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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 12:00am

While Navasota residents may have differences of opinion about the taste of local water or complaints about the level of hardness, they can be confident that the city’s water supply is safe.

News

At the Aug. 14 meeting of the Grimes County Commissioners Court, Pct. 1 Constable Dale Schaper and the court recognized that “longevity of life is a blessing for an individual and for a community.”

Aug 21, 2019 - 00:00

The Grimes County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance to locate three fugitives who are wanted in connection with a vicious kidnapping and aggravated assault May 21. 

Aug 21, 2019 - 00:00

Local wrecks claimed the lives of two area residents Thursday and Friday, Aug. 15 and 16. Joseph Bihms, age 58, of Navasota and Craig Allen Sweed, age 55, of Washington lost their lives in separate incidents.

 

Aug 21, 2019 - 00:00

ANDERSON- Daniel Herrera, age 33, of Navasota plead guilty to Intoxication Manslaughter in an incident on Sept. 17, 2017, that took the life of Bethany Shockey, age 26. 

Sports

Tyler Eppler was a starting pitcher during his time in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor-league system. But the Navasota High School graduate has been appearing in relief for the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.

Jul 31, 2019 - 00:00

Caden Jordan of Iola helped Team Houston win the USSSA Global World Series Championship July 22-27 in Orange Beach, Alabama. 

Jul 31, 2019 - 00:00

Cameron Quezada (left) and Ashton Collins (right) helped propel Fury Baseball to a second-place finish in the USSSA World Series in Gulf Shores Alabama. 

Alexus Freeman took part in a Eurobasket Summer League camp in Florida. The Navasota High School graduate played for Team Japan at the event. 

Opinions

I just returned from my sixth annual mother-daughter, small town, travel weekend. My youngest daughter and I began these trips in 2014, shortly after my husband, her dad, passed away.

Aug 7, 2019 - 00:00

Day trips are terrific IMHO. Like a mini-vacation taken for a few hours on a Saturday or Sunday. In Navasota, there are so many nearby places to visit… just pick a direction and drive.

The Bedias community was hit hard recently by the loss of four of its seasoned citizens, Gerrie Eiring, Earl Druckhammer, Betty Darby and Raby Wallen.

Jul 31, 2019 - 00:00

The House of Representatives recently held hearings on “Economic Opportunities for Women.” They discussed the different ways veteran women are affected by different programs throughout the Veteran’s Administration.

Obituaries

Aug 21, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral Services for Craig A. Sweed are set for 2:30 p.m. Sat., August 23, 2019, at Missionary Camp B. C. in Navasota, Texas. 

Aug 21, 2019 - 00:00

Ruth Elizabeth (Crenshaw) Allen passed away Monday, August 19, at the age of 97. With her passing she completed a long and beautiful life’s journey to meet her Savior and join her husband and son.

Aug 21, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral Services for Rudolph E. Henry, 90, of Navasota, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Missionary Camp Baptist Church, located at 9429 CR 423 in Navasota. Interment will follow in the Harmony Cemetery on CR 412.

Aug 21, 2019 - 00:00

Memorial service for Narral McNeal will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 24, 2019, in the chapel at Psalms Funeral Home, 501 S. LaSalle in Navasota.