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VOL. 125 NO. 9 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017 22 PAGES • $1

City to draft
BY CONNIE ally going to have our own
CLEMENTS which will be very similar
Examiner reporter to Bryan and College Sta-
tion. We’ve got agreements
The Navasota City through the City of Bryan
Council wrapped up city and City of College Station
business early Monday that we can utilize theirs.
night after approving sever- That helps developers that
al action items that included develop in both places to
a change order to the 2016 understand what we’re re-
Street Maintenance Project, quiring.”
a taxpayer-friendly revision Stafford praised Streets
to a Grimes Central Ap- and Sanitation Director Jose
Examiner photo by Nicole Shupe
praisal District agreement Coronilla and Director of
Dr. John C. Webb accepts the first Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of Commerceʼs Lifetime Achievement
and hearing the city’s plans Utilities Jeff Greer for their
award at the annual awards banquet Thursday night at Camp Allen. Morris Weaver presented the award to
for developer guidelines. many hours working on the
Webb, who has spent more than six decades helping the youth of Navasota and Grimes County. Pictured,
project with Laza.
left to right, are Weaver, Webb and his wife, Aminuan Webb.
City responds He added, “It should be
to developer needs very helpful in the near fu-

Chamber honors Webb City Manager Brad Staf-

ford announced that city
staff is working with Kent
Laza of Civil Engineering
ture for us when developers
come in wanting to build a
subdivision or something
like that.”
Receives Lifetime Achievement Consultants to create guide-
Change order wraps up
lines for developers seeking
BY NICOLE SHUPE enced many firsts” while to build in Navasota. street project
Staff writer in Grimes County. Weaver He said, “In years past, Council members ap-
described Webb’s forma- the city has pieced together proved a change order to the
WHITE HALL — tion of both the first middle some from Brenham and
school athletic programs other places but we’re actu- SEE CITY PAGE 12A
While the legendary Sam
Houston regaled attendees and the first little league
of the 2017 Awards Ban- baseball program in the
quet on Thursday night
with witticisms, the Cham-
ber of Commerce geared
“I am sure some peo-
ple thought he had lost his
Texas Birthday
up to honor five special
people and one business.
Dr. John C. Webb was
mind as there was no base-
ball field,” said Weaver.
“No problem, he and his
Bash lineup set
the recipient of the first boys build that park from
Navasota Grimes County scratch.” BY NICOLE SHUPE The bands will begin
Chamber of Commerce The list of achieve- Staff writer filling the stage at 5:30
Lifetime Achievement ments for Dr. Webb was Examiner photo by Nicole Shupe p.m. Friday night with
Award. According to as long as his tenure and Grant Holt (center) accepts the Navasota/Grimes The fifth annual Tex- the Hometown Boys, fol-
award presenter Morris he seemly genuinely sur- County Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year as Birthday Bash this lowed by Chuck Lignon
Weaver, Dr. Webb has prised and grateful when award at the True Texas Annual Awards Banquet weekend in downtown at 7:30 p.m. and Kevin
been an active force within the Chamber presented last Thursday night at Camp Allen. Bert Miller, (not Navasota will feature an Fowler at 9:30 p.m. Shut-
Navasota for the past 66 him with the award. pictured) presented the award. Also pictured Cham- A-list lineup of Texas and tle buses will be available
years since his arrival as an ber President Meribeth Shimshack and Executive Nashville country. from the parking at Nava-
elementary school teacher Citizen of the Year Director Johnny McNally. Hosted by the City sota High School begin-
in 1950. Other honorees for the of Navasota, the Friday ning at 5 p.m.
Weaver joked, “He night were Citizen of the council as Mayor Pro-Tem Grimes County Citizen of night concerts will begin Family fun can begin
planned on staying for one Year, Grant Holt. Present- or working with the Nava- the Year in 2015. at 5:30 p.m. and include at 11 a.m. for the Satur-
year; however he never ed by long-time friend and sota Theatre Alliance, day festivities with event
Hometown Boys, Chuck
left.” fellow city council mem- Holt’s work throughout Chamber Member goers enjoying vendors,
Ligon and Kevin Fowl-
As a Navasota Inde- ber and mayor, Bert Mill- the community netted him of the Year a petting zoo, pony rides,
er. The all-day event
pendent School District er, the award showcased the evening’s top honor. Mike Hopkins Distrib- a mechanical bull and an
Saturday will showcase
employee, first as a teach- Holt’s dedication to the Holt is the owner of the uting was awarded the Dave Alexander, Clayton Old West gun fighting
er then a principle and city in every form possi- Lindley-Roberston-Holt 2017 Chamber Member of Gardner, Bri Bagwell, show. Dave Alexander
finally a superintendent, ble. Funeral Home and was
named as the Best of Asleep at the Wheel and
Dr. Webb has “experi- Whether sitting on the SEE CHAMBER PAGE 12A Neal McCoy. SEE BASH PAGE 12A

County reviews EMS situation

BY NICOLE SHUPE “We recently have
Upping the game with a bird’s-eye view
Staff writer been having meetings BY CONNIE a different stage of their
throughout the later part CLEMENTS life. And at a time when
ANDERSON — The of 2016, we met and dis- Examiner reporter public golf courses are
county is in the process cussed questions that we closing their doors, Has-
of reviewing the EMS had about the reports that sell has embarked on a ma-
Since the day contrac-
situation throughout the were requested from CHI jor transformation of the
tor and developer James
area as part of the Grimes St. Joseph,” Walker said. clubhouse at Pecan Lakes
Hassell put down roots
County Strategic Plan. The reports included Golf Club (PLGC) that
in Navasota more than
The addition of EMS timelines and data reflect- will provide fitness and
15 years ago, he has been
units was ranked No. 12 ing response time from spa facilities, a broader
committed to improving
on the plan and Commis- various areas throughout menu, a conference room
the community and the
sioner Barbara Walker the county. and a dining experience
quality of life of those who
and Commissioner Chad “We looked at all the not found anywhere else
live here. His current con-
Mallett were tasked with metrics we needed to col- in Grimes County.
struction projects bear that
the research and imple- lect to know whether or
mentation of any needed not Grimes County is at PLGC bucks the trend Examiner photos by Connie Clements
Hassell’s Heritage
changes. During Tues- the point of where they While public golf A crew at work laying fiber optics and gas lines to
Meadows subdivision of
day’s Commissioners need more EMS or pos- courses in Conroe and Navasota’s newest subdivision Pecan Lakes Estates
“starter homes” contin-
Court meeting, Walker sibly a truck that could the Woodlands are being on Fairway Drive off SH 105. In the background, is
ues to grow and his latest
and Mallett briefed the get there prior to the choked out by corporate the Pecan Lakes Golf Club that has virtually doubled
venture, the upscale Pe-
court on progress that had can Lakes Estates, reaches in size and will soon offer fitness facilities and a bird’s
been made to date. SEE EMS PAGE 12A out to people perhaps at SEE PECAN PAGE 3A eye view dining experience.

