It’s best to leave Bambi right where you find him
I try to walk most evenings at the urging of my cardiologist— that’s a doctor who plays poker—and I can usually find time unless the city’s Committee on Commissions and Boards is meeting. Full Story
Everyone have a safe and fun filled July 4th!
I t’s time to wear your red, white and blue! Apache Pass is holding their 2nd annual “Bring Your Own Fireworks” (BYOF) Event on Thursday, July 4th.
This event is open to the public. Gates open at 3 p.m. and fireworks may be displayed starting at 9 p.m. The park will close at 11 p.m. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
The perfect pastor is 30 with 40 years experience
Neighbor Grover sez he was brought up to respect his elders, but they’re getting harder to find. A t the 3 p.m. gathering of the gently used and somewhat senior coffee drinkers at our town’s Texas Burger/Subway emporium, great and wise philosophy sometimes rears its head.
Sometimes. And sometimes we remember it. Full Story
Town creed from 1930s preached ‘shop at home’
Scarbrough and Hicks store was located at the corner of Ackerman and East Cameron where Lucy Hill Patterson library is located now.
Their store motto was “Always the best—All ways.” After the store burned in 1935, the lot sat empty until the library was built. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Popped over ‘The Pond’ to jolly old England, Scotland
I f I’da known Billy Shakespeare’s momma was a Webb, I’da worked harder in English Lit classes.
But, I got a book full of lessons on my second “pop over the pond” (that’s British for “flew over the Atlantic”) on many things Brit and some things Scot. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Pepper spray still then choice for self-protection
Thieves shop. They drive through neighborhoods looking for a good place to rob.
Social networking poses its dangers. People give more information than is necessary You must guard against others revealing family names, maiden names, birthdates, or when you will leave and return from trips. Full Story
Milam partnering to help control feral hog problem
A t our recent commissioner’s court meeting we decided to cooperate with several neighboring counties.
They are applying for a $30,000 matching grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture, designed to encourage counties across the state to create partnerships to reduce the feral hog population and the damage caused by these animals in Texas. Full Story