School supplies, shoes for area kids needed
VFW Post 6525 and the Ladies’ Auxiliary will again be collecting for school supplies this year. If you would like to donate for the collection call Joyce Hurt at 512-966-7761. The giveaway date will be posted later. Meadowbrook Baptist Church is sponsoring a Shoes for School for needy children. Full Story
Doing business as.... Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Sandra Juarez dba Sandra’s Gift Shop (v. 1,150, p. 671).
Scott Ray Elliott dba Big Bob’s Steakhouse (v. 1,150, p. 677). Full Story
NOTABLE ROTARY SUPPORTERS
– Outgoing Rockdale Rotary Club president Cody Caldwell presented plaques in appreciation of outstanding support to four supporters at the club’s annual Fun Night held Thursday at the Roc Full Story
Texas Dairy Queens donate $33,834 to firefighter’s family
FORT WORTH–The Texas Dairy Queen Operators’ Council (TDQOC) announced they are donating $33,834 to the family of Shannon Stone. The Brownwood firefighter died July 7 after a fall from the left field upper railing at The Ballpark in Arlington, while attempting to catch a baseball for his six-year old son. Full Story
Little job growth in June, but still positive for the year McClaren appointed new Classic director
Slow growing economy has supported higher earnings
U.S. job growth slowed to a crawl in June with just 18,000 jobs created, well below the 100,000 expected. Continuing cutbacks by state and local governments meant that private sector job growth was considerably higher, w ith 57,000 jobs added in June. The unemployment rate edged up to 9.2 percent from 9.1 percent in May. Full Story
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