Navasota Grimes County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting for Pecan Lakes GrillFriday, Aug. 11. The new grill and bar, owned by Jim and Dorothy Hassel, is located at Pecan Lakes Golf Course, 2001 Fairway Drive in Navasota. New chef, Derek Day, builds one-of-a-kind menus, specials and more, all from scratch and fresh products.
Navasota Garden Club is pleased to present the August Yard of Month to Cathy and Mark Frankfor their home at 217 Brewer Street in Navasota. Among the salient features of the landscaping are rose bushes, plumage, Indiana hawthorn, yellow lantana and mealy cup Salvia.Read more
A local veteran found himself in a dark tunnel, struggling to make it through on his own. He saw a shimmer of light that helped guide him through and granted him the courage to face another day. “I stay in a constant type of depression,” said Chad Perry, a US Army veteran from Navasota. He said people who know him wouldn’t suspect depression because he is a very outgoing person. “I can win an Oscar. I can make you think I’m happy as Hell. Then one day it all came collapsing down at once and I was kind of like, forget this.”Read more
At the Thursday, Aug. 10, Navasota Planning & Zoning meeting, commissioners completed their review of the Wildflyer Mead and Beer Co. preliminary site plan by approving the Corten corrugated exterior steel panels for the bar/ restaurant.Read more
It is almost time for Friday night lights in Texas. Navasota High School hosted Meet the Rattlers Aug. 10, and Anderson-Shiro High School hosted Meet the Owls Aug. 14. Additional photos will be released on the Navasota Examiner Facebook page.Read more
It’s not often faculty and students are ready to pounce into the new school year, but Aug. 28, is a huge day for the Richards Panthers. There will likely still be plenty left to do, but construction from a $6.9 million bond passed with 78% approval by Richards ISD voters in May 2021 is beginning to take shape. New and renovated facilities highlight the return to campus.Read more
From the moment she graduated Navasota High School, Examiner publisher Ana Cosino’s career path went only one way – up. Cosino’s 14-years with Granite Media Partners (GMP) and unflagging work ethic took her from the receptionist who did the jobs “no one else wanted to do” to Granite’s Lead Sales Director. Recently, she was promoted to Brazos Valley Area Publisher and is adding the Madisonville Meteor to her newspaper “family.”Read more