SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
A $1 bill and a $20 bill strike up a conversation
Neighbor Grover sez he can’t figure out why “fat chance” and “slim chance” mean the same thing. M ar y Jane Boyd of our town confesses to being a reader of this column. She sends along a few fresh yarns for your collection of religious humor. Enjoy. Full Story
Poole had chain of three millinery shops
This is the ninth in a series on Milam County women. E udora “Dora” Rosetta Orr was born May 11, 1860 in
Mississippi, to Mary Jackson Mauldin Orr and Valentine Barry Orr and was educated in the Chickasaw Female Collect in Pontotoc. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
What’s in a name? A lot if you’re Rusty Nail
Sometimes, names that people hang on their children defy explanation.
Family names are passed on regularly from generation to generation, most draped in very meaningful histories and legacies. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
To foil a con’s scheme, delete the e-mails
Elizabeth Thompson lives in Cotonu, Benin in west Africa between the borders of Nigeria and Togo on the Atlantic Ocean. Elizabeth sent an e-mail that explained her situation. Full Story
New county judge settling into job
A s I begin my tour of duty as your new Milam County Judge, my first thoughts are that there are 3,250 of you out there that voted for me on Nov. 2, most of you probably having had something specific in mind that you intended for me to get done once I took office. Full Story
MILAM COUN TY HEALTH
Immunizations shaped modern public health
Vaccines havealong and storied histor ythrou gh- out modern medicine. The nu mbe r of lives that have been saved by immuni zations are literally immeasurable. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Family Issues Summit set Feb. 11 in Waco
Texas AgriLife Extension Ser v ice is sponsoring a Central Texas Family Issues Summit in Waco on Friday, Feb. 11. The theme for the summit is “A Blueprint for a Child’s Development” with a variety of topics, including:
• A Father’s Involvement in a Child’s Development by Ron Klinger, Ph.D Full Story
Time to get back in the routine
A new week of the new year– areyouback into your routine? Those “days off ” rea lly get confusing. Full Story
Burn ban is back on; students return to class
Remember that Milano and Milam County is under a burn ban. Pastures, yards and most of Milam County’s grass is very dry.
Milano students are back at school as of Tuesday and are counting down the days until spring break. The school year has gone by so fast. Full Story
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