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—The Milam County Historical Commission receive the Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award, presented to only 80 of the state’s 254 counties.

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Fireworks, Flags, Fourth

What a Fourth of July it was Thursday in South Milam County, An estimated 1,000 persons gathered in the Fair Park area for a dazzling fireworks display and Milano-area residents  were treated to a morning parade, complete with a free hot dog lunch. Below, Mable (L) and Scarlett Lovicott enjoy a little—well a lot—of flag waving at the Milano parade. Coverage of both events, pages 5A and 6B.


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