Thank a veteran Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13A Horoscopes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14A

and military Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11A Obituaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7A
person for their Index Churches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8A Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-18A
service to Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-20A The Beat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6A
our country. Crossword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16A Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22A
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Program organizer Etha Gray recites original poetry reflecting the long and turbulent history of African-Amer-
(936) 825-3578 icans, from the origins of the slave trade through the civil rights movement.

Residents reflect on Black History month

BY NICOLE SHUPE peace, I was a drum major
Staff writer for righteousness.”
Highlighting Dr. King’s
Residents gathered in words children took the
Brosig Auditorium on Sat- stage, praise dancing for
urday afternoon to reflect the sorrow of history and
on the rich history of Afri- the light of the future. The
can-Americans and the pro- performance spoke to those
gressive journey through gathered on a level that
the civil rights movement went beyond the visual and
to present day. could be felt in the soul.
Program organizer and With each gentle move-
local author, Etha Gray, ment, it was apparent that
industial/commerical • farm & ranch • residential
recited original poetry and the young girls grasped the
showcased portions of her solemnity of the occasion
book, “Odyssey of Cour- Young praise dancers perform during the Black His- but showed hope for the
age.” tory program held at Brosig Auditorium on Saturday. future.
Gray’s beginning se- As the history of Afri-
lection cited the turmoil slave traders. repeating selected lines. can-Americans was left
in Africa that resulted in The vivid words of the The event progressed echoing in the recesses of
the slave trade and the mistreatment of sharecrop- through the historical time- the auditorium, three men
subsequent removal of the pers in the south, transport- line with a reading of Dr. from the local rodeo circuit
indigenous people from ed the audience to a hot and Martin Luther King Jr.’s in- took the stage. They retold
their homes. Her reading humid day when the term famous “Obituary Speech.” their individual stories and
was punctuated by Chris- “justice” was anything but Relaying how he wanted struggles both at the hands
tina Laws’ beautiful rendi- just. The violence associat- people to “say that I tried of the men around them
tion of “Amazing Grace,” ed with minor “infractions” to love and serve humanity and the men inside them.
interjected in between the was portrayed in realistic … if you want to say I was They engaged the audience
Kick your feet up in poem’s stanzas in a stark horror with Gray’s story- a drum major, I say I was a with humorous anecdotes
contrast to the harsh words telling accented by emo- drum major for justice, say of their transitions from no
Grimes County and stay a while! reflecting the lash of the tional emphasis from actors that I was a drum major for acceptance to acceptance.

“Concentrated power has always been

the enemy of liberty.”
– Ronald Reagan

The Grimes County Republican Party thanks you for your attendance and your support in
sharing Nick Adams’ message, “Articulating American Values and Principles.” The success
of the 12th Annual Reagan Dinner was made possible by the generosity of businesses,
individuals, and organizations through contributions of goods, services and in-kind donations.

r o j ec t s
U.S. Congressman Kevin and Cathy Brady
Joe and Sherry Fauth, Grand Star Ranch
John and Karen Hale
Jim and Dorothy Hassell, Pecan Lakes Golf Club ex Easy!
Johnny and Betty Leibham
Grimes County Judge Ben Leman and Christie
Craig Heffelman
Gary Husfeld, Commissioner Pct. 4
Jarvis Tire Pros
Java Hot Spot
Paul and Claire Malek
Billy and Lori Martin Bill and Joan Konecny
Navasota Examiner JP Pct. 3 John LeFlore and District Clerk Diane
Percell and Associates LeFlore
Grimes County Judge Ben and Mrs. Christie
State Senator Dr. Charles Schwertner
Don and Cheryl Tardiff
Leona General Store
Anne Mazone
Albert McCaig, Jr. Judge, 506th Judicial District
C Force Bottling Company Texas
Craig and Ursula Heffelman SD 5 Committeeman Mike McCloskey
Martha’s Bloomers (Party Crackers) Dirk McCune Trucking
Navasota Mayor Bert Miller
DESSERT SPONSORS Miller’s Theatre: David and Rebecca Marlow
U.S. Congressman Kevin and Cathy Brady Navasota Examiner
Navasota Star
AUCTION DONORS Navasota Theatre Alliance
Nick Adams Texas Lt. Governor, Dan Patrick
Mavis Baker Susan Patrick
BCS Seafood, Lance and Jennifer Lavergne State Representative and Mrs. Leighton Schubert
Bernhardt Winery Marilyn J. Schultz
John Bertling, Log Cabin Restaurant State Senator Dr. Charles Schwertner
Marilyn Bettes and Sherry Fauth Smiley’s Chevron Bedias: Siraj “Jack” Ali
Bluebonnet Vintage Collectibles Sheriff Don Sowell and Mayor Gail Sowell
Michelle Bobo Sparkling Creations: Sharon Newton
Texas Dept. of Agriculture, Michelle Bobo Sheri Steigelman
Grimes County Treasurer Janice Trant
B&T Tactical: Brett and Terry Bratcher
Vintage 105
George P. Bush, Texas Land Commissioner
Mackie Bobo-White
CHI Grimes St. Joseph Wellness Center
Mayor Mackie Bobo-White and Ben White
Classic Rock Coffee Company
Tommy and Marsha Williams
Connie Clements, Freelance Writing Services
Gary Williamson
College Station Ford Lincoln: Grant Steigelman Jay Wilson, Standard Tube Company
Larry and Nancy Cook
Emily Cross OTHER
David Dobyanski, Commissioner Pct. 2 Events to Remember
Anne Druckhammer, Grimes County Sheriff’s Office and Diversion
Joe and Sherry Fauth, Grand Star Ranch Crew
Friends of Grimes County Navasota ISD Chamber Choir
Yolanda Fultz Navasota ISD Culinary Arts Program
Green & Associates Real Estate One Stop Cleaners, Roy and Gwen Sanders

