Forget the eclipse, here’s the real ‘Ring of Fire’
I know what you’re thinking as you’re turning through this newspaper: “Man, what this edition of The Reporter needs is a column combining astronomy and country music.”
Well, I’ll try. Full Story
Bob Graham rode ‘tall in the saddle’ through life
History is defined by some as those subjects 50 years old or older. I’ve chosen my friend Bob Graham to remember. He died last week at age 62.
Bob was in the prime of his life. He loved life and made a difference to those he was connected to, his family, church, friends and the organizations to which he belonged. Full Story
Driving wagon pulled by ‘Kate and Dobbin’
Dr iv ing a wagon pulled by horses and/or mules today is probably a purely “showy” or pleasure experience, such as in parades. In my generation (75 and beyond), there likely are more than a few who drove a team pulling a wagon on some regular basis early in our lives. Full Story
Teen pregnancy stats are staggering, but Place of Hope aims to be just that
Neighbor Grover sez his brother fell into an upholstery machine but is fully recovered. T his may not be a pleasant topic but the statistics are staggering, and our newspaper office is getting a rather remarkable next door neighbor that wants to make a difference in lives that need a difference made. Full Story
Here’s how Milam stacks up on tax rate
How do you know if your county tax rate is a good rate? Is 60 cents too high, too low, or just about right? Full Story
Celebration of history for FCS in Milam County
Edna Westbrook Trigg may not be a name you recognize, but this year we want everyone to remember her name. She was the first Home Demonstration Agent in Texas and she started her service in Milam County. Full Story
‘My food, my roof, my way’
Dear Dave, I’m a single dad with two teenagers at home. My 15-year-old son wants to open a checking account of his own, but he doesn’t want me or anyone else to have access to it. Should I just let him do this and suffer the consequences I know are coming? Full Story
Forget our stockholders, let’s give it away
High Technology Computer (HTC) company is based in Taiwan and manufactures the HTC Smartphones, so you might expect some con artists would devise a scheme about this company.
This scam is impressive by the number of eligible contestants entered into the promotion. “HTC” is giving away $3.5 million. Full Story
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