Vacation time is over. Yes, it was cold in Colorado, but it is good to be home, even though the temperature is awful. Thanks to Joyce Whitis for the complimentary article on Morgan Mill Breakfast. As Bernice Larner said, “It is nice when other people recognize what we have in Morgan Mill.”
It is time to think Arts and Crafts Fair. This year’s raffle quilt was painted by Debbie Lincoln and hand quilted by the ladies in Morgan Mill. You will be able to see this cattle brand quilt at our loyal supporter, Joy’s Fabrics, all next week. Then, look for the quilt at First Financial Bank and then at Town and Country Bank. We appreciate the support of these businesses in displaying our raffle quilt. As previously, the tickets cost only $1 and the quilt drawing will be Saturday, September 8th, at the Morgan Mill Arts and Craft Fair.
On Aug. 6 at the Community Center, the Hancocks gathered for their family reunion. Bluefford Hancock and Katie Lou Harris wants everybody to know that they celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary this year. Both Tarleton graduates, they are excited to return to the place where they met.
It is always exciting when new babies are born in Morgan Mill. Josh and Kristi Jones are the proud parents of Aidan, born July 14. Aidan was anxious to get to Morgan Mill and came a little early. He now weighs 5 pounds and is doing great. Josh wanted to let everybody know that he and Kristi appreciated all the prayers from Morgan Millites. Josh is the Youth Director at Morgan Mill Baptist.
Also, Reagan and Jud Jackson are the proud parents of Kolter Reid, born on July 16. Reagan and Kolter were eating catfish at the Store four days later.
Morgan Mill School has been the scene of cleaning and moving stuff all week. The new windows look fantastic. Maggie Burton, returning second grade teacher, thinks the new windows and the new paint brightened up her classroom. There will be two new teachers; Kasey Mashburn, teaching fourth grade and Kerry Schindler, coaching football. Nancy Lingle will be teaching fifth grade this year. Good luck to Barbara Irick who accepted an administrative job in Granbury and Scot Wells who will be the new football coach in Bluff Dale.
Nathan Bailey Starnes, first grader, was checking out the changes in his school. He said he is excited about having Mrs. Burns as his teacher. He plans to learn to read better this year. Nathan had a good summer by attending both Vacation Bible Schools in Morgan Mill. His mom was giving moral support to Jennifer Bray, the new nutritionist coordinator. Jennifer, long time PTF member, is not sure how she got this job but is excited and ready for the challenge. Jennifer reported a successful PTF rummage sale of $250, which will be used to purchase new kitchen equipment. The old windows from the building are still available for purchase. See any of the PTF members for a good deal.
Remember, PTF is still just $3 to join.