SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
He made our presses hum for 64 years
Neighbor Grover sez a clear conscience is often the sign of a bad memory. S am was a special member of
The Reporter family. Full Story
Tonkawas were vital to settlement of Texas
Third in the series on Tonkawas and Sugarloaf Mountain. F rom the beginning of the settlement of Texas, the
Tonkawa tribe helped protect against Comanche and Apache raids. Tonkawas served as scouts and fought side-by-side with the Army of the Republic of Texas and the U. S. Army in numerous battles with enemy tribes. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Do phrases that people use regularly to describe and inspire bug you?
Some of us who write for a living often incur a mixed feeling of amusement and disgust with “descriptions” such as “He gave 110 percent of his attention to the campaign.” Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Spring ushers in prime scam season
Does the roof need repairing or replacing? Do trees need removing or pruning? Does the septic system need treatment or pumping out?
What needs to be mowed, planted, painted, or paved? Spring is the time for home repairs and the time to replace the items that are old, cracked, broken, or just needing to be upgraded to the latest technology. Full Story
County tax collection now at 98 percent
Most of you have paid your property taxes. Many have paid your entire bill while some have made half payments and will be paying the remainder by the end of July.
Tax Collector Kolette Morgan reports that through February her department has collected almost $ 9.9 million on behalf of the county which is over 84% of the 2010 tax levy due for the year. Full Story
Chamber banquet ahead Thursday at RJH commons
This is the big week for our 59th annual Chamber Banquet, scheduled for Thursday in the junior-high commons.
It begins with a president’s reception at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, followed by the banquet at 6. Full Story