4-H Shooting Sports group gets $5,000 NRA grant
Milam County 4-H Shooting Sports Club, which was started in 1996, has been a small group of individuals who are committed to promoting firearm safety and shooting as a life-long sport. Much of the equipment that has been used was purchased when the club began or has been donated to the club through the years. Full Story
Gingko biloba tree not just for the memory
I receive an email newsletter from Howard Garrett, a nationally known organic gardening expert. His latest newsletter talked about the Ginkgo biloba tree he had planted in his yard years ago to celebrate the birth of his daughter. Full Story
Nature Fest photo deadline is March 31
The El Camino Real Chapter of Master Naturalists is again sponsoring a Nature Photo Contest. It will be held in conjunction with the second annual Milam County Nature Festival at Wilson- Ledbetter Park in Cameron on Saturday, April 9. Full Story
The annual Rockdale Ag Boosters Sweetheart dinner and dance has been set for Saturday, Feb. 5, spokesperson Robin Heintze has announced. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 7.
The night will also include a silent auction at 6:30 and a dance with “Branded Heart” scheduled for 8. Tickets are $25 per person. Full Story