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GAUSE NEWS

Community Thanksgiving meal set November 21st
By WANDA LEE
Reporter correspondent
Remember on Sunday, Nov. 21 we will have the annual Community-wide Thanksgiving dinner. This activity is put together by the community and donations of turkey and dressing and desserts are needed. All the trimmings have been taken care of.

If you can help by donating and/or making turkey and dressing, please call Wanda Coats at 979-279-3153. The dinner will be held in the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center at 11 a.m.

The Gause Junior High Bears football and volleyball teams played their last games this week and now are into basketball season. First basketball games will be played in Gause at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8 against Allen Academy.

Saturday, Nov. 6 are the final soccer games for the season on the fields at the school. They get underway at 8:30 a.m. The older youth from Gause who play in Bryan have two more games left.

Gause 4-H Club w ill meet Monday, Nov. 8 in the Gause ISD cafeteria. All members are encouraged to attend and all who are interested in knowing more about the 4-H program are invited as well. Members are still selling the Milam County 4-H fund-raiser tickets. Cost are $5 each or five for $20.

This fund-raiser goes to the Milam County 4-H Council to be used for county-wide expenses throughout the coming year. If you would like to purchase tickets, give me call 979-279-2472.

Approx imately 100 family members and friends gathered at the Blakely family picnic area out from town on Saturday for their annual family reunion.

Those attending included families and friends from Gause, Milano, The Woodlands, Arlington, Bryan, Austin, Rockdale, Cameron and Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Finch from Nevada.

Friday evening Ab Woods was chef for the old-fashion outdoor cookout which included everything from corn bread to cobbler. Mildred Simmons reports that they had a great time and missed those who were unable to come.

Please remember Mrs. Simmons in your prayers as she started chemo treatments Sunday.

Word was received this week that Arlene Crockett Mooney passed away at her home near Antlers, Oklahoma recently. Our sincere sympathy to her family.


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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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