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Navasota Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting on East McAlpine Street in Navasota where one victim was airlifted.

To help Texas families stay cool during the summer heat, the Entergy Texas Entergy Solutions team provided complimentary air conditioning tune-ups to residents in the Navasota area Thursday, June 6. 

Jesse Butler with Anderson–Shiro FFA was recently named Sentinel of the Texas FFA District 11 Blackland District.

Following a lengthy public hearing, the Navasota City Council rescheduled consideration of a zoning amendment request and Chapter 380 Agreement for the proposed Pecan Grove Estates PUD (Planned Unit Development) to June 10. If approved, the separate but related items on the May 28 Regular Meeting agenda would have allowed Crosstrails Development, LLC to move ahead with the 140-plus lot subdivision adjacent to Pecan Lakes Estates.

Sports

25‑4A All‑District Softball NAVASOTA LADY RATTLERS

25‑4A All‑District Baseball - NAVASOTA RATTLERS

May 22, 2024 - 00:00

Iola’s season ended in a battle of the Bulldogs in the 2A Region IV Quarterfinals. Thorndale swept the series.

Two Grimes County baseball players have been selected to compete in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All Star Game at Dell Diamond in Round Rock June 15 and 16. Navasota shortstop, Devin Nuñez, and Anderson–Shiro first baseman/ pitcher, Jordan Coronado, were both selected. Nuñez is committed to the University of Nebraska and Coronado is committed to Southwestern University in Georgetown.

Opinions

Jun 12, 2024 - 00:00

Friends, I start this piece with the simple question stated in the title expecting to find an answer somewhere outside the ordinary definition of the term “family.” So, what is a family and who are they?

Residents in a total of 35 Texas counties now qualify for individual disaster assistance following a series of severe storms and flooding that began in late April, The Dallas Morning News reported.

In 1839, early Grimes County settler David Clary purchased 640 acres of land from Tandy Walker near Whitehall. Fifteen months later, November 1840, he buried his wife Catherine on the property.

House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, narrowly won re-election in a hotly contested runoff race and has vowed to seek his third term as speaker, drawing threats from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to oppose any of his supporters in the 2024 primary.

Obituaries

Jun 12, 2024 - 00:00

James “Jim” Kroll, age 98, peacefully passed away in his sleep on Wednesday, May 16, 2024. Jim was born on May 12, 1926 to his mother and father, Josephine and Joseph, in Richards, Texas. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II as a second- class seaman, as well as serving as a colonel in the Texas Army.

Jun 12, 2024 - 00:00

Lois Bell, 88 of Navasota, passed away on Sunday June 2, 2024, in Pasadena, Texas. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Nobles Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2024, at Salem Lutheran Church in White Hall. Interment will follow directly in the church cemetery; Corey Christians, Pastor of Salem Lutheran Church is officiating services. Services are under the direction of Nobles Funeral Chapel.

Jun 12, 2024 - 00:00

James Barron Lewis, father, fisherman and friend died peacefully at his home in Anderson, TX on March 31, 2024, Easter Sunday. He has been reunited with the love of his life, Mary Jane Jamison, who preceded him in death.

Jun 12, 2024 - 00:00

Marsha Carol Wolk of Navasota, TX passed away peacefully on June 4 2024 in Bryan, TX.