Santa comes to Milano
MILANO— Floats, bikes, gators and more trolled down the streets of Milano on Saturday during the city’s annual Christmas parade. There were several parade entries and of course included a visit from the man in red.
The city also sponsored a free turkey and dressing meal for anyone who came to the Civic Center following the parade. City officials said 250 plates were served. Children got to visit with Santa, each receiving a small gift.
Judging for the City of Milano’s annual Christmas decorations contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. Plaques and cash prizes will be awarded at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 at the civic center.
Best overall—Milam County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa Program.
Floats—1. Milam Count y Cowboy Church; 2. Payneless Lawn Care and Smokin’ Oak BBQ.
Vehicles—1. Karen Coldiron and kids; 2. Santa and Miller- Starnes Chevrolet-Buick.
Small battery operated/ motorized—1. Kayli and Kamri Yakesch and Shiner Thurman; 2. Abbigail Olson; 3. Elma Carter.
Bicycle/walkers—1. Justin Gage; 2. Mackenzie Pendergrass and Booger (dog); 3. Milano High School Dance Team.