For all these things and a whole lot more....
W.H. Cooke, who died in July
of 1991, wrote the following
Thanksgiving column in 1989.
It is reprinted here as a tribute
to his memory.—B.C.
Milam woman was Houston co-biographer
This is the fourth in a series of
columns on noteworthy women
from Milam County’s past whose
talents, determination and skills
made history over the past 170
Amelia Williams, born March 25, 1876, was the oldest of seven children of Thomas Herbert and Emma Massengale Williams. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Newspaper columnists have heroes, too
Everyone has a hero, someone they look up to, respect and admire. As a columnist and longtime newsman, one of my principal heroes is another columnist, Leon Hale.
You have to love a guy who writes about such things as “the Chamber of Commerce Bull.” Full Story
We need a new check box for married people
I’ve just torn up the column I finished an hour ago. Actually, I deleted it—computer you know—but “torn up” sounds more final.
There’s a good reason why I tore it up. I’m married. The finality of the married state has turned out to be a better column than the one I started out with. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Here’s how to be the ‘dinner rolls’ and soda person
Cranky Maxine says, “As the
Thanksgiving season approaches,
remember all it takes is one
undercooked turkey and you’ll
get to be the ‘dinner rolls and
soda’ person for life.”
—pc— If your family will all be gathering at your house, I know you will be thankful—I know we are than Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Yule tour to Granbury bus seats still available
We are needing to fill a few more seats for the charter bus trip to Granbury on Friday, Dec. 3. The bus will leave from Cameron at 8 a.m. You will have time to eat and tour around the downtown square and courthouse, plus the opportunity to attend the afternoon showing of the Red Skelton’s Christmas Special at the Granbury Opera House. Full Story
Hurricane season ends
Q: Nov. 30 is the end of hurricane season. Why are there so many hurricanes in some years, such as in 2005?
A: That’s a question that a lot of people are asking, said John Nielsen-Gammon, professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University who also serves as state climatologist. Full Story
Be involved, or let lobbyists call the shots
I have mentioned in previous articles how important it is that we as citizens keep up with what is going on. When asking that we all stay in touch I should add that we should all look for various sources to seek out the truth. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
They’ll shoot you just to see if their gun works
Little Odessa is the nickname of a neighborhood in New York City. Most of its residents are Russian immigrants seeking a better life in our land of the free.
It is also the United States headquarters for the Russian mafia that operates here and in 49 other countries. It is fast becoming a global problem. Full Story