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Winners announced from weekend car, motorcycle, tractor shows

By KAY LAGRONE
Reporter correspondent
What a great turnout for Milano Fall Fest in downtown on Saturday. There were nine quilts in the quilt show held at the community center. Winners were:

Antique Quilt–Martha Newman with quilt called Sunbonnet Sue

Small Appliqued–Thurla Hubert with quilt called Dresden Plate

Large Appliqued–Florence Nieto with quilt called Little Indian Girl

Machine Quilted–Ranchel Lopez with quilt called Birds in a Garden

Mayor’s Choice–Ruth Johnson with a large hand quilted design

People’s Choice–Thurla Hubert with quilt called Butterflies

Group Quilt–Thurla Hubert with a quilt called Monkey Wrench

Small Hand Quilted–Martha Newman with a quilt called Double Wedding Ring

Winner of the quilt that was given away in the drawing was Debbi Harris of Cameron.

The tractor show had seven entries. Winners were:

Oldest Tractor–Clyde Hargrove of Sharp

Most Original Tractor–James Barnett of Rockdale

Best Restored Tractor–Marty Elman of Rockdale

Brought the most tractors/implements– Bruner Leutz of Lexington

Longest Distance Traveled–Bruce Reat of Lexington

Mayor’s Choice–Marty Elman of Rockdale with Allis Chalmers WD- 45 LPG Gas

People’s Choice– Bruce Reat of Lexington with John Deere AR 1936

The largest amount of entries were in the car and motorcycle show with 17. Winners were:

Best of Show Car–Ricky Chapman of Milano, 1943 WWII GPW Jeep

Muscle Car–Gary Westbrook of Milano, 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

Best Corvette–Reuben Nieto of Rockdale, 1999 Chevy

Best Mustang–Gary Erpenbach of Harker Heights, 2010 Ford 427 R Rouch

Best Car (1973 or older)–Melvin Eiland of Rockdale, 1934 Ford Sedan

Best Antique (1955 or older)– Eddie and Cindy Bell of Milano, 1934 Ford

Best Convertible–Roy and Suzanne Bohn of Milano, 1951 Oldsmobile Super 88

Best Orphan Car–Ricky Chapman of Milano, 1943 WWII GPW Jeep

Best of Show Truck–Jeff M. Meadors of Rockdale, 1937 with Ford

Best Truck (1973 or older)–Jeff M. Meadors of Rockdale, 1937 Ford

Best of Show Motorcycle–Danny Crowe of Milano, 1948 Indian Chief

Best Antique Motorcycle–Danny Crowe of Milano, 1948 Indian Chief

Best Custom Motorcycle–Michael Cernuch of Milano, 2008 Bobber

Best Original Motorcycle–Randy Johnson of Milano, 1998 Harley

People’s Choice–Jeff M. Meadors of Rockdale, 1937 Ford

Mayor’s Choice–Jeff M. Meadors of Rockdale, 1937 Ford

Milano Elementary School will hold its annual Fall Festival, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 at the school, located next to the football field. Each grade level will have at least one fund-raising booth, there will be food and drinks available for purchase, theme baskets silent auction and a haunted house. Some of the games include ring toss, cake walk, football throw and a hay ride. This is a fun family event that helps out our school.

There is also a book fair currently going on at the elementary, running through Friday in the library. The book fair will be available for viewing during the Fall Festival as well.

Milano Evening Lions Club has their 2010 fund-raiser going on at this time. Tickets are $2 each or five for $3. Prizes are Walmart gift cards in the amounts of $350, $150 and $50. Drawing will be held Friday, Nov. 5.

The annual reunion for former Milano ISD students is set for Saturday, Oct. 23 in the Milano High School cafeteria. A barbecue meal by The Crossing will be served at noon for $10 a plate. For more information, contact Carolyn Yoakum Vinton at 512455-2473 or carolynhafley@live. com.

Milano Athletic Booster Club will be ver y busy during the coming weeks. The group’s next meeting is at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 at the elementary cafeteria. They are planning a chili supper for Friday, Oct. 22 before the football game and a spaghetti supper on Friday, Nov. 5 before the last home football game. If you are interested in helping out in any way, contact Karen Gray at 979-777-3960 or karen@cunning hamrealestate.com.

Make plans to attend the Friday, Oct. 8 pep rally where you will get to see which teacher or administrator gets to “kiss the pig” as part of a fund-raiser for the PATCH Club. The teacher/ administrator from each campus with the most money put in their envelop will have the honor of kissing the piggy.

Box tops are such an easy way for the school’s to make money, that is way the Milano Elementary PATCH Club is collecting the Educational Box Tops again this year. You can find them on certain food and soup labels. Just turn them in at the school office or your student can turn them in to their teacher. The school gets money back when they send them in–the more labels, the more money for our students.


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