ICC to host food drive


The Iola Community Center is holding a school drive. We will be distributing school supplies on Saturday, July 29, at the community center from 1-3pm. The distribution is open to all Iola Elementary students, regardless of need.

•Iola Youth Athletics’ will have soccer sign ups at the Iola Community Center on Saturday, July 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 pm. This is for ages pre-K through sixth grade and the cost is $40 for the whole uniform and socks. If you are not able to register in person please contact Lori Bay at lori580@msn.com.

•Iola Bulldogs Midnight Madness is set for Aug. 6. There will be a community wide event to celebrate the 2017 football season as well as the UIL approved practice at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 7. The tailgating and events such as a seven-on-seven football game and a field goal kicking contest. The will be a Maroon out event so please show your bulldog spirit by wearing all maroon.

If you have pre-K through sixth-grader, they can adopt a varsity football player. The cost will be $35 and your little will get a T-shirt with many other benefits. On away games the littles will give a treat to the bigs and on home games the big’s will give a treat to the littles.

There will be at least two planned events for the bigs and littles to interact as well as seeing them at games, pep rally's, around school, and in the community. There will be a time before each home game that the littles get to run the field and then create a spirit line for the boys when they take the field. Forms will be available at the Midnight Madness event or you can contact Laura Landry at (325) 203-2866.

If there are any upcoming events or items, you wish to be seen in the article please call (979) 402-0947 or email junebug.crosby@gmail.com. The deadline for submitting an event or announcement is Wednesday at noon.