Bulletin Board

April 16
The Yoe High Class of 2021 will have a bake sale starting at 7AM Friday, April 16th, in front of the Cameron Post Office. There will be baked goods, breakfast tacos, and tamales. Proceeds benefit the Class of 2021.

April 17
The City of Granger citywide garage sale will be April 17th.

April 19
Holland ISD Roundup for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students will be April 19th from 6:30-7:30PM at Holland Elementary. Parents need to bring shot records, birth certificate, social security card, registration packet, and proof of residency. Parents of Pre-K students will also need to bring proof of income. All students must be present to complete a short activity with a teacher. If your child already attends Holland Pre-K, you do not need to attend.

April 21
The Milam County A&M Club will hold their annual Aggie Muster on April 21st at 44 Farms in Cameron. Muster will begin at 7PM, starting with dinner, followed by a speaker and roll call of the absent. The meal is provided by Milam County Aggie Moms. Guest speaker is Dr. Leslie Easterwood '90. All former students, current students, and parents of students are invited. Newly accepted Aggies are also highly encouraged to attend. Tickets are $12 each and can be purchased by calling 254-482-0052 or Ideal Poultry at 254-697-8505.

April 21
The Central College Spring 2021 Career Fair will be 10AM-2PM April 21st. The Fair is held virtually at pathwayscentraltexas.easyvirtualfair.com. This event is interactive and will connect job seekers with employers from various industries.

April 23-24
The City of Thorndale Spring Clean Up will be April 23rd and 24th. Crews will pick up construction debris, dead animals, insecticides and pesticides, lead batteries, paint cans, tires, used motor oil, oil filters, and fridges. All tree limbs and brush should be in a spearate bundle away from the rest of the items for pickup. For questions, call City Hall.

April 24
The City of Granger citywide cleanup will be April 24th. This is open to Granger residents only. You will have to present a utility bill for proof of residency. For info, call 512-859-2755.

April 24
There will be a raffle benefit for the family of Debbie Komar Sims on April 24th. Raffle tickets are $5 each and can be purchased by calling or texting 254-482-1607 or 979-219-4610. Prizes include a homemade BBQ pit with a Green's Sausage House gift card, a purse, a quilt, and various other gift cards.

April 25
The Barclay Community Center Fundraiser will be Sunday, April 25th, from 11AM until. BBQ plates with all the trimmings will be sold. Plates are dine-in or take out. A silent auction will also be held.

April 30
Milam County Crime Stoppers will have a raffle drawing April 30th on KMIL. A total of 8 prizes will be given away. Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. You need not be present to win.

May 1
It's time for the Tri County Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant. Young girls are invited to participate in an event that will show them the importance of wearing a crown, walking with a purpose, and furthering their education. It will also encourage young girls to develop leadership skills that will empower them in their walk through life. Register your daughters or granddaughters in the upcoming Tri County Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant 2021 for girls in Falls, Milam, and Bell County areas. Participants must be aged 4 to 18. Deadline for registration is May 1st. For info, call 254-534-2225 or email rat00001962@yahoo.com

May 8
The Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, along with Douglass Subaru, presents A Night With Holly Tucker benefit concert on May 8th at 7PM at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum in Waco. The KCD Band out of Cameron will open the concert. Doors open at 5:30PM and concessions and a cash bar will be open. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. VIP tickets are $25. Get tickets at leelockwood.com or 254-754-3942.

May 8
The Carolina Lodge #330 in Lott will host a pulled pork fundraiser at 11AM May 8th at the Lodge in Lott. Pulled pork sandwich meals with onions, pickles, chips, and a drink are $8. This is a drive through event and runs until sold out.

May 11
The 2020-21 Rockdale High School Athletic Banquet will be 6:30PM Tuesday, May 11th, at Tiger Stadium. Tickets are $8 for guests and includes a catered meal. You must RSVP no later than May 3rd. Tickets will be waiting at the home entrance to the stadium. Pay when you arrive. The venue will change in case of inclement weather.

If you are in grades 3-12 and would like to learn about all the exciting opportunities that are offered in 4-H Shooting Sports there is a group right here in Milam County that can help. There are nine disciplines that students can participate in: air pistol, air rifle, smallbore pistol, smallbore rifle, compound archery, recurve archery, shotgun, muzzleloading and hunting and wildlife. In the Milam County club we practice air pistol and air rifle along with compound and recurve archery in Rockdale at the New Salem Bldg on the fair grounds. Students who participate learn many valuable skills that will serve them well in many facets of life. Gun safety is first and foremost but skills like patience, discipline, communication and problem solving are always part of shooting sports. These are skills that will benefit people throughout their lives. Come join the fun!


On Going Events

Cameron Police Department has now started the year round Explorer program. This program is a career oriented learning for life and geared to help encourage interest in all career paths. This program helps students learn the life of a law enforcement officer, life saving techniques, and developmental skills. This program is open to anyone ages 14-20, no arrest history, good moral character, positive references, and must be able to attend meetings and trainings. For more information or to apply stop by the Cameron Police Department at 605 W. 4th St. or call 254-697-6574. Background check may be required and parent permission is required.

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.

There will be washer tournaments benefitting the American Cancer Society on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at Apache Pass in Rockdale. On the 2nd Sunday, bring your partner. On the 4th Sunday, draw for a partner. Tossing starts at 5:15PM with registration at 4:30PM. Cost is $20 per team, double elimination. Prizes will be awarded. 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.

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