Congratulations to Todd Mission VFD members James Lord, Amber Young, Ryan Gunning, Chief Godfrey and Scott Goddard on their training at TEEX.
Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo is March 24-26. Register now at www.cattleraiserconvention.com.
A Community Service Project Book Drive is being hosted by 4-H March 1 through May 29. They are collecting gently used books for children, teens and adults. Tag in for Market Swine is March 21, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. ShoWorks Registration Deadline is March 23. Entry Fee is $15 per head at tag in.
Spring Break is here and I am headed to Disney World with my family so we can help them celebrate their 50th anniversary. We’re driving and stopping to enjoy other sites along the way. Orlando, Florida here we come!
Millican Heritage BBQ Cookoff is March 31 – April 1 at the Millican Community Center.
Save the date for the Yard, Arts & Crafts Show at the Bedias Civic Center, 3652 E. Main St. in Bedias on April 29, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. They also need vendors.
Anderson Volunteer Fire Department’s annual steak dinner and auction is April 22. To donate auction items for the live auction, reach out to Samantha Kimich, 936-870-6438 or Mary Beth Wesley, 832-306-5457. Thank you for your continued support of AVFD!
Free Groceries are available every third Thursday of the month, 11 a.m. at Relay Station in Plantersville for families in Plantersville/Stoneham/Todd Mission.
Save the date for the 11th Annual Plantersville Crawfish Festival and Cook-Off Saturday, April 29, at 11:30 a.m.
St Joseph's Catholic Church in Stoneham are hosting a fish fry at Knights of Columbus Hall in Anderson March 24. Serving will start 5 p.m. and the cost is $15.
Applications are open for MidSouth Electric Scholarships. Graduating seniors planning to attend college, university, trade or technical school may apply for a $1,000 scholarship. Parents or legal guardians must be a member of MidSouth Electric Co-op. The application deadline is March 30.
Macedonia Baptist Church, 6957 CR206, Plantersville "Blackberry Community" invites Grimes County out to their Outreach/Health Fair on Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will be resources to help the community such as MD Anderson, Texas Children’s Hospital, security information, food, clothing etc. Anyone who wants to be a part of this event or to donate, contact Ever Johnson, 936-894-2094. We are looking for a face painter and a bounce house for children. Thanks in advance.
Early registration for the Grimes County Youth Football Association Football and Cheer begins in April for all youth.
Happy Birthday: Paula Michelle Thibodaux, Keondra Powell, Amber Roberson, Terrance Green, Juleria Johnson-Edwards, Joseph Wharton and Dwight Shelton. Happy Heavenly birthday to Betty Johanna Dixon, Joseph "Corey" Watson II and happy anniversary to Willie and Kay Hill.
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9.Please have all news/birthdays/anniversaries/etc. to me by noon Thursday. Send it to email@example.com or call me, 936-894-2094.