The Bridges of (South) Milam County
TxDoT chooses ‘restore’ option for landmark
It appears the nearly- century old Worley Bridge will remain serving County Road 428 motorists well into another century.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has chosen an option to restore the now-closed bridge, rather than build a new one at another location, a choice endorsed Monday by the Milam County commissioners court. Full Story
These cookies are a little slice of heaven
I need to make ammends for my column from two weeks ago. I got several emails from readers who, like my husband and my brother, also love Orange Slices and Black Jelly Beans candy. Full Story
Lots of end-of-school activities
Gause Baptist Church will host an “Out of School Bash” on Tuesday, May 31 for all ages at Adamson Lagoon in College Station. They will meet at the church and leave from there at 6:45 p.m. The church will be taking a bus. It is required that if you have a child of age up to third grade wanting to attend that you plan to attend with them. Full Story
Taken from community calendars. For additions, call 446-5838.
May 26—Lauren Moore, Mary Ann Solis, Ruth Whitmire, Pat vonGonten, Dylan Carter, Keaton Hundle.
May 27—Stephen Colyon Springer, Jarod Montelongo, Jordan Kyler Pierce, Emogene Doss, Blair Jones, Dana Pendleton. Full Story
Deanne and Andrew Slaughter of Bozeman, Montana, announce the birth of a son, Isaac Edward, on May 1, 2011, weig hing 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measuring 20¾ inches. Grandparents are Linda and Danny Masur of Minerva and Bonnie and Edward Slaughter of Tecumseh, Michigan. Full Story
Jason Taylor Thomas and Heather Power Thomas. Full Story
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Monday—Memorial Day.Tuesday— Chef’s salad, Italiandressing, crackers, fruit cup, chocolate chip cookie, milk.Wednesday—Lean beef patty,oven potatoes, lettuce, tomato,onion, baked beans, hamburgerbun, fruit yogurt, milk.Thursday— Chicken salad plate,two-bean salad, peach fruit salad,wheat bread, pistachio pudding,mil Full Story
Make your family camping trip a success
Family vacations are a tradition for millions of families across the globe. Such vacations have declined in number over the last several years, when many families were forced to cut expenses in the midst of a struggling economy.
Though the economy has gradually begun to rebound, families with fresh memories are still reticent to commit to costly vacations. Full Story
Summertime safety a must
“Summertime and the livin is easy; “Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high...”
George Gershwin wrote these lyrics for the 1935 opera “Porgy and Bess.” They seem fitting to many people, as summertime is seen as a time to kick back, relax and enjoy a slower pace. Full Story