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Bedias Library closed till August

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We have corresponded with Grimes County Commissioner Chad Mallet several times about his offer to put forward a proposal to, finally and properly, address long standing roadway issues in Darrell Hall developments.

If you have an occasion to correspond with Mr. Mallett, please encourage him to press forward with this important action, and please let us know what you learn.

Do you live in a Darrell Hall neighborhood? Want to see improvements to these terrible roadway conditions? Please visit our Facebook page, FixOurDarrellHallRoad to learn about efforts to address these longstanding issues.

The July Bedias Civic Club and Women’s Club meetings are canceled, and the next anticipated club meetings will be in August, barring unforeseen circumstances.

Sharon Shiver, our librarian, shared, “The heightened threat continues to impact our lives, including canceling or delaying medical care for other conditions. We have enough free books to do two more giveaways in July. We will probably do one later this week since the books are all packaged and ready to load into my car. We will also refill book tubs on the porch at the library. The Bedias Library will remain closed through Aug 4, as we reevaluate at that time. The last thing we volunteers need is to bring this home to our families.”

It is likely many Bedias events and gatherings will still be disrupted through much of July, and possibly August, please watch for postings and notices on the Bedias community bulletin board at the Bedias Civic Center and at the Bedias Post Office.

Want to know more about the Bedias Civic Club, Bedias Women’s Club, and other civic organizations active in the Bedias area? Please visit the Bedias Civic Club page,, visit the Bedias Women’s Club website,; visit our Civic Center Events and Activities page, www., or visit our Bedias News page,, and please share your thoughts and suggestions. Another useful tool is the bimonthly Bedias Community Newsletter (the current issue is June/July), which goes to every postal address in the Bedias ZIP code, for more information contact Mackie Bobo-White,

Want to know more about our wonderful Bedias Museum and Library programs? Please go to the library page,, pay us a visit soon, and please consider becoming a library volunteer.

We have been offering refreshing and uplifting Christian films at Faith Outreach Christian Center, in Navasota, for over two years. We will be placing our Christian film showings on hiatus for the time being until we feel we have regained the community’s support to begin again. You can find more information about Faith Outreach on their webpage,

Please go to our page,, or, for more information on our programs.

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Happy birthday to Linda Goodridge, Gene Stapleton, Shania Singleton, Ashlyn Off, Linnie Stone, Bob Jones and Jim Prater. Happy anniversary to Gary and Glenda Westbrook, Robert and Cassie Mc-Bride and Bill and Mae Doyle. Congratulations to everyone else celebrating personal and family occasions. Drop us a note if you want to add someone to our birthday, anniversary, or concerns list.

Please take care when driving near our schools and in sharing the road with school busses, and in road construction and repair areas. Please uphold our brave law enforcement officers, volunteer firefighters and other first responders. Please remember Mackie Bobo-White, Peggy Harrison, Joe and Betty Williamson, MaeDell Younts, Gene Stapleton, Philip Upchurch, Richard Taylor, Lew Gears, George Newton, and Aidan Fedor in your hearts and prayers.

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