Fate wrote this column and I’m not kidding
Fate Arnwine is a 1957 graduate of Aycock High School and was a member of the 1955 state champion football team and 1956 state champ basketball squad.
He now lives in Middleburgh, New York, and remains an avid reader of The Reporter, especially its editorial pages. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Being a Lexophile is not a punishable crime
Neighbor Grover sez he wonders why the number 11 is not pronounced “onety one.” A nother item for your collection of religious humor arrived from cyberspace this week, and it’s okay if you groan a bit at the end. Full Story
Cash out savings bonds and invest
What do you think I should do with savings bonds I’ve been given over the years?
Ashley Dear Ashley, Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Sunday drinking hours ‘give deacons an even start’
Texas’ conglomeration called “liquor laws” has prompted a lot of battles over the years with “wet” versus “dry.” It has also produced a lot of good humor and introduced some pretty humorous characters as well.
Proponents of alcohol sales have made jokes about the Lone Star State’s Sunday sales hours of 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Rockdale resident foils phony ‘IRS’ scam call
Last month the Internal Revenue Service warned the public con artists would contact taxpayers with some scheme to fleece money from them.
A caller, claiming to be the IRS, spoke to Toby Johnson about her account, saying she owed money. The scammer did not mention the amount owed and asked her to call a number for details. Full Story