Moderator Michael Harrison is inviting everyone to a meeting in reference to Macedonia Baptist Church on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m., at The Place of Grace Church on CR 313. The meeting is open to all who reside in the Blackberry Community. Anyone with questions call 936-730- 9115. Thanks in advance.
Free COVID-19 tests can be ordered at www.covidtests.com.
The 2022 Primary Election is beginning soon. The last day to register to vote is Monday, Jan. 31. Final day to request a ballot by mail is Feb. 18. Early voting days are Feb. 14 through Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Early voting locations include Grimes County Courthouse, 100 South Main Street in Anderson and at the Navasota Center, 101 Stadium Drive in Navasota. Extended voting hours are Tuesday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 7 a.m. till 7 p.m. Election day is Tuesday, March 1.
Holocaust Remembrance Day is Thursday, Jan. 27.
Grimes County Go Texan BBQ Cook-off with the Plantersville Swangers will be held Saturday, Jan. 29, from 4-8 p.m. The event will be held at Grimes County Fairgrounds in Navasota. Live music will be provided by Koka Kola Cowboyz.
The second annual A Cause For Paws Fundraiser Festival benefitting the Grimes County Animal Rescue will be held Saturday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Grimes County Expo Center. Music will be provided by Derek Spence, a tribute to George Strait.
Are you a graduating high school senior? MidSouth Electric Co-op Scholarship applications are now available. Eligible students have until April 6, to apply. Get a head start and apply now. Visit https://midsouthelectric.com/scholarships/.
High School juniors and seniors have the opportunity to apply for the trip of a lifetime. Youth Tour participants spend time in Washington D.C. and receive a $1,000 scholarship. Apply for 2022 Youth Tour https:// midsouthelectric.com/ youth-tour/ for scholarship information.
Texas Farm Bureau wants to help high school and enrolled college students grow their future through their scholarship program. Applications are due March 1. Get the details at https://txfb.us/ scholarships22.
Monday, April 18, is the deadline to file your taxes due to the holiday in the federal capital. Federal offices will be closed Friday, April 15. April 18 will also be the deadline to request an automatic extension for an extra six months to file a return though the payment of taxes remain the same.
Beginning Feb. 2, Grimes County Commissioners Court meetings will be held in the new Grimes County Justice & Business Center. The official ribbon cutting of the center was held Friday, Dec. 31.
Regardless of the original registration date, all brands, marks and tattoos must be re-registered now through Feb. 28, 2022. Re-register the brands at the county clerk’s office in the county or counties where the livestock reside. Learn more: https:// txfb.us/cattlebrands.
Are you a local craft or food vendor? The Texas Birthday Bash 2022 has a few spots open for both! If you are interested in being a vendor this year, visit www.texasbirthdaybash.com and click the get involved tab. Hurry though, spots are filling up quickly!
Fanthorp Focus Weekend, “The Inn After Fanthorp” will be held Feb. 12- 13, 2022. The stage coach will run Saturday, Feb. 12, from 11-3 p.m.
Bible Study and Prayer Meeting is being held Thursday nights at The Place of Grace Church, CR 313. Prayer meeting is 6:15-6:30 p.m. with Bible Study immediately following until 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. Thanks in advance.
Happy birthday to Cherl Powell, Stacey Munson, Carmela and Robert Lavalais, Jamie Norwood Pivonka and happy anniversary to Christopher and TaNisha Smith. Happy birthday and anniversary wishes to all in the month of January.
For I Will Restore Health to You and Heal You of Your Wounds! Jeremiah 30:17. Grimes County keep praying until something happens, people begin loving their fellowman, our nation is in unity and this virus is gone! Thank God they have a vaccine but keep praying. Prayer changes things!
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