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Music Study Club of Navasota to host free event

BY NICOLE SHUPE under the direction of Jessica Hall. Smither looks forward val. and “Follow The Drink- organization’s scholarship
Staff writer Steels. to competing in the Eck- The Navasota High ing Gourd.” The Advanced fund will be accepted.The
Smither is a soprano and hardt-Gramatte’ competition School choir students, under Women’s Chorus and the club awards yearly scholar-
The Music Study Club of a recent graduate of Rice in May, as well as performing the direction of Steels, will Women of Chorale are set to ships to area graduates who
University School of Opera. a program of contemporary perform selections as part of perform “Bayushki Bayu,” are pursuing musical studies
Navasota will be presenting a
According to the Study Club, works with violinist Tim their spring concert. The all- “Jubilate Deo” and “Like a in their college career.
free concert beginning at 6:30 she has held fellowships at Steeves, through Michigan state auditioners will perform Tree” before the Chamber “The amount of scholar-
p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the the Music Academy of the and Ontario. In June, Smith- “Flight Song.” According Choir sings three selections ships changes yearly,” said
First Presbyterian Church lo- West, Songfest, as a Marc er makes her principal debut to Steels, additional perfor- - “Banks of Doon,” “Psallite” LaFontaine. “We had one
cated at 302 Nolan Street in and Eva Fellow and the Franz with Toronto’s Opera in their mances will include “Camp- and “Lord, I Know I Been recent scholarship winner
Navasota. Schubert Institute of Lieder. production of Ethyl Symth’s town Races” and “The Water Changed.” return her scholarship when
The event will feature She has also been a fellow “The Boatswain’s Mate” is Wide” by the beginning According to Judith La- she received a free-ride from
performances by Alexandra at Songfest Winter Intensive before traveling to begin her Women’s Chorus. The Fontaine of the Music Study Texas A&M University, so
Smither and the Navasota and Marilyn Horne’s “The work as a soprano fellow for Men’s Chorus and Men of Club of Navasota, the event is we have those additional
High School choir students Song Continues” at Carnegie the 2017 Tanglewood Festi- Chorale will sing “Poor Boy” free but donations toward the funds in reserve.”

Sprint coming to Jarvis Tire Authorities ask for crime tips

Special to The Examiner promoter for the event. Ac- ate about racing. He will have Special to The Examiner time between 4 p.m. Feb. Anyone with information
cording to Hercules Tire, the one of his cars with him and 2 and 8 a.m. Feb. 22 an un- that could assist in solving
Jarvis Tire Pros of Nava- World of Outlaws Craftsman families will be able to exam- The Grimes County known person opened the this crime should call Crime
sota will host a meet and greet Sprint Car Series is the pre- ine the car. The vehicle has a Crime Stoppers is seeking metal entrance gate and Stoppers at (936) 873-2000.
with World of Outlaws Sprint mier winged sprint car series in 410 ci engine that delivers 890 information on the person entered the property and Tips can also be given anon-
car driver Greg Wilson from the world. The series features horsepower at speeds up to 180 responsible for the theft of took a 2005 CM Lowboy ymously at www.p3tips.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, “world class drivers, thrilling miles per hour. Children will a 2013 Kubota RTV and a trailer, bumper pull, black com/tipform.aspx?ID=100
March 6, at the 1120 North La- races and is the self-proclaimed be allowed to sit in the car and 2005 CM 20-foot Lowboy in color, with wood floor, or download the P3 Tips
Salle Jarvis Tire Pros location Greatest Show on Dirt.” pictures may be taken. bumper pull trailer off of dual axle single wheel with app from the Apple Store or
in Navasota. Visitors to Jarvis Tire Pros For more information on County Road 345 in Nava- four white rims and a 2013 Google Play.
Hercules Tire has spon- on Monday will be able to Hercules Tire or the event, con- sota. Kubota RTV 4X4 diesel Any information given
sored Wilson’s racing team meet Wilson and hear why tact Jarvis Tire Pros at (936) On Feb. 22, at 9:04 a.m., motor, orange in color, four will be anonymous.
since 2012 and is the primary he and his family are passion- 870-5492. the Grimes County Sher- seater, and a winch mount- If your information leads
iff’s Office was dispatched ed on the front of the RTV to an arrest and/or indict-
to a residence on County from the property. ment in this case, you may
glimpse of the Pecan Lakes labor. He said, “I believe in
Pecan Estate subdivision. buying local and that is what
Road 345 regarding a theft.
The victim said some-
Crime Stoppers is asking
for help to solve this crime.
be eligible for a reward of
up to $1,000.
From Page 1A According to Arrington, we’ve done.”
there is no dining experience Desern explained, “The

