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Parents Club to take bunny pictures March 30

By WANDA LEE
Reporter correspondent

Gause School Parents Club will sponsor Easter Bunny photos Friday, March 30. A 4x6 photo is $3. For more info you may call Janet Pilkey at 979- 575-8794 or the school.

On Monday, April 2 the Gause ISD will have a fund-raiser for the March of Dimes. All proceeds will go to this organization in honor of Layne McAtee whose brother, Wyatt, along with other family members attend Gause ISD. You can be a part of helping the school by making a donation or go on up to the school and take part in some of the games. All games will cost 25 cents to $1. This is a great opportunity for the students to help out a good cause and have fun doing it. For more info you ma call the school.

The Gause Bears Athletic Booster Club is in the process of having a raffle. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The raffle drawing will be held on April 19 at the Athletic Sports Banquet. Prizes include a Stero Cooler, $50 Visa Gift Card and a $25 Visa Gift Card. You need not be present to win, but why not go ahead and buy a ticket to the Banquet and see what our junior high athletes have done this school year. I do not know the cost for tickets to the banquet, but you can find out by calling the school. Maybe I can have more info next week.

The Gause Junior High track and field were in Holland on Friday to participate in a meet there. Seventh grade girls who placed in events were: Christina Zeig—6th in 400m dash; Keely Brown—2nd in shot put; Jaylin Barcak—6th in shot put; Pressley Hurt—5th in discus; Kendall Lee—4th in long jump, 3rd in 100m dash, 5th in 200m dash. In the 1600m relay Jaylyn Barcak, Kendall Lee, Pressley Hurt and Alyssa Lane placed 6th.

Eighth grade girl Keely Lagrone placed 6th in the 100m hurdles and 4th in the 300m hurdles.

In seventh grade boys, Carl Walker placed 1st 2400m run and 3rd in the 1600m run. Chase Silvey placed 6th in the 1600m.

Eighth grade boys placing were: Brian Jutson—2nd in shot put; Justin Gosch—2nd in 100 m, 3rd in 400m, 2nd in 200m; Cole Sheppard 5th in 400m, 6th in 100m.

Gause Community Improvement Program will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 2 at the Gause Community Center.

Gause 4-H Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3 in the Gause School cafeteria. A number of Gause 4-H members will be showing animals in the Milam County Junior Livestock Show in Cameron the latter part of the week. Gause 4-Hers will also have entries in the Home Economic Arts Division on Friday at Bea’s Kitchen. Best of luck to all of you.

Jaxon Hayles and his mom, Kristi Lee spent the first part of Spring Break in Arlington visiting friends and they toured the Dallas Cowboys Stadium then to Grapevine to the LEGO Land Discovery Center at Grapevine Mills Mall and spent time at the Bass Pro Shop. Jaxon spent the remainder of the week with relatives in Seabrook and Texas City. One day he went at Schltterbaun. Reports he had a great time.

Just a reminder of the Community Easter Egg Hunt at the Baptist Church on Saturday, April 7 beginning at 10 a.m. If you are new to the area and have not participated in this activities for the youngsters before we would love for you be bring your youngsters give me a call at 979-279-2472 and I can give you more info.

Gause Baptist Church invites you to come and be a part of the Easter Sunday Sunrise Service on the church lawn at 7 a.m. April 8. Breakfast will be served following the service.

Gause Baptist Church has a new pastor. Following the Sunday morning service in which he preached, church members voted to call Lester Curtis to fill the vacancy. He and his wife Natalie will be moving to Gause the latter part of April from King George, Virginia where they now reside. Bro. David Kaufmann will continue to serve as interim pastor until then.

Rosemary Hoyt, Pam Hornby, Stephanie Hornby, Marge Rains, Darlene Anglen, Michael and Lois Panayai spent an enjoyable Saturday in Houston at the Houston Museum touring the King Tut exhibit.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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