TV Guide missed the boat on what Christmas is all about
The TV Guide cable channel has been running one of those “list” shows which have become so popular. Because of the season, this one was on their picks for the best all-time Christmas television shows. Full Story
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A man identified as a “Bohemian farmer,” living 12 miles north of Thorndale, was charged with attempted murder after beating his wife with a buggy whip and hitting her in the head with a flat iron. Full Story
‘Santa, don’t touch the tree or the elf’
This is the easiest one of the year to write for a lot of columnists. We can’t possibly be as creative or inventive as are our community’s kids when it come time to write Santa letters.
Such is the case in Rockdale and you can read several hundred of them in a special section in this week’s Reporter. Full Story
Outlaw gang used revival to steal horses
Editor’s note: This concludes a series on lawman-turned-outlaw William Robinson. A fter William Robinson ended work with law enforcement in Milam Count y his absence had no effect on local crime, or at least as it is recorded. Full Story
Drought fire-building might be un-Scout-like
With the extended Texas drought and subsequent burn bans, my mind ricocheted off several scenarios.
No doubt, the burn ban has af fected any number of Boy Scouts with such activities as camping out, particularly building a campfire to earn a merit badge.
Building a campfire? To earn a merit badge? You’re thinking: that’s a snap. Not necessarily. Full Story
Gals, buying him tools for Christmas? Try this handy guide
Neighbor Grover sez a conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking. I was going to write a column bout the true spirit of Christmas this week, but a professional beat me to it and did it so much better. Full Story