golf clubs, PLGC golf pro

comparable in Navasota or
Grimes County but don’t ex-
electrician, the plumber and
AC guys are all local people.” Updated Property Tax Information
Now Available for Texas Taxpayers
Ross Arrington said, “We are pect the dining to be as formal And that includes the cooks
still kicking. Over half a dozen as Pebble Creek or Traditions under consideration for the
courses shut down within 30 country clubs. PLGC wants to restaurant. New and updated property tax information has just been compiled by the Grimes
minutes and 40 miles of Nava- foster a sense of camaraderie Desern continued, “Pretty Central Appraisal District and is available now to assist taxpayers. This property tax
sota. They’re shutting down and fellowship. The confer- much everything we buy, as far information is current and covers a wide range of topics, such as taxpayer remedies,
and we’re making improve- ence room will be wheelchair as materials, is local.” exemptions and appraisals, and has information for select groups, such as disabled
ments.” accessible via elevator and seat In addition, the outside staff veterans and persons age 65 or older.
General Manager Wayne approximately 150 guests. taking care of the carts will be
Desern estimates that the ex- The new menu has been “100 percent Navasota and “Whether you are a homeowner, business owner, disabled veteran or taxpayer,
pansion of the first floor and designed to “appeal to a wide Anderson high school students it’s important you know your rights concerning the property tax laws.” said Mark
the second floor addition has group of people,” and will in- or college kids.” Boehnke, Chief Appraiser of the Grimes Central Appraisal District. “You can contact
doubled the size of the club clude two fish dishes, steaks, us about any property tax issues with full confidence that we will provide you the
house. When construction is burgers, chicken sandwiches, Adding rooftops most complete, accurate and up-to-date available information to assist you.”
complete, there will be men’s grilled chicken salads and a Phase one of the 11 acre This includes information about the following programs.
and women’s locker rooms choice of pasta sauces. Pecan Lakes Estates went
and showers downstairs, a Arrington said, “If you through a lengthy annexation • Property Tax Exemptions for Disabled Veterans - The law provides partial
conference room upstairs and want an upscale dining expe- and rezoning process in 2016 exemptions for any property owned by veterans who are disabled, surviving
a card room for members with rience, we have a place to seat before construction could be- spouses and surviving children of deceased disabled veterans. This includes
access to private showers and you. If you want to come in gin but now there are several homesteads donated to disabled veterans by charitable organizations at no cost
bathrooms. at lunch for something quick, patio homes and single family to the disabled veterans and their surviving spouses. The exemption amount is
Another improvement is a we’ll have that for you as well.” custom homes in the 74-lot determined according to percentage of service-connected disability. The law also
fitness facility with a sauna and subdivision in varying de- provides a 100 percent homestead exemption for 100 percent disabled veterans
spa and trainers available to Improving the game grees of completion. Another and their surviving spouses and for surviving spouses of U.S. armed service
teach fitness classes. The good Another big investment is 12 acres is winding its way members killed in action.
news for non golfers is that a the purchase of a launch mon- through the annexation process • Property Tax Exemptions – Non-profit organizations that meet statutory
new membership level is be- itor. A launch monitor shows with 70 more homes planned requirements may seek property tax exemptions and must apply to their county
ing created for those interested golfers their distance, speed, for phase two. appraisal district by a specific date. Businesses that receive tax abatements
only in dining and the club’s trajectory and if they are caus- The idea of building up- granted by taxing units; ship inventory out of Texas that may be eligible for the
fitness area. ing the ball to hook or slice. Ar- scale housing in Navasota has freeport exemption; store certain goods in transit in warehouses that are moved
rington explained that no other been on his mind for some time within 175 days; construct, install or acquire pollution control property; own and
Bird’s eye view dining public golf course in the Bra- now. Hassell said, “I think it operate energy storage systems; convert landfill-generated gas; or store offshore
With the recent closure of zos Valley has one and it will is extremely good for the City drilling equipment while not in use may also be eligible for statutory exemptions.
the Brenham Municipal Air- allow the pro staff “to properly of Navasota. They need more • Rendering Taxable Property - If a business owns tangible personal property that
port’s “Southern Flyer Diner,” teach and fit out here.” rooftops.” is used to produce income, the business must file a rendition with its local county
Hassell is prepared to fill that Grounds improvements appraisal district by a specified date. Personal property includes inventory and
“dining experience” void. Ac- include the addition of 100 Not a rich man’s sport equipment used by a business. Owners do not have to render exempt property
cording to Desern, the club’s trees and a drip irrigation sys- Golf pro Arrington’s pas- such as church property or an agriculture producer’s equipment used for farming.
large kitchen “has everything tem with nursery plants soon sion and excitement for the • Appraisal Notices – Normally, taxpayers receive a notice of appraised value from
but the cook.” Hiring is already to follow. Desern and Hassell game and PLGC’s enhanced the appropriate local county appraisal district. The city, county, school districts
underway and Desern expects agreed that the clubhouse im- services is evident. and other local taxing units will use the appraisal district’s value to set property
the restaurant to be open for provements and presence of He said, “I think a lot of taxes for the coming year.
business in 4-5 months. the subdivision have changed people are of the understanding • Property Taxpayer Remedies – This Comptroller publication explains in detail
The new second story con- golfers’ attitudes. that golf is a rich man’s game how to protest a property appraisal, what issues the county appraisal review
ference room, also available for Hassell said, “They’re and that it’s not accessible to board (ARB) can consider and what to expect during a protest hearing. The
private catered events, will give more prone to fix their divots the masses, which is totally publication also discusses the options of taking a taxpayer’s case to district court,
diners a sweeping 180 degree because they are taking more untrue. We like to think we the State Office of Administrative Hearings or binding arbitration if the taxpayer is
view of aircraft taxiing down pride in this place.” are more accessible than other dissatisfied with the outcome of the ARB hearing.
the runway at the Navasota places and we’d like to see golf • Homestead Exemptions – A homestead is generally defined as the home
Municipal Airport, a pictur- Buying local grow in this area. First timers, and land used as the owner’s principal residence on Jan. 1 of the tax year. A
esque view of the golf course Hassell’s commitment to experienced, old, young, men, homestead exemption reduces the appraised value of the home and, as a result,
with its lakes, trees and greens, Navasota includes patronizing women, children — anybody lowers property taxes. Applications are submitted to the appropriate local county
wrapping around to catch a its businesses and hiring local is welcome.” appraisal district.
• Productivity Appraisal – Property owners who use land for timber land
production, agricultural purposes or wildlife management can be granted property
Grimes County Clean-Up Event tax relief on their land. They may apply to their local county appraisal district for
an agricultural appraisal which may result in a lower appraisal of the land based
Sponsored by Grimes County in partnership with on how much the taxpayer produces, versus what the land would sell for on the
Keep Grimes County Beautiful open market.
Funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality • Residence Homestead Tax Deferral - Texas homeowners may postpone paying
thru the Brazos Valley Council of Governments the currently delinquent property taxes due on the appreciating value of their
homes by filing a tax deferral affidavit at their local county appraisal district. This

