Winners named in CIP holiday yard contest
I hope you a ll had a great Christmas and wish you and yours a very happy new year.
Gause Community Improvement Program’s (CIP) annual Christmas yard decoration judging was held on Monday, Dec. 20. Thanks to all of you who par ticipated. There were so many beautiful entries.
First place went to Jim and Annette Davis, second place went to John and Jennifer Mulac and children and third place went to Johnny and Delores Fisher.
Our family gathered at the home of Kelly and Chris Cooper, Connelly and Cameron on Christmas Eve for our annual family get-together. Relatives from Gause, Milano, Rockdale, Thorndale, San Angelo, Houston, Carmine and Pipe Creek attended. We enjoyed a pot luck dinner, followed by the annual Chinese Christmas gift exchange.
After surgery on one knee a few months ago, Tootsie Brown was brave enough to have the other knee replaced recently. Hope this one is as successful as the first.
Roxie and Ryan Kleiber are the proud parents of a daughter, Keegan Renee, born Dec. 21 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bryan. She weighed eight pounds four ounces and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Roseanne and Rock Ely and paternal grandparents are Charlie and Ricky Kleiber, all of Gause.
Maternal great grandmother is Mary Ethyl Ely and paternal great grandparents are Shirley and Chuck Cernuch, also all of Gause.
We wish Wanda Coats a speedy recovery from her broken foot.
Teachers will be back in school on Monday, Jan. 3 and the students will return on Tuesday, Jan. 4.
Gause Bears and Lady Bears basketball teams will play at Bryan-St. Joseph’s on Thursday, Jan. 6. Then on Monday, Jan. 10, the teams will travel to play Dew.
If you have news from Christmas, please call me so that I can have it in the column for next week.