TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME
‘TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME’—The Rockdale FFA Chapter traveled to Houston Chris Beason, Erika Robertson, Traci Fisher, Britni Newlin, Heather Atchley, Cade Phillips, on Friday for Full Story
State photography workshop set in Belton next month
Join us for the 4-H Statewide Photography Workshop. Learn photography techniques, sharpen. You can always learn something new. Full Story
Grassroots win for good guys
TEXAS AG TALKS
I t’s a case study in grassroots power. A half-cocked rule aimed at restricting young people’s activity on the farm was shot down recently when the Labor Department (DOL) withdrew the proposal.
It’s nothing new to hear of an agency changing their mind, but this time the DOL had help. Full Story
Winners name from Dewberry Kid Fish
CAMERON—The fish at the Wilson-Ledbetter Park’s lake didn’t stand a chance with over 300 children in attendance for the Dewberry Festival Kid Fish event on Saturday.
Winners in the toddler to 6 year old group, were Anthony Rider (16 in, 1.45 lb catfish) and Aeazar Sanchez (15 1/2 in, 1.2 lb catfish). Full Story
Energy Star tax holiday set for Memorial Day weekend
AUSTIN—Texans can soon save a few bucks on energye fficient appliances. The state’s annual ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday will be held Saturday through Monday on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can actually save twice by not having to pay sales tax on appliances and by saving money on their utility bills. Full Story
Thorndale FFA to hold bake sale May 26
THORNDALE— FFA will host a bake sale on Saturday, May 26 at Thorndale Meat Market from 8 a.m. until sold out. Proceeds will help send students to the State FFA Convention. Full Story