SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
‘Were you present when your picture was taken?’
Neighbor Grover sez he’s amazed that banks leave their vault doors open and chain their pens to the counters. S usie Piper, retired educator, prolific author and historian, and one of The Reporter’s best friends, sends this quiz. Full Story
Oleta Wise ‘never saw a bad boy at school’
This is the latest in a series on Milam County women. O leta Modesette was born in 1908 in the Tracy community to John and Stella Modesette. The family moved to Cameron when she was 13.
Oleta said she always knew her calling in life was teaching. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
One square block in one small Texas town
SmallTownAmericaisan oft-used phrase. Most accept it without dwelling on what it means or why it is tossed about so handily.
It’s hard to give any particular dimension to the small town term or to explain it to someone from a large U.S. city much less from a city in another country. Full Story
One reason why newspaper guys get cynical
Newspaper people, especially in the older days—before computers—had a reputation for being cynical.
You might think the explosion in information availability in our Internet age would have alleviated some of that cynicism.
Just the opposite. Full Story
Fine crackdown starts
The four Justices-of-the-Peace along with the two assistants from Precincts 1 and 2 in the Cameron Law Enforcement Center met recently with the collection specialist from the law firm McCreary, Veselka, Bragg, and Allen to plan our strategy for collecting past due fines. Full Story