Rebates down from year ago
Three area towns, neighboring counties show gain in 2011
AUSTIN—Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced last week that the state sales tax revenue in January was $1.83 billion, up 10.4 percent compared to January 2010. Those numbers meant mainly an increase in funds compared to a year ago across most of Milam County.
However, the City of Rockdale and Milam County itself received less than the amounts received in February 2010. Full Story
Property tax exemptions may reduce disabled veterans’ taxes
Veterans with a service-connected disability may reduce their property taxes in 2011 by filing exemption forms at the Milam County Appraisal District office. Some veterans may qualify for a Disabled Veteran Residence Homestead Exemption. Full Story
EXPENSIVE DESSERTS–Auctioneer Donny White of Milano (right) and Milano Volunteer Fire Department Miss Flame 2010-11 Stephanie Philpott auction off a yummy cake at the MVFD fund-raiser Saturday. Full Story
Doing business as.... Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Mark Robert Drumm dba Drumm’s Wood (v. 1,141, p. 211).
Burrell Thomas II dba Thomas & Sons (v. 1,141, p. 239).
Suzy Reed and Virginia Sue Reed dba Suzy Q Ranch (v. 1,141, p. 309). Full Story
Scholarship dance, jewelry seminar on tap this weekend
So many times we get caught in a rut doing the same thing over and over again. Try something new today that you have never done before. Shake things up a little in a good way. Smile at someone you don’t know. Give a compliment. Introduce yourself to a stranger. Go a different way home and really notice what you see. Full Story