Chet is ‘Monty Python meets Rand-McNally’
Confession. I like stuff that is either really excellent or really off-the-wall. And every once in a while I find the two combined and then, well let me introduce you.
Chet Garner is the host of “The Daytripper,” a half-hour television series on Texas PBS. Full Story
SMC United Way: helping here at home
I have recently accepted a position on a board of directors for a wonderful group, United Way of South Milam County.
This group is an independent entity, dedicated to improving life in South Milam County, including Rockdale, Minerva, Milano, Gause and Thorndale. Full Story
Look at a woman’s hands to determine her mood
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Neighbor Grover sez he changed his car horn to gunshot sounds, and people move out of his way much better now. O kay, it’s been brought to my attention that I haven’t had any new items for your collection of religious humor in this column in several months. Full Story
Loans don’t go away
I have a lot of student loan debt, and I can’t afford the payments right now. Should I send them what I can, even if it’s not the minimum payment, or should I not send anything at all?
Tina Dear Tina, Full Story
A few visits with fellow news folks, you’re good friends
INK IN THE BLOOD
Over the years, newspaper people, particularly those at small town papers, have learned not to make long and/or grandiose vacation plans.
In addition, if you’re doing your job right by reporting the news as it happens, you’re going to alienate at least half the people (and usually all of the politicians/ elected officials). Full Story
Scammers trying to cash in on Affordable Care Act
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing one of the world’s most successful spammers and the company used to make contacts with Americans falling under the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations and requirements. Some are not taking the ACA seriously enough and it could cost them more money in the future. The ACA is not an option where you can choose to work with the law or not. Full Story