SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
For-profit hospital can sink or swim...or sell out
Neighbor Grover sez calories
are tiny little bugs who get into
your closet at night and sew
your clothes so they fit tighter
Okay, since nobody asked my opinion on the latest financial mess the local hospital seems to be in, I’ll throw in my two cents worth. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
Somebody important in Texas, probably politics, died and The Reporter
ran a scathing “obituary” under the name “The Demagogue,” never mentioning the name and ending “he’s gone and may his shadow never again darken the threshold of Texas.” Full Story
Emma Massengale managed home, ranch
This is the third in a series
of columns on Milam County
Emma Massengale Williams is the third profile of a Milam County woman who provided leadership in her time. Emma was a pioneering wife, mother and leader in the community of Maysfield.
The daughter of Alfred M. and Emily McKinney Massengale, Emma was born in 1852. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Don’t be an Old Fogey, baggy look is in
For someone 60 or older, there’s nothing like a pair of pants sliding down around your hips to teach a little tolerance, not to mention reminding you that every generation has its defining fashions. Full Story
Editor’s note: This is the run- ner-up entry in VFW Post 6525’s
annual Voice of Democracy contest,
written by RHS junior Padraic
Sieber. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Watch out for scams on new healthcare law
The recently passed health care law has state insurance commissioners and attorney generals concerned that health care uncertainties may attract con artists.
It is difficult to know the difference between fact and fiction. The truth is mixed with lies, hypes, rumors and slurs, to the point that few really know who to believe and are very confused about the new health care. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
You’ll get more sleep with this turkey recipe
If you’re not happy with the way your Thanksgiving turkey turns out, you may very well, want to consider this alternative way provided by Annette Stone by way of her good friend, Emilie Barnes. Full Story
Annual community-wide Thanksgiving meal Sunday
Hoping to see you all at the annual Gause Community wide Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 21 at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center. The turkey dinner with trimmings will be furnished, but it is asked if you can bring a dessert to please do so. Then on Sunday evening, everyone is invited to the Baptist Church for the yearly Thanksgiving service at 6. Full Story
Budget cuts ahead big-time
Ihad the opportunity to attend a County Judges and
Commissioners conference in Waco last week. It is an annual conference sponsored
by the Te xas Agri-Life E xtension
Ser v ice.
The news from a Central
Texas state representative that
Milano Opry this Saturday at MHS
The date got left off of the information on this
month’s Milano Opry in
my c olum n last week. The mu sic
show will be this Saturday, Nov.
21 at the Milano High School
cafetorium. Jerry Naill will be
the headliner and door prices