Seattle’s luckiest drunk and a career choice
I probably shouldn’t read the “odd news” websites because I never quite make the connections I think the news story writers want me to make.
Like on Friday when a Seattle television station reported a man had survived being compacted twice in one of those giant trash squashers they have in the back of garbage trucks. Full Story
Ag education pioneer was part of Milano family
This column continues a series on Milano’s pioneering Westbrook family. T he Westbrook family history includes a lady who made history across the state.
Ervin Westbrook’s family left its legacy in Milam County. The couple built a log house and spent years working their land into a productive farm with cattle. Full Story
Sawyer, Famous River Wonder Dog, is thriving
“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” — Samuel Clemens, who wrote under the pen name Mark Twain T here are a fair number of people out there who, unlike
Mark Twain, see little worth in dogs. I pity them. Full Story
Here’s a guide to city’s new RV ordinance
Last week, the city council passed an ordinance regulating recreational vehicles (RVs) within the city limits.
Below are some questions about the ordinance and their answers.
If your question isn’t included, please call me or Lon Williams at 512-446-2511.
• To what kind of RV does the ordinance apply? Full Story
Growing tax base key to county’s budget future
With all the hullabaloo about budgeting in the meetings that I’ve been conducting this week around the county, you’d think that a budget is really important, right?
Well, it is in the sense that it is important to plan, but a plan is not worth the paper it’s written on if you don’t take action. Full Story
Deadline for tomato recipes set Sept. 14
I am getting a number of questions about the tomato recipes. A ny of your favorite recipes that contain tomatoes or tomato products is considered a tomato recipe. Please keep the recipes coming until Sept. 14. Full Story
10-year-old Triad still serving Milam seniors
Over 10 years ago, Sheriff Charlie West and the Milam County Retired Teachers Association worked with Nancy Gresham to establish the 112th Texas TRIAD unit.
Nancy worked for the Attorney General’s Office and John Cornyn was the Texas Attorney General, then.
The official document Milam County Triad Agreement, signed April 4, 2002, shows the following signatures: Full Story