AIM FOR SUCCESS, Inc. coming to Italy ISD

Aim for Success, Inc., will present their nationally acclaimed program to the students and parents of Italy ISD. The Aim For Success motivational programs have educated over two million teens, parents and educators across America during the past 18 years on topics such as abstinence education, drug prevention and anti-bullying.

That Ugly Old Lid

Image: Doris Mitchell called this “that ugly old lid”.

I am one of the luckiest people in the world. No, strike that. I am blessed. I am blessed to have been born into the family I have. I also have been blessed with the greatest friends.

National Day of Prayer in Italy

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The National Day of Prayer for 2017 is May 4th. It is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation.

Obituary: Thelma F. Moore, 1921 — 2017

Thelma F. Moore, 95, of Waco, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017 at St. Catherine’s Center. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 26, at OakCrest Funeral Home with Chaplain Merry Wilburn officiating. A committal service will follow at 2 pm at Italy Cemetery with Pat Malone officiating.

Bonding over Gravy

One of my favorite things to do is cook. I enjoy feeding my friends and family members when I can. The majority of them like to eat what I cook which makes me happy.

Summer Career College offered for area youth entering 7th-9th grades

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HILLSBORO, TEXAS—Hill College is pleased to announce the launch of Career College, a summer enrichment camp for students entering 7th through 9th grades. Career College will be held at the Hillsboro campus Monday, June 26, through Thursday, June 29, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The cost is $149 per student and will include a T-shirt and lunch each day.

Land of Lost Socks – Chapter Two

“Land of Lost Socks” is a story I wrote for my daughter Amy. Amy passed away from Multiple Sclerosis almost two years ago so the story is fiction. But, the amount of love I had for her is real.

Land of Lost Socks – Chapter One

Land of Lost Socks is a story I wrote for my daughter Amy. Amy passed away from Multiple Sclerosis almost two years ago so the story is fiction. But, the amount of love I had for her is real.

Meet and Greet City Council Candidates immediately following council meeting

We are giving the community the opportunity to meet the City Council Candidates on Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 7:30pm immediately following the called meeting. The candidates will introduce and tell a little bit about themselves. The community will also have the opportunity to speak with individual candidates after everyone has been introduced. We will meet at City hall located at 161 W. Main St.

A Cancer Crusader

Image: Zina Guthrie knows how important finding a cure for cancer really is. She is raising money for this year’s Relay for Life as a part of the First State Bank team.

Zina Guthrie has supported the American Cancer Society through Relay for Life for several years with donations. She is employed by First State Bank of Rice in Italy, so when the bank decided to create a team for the Ennis Relay, she did not hesitate to join.