(This editorial was written one year ago by then editor Mike Brown. Some people Mike couldn’t have known about a year ago are all of the volunteers who are helping the county vaccine operation run like a well oiled machine. And also what a hero to all of us Judge Steve Young has been by keeping us all up to date on the virus in Milam County and getting us the vaccines we need. But we can certainly add them now. After surviving a year of COVID-19, let his words serve as a reminder of who needs to be thanked for getting us through to where we are now. —K.W.C)
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With the new $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed, we hope Congress and the White House will now show some concern about something that will hang around longer than this pandemic — the national debt.
Chances are if you grew up in the United States you’ll have Easter memories of getting all dressed up in a fancy new outfit for the Easter service at church, moms doing their daughters hair and wearing hats, dying Easter eggs and going Easter egg hunting and eating lots of candy.
Because, at heart, I’m still just a boy in junior high, I give you…puns.