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Plantersville News

The summer has gone by fast and school will start before you know it. Although the school summer break is ending, the hot temperatures aren’t ceasing anytime soon. Remember to stay hydrated and cool. Check on the elderly, sick and shut-in during these hot days.

Grimes County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an after-hours mixer at the Grimes County Veterans of Foreign War building, 1575 W. Washington Ave. in Navasota, Thursday, July 25, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The Place of Grace is having Bible Study Thursday nights at 7 p.m. instead of Friday morning. Please come out and be a part of God’s work. Contact Ron and Diane Taylor, 281-380-8696 or 281-382-5594 for more information.

The Guardian Angels of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Plantersville is sponsoring a five-day, four-night trip to Biloxi and New Orleans Sept. 23 through 27. The price is $499 per person based on double occupancy. A deposit of $74 was due in May. Contact Nancy Schlottman, 936-597-8327.

The Magnolia Farmers and Artisans Market is held the first, third and fifth Sunday at Walgreens, 18850 FM 1488 and 1774 in Magnolia. Call 936-206-8595 for more information.

Navasota ISD is hiring bus drivers. If you or someone you know is looking for a job call 936-825-1813. No previous experience is necessary, and they will train you to obtain your CDL.

There will be a food safety workshop Friday, Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the Grimes Annex Building in Navasota, 205 Veterans Memorial Dr. Lessons in kitchen safety and handwashing techniques are some of the areas that will be taught. Contact Carla Hayes, 936-873-3907 or via email for more information.

St. Mary Catholic Church in Plantersville will celebrate its 125th Homecoming Bazaar Sunday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The church is located at 8227 CR 205.

American Idol will be in Houston for auditions

I will be traveling to the Holy Land Sept. 3 through

14. If you have any news during that time, please try to get it to me before then. Thanks in advance.

Happy birthday to Hilma Sneed, Helen Peterson, Bobbie Sargent, Tiffany Powell-Gray, Derrick Johnson and Larry Holmes.

Prayers for all the immigrants and workers on the borders.

This is my second year writing the Plantersville news column and it’s been a challenge. Thank you in advance for sending me your Planters-ville news, events, birthdays and anniversaries.

Please send all news, birthdays, anniversaries me by noon Thursday. Send to or call 936-894-2094. Thanks in advance.