College can be a party, but the bills come due
I t’s the season for top 10 lists, most visibly in college football, where the pre-season rankings are always anxiously awaited.
But another set of Top 10 ratings involving American universities also comes out just as our scholars, and our money, head back to class. Full Story
Water replaces coal as Milam’s main resource
Do you ever wonder why our forefathers chose to settle in Milam County?
It was in the late 1860’s that “Black Gold” was found in the southwestern area of Milam County Full Story
County commissioners ‘top good ol’ boy’ group
Texas county commissioners are a whole ‘nother breed of folks.
There has been a tale or two about that breed in this space before. Perhaps some further examples of the genre need an expanded description. Full Story
In ER, she was examined, x-rated and sent home
Neighbor Grover sez a girl told him she recognized him from the vegetarian club, but he’d never met herbivore.
A ha, a fresh Norwegian joke arrived in my inbox, always a welcome event.
Sven and Ole, two Minnesota engineers, were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking up.
A woman walks by and asks what they’re doing.
"Ve'resupposedtofind da height of dis flagpole, " said Sven, "but ve don't haff a ladder." Full Story
El Camino Real Trail, a ‘sign’ of Milam’s future
The El Camino Real de los Tejas trail has been traveled through Milam County for almost 200 years and we’re just getting around to putting signs on it.
In a way, you have to stop and give that some thought. Sorry, just had to be a wise guy for a minute. Full Story
Website has information on senior health care plan
Senior citizens can go online to find information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) today that was not available last month.
The redesign of www.medicare. gov website is completed.
Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS).Marilyn Tavenner. Tavenner writes: Full Story
Football, plus first days of school, means fall is here
Let’s pretend that’s it’s really fall with this slightly cooler weather—if you get outside early enough, that is—and school starting and football and volleyball starting.
S econd grader, Augie, started to school last week at St. Paul’s in Thorndale and Kevin is a junior at Thorndale High School (believe it or not)! Full Story
Series on diabetes offered to family members
Everyone wants to learn more about managing their diabetes, sign-up for the “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes”. The upcoming “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” five-part series is for the persons with Type II Diabetes as well as interested family members. Full Story