He’s not ‘Brown from the Sun,’ but he killed Pluto
From time to time I get reminded just how common my name is. I mean, come on, “Mike Brown.” Yeesh. Why couldn’t they at least have called me “Vladimir” or “Boilerplate” or something?
Publisher Emeritus Bill Cooke has always believed I should have worked for the Williamson County Sun. Full Story
WPA writers project resulted in story collections
Little did I know in the 1950’s when I studied President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program that 50 years later I would be writing a history article for Milam County.
For all you youngsters, anything 50 years old or more is history. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Who is walking whom, Dad or ‘Le Pup Savage’?
Those of you who read this from time to time know I was born on a ranch, grew up in a small town and spent 55 years editing and publishing small town weekly newspapers.
When we retired, we opted for a country house on a Central Texas riverbank with 2.5 acres of yard and 735 feet of river frontage and within weeks became first owner and master, then devotee and follower to The Puppy. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Jury duty, grandkids and hotel scams thrive
Would you pay a fine with your credit card, if you could avoid arrest and jail time?
In the jury duty scam a caller informs the victim that neglecting to respond to jury duty is a misdemeanor and subject to fine and/or arrest. Full Story
Auditor’s role big one in county government
A t the Aug. 12 Commissioner’s Court meeting, Danica Lara made a presentation on the functions of the county auditor.
Danica has prepared a summary of her presentation which is also posted on our website at www.milamcounty.net so those of you that cannot attend our meetings can have access to these presentations as well. Full Story