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Local Fourth of July celebrations

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    Plantersville News

Happy Fourth of July. I hope everyone has a great day.

Congratulations to George Washington Carver on the dedication of their historical marker.

The city of Navasota is sponsoring Independence Daze and Parade from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be free swimming, food and fun.

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12 in Washington, Texas is hosting an 1850 Independence Day picnic July 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 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.

I’m sorry to announce the “Old Ship of Zion” play at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia is postponed until after the director’s daughter’s surgery. I will keep you updated with a rescheduled date and time.

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.

A Freedom Festival will be held Saturday, July 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in historic Montgomery, Texas. There will be a parade, barbecue cookoff, baking contest etc.

“Cheers to Craft Beer” will host its fifth annual event craft beer tasting in downtown Bryan July 20, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event features beer tastings inside of downtown retail stores and restaurants. Each ticket includes a keepsake tasting glass and a map of all the participating merchants. Visit 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.

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 and happy anniversary to all those born or married in June. I pray you had a blessed day. Happy anniversary to Ricky and Alice Sargent.

Prayers for all the immigrants and workers on the borders.

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