Is holly, jolly Christmas in your holidays?
We all know “Deck the halls with boughs of holly.” It’s a song engrained into our Christmas repertoire.
The saying comes from the time when British church calendars marked Christmas Eve as “templa exomantur” (churches are decked). Full Story
NATURE UNDER OUR NOSES
NATURE UNDER OUR NOSES El Camino Real chapter of Texas Master Naturalists held an in-club photo contest and judges picked this entry by Paula Englehardt as best of show among the 30-plus entries. Full Story
Drs. Gary, Easterwood attend equine vet convention
LAS VEGAS—Dr. Leslie Easterwood, DVM, and Dr. Tom Gary, DVM, of Y7 Veterinary Services of Milano, recently attended the 55th annual convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the world’s premier continuing education meeting for equine veterinarians. Full Story
“Rockin C Joey” took grand champion Red Poll bull at the Washing ton County Fair, held recently in Brenham, and also at the East Texas State Fair in Tyler. Full Story
Cottonseed could become food
LUBBOCK—“The Fabric of Our Lives” may soon feed millions.
A Texas researcher has found a way to reduce toxin in cottonseed that until now could only be eaten by cattle. The bovines’ multiple stomachs gradually digested the poisonous substance called gossypol. Full Story
Annual cow-calf clinic slated Jan. 8
The 2010 Central Texas Cow/ Calf Clinic will be held on Friday, Jan. 8 at the Milano Livestock Exchange in Milano.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the program will begin at 9. Full Story
WINNERS Denio’s had two winners in their 26th Annual Birthday “Sell-a-bration”. Loreta Yglecias of Cameron (right) won a $250 gift certificate she used on a mattress set. Full Story
THC dedicated to preser v ing military histor y in Texas
AUST IN—Honoring the hero -
ic efforts and sites of our state’s
military history is a significant
goal of the Texas Historical
Commission (THC). The result