Open to All Residents of Grimes County tax relief allows homeowners to pay the property taxes on 105 percent of the
preceding year’s appraised value of their homestead, plus the taxes on any new
Spring Clean Up: March 11-18, 2017 improvements to the homestead. The remaining taxes are postponed, but not
cancelled, with interest accruing at 8 percent per year.
Early Summer Clean Up: May 13-20, 2017 • Property Tax Deferral for Persons Age 65 or Older or Disabled Homeowners
– Texans who are age 65 or older or disabled, as defined by law, may postpone
Collection Site Hours: Anderson: Iola: paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax
Stoneham: Saturday 7:30-11:15 Saturday 7:30-11:30 deferral affidavit. Once the affidavit is on file, taxes are deferred, but not cancelled,
as long as the owner continues to own and live in the home. Interest continues
Saturday 12-3 Wednesday 7-3 Wednesday 7-3 to accrue on unpaid taxes. You may obtain a deferral affidavit at the appraisal
Tuesday 7-12 Friday 7-3 Friday 7-3 district.
• Notice of Availability of Electronic Communication – In appraisal districts
Thursday 7-12 located in counties with a population of more than 200,000 or that have
authorized electronic communications, and that have implemented a system
Limit of 6 tires per day per resident
that allows such communications, chief appraisers and ARBs may communicate
This is not an event for Commercial Customers electronically through email or other media with property owners or their
Please stack tires in the trailer designated representatives. Written agreements are required for notices and
Appliances, Paint, Batteries, or Electronics are not allowed in Open Container other documents to be delivered electronically instead of mailing.
If you have any questions please contact (936)-873-4495 • Protesting Property Appraisal Values – Property owners who disagree with the
appraisal district’s appraisal of their property for local taxes or for any other action
Open Container Locations: Tire Trailer Locations: that adversely affects them may protest their property value to the appraisal
district’s ARB.
Stoneham Collection Site: Stoneham Collection Site: For more information about these programs, contact the Grimes Central Appraisal
10810 SPUR 234, Navasota 77868 10810 SPUR 234, Navasota 77868 District at 360 Hill Street, Anderson, Texas 77830 or (936) 873-2163. Information is
Anderson Collection Site: Richards VFD: also available on the Comptroller’s Property Tax Assistance Division’s website at
2075 FM 244, Anderson 77830 11136 FM 149, Richards
Iola Collection Site: Iola Collection Site/County Barn:
7505 Hillsboro, Iola 77861 7505 Hillsboro, Iola 77861
Got News? (936) 825-6484
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T W I G  C

 Moved by ‘I Pledge Allegiance’
1977, 1987, 1997, 2007 Recently I have attend-
ed several functions and
of their competition piece
that won an award.
all of her shortcomings,
we live in the greatest
•Navasota Police Depart-
1987 our regular board meet- NISD We applaud all the nation that this earth has
•George Coulann is re- ings that all began with students for doing such ever seen, and I want that
ment arrests a woman on 41 elected as the mayor of Todd some combination of the great work and winning same love of country, pa-
counts of credit card abuse. Mission. presentation of the United but perhaps the treat of the triotism and American ex-
•The Grimes County Go •Humorist Ron Gay is the States and Texas flags and night was when the NHS ceptionalism instilled in
Texan Cook-off team, Kil- guest speaker for the annual the Pledge of Allegiance By Greg Mock Choir sang the National every student at NISD. I
len Time Cookers makes the as well as the National Anthem. It always sends a want every student to be
Grimes County Chamber of
finals at the Houston Live- Anthem. faces as they introduce chill down my neck every equipped with an educa-
stock Show and Rodeo. Commerce banquet.
•County Judge Lovett I’m always amazed and themselves to the School time I hear the National tion that will empower
•The Grimes County moved at how everyone Board and lead us in the Anthem. This perfor- them to achieve the Amer-
Commissioners Court adds Boggess appoints a
in attendance stands and pledges. mance was so well done ican Dream and all it has
online bill pay for county fact-finding committee for
shows such great respect Last week’s regular that I had multiple chills. to offer.
residents. ambulance services. and honor for our country. monthly meeting had a If you’ve ever really Yes ... that star-span-
At the beginning of the special treat as many stu- paid attention to the words gled banner does yet
1997 1977 school year we began ask- dents were present at the and studied the history wave, o’er land of the free
•Downtown Navaso- •Eleven candidates file ing a student or a group board meeting to be rec- behind the writing of the and the home of the brave.
ta floods after heavy rains for ten seats on the four in- of students from each ognized for their achieve- song, you can appreciate Be a part of the solu-
dump 3.3 inches of rain dependent school districts campus to come and lead ments in recent competi- just how close this coun- tion. We Are Navasota.
during a three-hour period. throughout Grimes County. the pledges. It’s always tions. The award-winning try came to not becoming Greg Mock is presi-
• W a s h i n g - •Dr. Gerald Kellar dedi- nice to see the happy little band ensemble gave us an the nation that it is today. dent of the Navasota ISD
ton-on-the-Brazos State (sometimes very nervous) impressive performance I’ve said it before, for School Board.
cates the new Bethel Baptist
Park cancels the Texas Inde-
pendence Day Celebration Church of Navasota.
in lieu of park maintenance. •The Anderson-Shiro
•A producer begins film- school board offers $1,000
ing a 1930s drama in front of
the Grimes County historic
reward for information on an
arsonist who set fire to the
main educational building.
Trump flushes federal overreach
President Donald IX laws by others. by-God bathroom.
Trump recently rescind- Trump’s belief, ac- A friend pointed out
ed the federal “guide- Publisher cording to news reports, that transgenders will
lines” regarding public
schools and “transgen-
Comment is that it is not a function
of the federal govern-
most likely enter the type
of facilities quietly and
der” bathroom facilities. ment to regulate potties. without fanfare, thereby
Serving Navasota &Grimes County since 1894
In my opinion, not That is more a purview negating any complaints.
only should those guide- By Tony Farkas of the states. In a per- But honestly, does it re-
Editor & Publisher lines have been repealed, fect world, though, it ally matter? Yes, there
TONY FARKAS they never should have shouldn’t take a batch are predators, but in a
to a bland fairness, the been approved in the of elected officials to general sense, if you got-
former administration
first place. released its feel-good, decide who goes where. ta go, you gotta go, and
Sales Representative
It’s not that there is liberal edict. Once a government — you don’t need pages of
some credence for peo- Along with the edict, at any level — gets in- government documents
ple who feel different; I of course, is the standard volved in anything, those to make that happen.
Bookkeeper personally can’t say one veiled (and in many cas- claws will remain em- Heck, it happens ev-
CARRIE LITTLE way or another. I do feel, es, not-so-veiled) threat bedded. ery day in offices where though, that regardless of the removal of federal From medical in- there only is one bath-
Staff Writer of how passionately you funds should these edicts surance, to veterans, to room. Doesn’t seem to
NICOLE SHUPE feel one way or the other be ignored. parks, to even the mail, be any protestors out in about this, that the fed- In typical fuzzy-head- there is the shadow of front of those buildings.
eral government doesn’t ed liberal logic, Demo- regulation and direction It’s refreshing to see
belong in bathrooms in crats and their ilk have of the government, and someone in office that
any form or fashion. decried the move, with all of it, to my thinking, understands the limits
Even more so, it activists protesting by is bad. The government government needs, and
Contributing Writers
CONNIE CLEMENTS, CAROL HERRINGTON, GAIL SOWELL, JULIA doesn’t belong in edu- the White House, and for decades has extended the dangers of too much
CROSBY, JOHN MAXWELL, BEVERLY IGO, DAVE WOODRUFF, cation. That should re- many news organiza- its grasp over every as- government control.
SANDRA WOODRUFF, GEORGIA MOLITOR, CARL DRY, main completely with tions claiming doom pect of life in America, Now, people need to
BETTY DUNN, DEBRA BUSA the states and counties. and gloom of epic pro- and I have to say that embrace that philoso-
However, in true federal portions. The move has is completely contrary to phy, and stop allowing
USPS 375160
behemoth fashion, and been deemed a violation the desire of the Found- other people to deter-
in another failed attempt of civil rights laws by ing Fathers. mine what’s right in their
to regulate everything some, a violation of Title But even further, it’s a lives.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR POLICY: Letter to the editor

