January 2 - May 24th
Texas Farm Bureau is holding a contest regarding stories of dependable, hard working Ford Vehicles. Submit a story and a photo or video and the winner of each category will win $3,000 and the runner up will receive $1,000. To get the full list of the rules and how to enter go online to texasfarmbureau.org/fordtoughtales/
The 85th annual Cameron Chamber of Commerce banquet will be Tuesday, February 19th, at the Williams Event Center at 102 E. 1st in Cameron. A wine and cheese social opens the night at 6PM, with dinner served at 6:30PM. A program and awards will follow. Tickets are $25 each. To reserve a table, contact the Chamber at 697-4979.
There will be a Mardi Gras Bash at the Simon and George Hall Saturday, February 23rd, starting at 6PM. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 18 and under. You can purchase tickets at the Milam County Extension Office, Rockdale Reporter, or Reodenbeck Farm and Ranch in Thorndale. There will be Mardi Gras Cuisine, door prizes, auction items, and games for the kids. All proceeds benefit the Christine Holcombe Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Cameron VFW presents Hoyle Nix and the Texas Cowboys on February 23rd from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.
Buckholts VFD will be hosting their Washpot Stew Dinner Sunday, February 24th, from 11AM until Sold Out. For $( you get Stew, Cornbread, Crackers, Dessert, & Drink. Carry Out Will Be Available. All proceeds go to the Buckholts Volunteer Fire Department. FOr more information, call 254-482-0059.
There will be an Irrigation class on Saturday, March 2nd, from 9AM-Noon at the District Office in Milano. This free class wil be on how to add automatic irrigation to your rainwater harvest System.
The Locklin Cemetery Association will hold a semi-annual meeting at 10AM on March 2nd in San Gabriel, Texas at the San Gabriel Christian Church Fellowship Hall to discuss business and up coming events, all members and anyone interested are welcome to attend. There will also be a work day May 18, 2019 at the Cemetery. Please mark your calendars.
The Buckholts Athletic Program will be having a street taco dinner March 3rd, at the Buckholts cafeteria from 11AM- sold out. Tickets are $8 and pre sale tickets are out now. Contact the Buckholts front office or any High school or JH athlete to get tickets. All proceeds go towards new jerseys for the boys and girls programs.
The first meeting of the Rockdale ALCOA Retirees for 2019 will be Thursday, March 14 in the Thorndale VFW Hall. Doors open at 5PM, with a business meeting to follow to include election of officers. A meal will be served at 6PM. Dessert group is M-Z. There will be NO silent auction.
The 14th annual Luncheon With Style, Step In To Spring with Style, will be 11AM Saturday, March 16th, at the Temple College Pavilion at 126 East Marvin Felder, presented by Bell Extension Education Association. The luncheon will be followed by style show fashions provided by Cochran, Blair, and Potts of Belton. Tickets are $15 and kids under 5 are free. Proceeds benefit Bell County 4H Scholarships and Projects. For info or tickets, call 254-933-5305, 254-985-0145, 254-931-4034, or 254-913-7111.
There will be a rainwater harvesting 101 workshop March 22nd, from 1-4PM at the District Office in Milano. In the workshop you'll learn the basics of rainwater harvesting and how you can install your own home system, Attendees will qualify for the POSGCD Rainwater Harvest Grant. For more information on this free course, go online at https://posgcd.org/grant-programs/
Milam County Junior Livestock Show Returns March 28th-30th. More details to come in the future.
The Bartlett VFD Station 2 in Davilla will be having their annual Station Review and Fundraiser Saturday, March 30th, from 10AM-2PM. There will be sausage wraps, chips, and drinks for sale. There will also be a bounce house and cotton candy for the kids.
The 7th annual Milam County Aggie Moms Golf Tournament will be Saturday, April 6th at Cameron Country Club. The 4-person scramble tourney will have shotgun start times of 9AM and 1PM. The tourney is open to all golfers and will be $75 per player. Singles are welcome. Lunch and carts will be provided. Prizes will be awarded. For info, call any Milam County Aggie Mom or Cameron Country Club. Sponsors are also being sought for the tourney. For sponsor or player info, call 512-760-5428 or 254-697-1373.
On Going Events
Rosebud Senior Center is open from 9AM to Noon, Monday-Friday. We have games (Bingo, Dominoes, Cards, etc.) each day. Box meals are served with a one-day notice. If you live in town and need transportation, please call us and we'll send someone to pick you up and return you to your home. Please call 254-583-4745 for more information.
Camp Gladiator training with Rachel Kirk goes on every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at the Cameron Courthouse starting at 5AM. For more information Call 254-482-0385.
The Milam Regional Farmers Market will be held the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in March through November from 9am to 1pm at The Yards of Cameron. There will be fresh produce, meat, eggs, bread and other baked goodies along with artisans, mushroom logs, crafts, woodworking and much more. Falls County Recycling will also be available to take recycled goods. For more information contact 254-697-4970.
Karaoke will be held Friday at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 645PM until .... Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Friday. Alsdo accepting donations for the Scholarship Fund.
There will be washer tournaments benefitting the American Cancer Society on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at Apache Pass in Rockdale. Tossing starts at 5:15PM with registration at 4:30PM. Cost is $20 per team, double elimination. For info, call 512-760-7194.
Fridays and Saturdays 7AM-Noon, there will be a Farmers Market at 2103 N. Travis in Cameron
Join the Cameron Library for Books to Grow On Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30AM.
The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is now accepting applications for membership in the department. No prior fire service qualifications are needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no criminal history, have a drivers license, a vehicle to respond with, live within a few miles of Cameron, and most of all be able to repond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more info, contact any firefighter or stop by the fire station, or call 697-4702.
The Yoemen Band Booster Club meets every 2nd Monday at 6PM in the Yoe High Band Hall which is next to the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The public is welcome. Memberships are also available for $10 per person. Upcoming meetings are Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th, Feb 13th, Mar 6th, Apr 10th, and May 8th.
Monthly Meetings of San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron, located at 106 West 6th Street, will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. A meal is at 6:30PM, with the meeting to follow.
Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Milano from 8:30AM-3PM. For class dates, Text or call: 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to: HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com for more informatio. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class!
Every Thursday and 3rd saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at Chriesman Community Center, from 7-9PM.
Milano Jamboree will be held the last Saturday of every month at 7PM in the Milano Senior Citizens Center.
Blessings from GOD food Pantry will distribute food to citizens on the first and third tuesday of each month. The first Tuesday, hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the third Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Enrollment for GED classes is getting underway. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8PM. ESL classes will also be held. ESL classes will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6PM. Cost of the classes is free. If you would like to enroll or would like more info, contact Karen at 593-3011 or 593-2744.
Are you 55 years or older & in search of a job in the Cameron area? Put Experience Works to work helping you. We are a National non-profit organization that provides training and job placement services for older workers. We provide paid work experience through collaboration with community service agencies in the your area. Put your experience to work today by calling 1-800-460-8801 ext. 2003 TODAY!
Standards of Care will be at Bea's Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.
Crafting Galore will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 12:30-4PM roughly at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center located at 111 N Travis in Cameron. This is a community group for all Handcrafters. If you're working on a project, competed 1 and want to share it, or just looking for ideas or instruction, this is the group for you. Use the side door and bring a small snack to share. Coffee and tea are available.