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Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:43pm

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Students who show livestock spend countless hours of hard work, preparation and money on their animals. For decades the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) has provided a platform for students to compete in the biggest show in Texas where they could have a chance to earn prize money, scholarships, and possibly have their animal auctioned.

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 4:06pm

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 2:27pm

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:49pm


The Texas Department of State Health Services is reporting six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grimes County.


ANDERSON-Grimes County Emergency Coordinator David Lilly issued a press release Tuesday, April 7, confirming a fourth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Grimes County.

ANDERSON-Grimes County Elections Administrator Lucy Ybarra announced Thursday, April 2, that all city and school elections are being postponed till November 3.

Apr 8, 2020 - 00:00

ANDERSON – Despite the recent COVID-19 pandemic that is spreading across the world, Anderson Food Pantry (AFB) continues to feed the flock.


Solomon McGinty’s interest in a professional football career hasn’t diminished.


District 26-2A Offensive MVP, District 26-2A 1st Team Academic All-District, 2019-2020 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Boys 2A All-Region IV Team, 2019- 2020 Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All-State Honorable Mention.


District 26-2A 6th Man of the Year.


23-3A Defensive Player of the Year.


23-3A 1st Team All-District.


23-3A All-Academic Team, 2nd Team All-District.


23-3A All-Academic Team, 2nd Team All-District.


Mar 18, 2020 - 00:00

Franklin Tournament

Thursday, March 5,

Navasota 8, Buffalo 5;

Navasota 11, North Zulch 0;

Navasota 10, Somerville 1;

Batting Totals: Navasota – Mia Nunez 7-11, 8 runs, 4 RBIs;

Emily Ripkoski 5-10, 5 runs, 5 RBIs; Allie Weigand 4-7, 2 runs, 1 RBI;


I’ve learned from experience that one of the first signs of crossing over into old age is a forced preoccupation with expiration dates. And I don’t mean yours or mine – I’m talking about the dates on what’s in the fridge or medicine cabinet! You know – sell buy, use by or best by?

Apr 8, 2020 - 00:00

In this age when you can search and surf to find every sort of weird imaginable thing on the interweb, a new layer of weird has surfaced. This time, it is the face mask. The masks have come out to prevent the spread of virus. And they have transformed our society from a friendly, smiling, “Good morning, how are you?” type of existence into an unrecognizable and expressionless set of eyeballs that look at you with a suspicion that you are about to infect the world. The masked masses have created the closest thing to a zombie invasion that I hope to ever experience.

You hear it all the time during flu season: wash your hands to prevent the spread of flu. You may have heard advice encouraging you to do the same to stop the spread of COVID-19, but do you know why this simple practice works so effectively? Washing your hands with soap and water breaks up the molecules of the virus and washes them away, preventing the virus from infecting you or others.

Apr 1, 2020 - 00:00

By now it’s safe to say that I have survived the first few weeks of not only “social distancing” but Daylight Savings Time. When I say “survive,” I mean I haven’t missed any meetings, real or virtual, thanks to my alarm clock, but my attitude has been less than perky because I start my day off tired. Frankly, I don’t care how much daylight we have in the evening, I resent this interruption of my circadian rhythm. To make it work, you have to adjust your bedtime schedule, and by the time that is accomplished, it’s time to “fall back.”


Apr 8, 2020 - 00:00

Our beloved Jack Haney, 86, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on April 2, 2020 in Napa, California.

Dorothy Anne Mc- Closky Walkoviak, born on April 7, 1922 passed peacefully in her sleep on April 3, 2020.

Apr 8, 2020 - 00:00

Louise May Clauson Kretzmann, 61, of Bellefontaine, OH passed away April 3, 2020 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. Services will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, OH.

Gilbert Ray Druckhammer, 65, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 25, at Hospice Brazos Valley Inpatient Facility in Bryan, Texas. Due to concerns and restrictions in place by the CDC about the COVID-19 (coronavirus), memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.