‘The Tuckers’ to headline Opry show

Reporter correspondent

Milano Opry will kick the new year off with its first show of 2012 on Saturday, Jan. 21 at Milano High School. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7. Admission is $7 with children 10 and under getting in free.

Special guests are “The Tuckers” (Johnny, Cheryl and Holly) of Wac o. House ba nd members are Johnny Foster, Gary Beard, Michael Wall, Ab Woods, Michael Herod, Will Fountain, Billy Barnett and Lynn Martin.

Go early and eat supper, as hamburgers and fries are on the menu as well as the group’s always yummy homemade pies. Proceeds from the Opry goes to the group’s scholarship fund.

The Milano PATCH Club parents group is still collecting “Box Tops for Education” as part of their fund-raising activities this year. You can find them on several grocery items. Just cut them out and send them to school with your child or get them to me and I will get them to the PATCH Club.

Milano Evening Lions Club w ill host its annual pancake supper on Sat u rd ay, Feb. 4 at t he Mi la no C iv ic C enter. Advance tickets will go on sale next week. Admission for children 12 years and under will be $ 3 each and 13 years and up will be $5 each. Contact any Lions Club member for tickets.

Lions Club members will observe the club’s 25th anniversary at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Milano Civic Center. A special invitation is issued for the charter members to attend and take part. The club organized and installed 28 members on Jan. 10, 1987.

Current and all former members and their guests will need to make reser vations for the meal by contacting Eldon Ball, 448 CR 338, Milano TX 76556, telephone 455- 6451, or club secretary Nell McMinn, 125 N. Main St., Rockdale TX 76567, telephone 446-4000.

A $ 10 registration fee w ill include a pork loin meal catered by Touch of Elegance. Speaker for the event will be attorney Wayne Fisher.

Enjoyed going to the Gause girls basketball tournament on Saturday to watch granddaughter Keely Lagrone and great niece Kendall Lee play. They did a great job. Also enjoyed some yummy desserts I purchased at the silent auction held there.

Please continue to keep the Roy Gene Miller family in your prayers as he is still in Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

Happy 30th birthday to daughter Janie Lagrone on Jan. 17 and happy 16th birthday to grandson Treyton Steinbecker on Jan. 23. Several birthdays this month in our family.

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