Taking the gospel, baseball to Uganda
Mission trip ‘life changing’ for volunteer
The old joke, popularized most recently by author George Will, is that God must be a baseball fan because the Bible starts with the words “In the big inning.”
David Kaufmann of Rockdale can appreciate that. He has returned from what he terms a “life changing” experience this fall, a mission trip to several orphanages in Uganda. Full Story
May we have lots of Love Cake for Thanksgiving
WORD FROM THE WIFE
Well, it’s countdown time until we get to sit down and eat that yummy Thanksgiving Dinner.
In our family, we talk about it so far ahead that our appetites have a long time to grow, and grow, and grow.
The reason for this is mostly so everyone can be sure that Christine and I don’t make tamale dressing again! Full Story
Dates announced for Christmas parade, decorations contest
Milano ISD is closed for the remainder of the week for Thanksgiving holidays. Classes will resume at regular times on Monday, Nov. 28.
Dates and times have been announced for the annual Christmas parade and decorating contest, both sponsored by the City of Milano. The Christmas parade will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Full Story
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Two percent milk served daily.
Monday—Meatballs and tomato gravy, mashed potatoes, yellow squash with red peppers, whole wheat bread, rosy pears.
Tuesday—Taco stew, Mexican rice, lettuce and tomato salad, salsa, fruit cup with oranges.
Wednesday—Herb baked chicken, luau sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, whole wheat bread, apple. Full Story
E NGAGE D — Joe a nd Sharon Beaty of Milano announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Ann, to Josh Dixon, son of Charlene and Greg Dixon of Gresham, Oregon. Full Story
Taken from community calendars.
For additions, call 446-5838.
Nov. 24—Jennifer McCary, Tammie Young, Linda Mathews, Zachary Rolan, Scott Randall.
Nov. 25—Sherri Rasco, Irma Fernandez Wall, Nanette Wells, Wanda Galbreath.
Nov. 26—Mary Jo Paschall, Travis Gray, Larry Wadlington, Frank Dymke, Dick Burns, Corky Huddleston. Full Story
Alfred Schneider III and Lou Ann Richardson.
Gabriel Garza and Brenda Whiteley. Full Story
CIP Chr istma s program, meal set Dec. 2 at commu nity center
GAUSE NE WS
Gause school stude nts, teac her and staf f ar e on Than k sg ivi ng br ea k the lat ter pa rt of the we ek with cla sse s re suming Monday, Nov. 28. On Monday, the GJH ba sketba ll teams will host Dime Box. Game s will st art at 5 p. m. Full Story
FIRST THANKSG IVIN G—Members of the Milano Elementary Kindergar ten and Pre -K classes rec ently learned about the first Thanksgiving. Full Story
Pets can have separat ion anxiet y, too
Nearly all pet ow ners consider thei r animals an integ ral part of the family, and treat them as such. Most pet s do not make a fuss when you leave the house, although they are always happy to see you return. Others have a disorder that is called ‘separation anxiety’, where the pet’s ow ner must be in sight at all times, other wise the anima l will go craz y. Full Story
Make the best holiday meal ever
Ten easy steps to make this Thanksgiving Day one to remember
I n recent years the popularity of Cajun Deep Fried Turkey has grown considerably.
However, most people face a big problem trying to do this on their stove. Full Story
Taylor Christmas homes tour set for December 10-11
The Taylor Conservation and Heritage Society invites the citizens of its neighboring towns and cities to visit Taylor and experience the Historic Christmas Homes Tour on Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11.
Six homes will be on display. Homes range from a renovated 1898 meat market to a wonderful Victorian home that is rumored to have been a house of ill repute. Full Story
PIE PERFECTION—Rockdale Intermediate School’s iTigers students provided 95 homemade pumpkin pies for the Community Outreach Thanksgiving Dinner held on Saturday at the New Salem Clubhouse Full Story