COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Christmas cottage set November 1 in Cameron
Christmas Cottage provides you an opportunity to shop for holiday gifts and decorations, get new ideas and enjoy a great lunch. Mark Nov. 1 on your calendar for the Christmas Cottage at Bea’s Kitchen on the courthouse square in Cameron. The admission is free, so at least stop by and have a look at the different booths. Full Story
MILAM 4-H NEWS
Milam teams win at State Fair contest
Milam County 4-Hers walked away the first place junior and senior teams at the 64th State Fair of Texas Range and Pasture Plant Identification Contest in Dallas. Irby McWilliams is the coach and project leader for the teams. Full Story
Milam County 4-H junior and senior teams
Milam County 4-H junior and senior teams won first place at the State Fair of Texas Range and Pasture Plant Identificatiuon contest in Dallas. Team members are (l-r) Mason Lindig, Neeraj
Bhakta, Kassidy Hundle, Kyrene Jackson, Kaylee Jackson, Rebecca Kostroun, J.W. Hollas, Ryan Luckey and coach Irby McWilliams. Full Story
Thorndale Ag Boosters announce Oct. winners
THORNDALE—The Thorndale 4-H/FFA Booster Club announced the October winners for its monthly gun chance drawing, according to Rebecca Garcia, spokesperson.
Winners for October were: Gary Teitelbaum, Darrell Malish, Todd Brean and Milam County Livestock. Full Story
Three major entities see double-digit growth compared to October 2012
State sales tax revenue up for 42 straight months
AUSTIN—Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said that state sales tax revenue in September was $2.01 billion, up 2.7 percent compared to September 2012.
Combs sent out $579.8 million in September local sales tax allocations last week to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts. That is up 2.7 percent compared to the same time in 2012. Full Story
ROCKDALE RESIDENCE & REHAB NEWS
Our Fall Festival last week was a huge success. We would like to thank everyone who participated, who baked apple pies for our contest, and everyone who assisted our residents for the cake walk. What a great group of people coming together to support this event. Our residents had a wonderful time. Full Story
Thorndale chamber sets annual lighting for Christmas lot
THORNDALE—The annual lighting of the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas display lot on US 79 has been set. This year’s theme is “Jesus is the Light of the World.”
The celebration of lights and music with Christmas carols will take place directly south of the post office at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, according to spokesperson Marilyn Johnson. Full Story
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