Navasota Fire Department’s Sparky and Dr. Schmitt from Beard Navasota Veterinary Services visited Heavenly Blessings Day School at First Baptist Church in Navasota Thursday, Feb. 9. Students had a fun time throughout the week learning about veterinarians and fireman.Read more
IOLA – An Aquilla woman is dead following a two-vehicle accident near Iola Thursday afternoon.
Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Justin Ruiz stated at approximately 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9, a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling southbound when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2013 Ford F-350 that was traveling northbound head-on.Read more
Shoppers loved sipping and shopping downtown Navasota during the annual Galentine’s Sip & Shop hosted by downtown businesses Feb. 11.Read more
Navasota Police Department are receiving additional protection thanks to a grant.
In September 2022, NPD applied for a grant through the Texas Governor’s Office to purchase 25 rifle ballistic shields. These shields are smaller portable sized and are resistant to pistol and rifle rounds. The grant was awarded Feb. 9.
Shields have been assigned to each officer to carry in their patrol unit.Read more
Registration is now open for the 2023 Navasota Citizens University (NCU), a program that offers residents the opportunity to try their hand as government finance managers, firefighters, police officers, wastewater operators and other officials.
NCU participants will get a first-hand look at how government operates and how decisions are made. The program originated to help citizens understand city government operations in areas such as taxes, spending and finance, police and fire and community zoning policies.Read more
SHIRO, Texas – Tenaska Frontier Partners, Ltd., owner of Tenaska Frontier Generating Station near Shiro, is sponsoring $12,500 in academic and community service scholarships for college-bound students in Grimes County again this year.
Tenaska, one of the leading independent power producers in the United States, manages scholarship programs in communities where its generating facilities are located. To date, more than $900,000 in scholarships have been awarded to students across the country.
“We value education,” said Ross Billingsley, Plant Manager at Tenaska Frontier. “And we are pleased that our annual college scholarship program can help promising local high school seniors realize their potential.”Read more
La Fiebre are set to replace Rick Trevino at Texas Birthday Bash Friday Night, after Texas Birthday Bash booking agent double booked Rick Trevino.
“We learned of the news late last week and have worked quickly to replace Rick Trevino who is unable to perform on Friday Night,” explained Navasota Marketing & Communications Director, Bobbie Ullrich. “We apologize for all the inconveniences of this change; however, we know that La Fiebre will enthusiastically bring their Tejano magic to open for La Mafia.”Read more
IOLA - Wyatt Akers received the James Michael Johnson Memorial scholarship worth $500.
Akers graduated from Iola High School in 2022 with a 3.15 GPA. He attends West Texas A&M University majoring in Ag Business. He anticipates graduating in 2026.Read more