AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS

T’dale Ag Boosters name winners

THORNDALE—Thorndale Ag Booster Club has announced the January and February winners of its 2014 52 Gun Raffle, according to spokesperson Rebecca Garcia.

Winners for January were: James Gill, James Brymer and Darrell Malish (Weeks 3 & 4).

Winners for February were: Kevin Thompson, Bobby Shiller, Kendall Rieger, Ken Essenburg.

“Thank you all for your continued support to our Booster Club,” Garcia said.

HLSR Go Texas scholarships due

HLSR Go Texan scholarship applications are now being expected, according to Milam County Area Go Texas spokesperson Jennifer Hanke.

Applications are available at area high schools, online at www.hlsr.com/Scholarships. aspx or by contacting Hanke at jhanke73@gmail.com or 254-541-4699.

Online applications are due by Feb. 24 and mailed applications must be postmarked by Feb. 28.

Ag boosters selling pig tickets

The Rockdale Ag Boosters are selling tickets to win one-half of a butchered show pig. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20, according to spokesperson Donna Roberts.

The drawing will be held March 29 and winner need not to be present to win.

FMI: Robin Heintze, 512- 760-0060; Tammi Williams, 512-760-0125; Roberts, 512-925-6485.

Thorndale MS sets rabies clinic

THORNDALE—Thorndale Middle School will sponsor its annual rabies clinic 2-5 p.m. March 22 at the Thorndale park pavilion.

Dr. Arlon Graef DVM and his staff from Graef Veterinary Hospital in Taylor will be on hand to administer rabies shots and other shots for dogs and cats.

Rabies shots are $5 each, with other costs for additional shots.

Owners are asked to use a leash on dogs and a carrier for cats.

Work day Tuesday at butterfly garden

MILANO—To continue preparing for the beautiful butterflies in the Milano garden, the El Camino Real chapter of Texas Master Naturalist has scheduled another community workday, according to spokesperson Debbi Harris.

The workday is set for 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Milano Junction Memorial Garden, next to the Milano Post Office.

“Come learn from the experts on how to establish a butterfly garden,” Harris said. “At this event, we’ll continue working in the garden and future park. Please bring your gloves, pruners, shovel and a rake.”

This community project is sponsored by the El Camino Real Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists and the Friends of the Bailey Bank Building.

FMI: E-mail Harris at milanojunctionmemorialgarden@yahoo.com.


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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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