SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Howard never played, but Dandy sure did
Neighbor Grover sez if Daniel
Webster wrote the first dictionary,
where did he get the
My first look at Don Meredith was when he was a senior basketball star at Mount Vernon High School and played in a UIL regional tournament on the North Texas State College (now UNT) campus in 1956. Full Story
Milam’s Edna Trigg started HD clubs in Texas
This is the latest in a series on
Milam County women.
Edna Westbrook Trigg was born Dec. 30, 1868 between Milano and Cameron, the daughter of Ervin and Rachel (Walker) Westbrook.
She attended school in the Liberty community and earned her teaching certificate by attending summer normal schools in Cameron. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
What was a POW camp and a college campus?
How many colleges can you name that have a branch named “Country Campus?” And, how many state universities have a former prisoner-of-war camp as part of their facilities?
Sam Houston (formerly Sam Houston State Teachers College) began some serious growth following World War II with the influx of military veterans in the college systems. Full Story
KNOW YOUR CITY
Backflow problem hard to handle, easy to prevent
Without proper protection devices, something as useful as your garden hose has the potential to poison your home’s water supply.
More than 50 percent of the nation’s cross-connections involve unprotected garden hoses. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Third time not the charm for would-be scammer
Previously, Hubert Caywood and Roselee Mondrik received calls from a con artist determined to deliver sweepstakes winnings and now a third name can be added: Charlene Magee, formally of Milano.
Evidently it is the same caller for all three. This crook is calling up to five times a day.
Many times the criminal making the contact is hoping to gain information from the victim. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Santa’s voice scary thing in quiet home
I was scared out of my wits (I do have wits some days) by Santa Claus yesterday. No, not the real Santa, but one of the voice-activated ones all over the house. The kids were playing with them last weekend and one of them was still turned on. I was home by myself and I walked by one and he started belting out, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and I jumped out of my skin. Full Story