‘Great Impostor’ thrived in more innocent time
Barry Bremen died last week in Michigan. You probably don’t know who he was and, even if you did, you haven’t heard of him for a while.
Barry called himself the Great Impostor. His passion was sneaking into public events and he was very good at it. Full Story
‘King Cotton’ gave Buckholts economy a boost
The Buckholts SPJST Lodge was founded in 1897. The lodge’s first dance hall was dedicated in 1911.
That hall was destroyed by a storm in 1915 and another hall by fire in 1936.
The present hall was then built and at that time was one of the most modern halls in Texas.
In 1905 a group of Lutherans built a hall about a half mile from town. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Westerns are great but no horse-kissing, please
Males of my generation grew up on western stories which were easily adapted to radio, movies and then television. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
When would a 1,000-year-old retire?
Members of the Milam County TRIAD must be 55 or older. Membership is automatic without dues, fees, or any money from its members, ever.
You must admit the price is right.
In most cases the older one gets the more vulnerable we get. The older we get the more care is required and we become dependant on others to provide services to keep us clean, well fed, and entertained. Full Story
New road/bridge account proposed
For counties under 225,000, the Local Government Code of Texas designates t he County Judge as the budget officer of the Commissioner’s Court. This being my first go at this role, I want to describe my approach to this critically important part of my job as we enter the budget planning cycle for 2012. Full Story