There will be a free lunch for Military Families, Veterans, Forest Service Employees, Widows & Widowers, or anyone alone.  The Merkel churches invite you to this lunch at Merkel First United Methodist Church for Thanksgiving, November 24th, from 12 noon – 2:00 p.m., Come Early.  If you need a ride call 928-3074 or on Thursday call 928-5333.