Ole, he always get the last laugh, by gum
Neighbor Grover sez he has a photographic memory but it just never developed. A t last, another Norwegian joke courtesy of musician friend Jay Stephens Taylor of Taylor:
Sven says to Ole: “Close your curtains da next time you’re making love vit your Lena. Da whole street vas vatching and laughing at you yesterday.” Full Story
Aviation giant began life in tiny Minerva
Milam County native C. R. Smith was born in Minerva on September 9, 1899.
One of seven children of Roy and Marion Smith, C. R. began work at age nine in the cotton fields of Milam County then left home to work as a clerk, office and delivery boy, cattleman, bookkeeper and bank teller. Full Story
Guy V. Lewis: real winner short-changed for decades
Many people scratched their head for years on what took so long to vote Guy V. Lewis into the College Basketball Hall of Fame.
For 30 years, Guy V. (as he was known to his thousands of fans) was a highly successful head basketball coach at his alma mater, the University of Houston.
He retired in 1986 and was finally elected to the Hall in 2007. Full Story
E-mail scams ‘appear to be diminishing’
The traffic for e-mail scams have diminished somewhat. Maybe the education about the criminal activity allows for common sense and results in the proper handling of dangerous attempt to have one’s hard earned money disappear before their eyes. Full Story
‘Tax Phase- In’ program hopes to lure jobs
A t the last commis sioners cou rt meeting we adopt ed what I have cho sen to ca ll th e Mila m Count y Tax Ph ase- In Prog ram.
You may view the details on our websiteatwww.milamc ount y. net .
Th is is an attempt to find a better name for what cit y and count y gove r nment s have tradit iona lly called tax abatements. Full Story