‘Psychic twin’ couldn’t lock up the Heisman
I was walking through the kitchen of one of my many-decades Rockdale friends the other day when she went into “mom mode.”
“You know your shoe’s untied?” she gently asked.
Actually, I did. I was carrying a bunch of documents she’d just loaned me for a story and I was hoping to make it to my car without her noticing. Full Story
He joined the 21st Century very reluctantly
For me to say that my husband is not tech-saavy or remotely interested in being tech-saavy would be a gross understatement.
The man refuses to live in the 21st Century.
For instance, he had the worst, no-signal, doesn’t ring, piece of trash phone ever made. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Okay, well maybe just two more blond jokes
Neighbor Grover sez he thought he saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it was just an optical Aleutian. S tory of the week happens to be a blond joke sent all the way from Minnesota where Mark and Sheila Brady spent a cool summer. Yes, it is cool somewhere. Full Story
Milam County has that well-defined ‘sense of place’
A county that once covered one-sixth of Texas, Milam like many other rural counties, is looking for economic growth. Why would I write a column addressing the “doom” that is prying its way through counties trying to support their population? Personally, I see an opportunity.
What does Milam County have different from our neighboring counties? Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
One of those, if-only, what-if, high-school-jock stories
I n small town Texas, a higher percentage of male high school students play sports than in the metropolitan mega-schools. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Potential victim saved $20
An “ almost millionaire” missed the deadline for submitting a $20 processing fee so Betty Poorman, of Cameron, either saved $20 or lost $2,245,189.
Watch for a letter with bar code in black and large print announcing: “Enclosed document requires your signature.” Full Story
New tax rate brings in same amount as last year
One of the subjects I spent some time discussing in the community communication meetings was the Milam County tax base.
Since the attendance at those meeting was light, I’m going to cover some of the information here because I think this is important. Full Story