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Lions Club announces raffle winners

MILANO NEWS
By KAY LAGRONE Reporter correspondent

Winners have been announced in the annual Milano Lions Club raffle. The name drawn for the $200 gift card was John Magee of Milano. Brian Fisher of Thorndale won the $100 gift card and Charles Wadlington of Rockdale was the $50 gift card winner. Thanks to everyone who helped support the Lions Club.

We extend our sympathy to the military families that were effected by last week's tragedy at Fort Hood. Son-in-law Buck was stationed there when he and Marie were married in 2001.

We received word that W. A. "BoBo" Pairett passed away Monday. Services are Friday, Nov. 13, in Cuero. Local survivors include his sister Grace Fields and many Lagrone family members.

J.H. Yakesch is in the Rockdale Hospital Rehab. Elroy Butler has returned home, as has Naomi White's mother, Minnie Brown, after their hospital stays. Gaye Hardcastle is also back home after a stay in a Bryan hospital last week. We w ish them all well.

Congratulations to the Milano cross country teams, Eagle football team and Lady Eagle volleyball team on successful seasons.

Basketball season is here. High school and junior high teams will start games in the coming weeks.

Basketball and organization pictures will be taken at 9 a.m. at the junior high and high school campuses on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Milano Opry for this month will be at the Civic Center on Saturday, Nov. 21. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. The line up for this month will include Paul Schloesinger of Taylor, Sabrina Ozio of Midway and Jim Hollis of College Station. House band members are Lynn Martin, Billy Barnett, Glenn Schneider, John Clark Towslee, Johnny Towslee, Larry Rochelle and Donny White as the emcee.

Ticket prices are $4 and $3 for senior citizens. There will

not be a show in December. For

204526A01 information about the Milano Opry, call Lynn Martin at 512- 455-3175.


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