Some increase in most local tax rebates
County totals still down 17.6% on the year
There were surprising increases for most local taxing entities, following a statewide trend as sales tax rebates were up in the month of November, according to the Texas Comptroller’s office. Full Story
‘Shop Rockdale’ first during this holiday season
Saturday the city sponsored a town cleanup and it was held at Fair Park. I had 21 high school students come to help with the cleanup and pickups around town. This great group of young people worked hard and did a good job of cleanup. We went all over town picking up old couches, piles of limbs and trash along the highway. Full Story
Thorndale Chamber parade, festivities coming up soon
THOR NDA LE–The annual Thorndale Christmas parade and festivities are right around the corner, set for Saturday, Dec. 4. If you haven’t gotten your float or parade entry together yet, it’s not too late. Full Story
PETRIFIED—Milam County’s Little River Basin Master Gardeners received two pieces of petrified wood Nov. 10 from Luminant’s Thermo Mine near Sulphur Springs. Full Story
Annual Christmas turkey giveaway runs through Dec. 10
The annual Christmas turkey giveaway sponsored by local businesses and coordinated by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce has begun. The promotion runs through Dec. 10, Chamber president Denice Doss said.
All that’s required is for shoppers to support local businesses and be in the right place at the right time when the business is instructed to award a free, dressed turkey. Full Story
New Braunfels Smokehouse recalls 2,600 pounds of holiday bird
NEW BRAUNFELS–A Texas-based meat processor, New Braunfels Smokehouse, is recalling about 2,600 pounds of cooked, ready-to-eat smoked turkey breast products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes - a germ that can cause a potentially fatal illness called listeriosis. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Stephany Wells dba Beyond Beauty (v. 1,135, p. 342).
Deborah Hayes dba Amazing Grace Ministry of 3P Cowboy Church (v. 1,135, p. 344).
Cherri Hill dba C & Ron’s Restaurant (v. 1,135, p. 351). Full Story