Gause 4-H Club and Gause school students are collecting nonper ishable items for t he annual community food drive this week. If you would like to be a part of this community service project, you may take your food items to the school or contact me and make arrangements to have your donation of food and/or money picked up. The bags of food will be delivered to those of need in the community before Thanksgiving Day.
Cameron Cooper, member of the Gause 4-H Club, was in Belton at the Bell County Expo Center over the weekend where he attended and participated in the 19th annual North Holiday Classic beef, lamb, goat and swine clinic show. He will be showing a goat and lamb in the upcoming Milam County Livestock Show in March. Parents Chris and Kelly Cooper attended with him.
Gause ISD will have Thanksgiving holidays Nov. 24 to Nov. 28.
Milam County 4-H Celebration was held Sunday at the KC Hall in Rockdale. Lisa and Randy Grenwelge were presented as Gause club top supporters, while Elizabeth Miller was named the top leader.
Those attending from Gause included the Grenwelges, Elizabeth and Robert Miller, Abbigail and Robert, Holly Kornegay, Ginny Cunningham, Chris and Kelly Cooper, Connelly and Cameron, Kristi Lee, Jaxon Hayles, Wayne and Wanda Lee.
Jaxon received his 4-H jacket for winning first place in shooting sports this past 4-H year and Kendall Lee received her jacket for winning first place team in the consumer decision making contest in San Antonio. Cameron was a first place winner in shooting sports again and received a patch to go on the jacket he had already won.
Recordbook participants from the Gause club were all members of the Snowden family. Anna, Benjamin, Luke, Lydia and Seth were all state winners.
Kristi, Leah and I attended the wedding of Amber Kuta and Justin Bleeker at First Baptist Church in Bryan on Saturday. The reception was held at the Brazos Center.
Next week’s basketball game for Gause Junior High will be here at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22 against Coupland.
Our sympathy to the family of Kenneth Lange. He passed away last week.