SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Chicken pot pies were six for a dollar
Neighbor Grover sez he just can’t bring himself to invest his money with a firm that’s called a “brokerage.” Y ou’ve all seen those e-mails that circulate and recirculate about things people said in 1955 or thereabouts, like: Full Story
Old-time Cameron firms recalled
This is the third article in a series on businesses in the cities of Milam County and the second article on the history of the City of Cameron. L ocal histories are important to the roles of the culture of a community and city. Cameron has served Milam County as its County Seat since 1840, or 171 years. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Texas’ pride rooted in ‘Remember the Alamo’
Non-Texans and newcomers to the state often have a hard time understanding Texas pride.
It is often viewed as false bravado or braggadocios, the latter perception brought on by some of us Lone Star Staters getting a little rambunctious about our uniqueness. Full Story
‘Hey Wally, what are French fries made of?’
Call it the “Killjoy Effect,” the fear that someone, somewhere out there is actually enjoying something.
This week I got a press release from a well- meaning—I suppose— group, warning of the “Top 10 Overrated Restaurant Items.” Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Use common sense, bad people are lurking
The beat way to defeat con artists is to educate their potential targets, which are you and me.
Tricker y is the con artist’s approach and pressure placed on you, to act immediately, are tactics that work.
Some quirk s, used by t he scammer, are their quests to find “honest” people to lie about their next of kin to steal bank funds. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Easter Egg hunt know hows, how nots
I t’s spring, the season to enjoy the great outdoors and celebrate special occasions. While eggs are used all year ‘round, they are especially important for many spring and summertime activities. They are used for cooking festive delights and for decorating and hiding just before the big Easter egg hunt. Full Story
Redistricting getting complex
Every 10 years the Federal Government conducts a census and all levels of government must go through the redistricting process.
A n increase in our count y population, along with a shift in where people are living has caused enough of an imbalance in our population distribution among the four precincts that some changes will be required. Full Story