Several winners at Spring Ho festival

This month’s Spring Ho Festival in Lampasas included several contests throughout the weeklong gathering.


  • First place, Mikayla Griffin
  • Second place, Hayden Huse
  • Third place, Ashley Dickson


Girls 5-6

  • First longest, Madison Magilk
  • Second longest, Lillian Kirkham
  • First most, Jacie Resa
  • Second most, Janie Resa

Girls 7-8

  • First longest, Ashton Freelander
  • Second longest, Kyla Rhodes
  • First most, Kyla Rhodes
  • Second most, Whitley Anderson

Girls 9-10

  • First longest, McKenna Gilmore
  • Second longest, Braylin Judd
  • First most, Kharis Castaneda
  • Second most, McKenna Gilmore

Girls 11-12

  • First longest, Brooklyn Judd
  • Second longest, Montana Jorgenson
  • First most, Haley Grantland
  • Second most, Kelsey Welch

Boys 5-6

  • First longest, Braden Resa
  • Second longest, Anthony Wombles
  • First most, Cody Kostencki
  • Second most, Royce Clary

Boys 7-8

  • First longest, Colten Ball
  • Second longest, Aiden Kelly
  • First most, Aiden Kelly
  • Second most, Ashton Freelander

Boys 9-10

  • First longest, Trey Gram
  • Second longest, Cash Corbin
  • First most, Owen Seaver
  • Second most, Nathan Hunt

Boys 11-12

  • First longest, Antonio Barbaro
  • Second longest, Cody Sanguinet
  • First most, Hunter Rose
  • Second most, Micah Belanger


Miss Spring Ho

  • Miss Spring Ho Festival Queen, Cheyenne Maples, sponsored by Ratliff Ready Mix.
  • First runner up, Jordan Cummings, sponsored by Simply Sweet Bake Shoppe.
  • Second runner up, Cassidy Womack, sponsored by All Seasons Service, Inc.
  • Third runner up, Mikaela Sousounis, sponsored by Kewe’s Kloset.

Little Miss Spring Ho

  • Little Miss Spring Ho, Maylee Harbin, daughter of Dalton Harbin and Ana Harbin.
  • First runner up, Allie Williamson, daughter of Charles and Julie Williamson.
  • Second runner up, Jessyn Ramos, daughter of Jesse and Rebecca Ramos.
  • Third runner up, Aubrey Stubbs, daughter of Evan and Terri Stubbs.

Chorus gets recognition in July

TEMPLE — Mayor Danny Dunn proclaimed the month of July “Sweet Adeline Month” and will recognize Chisholm Trail Chorus during a special presentation Thursday at the Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N. Third St. in Temple.

The chorus also is offering free vocal lessons every Thursday night in July as part of its “Slice of Harmony” guest program. Any woman who would like to experience singing four-part, a cappella harmony is welcome to participate. The final rehearsal begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cultural Activities Center. Preregistration is encouraged by emailing Admission is free.

An award-winning performing ensemble, Chisholm Trail Chorus recently hosted approximately 90 women at an all-day regional music education workshop that drew participants from as far away as Dallas, Beaumont and San Antonio. Chorus director Carol Scherer of Belton was one of the faculty members who led the event.

Chisholm Trail Chorus’ members reside in cities across Central Texas, from Georgetown to Lometa, Kempner, Rogers, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Temple, Little River and Belton. For more information, go to

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