Braswell and Alford-Pate homes on tour
The homes of Sandy and Vickie Braswell, 229 East Davilla, and Bark ley A lford and L ee Pate, 403 Rice, will be among those featured on the Rockdale Downtown Association “Christmas In Olde Town” homes tour Dec. 11.
The tour is of eight historic, decorated homes in the Puddin’ Ridge neighborhood. Full Story
Rockdale hotel earns ‘Rookie’ award
The recently-opened Comfort Inn hotel of Rockdale is already taking home its first award for the property’s outstanding efforts. Full Story
Clean up around town this Saturday
Here we are in November. And the fall weather has been delightful. The cool weather and the time change work together to get me into the holiday spirit. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all who have brought coats for kids—we have received over 80 coats and we still have more coming. We are handing them out as fast as we get them so no child has to be cold. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Harold Baker dba Baker Hay (v. 1,135, p. 109).
Damon Balboa dba Damon’s Wrecker Service (v. 1,135, p. 228). Full Story
in as an attorney
Judge Ed Magre, U.S. 20th District Court, swore Stephanie Reeves-Greger in as an attorney in ceremonies in the dist rict court room in Cameron recently.
Reeves- Greger’s family, including her hus- band, Ryan, and her parents, Doug and Elaine Reeves, attended the event. Full Story
BUSY BEA’S—The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Busy Bea’s Restaurant, 1200 West Cameron (US 79) on Friday with owners Becky and Donny Marek snipping the ribbon. Full Story
Thorndale Chamber plans holiday events
The Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce held their monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 26 at the chamber building in Thorndale w ith eight directors and two guests attending. Full Story
Recalled hip implant could lead to serious problems
In August, Johnson & Johnson issued a voluntary recall for up to 93,000 artificial hips that had been surgically implanted since 2005. The popular hip implant, the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular hip socket implant system, has an unacceptably high rate of failure. In fact, according to one study, one in eight of the implants have failed. Full Story