Busy times ahead in Rockdale
This is the week of the 35th annual Rockdale Fair. The fair activities began this last weekend with the pageants and team roping. The Childrens’ Pageant went great and the winners were adorable. Great job by Elisha Betchan and her committee. In the evening The Miss Rockdale Fair pageant went off in an elegant way. Miss Texas performed and she was indeed a star. Full Story
FIRST GRADUATES– The first class of graduates from Associated Training Services Inc. finished up their three week class on Friday after completing 120 hours of class and field work. Full Story
Local tax rebates still on the decline
County’s check almost 35 percent less than Oct. ‘09
A declining trend continues in most local taxing entities as sales tax rebates were down in the month of October, according to the Texas Comptroller’s office.
The rebate received by the City of Rockdale was down 11.5 percent compared to a year ago. The Oct. 2010 check was in the amount of $43,190, whereas $48,801 was received in Oct. 2009. Full Story
ASSISTED LIVING AWARDS—
ASSISTED LIVING AWARDS—The assisted living wing at Richards Memorial Hospital has received a pair of awards. Full Story
Chamber, Manor Oaks
sponsor heater drive
Manor Oaks Nursing Home and the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a heater drive for the needy, chamber president Denise Doss announced. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business f ilings in t he Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Joie E. McNabb dba H&R Block (v. 1,133, p. 56).
Karen Shock dba www.showanimalfinder. com (v. 1,133, p. 316). Full Story