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Navasota accepting volunteer board applications

September 06, 2023 - 00:00
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Happy Labor Day to everyone. Just a reminder the burn ban remains active.

St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary’s Festival of the Wolves is Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Vendor space is available. For more information call Nicole, 936-494-9765.

To find out what is going on at the library for the month of September visit https://www. public_library/index.php, follow them on Facebook or call 936825-6744.

City of Navasota is accepting applications through Sept. 15 for citizens wanting to be involved by serving on one of the boards including Airport Advisory Committee, Housing Authority Board, Library Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Board, Economic Development Corporation, etc. For more information call the City’s Secretary’s office, 936-825-6475 or visit https:// boards___commissions/ index.php.

Mt Pleasant Baptist Church invites Grimes County to their Virtue Women’s Conference Saturday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m.

English as a second language (ESL) and GED class orientation is 6 p.m. Sept. 25, at the Navasota Center, Navasota Center 101 Stadium Dr, in Navasota. Class are Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Ayear of learning, a world of projects, possibilities and more are awaiting. Charm and Sewing 4-H Clubs is more than stitching and sewing. The inclusive 4-H club offers a diverse range of projects, evokes images of fabric and threads. Be intrigued by the thought of creating handmade crafts, and more. Join Charm & Sewing 4- H Club by visiting, email or call TexasA&MAgriLife Extension, 936-873-3907.

During the 88th Session, the Legislature passed 14 constitutional amendments to be considered by Texas voters of Texas this fall. Important dates to keep in mind are Tuesday, Oct. 10 last day to register to vote; Monday, Oct. 23 - first day to early vote; Friday, Oct. 27 - last day to apply for mail-in ballot; Friday, Nov. 3 - last day of early voting; Tuesday, Nov. 7 - Election Day. For additional information visit

Deepest sympathy and prayers to the family of John Le-Flore on their loss.

Light House Sober Living invites everyone to their Night of Hope Fundraiser 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Relay Station Event Center, 15654 Hwy 105, in Plantersville. RSVP by Sept. 10. For more information contact Sandra Kuta, 936-870-5550 or email

Grimes County Elections will host a training Friday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Grimes County Courthouse, 100 S. Main St, in Anderson. Call 936-873-4400 for more information.

Shiro Civic Association is hosting a fish fry, vendor market and fall festival Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Shiro Civic Center, 9563 Volunteer Avenue in Shiro. For more information call 786-385-1679. Vendor space is available.

St. Joseph Health Fair is Thursday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grimes County Expo Center, 5220 FM 3455 in Navasota.

Navasota Historic Downtown Annual Fantastic Fall Sip and Shop is Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Yankee’s Tavern in Carlos will host an Oktoberfest Market Saturday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Find the vendor application online, https://forms. gle/DVyRgTCkkLZvNdLB8.

Macedonia Baptist Church invites Grimes County to a threeday revival featuring a minister raised and trained locally at Macedonia. The revival is Sept. 13-15 featuring Pastor Earnest Powell of Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church in La Vernia. Services begin at 7 p.m.

The church will also sell fish dinners Friday, Sept. 15, in the old Pizza Hut parking lot, 501 S. LaSalle Street in Navasota from 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dinners will include dessert and a drink for $15.

Happy Birthday to Neesee Nash McDonald, Alania Stewart, Stanley Watterson, Jatavius Kelley, Jurnee Cullum, L. Ruth Ferrell, Khalessi Smith, Donald Guillory, Delorius Sanders, Evenly Johnson Gentry, Anita Thornton, Dominque Johnson and a happy Heavenly birthday to Ray Lee Green.

Please have all news/birthdays/ anniversaries/etc. to me by noon Thursday. Send it to or call me@936-894-2094. Thanks in advance.