian music event set Saturday at Gause Baptist
Everyone is invited to the Gause Community-Wide Christian Music Festival from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center. If you would like to be a part of the program, contact Matthew Sanders at 979- 279-6191, if no answer please leave a message. Bring your favorite snack and enjoy the music, fellowship and food. Full Story
Naill to headline Saturday’s Milano Opry
Jerry Naill will be the headliner at Saturday’s Milano Opry held at the high school cafetorium. Door price is $5 per person. A couple of Naill’s most popular recording are “Your Cheatin’ Heart Made a Drunken Fool of Me” and Neil Diamond’s “Red, Red Wine.” Full Story