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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

First Monday • The Grimes County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Anderson Community Center, 415 Hill St. in Anderson. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

2019 Homecoming Nominees. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

Calling for goblins, avengers, princesses, ballplayers and any other Halloween kiddo in the community to come and join the firefighters at the Whitehall Community VFD Oct. 31 at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

A Bright Beginnings day care earned their 2-Star Certification as a Texas Rising Star Provider. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

Navasota Noon Lions Club presented John C. Webb Elementary School with a new wheel chair for its nursing station Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

Well-wishers were on hand at the Classic Rock Coffee Shop this week as they received “Business of the Quarter” recognition by the Navasota Grimes County Chamber Ambassadors. “The Classic Rock Coffee Company serves an important role in our area and is about as community-oriented a company as you will find anywhere." said Chamber Executive Director Johnny McNally. The Classic Rock Coffee Company opened in 2016 serving food and coffee specialties, as well as music-related art and memorabilla. 

News

RICHARDS- Representatives from Texas Central visited the Richard’s Civic Club meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8, to present the proposed plan for building a bullet train in Texas. 

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St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Plantersville will hold its gigantic annual rummage sale from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, on the church grounds. 

If you’re breastfeeding, you’re giving your baby a healthy start. But, if you need to take medications, you might have questions about how they may affect your breast milk. 

A Bright Beginnings day care earned their 2-Star Certification as a Texas Rising Star Provider. 

Sports

Skylar Mast led the University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s golf scorers in the team’s most recent tournament. 

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HOUSTON- Texas’s first cold front couldn’t stop the red-hot Navasota Rattlers as they blazed through the Worthing Colts 49-15 to remain undefeated in District 12-4A. 

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HEMPHILL- The Anderson-Shiro Owls passed another test as they notched their first win in District 12-3A Division II and remained unbeaten on the season with a 35-32 win over the Hemphill Hornets.

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IOLA— The Iola Bulldogs (3-4) faced the Granger Lions in their first district match up ending with an unfortunate 34-6 loss. 

Opinions

My fellow baby boomers may be familiar with the 1973 Erica Jong novel “Fear of Flying.” 

Along with all of the other exciting and wonderful things that go on throughout Navasota ISD on a daily basis, this past Wednesday was especially exciting and positive. 

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As you are reading this, I imagine that many of you are already neck-deep in planning for National Bosses Day next week. 

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Congratulations to the Richards High School Boys Cross Country team on their district win. 

Obituaries

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

Lloyd (Brother) Lipscomb Sr., 81, of Washington County, went to be with the Lord Thursday, October 10, 2019. 

Mrs. Verna Ruth (Desmuke) Mathis, 81, of Navasota, passed away Wednesday, October 2, at her daughter’s home in Edge, Texas. Visitation with family and friends was held from 5:30 -

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Chester J. Argabright I, 82, of Plantersville, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Plantersville. Chester was born November 23, 1936 in Adams, OH to Chester Argabright and Delores Crawford.

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Sarah Hope Lamoreaux Prince, 33, of Roans Prairie/ Shiro, passed away Wednesday, September 25, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas.