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884 MEALS!


New Hope Baptist Church's annual free Thanksgiving luncheon is always huge but the 2009 event Saturday was gargantuan. Volunteers prepared 884 plates, most of them delivered. That's up from 670 last year. Above, Loretha Bagley hands plates to Troy Mansfield (center) and James King. At right (L-R) the kitchen crew of Marcia Green, Bagley, Pearlie Mack, Betty Headrick and Dorothy Lawson keep up with the heavy demand. Reporter/Mike Brown New Hope Baptist Church's annual free Thanksgiving luncheon is always huge but the 2009 event Saturday was gargantuan. Volunteers prepared 884 plates, most of them delivered. That's up from 670 last year. Above, Loretha Bagley hands plates to Troy Mansfield (center) and James King. At right (L-R) the kitchen crew of Marcia Green, Bagley, Pearlie Mack, Betty Headrick and Dorothy Lawson keep up with the heavy demand. Reporter/Mike Brown


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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