Pack 789 announces Pinewood Derby winners
Cub Scout Pack 789 held their annual Pinewood Derby on Feb. 28.
The winners were: first place, Tyler Avrett; second place, Tyler Yarborough; third place, Weston Avrett
We would like to thank Denice Doss of the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and Charlie Wise of Cameron for volunteering their time to judge the appearance of the Cub Scouts cars. Full Story
Milam Girl Scout cookie sale a big success
Milam County Girl Scouts would like to thank everyone for supporting Girl Scouts during the 2011 Cookie Season. For those of you that purchased Girl Scout Cookies in the Rockdale/Thorndale area for the military overseas, here is a follow up to what happened to those cookies. Full Story
Deductible for county
CA MERON— Mi lam C ou nty commissioners on Monday okayed a health plan for county employees which includes a $500 and $30 co-pay.
County Judge Dave Barkemeyer said the plan will still include medical, dental and pharmacy.
He said a series of meetings will be set up with county employees to answer any questions they have. Full Story
MDD mulling letter to Alcoa
Rockdale Municipal Development District (MDD) directors met Thursday and discussed sending a letter to Alcoa expressing a desire to work with the aluminum company to create jobs at the site of the former Rockdale smelter.
Directors appointed Collier Perry and Jim Scott as the MDD’s representatives to the Operation First Impression Task Force with the city. Full Story