You lucky dog

Vince Allen, of Aubrey, left, deals a hand of blackjack to, l-r, Donald ‘Bubba’ McDonald, Carolyn Toomer and Tracy Thornton, all of Mexia, at the LARAS House Casino Night fundraiser Saturday at the Mexia Civic Center. Limestone Animal Rescue & Adoption Shelter (LARAS House) is a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter situated on 5 acres in Mexia. Included on the grounds is a 10-kennel facility, quarantine unit and storage, and a office/ meeting room. LARAS House has been dedicated to saving abandoned dogs and cats and placing them into loving homes since its founding in 2008. LARAS House pets receive the highest quality medical care, are given all their first-year shots and are spayed /neutered before adoption.