New Baptist pastor to speak at Homecoming event set Sunday

Reporter correspondent

Gause Baptist Church welcomed Pastor and Mrs. Lester Cooper to the church and community Sunday with a covered dish luncheon and pounding following the morning worship service Sunday. They are now settling into the church parsonage and we are so excited to have them in our church and our community.

Pastor Curtis will be the inspirational speaker at our Gause Cemetery annual Homecoming program this Sunday. This service will be held at the Baptist Church, followed by dinner on the grounds at the picnic tables between the church and cemetery.

I am so excited for this time of year to get to visit with you who come back to Gause for this yearly activity. My kids will tell you I had rather visit with those who are here than to eat. Gause is a great place to live and a great place to be from.

Don’t forget the Gause ISD Communit y Health Fair and Blood Drive 1-6 p.m. Thursday, May 10 in the school gym. The blood drive will actually run until 7 p.m. There will be a number of health organizations there with booths. If you want to set a time to give blood give Angie Gaston a call at 979-225-5345. This is a new activity for the school and our community so please try and find some extra time to come see what is there.

The Gause Junior High National Junior Honor Society held its induction ceremony May 3. New members included eighth grader Kali Salazar, seventh grader Lynsie Kornegay and sixth graders Kelaria King and Matthew Edgar.

Gause NJHS officers for the 2012-13 school year w ill be: Christina Zeig, president; Jaylyn Barcak, vice president; Kendall Lee, secretary; Cameron Cooper, treasurer; Lynsie Kornegay, historian. Congratulations to these youth.

Our sincere sympathy to Darlene Angen at the loss of her husband Billy. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon from the Gause Baptist Church. Burial was in the Gause Cemetery.

Visiting from Ruidoso, New Mexico w ith Rose Mar y and Archer Hoyt this week were Ronnie and Inette Rider. They all made a trip to San Antonio the first of the week to celebrate the Riders’ wedding anniversary. One stop was to be a tour of the Riverwalk.

In reporting on Jordan Hughes’s graduation from TSTC in Waco recently I failed to mention that his brothers, Jeffery Hughes, Ashley and Jovi, Jonathan and Staci were there for the graduation. Sorry.

4-H NEWS—Gause 4-H Club met May 1 for its monthly meeting. Club president Cameron Cooper presided. Officers for the 2012-13 4-H year were elected. They will take office in September. Members discussed upcoming 4-H summer activities including State 4-H Roundup in Lubbock in June and Milam County Beginner 4-H Fun Day Camp on Saturday, June 23 here in the school cafeteria. This is for younger youth who may want to find out about the Milam County 4-H program and what 4-H is about.

In July we will have members participating in 4-H Youth Camp in Palestine. The Gause Club will next meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 in the Gause School cafeteria.— Jaxon Hayles, reporter.

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