Jobless rate sneaking back up in Milam
State rate remains at 8%; US rate 9.1%
Unemployment numbers show Milam County heading up, but not in a good way with the jobless rate raising slightly for the area, according to reports released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Full Story
Reporter earns honors in annual TPA contest
ROCKWALL—Two second places and t wo four th place awards were given to The Rockdale Reporter in the Texas Press Association’s annual Texas Better Newspaper Contest. Winners were announced Saturday at the 132nd annual summer Convention at the Hilton Bella Harbor. Full Story
‘Second Look’ seminar
The Rockdale Downtown Association and Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored a Second Look Assessment Seminar last Tuesday at the Patterson Center. Full Story
Manor Oaks hosting open house Friday
Manor Oaks Nursing & Rehab Center invites us all to an open house of their facility and a tour of their new Geri-psych Unit. The event is set for 3-5 p.m. Friday, June 24. Go out and visit the center and see their new additions. Full Story
Doing business as.... Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following: Assumed Names
Eric Strom and Lisa Strom dba EMS Construction (v. 1,149, p. 461).
Donna Louise Johnson dba Quilting by Donna Lou (v. 1,149, p. 827). Full Story
Bartlett Electric Co-Op to hold 75th membership meeting
BARTLETT—Bartlett Electric Cooperative will hold its 75th annual membership meeting on Tuesday, June 28 at the Bartlett ISD cafetorium. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. with the the business meeting set for 6:30.
A free gift will be given to each member registering. Refreshments will be served before the business session. Full Story
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N EW SU B SCR IBER S— Melva R ichter, Thra ll; Merrily n Bar ton, Thrall; Ginger Green, Milano; Robert Daniel, Rockdale; John Dunn, Jr, Kyle; Minolia Zak, Rockdale; Jennifer Strelsky, Rockdale; Trish Morton, Buckholts; Dustin Oslick, San Antonio. Full Story