You still can’t idiot proof, well, idiots like me
Did you ever have one of those days? We’ve all had them, days when everything that could go wrong seems like it does go wrong.
Today, I was sitting calmly at my desk, looking through the past week’s Reporter when I came upon an event happening in a nearby town. I had put it on my calendar to cover. Full Story
Nile school had 20 students during first year
When pioneers began settling Milam County, the children needed a school. These families usually settled close to neighbors to defend their homestead.
Nile School was named for the area a bout f our m iles e ast o f Thorndale. The area was covered in mesquite trees and cactus. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Of writing-paper, triangular cup, good water
Something I read recently about Texas times a few decades ago when there were such things as streams of clear, pristine water prompted me to remember experiences that underscored the contrast between then and now. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Authors visits to schools great aspect of Tejas Fest
Neighbor Grover sez the high cost of living has not affected its popularity. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Social Security benefits have now ‘gone digital’
Walt Henderson, GoDirect campaign director for the Social Security Administration, recently wrote the syndicated “Dear Abby: column with an important message.
Beginning March 1, the Treasury Department is requiring all Social Security, VA, SSI and other federal beneficiaries receive their benefits by electronic deposit. Full Story
Law enforcement, judiciary try to streamline process
Representatives from law enforcement and the judiciary recently met to see if we could more effectively handle county court cases.
County Court primarily handles Class A & B misdemeanors while all felony cases are handled in District Court and Class C misdemeanors are mostly handled in JP and municipal courts. Full Story