County jobless rate holds steady
Texas’ rate still highest since mid-1980s
Unemployment numbers across the state and in Milam County held steady for the month, according ot reports released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
The unemployment rate in Milam County stayed steady at 10.2 percent for the month and is also the same as it was for September 2010. Full Story
County tax statements mailed
CAMERON— According to Kolette Morgan, Milam County Tax Assessor/Collector, tax statements for the 2011 tax year were mailed out on Oct. 17. Full Story
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TALK—Twenty-two people attended a seminar on economic development in rural Texas cities on Wednesday at the Patterson Civic Center. Full Story
Ribbon cutting, champagne mixer set for Thursday
Hello Rockdale. I hope all of you had a fun and exciting Rockdale Fair weekend. The Chamber received an award this weekend! Best decorated float in the Fair Parade. I would personally like to thank Elisha Betchan and Denice Doss for helping me with that and Hunter Matula for driving the float with the fair queens and king aboard. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Abandonment of Assumed Names
Timmy Lee Shaw dba Texas Shack (v. 1,158, p. 103).
Centex Broadcasting LLC, Joe Smitherman, manager, dba Centex Broadcasting (v. 1,157, p. 711). Full Story
Alcoa Foundation responds to Bastrop County disaster
Alcoa Foundation has designated a $15,000 disaster relief grant to Bastrop County, impacted by the destruction of recent wildfires. The funds will be used to help restore the Lost Pines ecosystem through erosion control measures and revegetation activities on the properties affected by the fires. Full Story