The Navasota Examiner publishes letters on
almost any subject. The editor reserves the right
to edit letters for length and in ap pro pri ate con-
tent, and also reserves the right to refuse pub li-
President celebrates Black History Month
ca tion of any letter for any reason. Dear Editor: the street from Sec. Wil- ly reprinted. Revels de- And modern day po-
Letters concerning local issues will be given
Last week as the nation liam Seward’s home — nounced the Democratic litical figures — includ-
first priority. Pri or i ty will also go to letter writers
who have not been published in the last 30 days. observed “Presidents’ he served as President governor of Mississippi, ing Associate Justice
No anonymous letters will be published, and all Day,” President Trump Lincoln’s Secretary of Adelbert Ames, and the Clarence Thomas; Col-
letters must be signed and include a phone num- participated in celebrat- State and he and his wife carpetbaggers for manip- in Powell, Condoleezza
ber, which will be used for ver i fi ca tion purposes ing Black History Month. supported their neighbor ulating the black vote for Rice; Mia Love, Allen
only. He enjoyed his visit to the — Ms. Tubman — and personal benefit, and for West, Alan Keyes, Sen.
Letters endorsing political candidates will not African American Muse- her efforts in behalf of keeping alive wartime Tim Scott, Herman Cain,
be published after early voting begins. um and praised the many the Underground Rail- hatreds. and Stephen N. Lackey,
displays and exhibits that road. And the list goes on Republican fundraiser.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR honor great Black Amer- And we continue to of elected black Repub- Dr. Martin Luther
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Fax: 936-825-2230 PH: 936-825-6484 es of our history books. the pages in our history Rep. Benjamin S. Turner however, his niece is a Being flanked by great books — Hiram Rhodes (R-AL), Robert De Large proud pro-life Republi- Americans as Dr. Alveda became the first African (R-SC), Josiah Walls can — working ardently
King, Dr. Ben Carson and American to serve in the (R-FL), Jefferson Long to convince black Amer-
Sen. Tim Scott, (S.C.) U.S. Congress when he (R-GA), Joseph Rain- icans by exposing them
added to the historic mo- was elected as a Repub- ey and Robert B. Elliott to the ploys of Planned
ment. lican to the United States (R-SC). And so many Parenthood. I remember
Also, Ambassador Senate to represent Mis- more serving in state of- our visit to the beautiful
The Navasota Examiner (USPS 375-160) is Alan Keyes delivered sissippi in 1870 and 1871 fices and embracing the Memorial Fountain in
published weekly by Navasota Publications Inc., a powerful and riveting during the Reconstruc- ideology of the Republi- Montgomery Alabama —
115 S. Railroad Street, Navasota, Texas 77868. speech at our annual 40 tion era. He also served can Party. as the water falling on the
Periodical postage paid at Navasota, Texas 77868.
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Postmaster: Send address changes to The truly a blessing to have A&M College. African American of the died fighting in the Civil
Navasota Examiner, PO Box 751, Navasota, been in the presence of In 1873, Revels took 19th century, Frederick Rights Movement — and
Texas 77868-0751. such a humble and sin- a leave of absence from Douglass, a Republican, wondered why was such
cere political figure. Alcorn to serve as Mis- made a career of agitating violence necessary in
Annual Subscription Rate: In the course of our sissippi’s secretary of the American conscience America? It was almost
$41.00 per year Grimes County
$47.00 per year Out-of-County
history, we recall the in- state as interim. He was — George Washington as if the water appeared
$60.00 per year Out-of-State fluence and significance dismissed from Alcorn Carver, Josiah Walls, to wash away all of the
of the Republican Par- in 1874 when he cam- U.S. representative from pain, hatred, racism, and
ty in the lives of black paigned against the Florida, and one of the bloodshed.
Americans — remember- re-election of Governor first African-Ameri- During this Black His-
ing President Abraham of Mississippi Adelbert cans to serve in the U.S. tory Month, we are re-
Lincoln in his Emancipa- Ames. He was reappoint- House, Booker T. Wash- minded of the many great
tion Proclamation — and ed in 1876 by the new ington, P.B.S. Pinchback, African Americans who
2017 a bitterly fought Civil Democratic administra- 24th governor of Louisi- — in the Republican spir-
War — the aftermath of tion and served until his ana; first African-Amer- it — have helped to make
which resulted in his own retirement in 1882. ican governor of a U.S. America great … Indeed,
assassination. On Nov. 6, 1875, state; Samuel B. Fuller, a group of awesome and
While visiting in Au- Revels, as a Republican, founder and president of dedicated Americans.
Texas Gulf Coast burn, N.Y., we discov- wrote a letter to Repub- the Fuller Products Com-
Press Association ered Harriet Tubman’s lican President Ulysses pany, and a prominent Patricia Adam
home located just down S. Grant that was wide- black Republican. Navasota
March 1, 2017 Page 5A

