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Royalty, raffle winners annouced

During the Milam County 4-H Celebration on Oct. 2, the 2011 Mr. & Miss 4-H and Prince & Princess were named. The representatives from the 4-H club selling the highest number of raffle tickets were named Mr. & Miss 4-H and the 4-H club selling the second highest number of raffle tickets were named Prince and Princess.

A total of 2,562 tickets were sold raising $10,495. The money raised provides financial assistance to the 4-Hers as they participate in contests and activities throughout the year.

Julia Harwell and Collin Kostroun from the Cameron 4-H Club were named Mr. & Miss Milam County 4-H. Their club sold 957 raffle tickets. Brianna Dee and Jacob Barron from the Thorndale 4-H Club were named Milam County 4-H Prince and Princess. Their club sold 915 raffle tickets. Rockdale 4-H was third in the raff le ticket sales with their representatives being Emily McCoy and Cade Gordon. Congratulations to all of the 4-H families on making the raffle a big sucess.

The top three raffle ticket sellers were: Jacob Barron of Thorndale 4-H, first place; Brianna Dee of Thorndale 4-H, second place; Julia Harwell of Cameron 4-H, third place. They received Walmart gift certificates for their hard work.

Milam County 4-H would like to thank all of the individuals and companies that purchased raffle tickets for supporting the Milam County 4-H program. Here are the winners of the raffle contest:

• $500 Gander Mountain Gift Card, Chris Edmonds.

• $ 500 Academy Gift Card, Jason Barton.

• $300 Academy Gift Card, Albert Gardner. • $200 Walmart Gift Certificate, Stacy Irwin. • Viore 22-inch LCD HDTV with built in DVD player, Ryan Luckey.

• $100 Spa Package Your Choice “The Spa at Canyon Oaks, Misty Green.

• Horseshoe Cross donated by Tiny & Susan Dean, Jack Bastow.

• Coffee Pot and Gevalia Coffee, William Golden.

• Custom Metal Sign donated by Lone Star Iron & Trading Co., Deborah Dean.

CALF SCRAMBLE— Fort Worth Livestock Show Calf Scramble: The deadline will be coming up in early October. Contact the Milam County Extension Office if you are interested in completing an application for the calf scramble.

Parent and Exhibitor Meetings: If you are planning on submitting entry materials for a calf scramble, you must contact the Extension office several weeks prior to the entry deadline.

Extension agents need to review guidelines and entry materials with the parents and exhibitors. Call Jon Gersbach to set up a meeting, 254-697- 7045.

MAJOR SHOW BROILER ORDERS—Youth interested in exhibiting broilers at San Antonio, Houston and Star of Texas major shows will need to order broilers by Friday, Oct. 7.

Each exhibitor can order up to 75 birds in 25 bird increments. Cost will be $31.25 for each lot of 25 birds.


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