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Thorndale 4-H sets fish fry Sunday at Fire Hall

THORNDALE—The Thorndale 4-H Club will hold a fish fry on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Thorndale’s Fireman’s Hall, according to spokesperson Kelly Clark.

Serving will begin at 11 a.m. and the menu will consists of fried fish, beans, noodles and coleslaw. Free will offerings for desserts.

Plates will be $8 each and available for dine in or take out.

For more information, contact Jami Becker, 512-430- 0990 or Tammy Patin, 512-365-0022.

Milam County Pecan Show set for Nov. 21

CAMERON—The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service– Milam County Office will hold its annual Milam County Pecan Show at 10 a.m. Nov. 21.

Individuals interested in entering pecans to be evaluated should bring in a sample of 42 nuts in a labeled bag. There is no cost to enter and you can enter as many varieties as you would like, but only one entry per variety. There are three categories: commercial, classic and native.

Have the entries to the extension office at 100 E. 1st Street in Cameron by noon Nov. 21.

Advancing entries will be judged in December at the Regional Pecan Show in Brenham. Entries advancing from the regional show will be evaluated at the State Pecan Growers Meeting in July.

If you have any questions regarding the Milam County Pecan Show, please call the extension office at 254-697-7045.

Master Naturalists set water presentation

El Camino Real Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will sponsor a free presentation about Texas, the “State of Water” and will include a demonstration using a physical groundwater model to talk about groundwater/surface water interactions, the water cycle and water quality, according to spokesperson Katherine Bedrich.

Cappy Smith, Aquatic Resource Education Specialist with Texas Parks & Wildlife and Linda Ruiz McCall, Information Geologist with the Bureau of Economic Geology will present the program. The program will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Kountry Inn in Rockdale.

For more information, contact the Milam County Extension Office at 254-697-7045.


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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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