Gause youth busy with stock, athletics

GAUSE NEWS
By WANDA LEE
Reporter correspondent

Last weekend Maxine and Donnie McBee spent the weekend with relatives in Houston. They went especially to watch grandson Dustin McBee participate in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Calf Scramble. Keith McBee brought Dustin and Blake up this weekend for the boys to spent their Spring Break here with their grandparents.

Wanda and Alfred Coats spent the weekend in Houston with Ray and Paula Coats and Caitlin. Caitlin is on a traveling volleyball team and they participated in a tournament at George R. Brown Convention Center there in Houston. Parents and grandparents were there to cheer her on.

Our sincere sympathy to the family of Norine Lagrone. Funeral services for Mrs. Lagrone were held Sunday in Rockdale and burial was in Smyrna Cemetery near Milano.

Lisa Koenig, Keri Thompson and Reneé Vinton spent last week in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they participated in the Rock & Roll Marathon. Lisa completed 26.2 miles (full marathon) and Keri and Reneé 13.1 miles, (half-mile marathon). This trip was for Lisa’s birthday and for them to all have fun running. They are all runners.

Monday, March 12, Calla Vinton, Alexa Welch and her sister went to Austin to the State Capitol for recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts. More next week on the activities they had the opportunity to participate in.

Trisha and Gary Shaw will be having another grandchildren activity to attend this next school year. Granddaughter Brooke Bankston has been elected seventh grade cheerleader in Rockdale. Congratulations Brooke.

Garrett Reed participated in the Sulphur Springs Quarter Horse Show this past weekend. Garrett celebrated his 8th birthday Saturday and had a great bir t hday. He won second in youth geldings, second in showmanship (ages 18 and under) and first in youth western pleasure. He was accompanied to t he show by mother Amber Reed, sister Maddie and grandmother Georgia Wise. Congratulation to Garrett.

Jaxon Hayles, Cameron Cooper and Connelly Cooper participated in the State 4-H Indoor Archery Contest this past Friday in Bay City. There to cheer them on were their parents, Kristi Lee, Chris and Kelly Cooper, and grandparents Wayne and I. It was wet weather down there as it was here.

The Gause 4- H Club met Tuesday, March 6, in the Gause ISD cafeteria. The meeting was conducted by president Cameron Cooper. Minutes of last meeting and treasurer report was given by Calla Vinton. Members told activities they had recently participated in and upcoming activities were discussed.

Agent Cher yl Walker presented a record book training to the adult leaders and parents. record books are now to be done online.

While the parents were getting this information club members spent time in recreation. Next meeting will be April 3. Club members are getting animals ready for the Milam County Jr. Livestock Show the last week in this month.— Jaxon Hayles, reporter


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