Gerren, Perry homes on tap for Dec. 11 tour
T he home s of K en ny a nd Elaine Gerren, 227 East Bell, and the Perry home place, 305 East Dav illa, w ill be among those featured on the Rockdale Downtown Association “Christmas In Olde Town” homes tour, scheduled Saturday, Dec. 11.
The tour is of eight historic, decorated homes in the Puddin’ Ridge neighborhood. Full Story
THE AG SIDE
Eight hour CEU program slated December 9
Eight CEU’s will be available on Thursday, Dec. 9 for attending the Extension District 8 Farm & Ranch Seminar. The seminar will be available at six Central Texas locations. Please pre-register at the location that best fits your needs. Full Story
GREAT GIFT IDEAS–
GREAT GIFT IDEAS–The 16th annual Holiday Gift Idea Exchange, held last week at Bea’s Kitchen in Cameron, served up great holiday decorating and food ideas. Full Story
She’s still a ‘hot shot’ in auction barn at 90
At an age when most people have been retired for three decades, Bennie Mayer is still going strong.
Mayer, who celebrated her 90th birthday Wednesday, Dec. 1, will have been the owner of the Oak Club near Pettibone for 60 years next month. Full Story
Farm Bureau to hold annual convention
WACO–Farmers and ranchers will head to the Heart of Texas Dec. 4-6 for Texas Farm Bureau’s 77th annual convention. The Waco Convention Center is the site for this gathering of Texas’ largest farm organization. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
Enrollment open for Master Gardener class
CAMERON–A new Master Gardener class is set to begin on Jan. 12, spokesperson Jackie Thornton said. The classes meet each Wednesday at the Cameron Chamber of Commerce meeting room from 9 a.m. to noon until May 11. Full Story
4-H Shooting Sports to start up new year Dec. 5
Milam County 4-H Shooting Sports Club will start a new year with a meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 at the New Salem Building at Rockdale’s Fair park.
4-Hers from 3rd grade to 18 years of age can participate in the archery and air pistol/air rifle training program. Trained instructors conduct the meetings, but one parent per family must be present at each meeting. Full Story
Four-footed residents cause w reck s
Milam County’s two-footed
residents would have had a safer
Thanksgiving week on area roads
if only their four-footed residents