MHS acting troupe to perform Greater Tuna' this weekend

By KAY LAGRONE Reporter correspondent

The International Thespian Society and the Theatre Production Company of Milano High School will present two performances of the comedy "Greater Tuna" this weekend. The shows are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 and Sat., Nov. 21 at the Milano High School cafetorium. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for senior citizens and students.

The group will also hold a silent cake/dessert auction to raise money for this year's One-Act Play contest production.

The Milano Opry is set for Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Milano Civic Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Prices are $4 each, $3 for senior citizens. There will be no show in December, but a big Jan. 16 show is in the works. For information about the Milano Opry call Lynn Martin at 512-455-3175.

Milano schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holidays. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 30 at regular times.

MHS seniors are working on fund-raisers for Project Graduation. They are selling Bull Bingo tickets for $10 each and homemade tamales for $8 a dozen. All proceeds go toward the group's Project Graduation event, a drug and alcohol free party for Milano seniors after their graduation in May. See any Milano senior or call the high school office (512-455-9333) for more information.

Milano Athletic Boosters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 at the MHS cafeteria. They will discuss spring fund-raisers.

Milano running mom, Fawn Simpson, just completed her fifth marathon. Running with Fawn in San Antonio over the weekend

were seven other Milam County 204526A01

runners, including Kerry Spears, Liz Hanley, Maria Saldana, Ellie Taylor, Becky Booker-Marek, Elisha Betchan and Lisa Aguilar. You might see a few showing off their medals over the next couple weeks. Be sure and congratulate these women on a job well done.

The City of Milano has set Saturday, Dec. 12 as the day for its annual Christmas parade and community dinner.

Parade line up time is 9:30 a.m. at the Charlie Martin City Park and the parade will start at 10:30. The parade will circle through town, around the Methodist and Baptist churches and end at the Milano Civic Center/Fire Station. Santa will be on the stage at the center to visit with children after the parade.

Christmas dinner will be served immediately following the parade in the Civic Center at no charge. First through fourth place plaques and cash prizes will be awarded for parade winners. For more information and to have meals delivered to elderly and shut-ins, please call Carolyn Vinton at 512-455-2364 or 979- 224-0227.

Judging for the Christmas decorating contest for the City of Milano will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19. Be sure to have your homes decorated and the Christmas lights on. First through fourth place plaques and trophies will be awarded at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21 at the Civic Center.

Please keep John H. Yakesch and his family in your prayers. He is still a patient at the Rockdale hospital.

Ser v ices for W. A . (Bo Bo) Pairett were held Nov. 13 in Cuero. He is the brother of Grace Fields of Milano. Attending the services from Milano were Chad Lagrone, along with Jereald Lagrone of Gause and Barkley Lagrone of Rockdale.

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