Charles DeLaney, East Texas Entertainer

Charles DeLaney grew up in East Texas, then worked in Houston


as a vocalist and band leader for over twenty-five years. After


singing, playing trombone and bass with a number of different


groups, Mr. DeLaney formed his own band, The Charles DeLaney


Big Band. Charles DeLaney will be singing on Saturday at


Milam Settlers Day.




McGraw Family

The McGraw Family will take the stage to do some old-time picking and fiddling with a bit


of bluegrass and gospel mixed in. Local folk musician, Terry McGraw, will be joined by


his grandson, Reece, and granddaughter, MaryAnne Welsh. Reece is the son of


John McGraw of Hemphill and Vickey Cuevas of Tenaha. MaryAnne is the daughter of


Jewelya and Will Welsh of Hemphill.  This family trio is sure to delight the Settlers Day







NOVEMBER 16th & 17th


MILAM'S LITTLE PIONEER 2012 Contestants Competing for Title

Baleigh Alonzo is the 3 year old daughter of Jr and Jennifer Alonzo. She is an animal lover and enjoys playing with her dolls and watching every princess movie she can find. She loves to go and support her brothers in all their sporting events and can't wait until she can play too. Some of her favorite activities are going to the beach and fishing with daddy, even though her favorite part of fishing is usually playing with the bait. She is truly a joy in her parents life. Bayleigh has accomplished learning all her colors, ABC's, and can count to 10. She says she's ready to go to the big school, but for now, her days usually consist of hanging out with mommy. When she grows up, Baleigh would like to be a princess or and angel. She is a very energetic and loving girl and brings joy to everyone in her life.

Jaiden Marie Rose is 11 years old.  She is the oldest daughter of Tera and Shannon Wilburn and has two older brothers, Jessie Rose and Ashton Battles, and two sisters (older) Paiton Rose and (younger) Raylee Wilburn. She attends Shelbyville Middle School and is in the UIL program. Jaiden is in band and is also a band aide and she attends New Harmony Baptist Church in Shelbyville. Her interests include talking to her friends, singing at church (and anywhere else she gets the opportunity), swimming, spending time with her family, and playing outside.



The Milam Settlers Day Organization

Is presenting its new, one-of-a-kind cookbook now available for sale.


Remembering . . . printed by Morris Press Cookbooks

Of Kearney, Nebraska, will commemorate the 20th

Anniversary of Milam Settlers Day.


Members of Milam Settlers Day Org., friends and family

have compiled their tastiest tried-and-true recipes into a

single book that will be treasured for generations to come.


This mouth-watering cookbook contains 500 recipes—everything

you need from appetizers to desserts.


Cookbooks are available for purchase at Sparks Grocery,

Martin’s Corner, Circle-T Tax Office, Nethery’s Antiques,

The History Center, & Ashley Furniture Home Store.