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Milam Retired Teachers hear Pearl Harbor talk

Milam County Retired Teachers Association met Dec. 7 in Cameron at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, were treated to f lute selections played by members of the Yoe High School band and heard guest speaker Ed Magre deliver a historical talk on Pearl Harbor.

Ted Huber t gave a memorial tribute to members who died during the past year. Christmas treats were shared and door prizes awarded.

Jamie Larson announced that the January meeting will be an executive one.—Bram Younts, secretary

Thorndale Ag Boosters set annual stew meal

THORNDALE–Thorndale Ag Boosters will hold their 3rd annual stew luncheon fund-raiser on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, according to Lori Fisher, spokesperson.

Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Fireman’s Hall. Stew will be $5 per pint, dine-in or drive-through to-go line.

There will also be a silent auction and dessert will be available for donations.

Town & Country Club holds tour of homes

THORNDALE—Fourteen members of the Thorndale Town & County Club held their Christmas party at the home of Melba Caffey in the Salty community on Dec. 8, featuring a pot luck meal, games and a Chinese Christmas gift exchange.

Members held their Christmas Tour of Homes on Dec. 15, starting with breakfast at the home of Donna Harris in Salty. Members traveled to Conoley for a tour of Betty Atkins’ home, then to the Pleasant Retreat home of Peggy Weise. Following the back roads to Salty, members toured the home of Laura Locklin and then the home of Allene Paris. Last stop was the home of Darleen Tucker. All homes were beautifully decorated for the season.

After the tour, members had lunch at Dow ntow n Cafe in Thorndale. Next meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 5, at the home of Ethel Seelig in Thorndale.—Darleen Tucker, secretary

Grief support meetings held twice monthly

CAMERON—Standards Hospice is holding Grief Support Group meetings at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays. Next meeting will be Thursday, Dec. 22. “The meetings will continue into 2012,” according to Greg Nichols, chaplain. Meeting location is 115 N. Central in Cameron.


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