Rockdale Residence & Rehabilitation Center has a new owner, the Paragon Company. The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Friday attended by Chamber officials, city representatives and Miss Rockdale, Jacey Jerman. Full Story
Cars, quilts, arts and crafts on tap April 26
The Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce ( TACC) is looking forward to its signature event on Saturday, April 26. The upcoming car show, quilt show and arts and crafts show in downtown Thorndale will set the day for family friendly fun for young and old alike. Full Story
Brookshire Bros. acquires David’s Supermarkets
LUFKIN—With the stroke of a pen, Brookshire Brothers Friday acquired the assets of a family owned company with similar core values. David’s Supermarkets, a grocery chain based in Grandview, Texas, was formerly owned by the Waldrip family. The Waldrips operated stores in dozens of small towns throughout north central Texas for 50 years. Full Story
Ready, set, go... Easter egg hunt set Good Friday
Easter is just around the corner and the Chamber is joining with iTigers, Project Graduation and Rockdale Resident and Rehabilitation Center to put on a city wide Easter Egg Hunt. Good Friday, April 18 is the date with a 10 a.m. start time. Full Story
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
The Thorndale Police Department is campaigning to bring awareness to the public about the dangers of texting and driving.
Thorndale Poli ce are launching their “LOOK UP!” campaign for National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration’s “National Distracted Driving Awareness Month”. Full Story
THORNDALE POLICE BEAT
• Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player
But, because text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far the most alarming distraction. Full Story
Doing business as... Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Kay Ellen Bow dba The Lacey Rose (v. 1,223, p. 54).
Brenda Kay Hernandez dba Toe Ring Queen (v. 1,223, p. 70).
Danielle Hernandez dba Ritzy Glitzy (v. 1,223, p. 72). Full Story