A ‘wild west’ day at the Medicine Lodge Bank
This column continues a series on the 19th Century William Robinson Gang. A collection of newspaper reports were used to piece together the details of the robbers of the bank at Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
Robinson, alias Ben Wheeler, entered the front door of the bank. Full Story
Lugging all-metal newspaper pages can produce hernias
INK IN THE BLOOD
I n today’s computerized, digital world there aren’t many of us left who remember that carrying a newly typeset newspaper page to the press was just about guaranteed to produce a hernia or a herniated spinal disc...or both. Full Story
‘Steven from Microsoft’ didn’t call Rockdale
A year or so ago, “Steven,” claiming to be an agent for Microsoft, contacted Ann Sonntag, of Rockdale, informing her that her computer had been hacked.
Her computer had “received 20 hits” and needed repair, and Steven could do it remotely.
He gave Ann a code to enter, which allow him access to her set. Full Story
‘Bang for your buck’ from health department
Back in August of 2011 I repor ted to you on the major programs and funding sources of our Milam County Health Department.
Now that the year has ended and we have the final totals, I’d like to give you a rundown on the level of activity in this department last year. Full Story
Food safety certification class offered
The food safety certification course is for persons needing to complete state requirements for Certified Food Manager status. Texas AgriLife Extension Service—Milam County office is offering the training on March 12 and 13 in Cameron. Full Story