Milano Opry to hit the stage Saturday at high school

Reporter correspondent

This month’s Milano Opry will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 with admission $7 per person and children 10 and under getting in free. Special guests for the August show are Larry Rochelle, sisters Minnie and Ella Jordan, sisters Courtney and Lyndsey Cole and Jus C Leroy.

Band members this month are Billy Barnett on steel, Ab Woods on bass, Michael Wall on drums, Michael Herod on guitar, Gary Beard on fiddle, Burt Graham on keyboards and Lynn Martin with vocals. Concessions will be open with finger food items, homemade pies and drinks. This group always puts on a fantastic show.

Milano teachers will hold inservice until Aug. 19, with students returning to classes, Monday, Aug. 22. If you have any questions about bell times and such, call the individual school campuses, Milano Elementary (512-455-2062), Milano Junior High ( 512- 455- 6701), Milano High School (512-455- 9333) or the administration office (512- 455-2533). Mi la no E xe s reu n ion a nd homecoming meal is set for Saturday, Oct. 29 in the MHS cafetorium. Doors will open at 10 a.m. Steve and Rebecca Telg and Richard and Jennifer Mueck 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 Bakken family and I enjoyed a weekend in Galveston. The water and beach were great but the sun needed to hide behind a cloud or two, but that never happened. Our skin is red, and hopefully won’t peel, but we had a great time.

On the way home, we dropped by daughter Janie’s school, Hogg Middle School in Houston, where she is a counselor. The building was constructed in the 1920’s and reminds me of our MHS in some ways.

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