‘Meet the Teacher,’ cake auction set Aug. 17

Reporter correspondent

Don’t forget that Milano ISD’s “Meet the Teacher” night is set for 6-6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17. Students are allowed to bring their supplies that night as well. At 7 p.m. in the Milano High School gym is the annual “Meet the Eagles” and cake auction for the athletic program. Fall sports teams and cheerleaders will be introduced and baked goods from senior athletes will be auctioned off.

Milano ISD staff will head back to work on Aug. 11 and Milano students will go back to class is Monday, Aug. 22.

Milano Exes Reunion/Homecoming meal is set for Saturday, Oct. 29 in the MHS cafetorium. Doors will open at 10 a.m. Steve and Rebecca Telg of The Crossing will cater a fajita meal at noon. Donations are needed for the silent and live auctions. Items can be brought the day of event. For more information on the event, call Carolyn Hafley at 512-455-2473 or email

The annual Holdiness reunion was held Saturday at the Milano Civic Center. The house which Claude and I live in is where the Holdiness children grew up. Martha Newman was a Holdiness and my brother-in-law Wayne Lee’s mother Ida Mae Lee was a Holdiness. Wayne is married to my sister Wanda Gale. We express our sympathy to the C.W. Coldiron family. He passed away last week at an Austin hospital. Services were held Monday at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with burial at the Sand Grove Cemetery near Milano. Accounts have been opened for donations to help the family with funeral costs and such. The accounts are at Rockdale Federal Credit Union and Citizens National Bank-Rockdale.

Graveside services for Mike Reese Ashley of Waco, formerly of Milano, were held Friday at the Libert y Cemeter y. Mike was a graduate of Milano High School.

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