At a Regular Meeting of the Grimes County Commissioners Court, Jan. 11, commissioners approved the appointment of incoming Pct. 2 commissioner David Tullos as the court’s liaison to the Grimes County Animal Rescue (GCAR) facility. In a second motion, Tullos was approved to serve on the selection committee for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s 2023-2024 grant program.Read more
Navasota Police are investigating a Saturday night shooting in the south side of town.
Officers were dispatched to the 799 block of Radcliff Street around 10 p.m. for reports of shots fired. Officers verified a shooting occurred however no injuries were sustained.Read more
At a Regular Meeting of the Navasota City Council Jan.23, council members approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 1015-23, amending Chapter 3, Article 3.06 Signs, allowing freeway signs within 400-feet of SH 105 East/SH 249, in addition to SH 6. The second amendment to allow freestanding signs up to 25-feet high outside the Central Business District (CBD) and the Overlay District (OD) was excluded from council member Josh Fultz’s motion.Read more
Grimes County judge, Joe Fauth III, served as a moderator at the 2023 National Conference of Regions in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22-25. Fauth, current president of the Brazos Valley Council of Governments and NARC board member, led the discussion on “Transportation: A Critical Need for Older Americans.”Read more
The Navasota City Council held a Special Meeting workshop Jan.23 to receive the results of the Downtown Navasota Assessment Report conducted by Texas Downtown in 2022. Economic Development Director Rayna Teicheira presented the results.Read more
Navasota High Point Elementary student, Taylor Poindexter, won best of show at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for her artwork. Her artwork will be on display during the rodeo for thousands to view. Nina Salazar is the art teacher at High Point Elementary.Read more