‘Blinde Kuh’ takes cookoff win
Home smokers cow opposition in Thorndale
It was a weekend for home cookin’ in Thorndale.
Blinde Kuh (Blind Cow), a long-time, home town entry in area barbecue events, won best overall honors in the 21st annual Thorndale Volunteer Fire Department Barbecue Cookoff Saturday.
There were actually t wo Blinde Kuh teams led by Brian Fisher, Billy, Darren and Gavin Biar. Full Story
Moore-Jones vows said in Cameron
L au ren Bro oke Mo ore of Gause and Eric Jonathan Jones of Rockdale were united in holy matrimony on May 21, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Cameron. Robertson County Judge Jan Anderson Roe, a friend of the bride’s family, officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gregg Moore III of Gause and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mobley of Bryan. Full Story
Many residents attend Rasco-Starnes wedding
A number of Gause folks were in Bryan Saturday evening to attend the wedding of Erica Rasco and Jason Starnes at the A& M United Methodist Church with the reception at the Brazos Center. It was a beautiful wedding. The little f lower girls Gracie Rasco and Mckenzie Coldiron were so cute and the ring bearer Noah Coldiron was one handsome little man. Full Story
Milam County Democrats attended the annual Senate District 5 Caucus in Madisonville June 18. Full Story
June 30— Mary Jo Hux, Seth Mulac, Margie Dibble, Briana Bassler.
July 2—Terica Jones, Kade Popham.
July 3— Michael Sheahan, Caleb Crowe, Bill Cook, Cinch Pilkey, Keaton Popham, Lance Atchley.
July 4— Mike Smith, Brandon Cade Brown.
July 5— Chasity Burns, Clint Popham, Birdie Kristoff. Full Story
Timothy Lassetter and Stephanie Grose.
Brandon Kirk and Melissa Shuffield.
Robert Hernandez and Cynthia Morris.
Michael Tomascik and Donelle Keen.
David Brant and Letha McCraney.
James Bentley Jr. and Carol Meiske.
Mario Jimenez and Patricia Rodriguez. Divorces Granted
Kellye Sue Vrana and Kenneth Vrana. Full Story
SENIOR CITIZENS MENU
Tuesday—Roast turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, Capri vegetables, whole wheat roll, rocky road pudding, milk.
Wednesday—Stuffed bell pepper, black-eyed peas, orange glazed carrots, bread, chilled pears, milk.
Thursday— Chicken and noodles, steamed cabbage, hot spiced apples, whole wheat bread, sugar cookie, milk. Full Story
The New Salem Extension Educators Association Club recently donated $200 to the Rockdale Christian Services Food Pantry. Benalyn Avrett (center) accepted for RCS. Full Story
KAY THEATRE DONATION
The Linwood Acres Garden Club has donated $250 to the Kay Theatre Foundation. Full Story
BBQ, auction benefit for Glen Goetz Jr. set for July 10
THORNDALE—A BBQ dinner and live auction benefit has been set for July 10, 2011 for Glenn Goetz Jr. of Lexington.
Goetz, a 1983 graduate of Thorndale High School, has stage 4 brain cancer. “This benefit will help him and his family with medical and traveling expenses in this time of need,” said Richard Schneider, organizer. Full Story
Independence Day parade, free meal downtown Monday
Make your plans to be in Milano on Independence Day for the city’s annual July 4th parade and free hot dog meal. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Charlie Martin Park and end at the civic center/fire station. This year’s theme is “The American Spirit”. Full Story
One of the busiest places in Milam County over the weekend was the Thorndale City Park Pavilion. Saturday morning and afternoon it hosted the crafts section of the Thorndale VFD Barbecue Cookoff. Full Story