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Return from the Holy Land

September 25, 2019 - 00:00
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    Plantersville News

I have returned from Egypt and Israel and it was an experience of a lifetime. I really appreciate what my eyes have seen, and ears have heard. It was a group of 97 people, the largest group for radio station Gospel 1360.

I met new family and friends on the trip. It was amazing to walk the same places that Jesus walked over 2,000 years ago. We experienced many of the places the Bible speaks about. The tour guide was knowledgeable in every detail. Their security was very tight and strict in all parts we visited. I think their security is much stricter than ours. I didn’t see a dirt or rock road anywhere. Even the places underground was paved or bricked. Thanks for all your prayers.

Attention BlackBerry community residents, the county engineer informed me via email they had a meeting and are in the process of hiring an engineer to design the project for our roads. Hallelujah on every aspect of this news. Our roads are long overdue for improvements or upgrades. Thanks Mr. Harry Walker for all you’ve done to improve our roads.

Derek Spence, a George Strait tribute artist will perform at Bernhardt Winery, 9043 CR 204 in Plantersville, Oct. 6 from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Tickets available online,

Thanks to all who supported the first BlackBerry community homecoming Sunday, Sept. 15. We had a great time in the Lord. Special thanks to the Place of Grace, Center Point Baptist Church, minister Watkins and Byrd for their support.

The Waller County Fair and Rodeo will be held Sept. 28 through Oct.

6. For more information visit Performances will include Cody Wayne, Gene Watson, Kyle Park, Jeff Woolsey, Hayden Baker, Tanner Fenogolio, Jason Boland, Kris Jones, Jarrod Birmingham and Reckless Heart.

The Jeff Ingram Memorial Scholarship Foundation will hold a barbecue cookoff at Unity Park in Magnolia Oct. 4 and 5. Categories include beef brisket, beans, pork spareribs, chicken, wild game, margarita and dessert. For further information contact Jennifer Jordan, 281-850-2226 or visit the website,

Bryan Down Town Festifall is Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. in historic downtown Bryan.

The Place of Grace on CR 313 in the BlackBerry Community is having Bible study Thursday nights at 7 p.m. instead of Friday mornings. Please come out and be a part of God’s work. Contact Ron and Diane Taylor, 281-380-8696 0r 281-382-5594 for more information.

Prayers for all military, immigrants, our nation and workers on the border.

Happy birthday to Paul Johnson, James Powell, Niamh Short, Bobby Cannon and Leonard Short.

Please send all news, birthdays, anniversaries etc. to me by noon Thursday. Send to