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.
Retakes of school pictures have been rescheduled for sometime in November. Check with your child’s campus for more information.
Friendship Baptist Church will host a fall festival from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 on the church grounds, 9000 TX 36 S, about seven miles south of Milano. There will be hot dogs, games, face painting, cupcake walk and treat bags for all the kids. For more information, you can call 979-567-0540.
A “Johnny Horton 50th Anniversary Memorial Concert” has be set for 7-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 at the Milano High School cafetorium. That night marks the anniversar y of the wellknown singer’s death on the US 79 overpass in Milano.
There is no charge for the concert and refreshments will be served. Entertainment will feature, but is not limited to Steven Raby and the Can’t Hardly Play Boys, Tommy Horton and The Brazos Valley Boys.
Plans are in the works to construct a monument in Milano in honor of the late Horton.
Milano Athletic Booster Club w ill host a spaghetti supper on Friday, Nov. 5 before the last home football game of the year. If you are interested in helping out in any way, contact Karen Gray at 979-777-3960 or karen@cunninghamrealestate. com.
We extend our sympathy to the Jiles Avery Griffin family. He passed away on Sept. 30 in California. Services were held Oct. 23 at G oodw ill Bapt ist Church in Milano with burial at the Milano Community Cemetery.
Be sure to go and vote in the Nov. 2 general election. There is information out in the area on where you can read up on all the candidates. I was taught as I aged that if you could vote and didn’t do so, don’t complain about who won the election.
It was “reunion day” Saturday in Milano with the Former Student Association’s big lunch and reunion at the Milano High School cafeteria. The MHS class of 2000 gathered at the Milano Civic Center, while the classes of 1995-1997 met at the elementary (old high school) cafeteria.
Milano ISD’s PATCH (Parent, Teacher, Child) Club has set its next meeting. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the elementary school.
Congratulations to son-inlaw Buck Bakken and grandson Zach Gaston on their acceptance to “the college” I love, Texas A&M. We w ish them much success.