The Great Peacock Chase was really for the birds
Last week’s Reporter carried a story about a wild night of vehicle break-ins, car thefts and chases. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
No surprise: Austin traffic is 4th worst in nation
Neighbor Grover sez he was taught to respect his elders but it’s getting harder to find any.
SA Today reported this week something that won't surprise any of you who commute to Austin regularly: Austin is the fourth worse city in the nation for wasting time in traffic. Full Story
How’s this for an election? Rockdale vs. Cameron
Central Texans go to the polls on Saturday for city (and other) elections and there are some pretty lively races.
But Milam County’s most “contested” election ever was held Nov. 3, 1874.
It was literally Rockdale vs. Cameron. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
This year’s Mother’s Day particularly poignant
Mothers have been universally revered within my knowledge and recollection of trends and events in my lifetime. I think that probably holds true worldwide, but is most certainly a prevalent belief with Americans. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Crude scam attempt targets TRIAD officer
Earl Whitmore of Rockdale received an e-mail from someone signing their name “Charles Swider,” telling Earl that his email filter is set to “exclusive.”
What does it mean to have the e-mail filter set to exclusive? Is this an update or a downgrade to what most email accounts use? Full Story
Cameron getting a ‘Family Matters’ program
Can there be anything more important for us to be doing in Milam County than working with our youth?
The Milam County 4-H program is a great example of a community effort to teach young people about responsibility and leadership. Full Story
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Pray for hot peppers in our garden!
Please pray for jalapeños and pray that they are hot. I’m serious and I will tell you why. I am trying to get Bill interested in gardening and our gardening guru and dear friend, Evelyn Hirt, gave him some jalapeño seedlings, but he had to plant them himself. Full Story
Annual Mother’s Day Homecoming set Sunday
Looking forward to seeing all of you who will be coming in for our annual Gause Cemetery Association Mothers Day Homecoming this Sunday. The program will be held at the Methodist Church beginning at 10:45 a.m. and followed by dinner on the grounds at the picnic tables near the cemetery at noon. Full Story