Can you help out at the Milam Booth on Nov. 16th or 17th?



Sabine County Native to MC at Milam Settlers Day


Courtney Beall Thomas is the daughter of Carl and Vicki Beall of Hemphill.


She is the granddaughter of C.A. Beall and Betty Spurlock, and the great


granddaughter of Arvid and Belva Beall, all past residents of Milam. Her


maternal grandparents, Lindy and Nadine Gary, reside in Sabine County


also. She graduated from Hemphill HS in 1991, from ETBU in 1995 and


is currently the HS counselor at Elysian Fields HS. She and her husband,


Chip, have 3 daughters, Presley is 16 and their twins, Amy and Abby are 10.


Weldon McDaniel, Local Historian






Weldon McDaniel, devotes most of his time to Things Historical


The 57-year resident of Sabine County adds member of the Sabine

County Historical Commission, Sabine County Preservationist, Sabine

County coordinator of the local Preserve America Cemetery Project,

History Center manager, 37-year Texas Public Educator, author of six

cemetery books, and serious birdwatcher to his resume. Weldon will

provide colorful tidbits and documented facts about Sabine County’s

history from the stage throughout the day on Saturday.




Singing Friends

    Singing Friends, will add to the musical programming on Saturday,

    Nov. 17. Their group varies, but three members, Linda Osborne,

    Tera Wilburn, and Debra Bragg, have been singing together for

    several years. The trio will be joined this year by other family

    members. Church is their usual venue, but they also enjoy singing

    at Milam Settlers Day.