SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
His first Reporter column in 1911 still relevant
Neighbor Grover sez he can’t understand why there’s not a mouse-flavored cat food. H e died when I was four yea rs old, a nd I on ly vaguely remember sitting in his lap while he read to me. Full Story
Milano had hardware and ‘Hop Ale Smith’
This is the second column in the series on Milano. T he west side of Milano built up first but John Fraim built a two-story brick building on the east side. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
‘But, ossifer, it couldn’t have been our fault...’
Now, we’ve heard it all. Google, the Internet search engine giant, is lobbying for driverless cars. According to reports from the New York Times, Google is a pioneer in the field of driverless autos and is quietly lobbying in Nevada for legislation that would legalize such vehicles on public roads. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Common sense isn’t common any more
A congratulatory letter from the “Grantor’s Institute of America” has sent notice of the purchase price for free money to R.B. Westbrook in Milano. Full Story
Clock is ticking on economic development
There is a clock that is always ticking in my mind as I go about the never ending activities that consume day after day of my life as county judge, and that’s the clock that reminds me that we still haven’t announced the breakthrough that brings real growth and new jobs to Milam County. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
6-year-old Augie keeps us honest on salt content
Grandson Augie, six years old, and I were about to have a reading session and I brought along a bag of my favorite snack, Gold Fish. Before Augie would eat any, he said, “Nano, we’d better check the sodium content of the Gold Fish before we eat them!” I thought I was supposed to say that! Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
County 4-H joins in helping Joplin tornado victims
The 4-H promotes community service and the tornado victims in Joplin need help. One of our 4-Hers, Emily McCoy has a cousin who lives right outside of Joplin and she is asking the Milam County area to help.
Some of the major items needed are: Tarps, baby diapers, baby formula, wipes, batteries, flashlights, manual can openers, non perishable food items, and water. Full Story
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