Area Digest May 2, 2018


Roundup scheduled

The Pre-K Round Up at North Zulch Elementary School is scheduled for 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the school.

Parents and guardians registering students should bring proof of residency, a photo ID, and the child’s birth certificate, immunization record and Social Security card.

To register, pre-K students must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018, and potty trained.

Fundraiser scheduled

The North Zulch Volunteer Fire Department is once again offering barbecue plates as part of its annual fundraiser.

On Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday, May 12, there will be barbecue plates that include brisket, sausage, potato salad, beans, bread, tea, pickles and onions, available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Whole briskets are available for $70. Orders are due May t and must be paid in advance. Delivery can be arranged.

To reserve a brisket, contact any member of the NZVFD or Auxiliary or call/text Emily Mazyn at (979) 219-6025.

Buckle Blowout set

The Centerville FFA is hosting a fun shoot on Saturday, May 12, at the Madison County Gun & Archery Club in Madisonville.

The shoot will help raise funds for the Centerville FFA team to attend the AG Clays 381 State Shooting Contest in San Antonio in June.

Registration/Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., and the contest begins at 8:30 a.m.

Entry fees are $75 per shooter and includes four rounds of trap and lunch. The shooter must provide ammunition. A $10 Mulligan is offered — shoot an entire round of trap (25 birds) to replace your lowest score. Entries must be turned in and paid for by Friday, May 4, and are limited to 70.

For information, contact Lisa Clunis at (805) 908-1738 or

Health screenings set

Residents living in and around the Madisonville, Texas can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.

North Madison Church of Christ will host this community event May 7.

Screenings can check for:

•The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

•HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels

•Diabetes risk

•Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis

•Kidney and thyroid function, and more

Screenings are affordable, convenient and accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Free parking is also available.

Call (877) 237-1287 or visit for information and registration.