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til proven guilty in a court
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of a controlled substance,
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one spring event at a time tillo-Mendez – possession
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State Jail Felony
BY CONNIE motor oil and used oil reports a good response •Timothy James Pat-
CLEMENTS filters. from the community. ke – aggravated sexu-
Examiner reporter Stoves, refrigerators, According to Gruver, al assault of a child, two
water heaters, washers even before volunteer counts, Felony 1
Navasota residents and dryers will be ac- and sponsor letters went •Charles Raines – pos-
will have two opportu- cepted as well but appli- out, he was fielding calls session of a controlled
nities to clean up their ances containing freon from residents making substance, State Jail Fel-
homes and their neigh- must have a certificate sure the event would ony
borhoods this spring by of freon removal by a take place this year. •Julio Gamez Salas
participating in the an- certified appliance tech- The shortfall in oil and – injury to a child, five
nual City Spring Clean- nician. gas revenues continues counts, Felony 1
up of 2017 and Keep The city will also ac- to affect some program •Christopher John
cept up eight per house- budgets and while the Snook – indecency with
Navasota Beautiful’s
hold automobile or light programs continue, they a child by contact, three
16th Annual Trash Off.
truck tires, limited to 15 have less money with counts, Felony 2
inches to 22 inches in which to operate mak- •Johnny Snook – inde-
Beautification starts size. ing sponsorships and
at home cency with a child by con-
Items not accept- in-kind donations even tact, three counts, Felony 2
Getting rid of that ed include hazardous more appreciated.
junk in the garage has •Kelsie Fowler-Rodri-
waste, paint and cor- Individuals and guez – murder, Felony 1
been made easier by the rosives, pesticides and teams will receive a
City of Navasota. City •Andre Jamale Thomas
herbicides, chemicals, KNB Trash Off T-shirt, – assault, family violence,
staff will be accept-
ing items for dispos-
landscaping cross ties
or yard waste, logs and
a “thank you” break-
fast and lunch, various
occlusion, Felony 3 Baby Registry
al Thursday, March 9, •Jessica Alvarez – bur-
stumps or remodeling of awards including recog- glary of building, State Jail
through Sunday, March construction debris. Pa- nition of the team with
12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Felony
at the City of Navasota
per shredding services
will not be available this
the most participants
and the coveted Hub
•Julio Bonilla – bur- Abbie & Clay Allen
glary of building, State Jail
Vehicle Services Center
at 520 Malcolm Street.
year. Cap Award for the most Felony Melissa Lee & CJ Dobbins
For information, con- unusual item found.
Disposal is free to Nava- tact the City of Navaso- Individuals, civic or-
•Ricardo Enrique Agu-
ilar-Flores – burglary of
Heather & Joe Lane
sota residents and proof ta at (936) 825-6450. ganizations and teams
of residency is required. of friends and families
building, State Jail Felony Laura & Donald Goodie
Items accepted in- •Eugenio Chavez –
KNB trash off set wishing to sign up to
clude mattresses and manufacture and delivery
for April 8 clean up their neighbor-
of a controlled substance,
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Felony 1; forgery, Felony Come Check Our Sales!
sinks, carpets and pads, Keep Navasota Beauti- within the Navasota city
indoor or outdoor furni- ful Commission’s 16th limits, should contact 3
ture, sofas and couches, Annual Trash Off has Gruver at (936) 825-
automotive batteries, already begun and Com- 6475. The event will be manufacture and delivery Located in Historic Downtown Navasota
lumber, metal, cast iron, munity Relations Spe- held from 8 a.m. to noon of a controlled substance, 121 E. Washington Ave. • Navasota, TX 77868
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•James Holland – pos-
session of a controlled
substance, Felony 3; forg-
ery, Felony 3 C a l l u s T O D AY 8 2 5 - 6 4 8 4
Iola grad finishes basic infantry training •Jennifer Richmond –
forgery, Felony 3; posses- or v i s it u s 2 4 / 7 a t
FORT JACKSON, bayonet use, chemical sion of a controlled sub-
stance, State Jail Felony
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values. Lee also received Doris M. Dowling of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
instruction and practice North Zulch. Thursday, March 9 through Sunday, March 12
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Grimes County Sheriff’s Report

