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Monthly Milano Opry performance Saturday

By KAY LAGRONE
Reporter correspondent

The Milano Opry is Saturday, July 16 at the Milano High School cafetorium. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7. Admission is $7 and children 10 and under are free.

Headliner for this month’s show is Brian Davenport, formerly of Rockda le. Specia l guests are Lorna Wilhelms of Waco and the Jacob Austin Band of Br yan. House band members are Billy Barnett, Ab Woods, Michael Wall, Michael Herod, Gar y Beard, Johnny Foster and Lynn Martin.

Concessions will be served, including hamburgers and french fries, provided by Bobby Q of Bryan, as well as the famous homemade pies by the slice.

The youth at Milano First Baptist Church will sell barbecue plates on Friday, July 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Proceeds will pay for the group to go to church camp. If you would like to order a full brisket, call Edward Westbrook at 254-493-1382. The cost per plate is by donation.

Milano High School cheerleaders will hold their annual rah-rah camp from July 14-15 at the high school gym. Cost is $25 per camper and the camp will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m for ages 4-11 (as of Sept. 1). You can pre-register to Laci Youree at 979-209-4588.

The Morgan Reunion was held Saturday at the Milano Civ ic Center and there was great attendance. My grandmother was a Morgan and this is when I am able to visit with some of my long lost relatives.

Milam Community Theater will present “Camelot” at the Yoe High School Performing Arts Center in Cameron on July 30-31 and Aug. 6-7. Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. w it h Sunday per formances at 2 p.m. Some of our Milano students and teachers are members of the cast and crew.

It is hard to believe that school starts next month. The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 22. Two-a- day practices for high school volleyball and football will start Monday, Aug. 1.

The Milano ISD “meet the teachers” night is set for Wednesday, Aug. 17, form 6- 6:45 p.m. Then at 7 p.m., everyone will head to the Milano High School gym for the annual “Meet the Eagles” and cake auction for the athletic program.


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