Annual Spring organizing is just a myth
It’s almost spring – which means warmer weather, pretty flowers, busy schedules, and spring organizing! Here are 22 simple ideas to get you started! Full Story
The logo that scared a generation....yeah right
A pparently, they’re serious but, like so many things in our culture, its hard to tell where reality ends and parody begins. Full Story
Art by Cheyenne Montelongo,
Art by Cheyenne Montelongo, a sophomore at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Minerva oil field history dates back 100 years
On April 10, 1913, Joe Dessen and Charles Doss were digging a water well in the Doss pasture.
They got down about 40 feet when their picks and shovels struck something hard that had a “ring” to it. Full Story
There was no one else like Miss Gertie in Teague
INK IN THE BLOOD
Those of us who grew up in small towns and had part time jobs as youngsters are very likely to have spent some time bagging groceries and carrying them out to the customer’s car. That was customary in late 1940s-mid 1950s Teague and a shopper didn’t have to request the service. Full Story
Don’t put a retired teacher on the stand
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez that “tomorrow” is perhaps the greatest labor-saving device ever. D on’t we all just love courtroom drama and lawyer stories? Here’s a legend in law circles, from a trial in a small town in the South. Full Story
Art by Chloe Bulger
Art by Chloe Buegeler, a first-grader at Rockdale Elementary School. Full Story
‘Positive economic commitments’ forecast
A t the April 8 commissioner’s court meeting we approved the first request for an abatement under the new county Tax Phase-In Program that was adopted last year to encourage business and industry to locate to or expand in Milam County. Full Story
Phony attorney just wants you to to ‘trust him’
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Watch out for this e-mail. Someone calling themselves Barrister (attorney) Lee Brown sent Roselee Mondrick an e-mail. It starts with “can you be trusted”.
Put your guard up immediately when someone asks you to trust them. Full Story
Many bulky items can be picked up curbside
KNOW YOUR CITY
Residents and businesses are reminded that they do not have to wait until one of the Stash Your Trash Days to discard many items.
Appliances such as stoves, washing machines and refrigerators may be set at the curb (refrigerators must have the refrigerant removed by a certified individual or company). Full Story