Early signs of spring showing through Milam
Spring has not quite sprung, but it is coiled and ready. March 20 is the official calendar day when winter makes its exit, making room for the warm days, cool breezes, and fresh smells that tells us life is beginning its next cycle. Full Story
TEXAS TROUBADOURS Local country and western singers, pickers and grinners were part of the entertainment downtown during the fourth annual Tejas Festival on Saturday. Full Story
Forage clinic slated Friday in Buckholts
On Friday, forage producers will have an opportunity to learn new management techniques for your pastures as well as tips on recovering from the recent droughts. The clinic will be held at the Buckholts Community Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. The event will last until 2 p.m. and will include a noon meal. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
2010 El Camino Real
On April 1, the El Camino Real Master Naturalist will begin a new training class.
Classes will be on the first Thursday of the month from 6- 10 p.m. at the Gause School. Full Story
4-H’ers place at Houston show plant ID, consumer contests
The Milam County 4-H Plant Identification teams participated at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo on Saturday and came home with several awards.
Results included: Full Story
Lexington riding club sets youth rodeo for May 1
LEXINGTON—The Lexington County Texas Stars will host a Homecoming Youth Rodeo on May 1 at the American Legion Memorial Arena. Signup begins at 4 p.m. May 1.
Events include breakaway roping, poles, tiedown roping, goat tying, ribbon roping, barrels, chute dogging. Age groups are: 9 and under, 10-13 and 14-18. Fifty percent payout and buckles to top boy and girl. Full Story
Kingsmen to perform
The Kingsmen will perform on Friday, March 12 at the Milano Civic Center. Proceeds will benefit the Milano senior citizens group. Advance tickets are $18 for family or $10 for adults. At the door, tickets will cost $20 for family or $12 for adults.
Milano schools w ill be out for Spring Break March 15-19. Classes will resume at regular times on Monday, March 22. Full Story
First Christian hosts World Day of Prayer
Participants were from many congregations Friday when First Christian Church hosted the annual World Day of Prayer service.
This year’s service was written by women from the West African nation of Cameroon.
Yvonne Yount of the host church served as narrator.
Readers in the service were: Full Story
Stephen Chapel AME sets annual celebration
Stephen Chapel AME Church will celebrate its 36th annual Family, Friends and Church celebration. It will get under way at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 21. Rev. Linda Wallace is pastor and Rev. Washington from Hubbard will be the guest speaker. Full Story
Walk Across Texas is for you
If you are like most people, you need motivation to get started with an exercise routine. Walk Across Texas may be just that spark to start your exercise program and it is a free program offered by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service across the state. Full Story
Gadison completes Warrior Transition Course at Fort Sill
FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA— Army Pfc. Jarrett R. Gadison has completed the Warrior Transition Course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
The course teaches basic skills necessary for integration into the Army for all prior-service servicemembers to fully prepare them for Advanced Individual Training or on to their first assignment. Full Story