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4th Buddy Oney Toy Run to benefit Roundup

The fourth annual Buddy Oney Toy Run will be held Dec. 5 and will again benefit Rockdale Christmas Roundup, which assists needy families with toys for children.

The ride begins and ends at The Ranch, 415 W. US 79. Registration is at 10 a.m. and first bike out is at 11 a.m.

Cost is $15 per rider, or $20 with a passenger, or riders may donate a new toy valued at $20 or more. T-shirts will also be available for $20 and a 50/50 drawing.

Stops are at Charlie's in Lexington, Brushy Creek in Thorndale, Pancho & Lefty's in Hare, The Oak Club in Pettibone and Nat's in Milano.

Organizer Charles Starr said the bikers also plan to ride in the Christmas Night Parade on Dec. 4.

For more information, contact Starr at 512-760-5537, Neal Ferrell at 446-2821 or Loy Woolverton at 760-5413.

MCT's 'On Golden Pond' opens next Saturday

Milam Community Theater will present the classic "On Golden Pond," at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Williams Civic Center in Cameron.

Cappolino Dodd Krebs law firm in Cameron will sponsor a membership reception at 7 p.m. prior to the performance.

Additional performances will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. Saturday Nov. 14, and 2 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 15.

See www.milamcommunitytheater. com for more.

Gospel tour coming to Cameron First Baptist

CAMERON—"The Grand Ole Gospel Sing," made up of over 40 singers and musicians, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at First Baptist Church in Cameron.

The group consists of singers and performers from through- out Central Texas, ranging from quartets to a portrayal of George Washington in full revolutionary attire.

Pastor Gary Maroney said there is no admission for the two-hour concert and no love offering will be taken. FBC is located at 400 W. Main in Cameron. For more information, call 254-697-6477 or see www.thegrandolgospelsing. com.

Marshal named for Veterans Day Parade

Herbert Dupre of Rockdale has been named grand marshal of Rockdale's Veterans Day Parade, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, and hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6525.

Special guest will be Lesley Rodgers of Lexington, a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm (1991) and Operation Iraqi freedom (2005 and 2008).

Lineup will begin at 8 a.m. behind Wolf Park, located at the corner of Main and Milam with the parade gets under way at 10 a.m. An announcer's table and bleachers set up in front of Citizens National Bank and Christian Information Book Store."

Post Commander Henderson said there will be a noon meal at the VFW Hall following the parade.

For more information about the Veterans Day Parade,, or for entry forms, called Henderson at 512-269-9151 or parade chairman Derik Strelsky at 512-760-0037.

Manor Oaks Halloween carnival set for Friday

Boo! Manor Oaks Nursing Facility residents will host local trick or treaters at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at the nursing home, located at 600 S. Wilcox (FM 487), ac c ord ing to A ma nd a Sinders, spokesperson.

"Our residents will pass out candy and children are welcome to come and trick or treat," Sinders said.

For more information, contact Sinders at 254-627-9527. MCAD cancels next directors' meeting

CAMERON —The November meeting of the Milam County Appraisal District (MCAD), scheduled for Nov. 19 has been cancelled.

Chief Appraiser Pat Moraw said directors agreed in last week's session to skip the next month.


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