Shakespeare didn’t live in Texas...in August
Warning, I’m about to say something really snotty about William Shakespeare, so if you’re one of those people who can’t stand to see the Bard criticized you might as well get ready.
It’s about his Sonnet No. 18— great title by the way, especially since it falls in between No. 17 and No. 19—and is certainly his most famous poem. Full Story
Texas carved 32 counties from original Milam
This is the second in a series on the 1936 Texas Centennial. T he Texas Declaration of
Independence was signed
March 2, 1836 in Independence Texas.
In the beginning, George Childress, nephew of Sterling Clack Rober tson and a resident of Nashville on the Brazos drafted that document. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
A “difficulty” in Ben Arnold ended with three persons being stabbed, one fatally, and two seriously wounded.
A fall from a “gallery” in a large farm home near Thorndale resulted in the death of a Thorndale man. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Sports, school rivalries can be mean-spirited
Recently, early in the baseball season, there was an incident in Los Angeles that showed the ugly side of sports rivalries. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Critters and birds putting on quite a show
Neighbor Grover sez a bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove you don’t need it. O ur house backs up to the woods and there are woods on both sides too. A nice, quiet and private location. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
‘Mystery’ e-mail turns up on Milano computer
A n e-mail arrived in Milano with an address far from being correct.
The only similarity is the first three letters found in the eight letters seen in front of the @ sign.
Adding to the uniqueness of this happening, the fact is that nothing after the @ sign is the same. Full Story
County Health Department working on budget
The County Health Department is faced with numerous challenges, not the least of which is dealing with the budgeting challenge each year. Full Story
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Diabetes risk sweetens with age
Diabetes is a serious disease at any age, but it is especially serious for older adults, said Andrew B. Crocker, Texas Cooperative Extension specialist on aging. Risk factors for diabetes includes high blood pressure, high cholesterol and a sedentary lifestyle. As people age, they are more prone to have one or more of these. Full Story