Gause teachers, staff head back to work

By WANDA LEE Reporter correspondent

Gause ISD teachers and staff will begin their 2009-10 school year on Thursday and continue with teacher in-service through Aug. 23. Classes for students will begin on Monday, Aug. 24. What a short summer vacation.

Gause Baptist Church men invite all to a fish fry following Sunday morning services on Aug. 16. Cost for the meal is $6 per plate, which includes dessert and drink. Proceeds will go into the building fund to help retire the debt on the church's Family Life Center.

We are glad to have Michael and Melissa Baumann Shehane living in our community now. They are both employed at Texas A&M University and are living in the home of Melissa's late grandparents, Frank and Ruby Shafer, at Pin Oak. Melissa's sister, Kim Hahn and children Macey and Braden of Yorktown, were here over the weekend visiting with the Shehane and parents Elaine and Gene Baumann.

Visiting last week with Wanda and Alfred Coats and Mildred Bowling was Wanda's cousin Patsy.

Spending the weekend here with Lois Wilkins was son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Rita Wilkins.

Karen Sanders and a couple of other teachers from Cameron ISD were in Galveston the first week of August for teacher workshops.

Many families are enjoying the last weeks of summer vacation with trips. Sherri and James Rasco and grandchildren Phillip, Noah, Hayden and Gracie, along with son and daughter-in-law Wesley and Melanie, spend a long weekend at Garner State Park.

We are thankful that Maxine and Donnie McBee seem to be on the mend since both recently underwent surgery- Maxine on her hand and Donnie on his shoulder.

It was good to see Garth Fletcher over the weekend at, you guessed it, Coats Grocery. He and his family were here visiting relatives.

Renee' and Jerry Vinton recently took children Seth, Calla and Isaac to a weekend in Galveston.

Spending the weekend in Gause with Cameron and Connelly Cooper and parents Kelly and Chris were cousins Ryder and Ridge of Houston.

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