SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Two governors are jogging with their dogs....
Neighbor Grover sez anybody who tells you he can still do at 65 what he was doing at 25 weren’t doing much at 25. S tory of the week could be titled Common Sense and is hereby dedicated to all you readers out there who actually have some. Full Story
Her life was focused on faith in the future
This column continues a series on remarkable women f rom Milam County history. E liza Smith was born and reared in the Maysfield community in Milam County.
She was one of eight children born to the Eddie and Paralee Knight Wilkerson. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
You need thick skin (or head) in this business
“If you want friends or money, newspapering ain’t for you.” — Kathleen Parker, nationally syndicated columnist, in an early 2009 column. W ith the proliferation of computers and the world wide web, just about anyone can be a “columnist.” The appropriate web name, however, is “blogger.” Full Story
County must budget for ‘indigent defense’
We conservative Texans are staunch supporters of the U. S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. I’m proud of Land Commissioner Jerr y Patterson who, as a state senator, sponsored the law which allows those who acquire the appropriate permit to bear a concealed handgun for personal protection, a right guaranteed by the second amendment. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Columnist cries ‘fowl’ over chicken photos
A n e-mail is currently circulating w ith photos of chickens, that died from disease or old age, were supposedly purchased from farmers, processed, packaged and sent to a United States grocery chain.
The pictures showed filthy conditions in terrible facilities in an Asian country, and is a deliberate attempt to upset the reader. Full Story