382 FM 149 Rd W, Anderson Don Sowell, County Sheriff (936) 873-2151

Thursday, Feb. 16 a.m. – Animal estray, SH 90 • 8:40 a.m. – Animal control, SH 6 • 12:00 p.m. – Suspi- Minor accident, SH 30 • 1:55 6800 block of Clark • 11:29
• 12:16 a.m. – Traffic, • 11:37 a.m. – Sex offense, CR 130 • 9:35 a.m. – Tres- cious vehicle/person, FM 39 p.m. – Welfare concern, FM p.m. – Traffic, SH 30
SH 30 • 3:31 a.m. – Minor 6800 block of Cotton • 11:51 passing, CR 130 • 11:25 a.m. • 3:08 p.m. – Trespassing, 1696 • 1:59 p.m. – Reckless
accident, SH 30 • 6:30 a.m. a.m. – Wanted person, FM – Animal estray, SH 105 7100 block of Corsicana • 3:32 driving, SH 90 • 3:20 p.m. – Wednesday, Feb. 22
– Close patrol/house watch, 149 • 1:55 p.m. – Wanted • 11:44 a.m. – Animal con- p.m. – Traffic, SH 90 • 3:44 Animal control, 9400 block • 12:49 a.m. – Suspicious
SH 30 • 6:36 a.m. – Traffic, person, FM 149 • 2:25 p.m. trol, Spur 234 • 11:57 a.m. p.m. – Reckless driving, SH of Walnut • 3:26 p.m. – Bur- activity, 19600 block of Me-
CR 302 • 8:18 a.m. – Welfare – Grass/wildland fire, CR 192 – Shooter/hunter complaint, 6 • 4:56 p.m. – Animal estray, glary, 17100 block of Adler gan • 7:04 a.m. – Animal
concern, Mill Creek • 9:20 • 2:46 p.m. – Illegal dumping, 25600 block of Bedias • 12:21 FM 149 • 4:58 p.m. – Noise • 3:51 p.m. – Reckless driving, control, CR 302 • 7:38 a.m. –
a.m. – Animal control, CR 9100 block of Royal Forest p.m. – Traffic, Youpon • 1:18 complaint, 14400 block of SH 30 • 4:20 p.m. – Animal Agency assist, FM 362 • 8:25
179 • 11:30 a.m. – Escape, • 3:26 p.m. – Abandoned p.m. – Noise complaint, Buff- Oak Hill • 5:13 p.m. – Reck- estray, FM 1696 • 5:22 p.m. – a.m. – Animal estray, FM
FM 149 • 2:06 p.m. – Wanted vehicle, 9300 block of Clark ington • 1:26 p.m. – Animal less driving, CR 344 • 5:15 Animal cruelty, SH 30 • 6:12 1774 • 8:59 a.m. – Animal
person, FM 149 • 2:26 p.m. – • 4:32 p.m. – Animal estray, estray, CR 407 • 1:50 p.m. p.m. – Traffic, SH 90 • 5:17 p.m. – Animal estray, CR 250 control, 7000 block of Jubilee
Harassment, CR 215 • 2:36 SH 6 • 4:43 p.m. – Reckless – Fire, 21500 block of Valley p.m. – Animal control, 16200 • 7:15 p.m. – Business/resi- • 9:04 a.m. – Theft, CR 345
p.m. – Grass/wildland fire, SH driving, SH 105 • 5:16 p.m. Ridge • 2:25 p.m. – Trespass- block of Pine • 5:37 p.m. – dential alarm, SH 6 • 7:31 p.m. • 10:02 a.m. – Suspicious ve-
90 • 4:29 p.m. – Theft, 10500 – Criminal mischief/property ing, 13500 block of Windmill Reckless driving, 7900 block – Traffic, SH 6 • 7:42 p.m. hicle/person, FM 244 • 10:47
block of Deer Park • 4:37 damage, 3000 block of Luthe • 2:32 p.m. – Abandoned of Smokethorn • 5:39 p.m. – – Traffic, SH 6 • 8:19 p.m. – a.m. – Business/residential
p.m. – Traffic, SH 30 • 5:17 • 5:27 p.m. – Minor accident, vehicle, Shiflet • 4:05 p.m. Animal estray, SH 30 • 6:06 Traffic, FM 1227 • 9:43 p.m. – alarm, CR 201 • 10:59 a.m.
p.m. – Reckless driving, SH SH 6 • 6:24 p.m. – Indecent – Mutual aid, SH 30 • 4:13 p.m. – Suspicious vehicle/ Abandoned vehicle, Brittany – Animal estray, FM 2620
30 • 6:47 p.m. – Grass/wild- exposure, FM 39 • 7:20 p.m. – p.m. – Assist motorist, SH 6 person, CR 452 • 6:37 p.m. • 11:16 a.m. – Abandoned ve-
land fire, CR 409 • 6:59 p.m. Assist motorist, SH 90 • 7:33 • 6:08 p.m. – Traffic, SH 30 – Welfare concern, Country Tuesday, Feb. 21 hicle, FM 2819 • 11:38 a.m.
– Traffic, SH 6 • 7:01 p.m. p.m. – Criminal mischief/ • 6:13 p.m. – Traffic, SH 30 • 7:17 p.m. – Criminal mis- • 12:09 a.m. – Suspicious – Threat, CR 132 • 11:40 a.m.
– Traffic, FM 1696 • 7:05 property damage, CR 314 • 6:18 p.m. – Traffic, SH 30 chief/property damage, 2800 vehicle/person, Roese • 4:33 – Suspicious vehicle/person,
p.m. – Animal bite, Roy Hall • 8:25 p.m. – Traffic, SH 90 • 6:39 p.m. – Shooter/hunt- block of Brooks • 7:17 p.m. – a.m. – Traffic, SH 30 • 5:56 Lone Star • 11:48 a.m. – Ille-
• 7:09 p.m. – Traffic, SH 6 • 8:28 p.m. – Traffic, SH 6 er complaint, FM 244 • 7:59 Assist motorist, Austin • 7:31 a.m. – Traffic, FM 1774 • 9:01 gal dumping, CR 233 • 11:54
• 7:21 p.m. – Traffic, SH 6 • 8:46 p.m. – Traffic, SH 90 p.m. – Assist motorist, SH p.m. – Traffic, SH 6 • 7:31 a.m. – Traffic, SH 90 • 9:08 a.m. – Major accident, FM
• 7:44 p.m. – Traffic, SH 6 • 8:53 p.m. – Traffic, SH 90 30 • 8:14 p.m. – Traffic, FM p.m. – Disturbance, FM 39 a.m. – Traffic, SH 90 • 9:17 2445 • 2:40 p.m. – Wanted
• 7:51 p.m. – Animal control, • 8:59 p.m. – Reckless driving, 149 • 8:40 p.m. – Traffic, SH • 7:43 p.m. – Hit and run acci- a.m. – Business/residential person, FM 149 • 2:53 p.m. –
CR 323 • 8:06 p.m. – Shoot- SH 6 • 9:05 p.m. – Traffic, SH 30 • 8:52 p.m. – Traffic, SH dent, SH 6 • 8:29 p.m. – Reck- alarm, FM 2620 • 7:53 p.m. Animal estray, SH 30 • 3:06
er/hunter complaint, FM 30 • 10:22 p.m. – Traffic, SH 30 • 9:07 p.m. – Traffic, SH less driving, SH 6 • 8:56 p.m. – Welfare concern, FM 149 p.m. – Animal control, 7200
1486 • 8:11 p.m. – Reckless 105 • 10:32 p.m. – Traffic, SH 30 • 9:16 p.m. – Traffic, FM – Traffic, SH 90 • 9:08 p.m. – • 10:56 a.m. – Shooter/hunt- block of Loblolly • 4:31 p.m.
driving, SH 6 • 8:47 p.m. – 105 • 10:41 p.m. – Traffic, SH 2562 • 9:51 p.m. – Reckless Traffic, 2900 block of Brooks er complaint, CR 171 • 11:40 – Trespassing, FM 149 • 4:37
Traffic, SH 6 • 8:49 p.m. – 105 • 10:42 p.m. – Welfare driving, CR 207 • 10:06 p.m. • 9:16 p.m. – Jail disturbance, a.m. – Animal estray, Busi- p.m. – Wanted person, CR
Reckless driving, SH 6 • 9:11 concern, Clark • 11:11 p.m. – Noise complaint, CR 131 FM 149 • 9:38 p.m. – Traffic, ness 6 • 2:36 p.m. – Forgery/ 228 • 4:44 p.m. – Animal
p.m. – Reckless driving, SH 6 – Traffic, SH 6 • 11:18 p.m. – • 10:24 p.m. – Traffic, SH 90 SH 90 • 9:57 p.m. – Assault, fraud, FM 1774 • 2:45 p.m. estray, FM 244 • 4:45 p.m. –
• 11:04 p.m. – Traffic, SH 6 Traffic, CR 302 • 10:26 p.m. – Assist motorist, CR 229 • 11:57 p.m. – Traffic, – Animal control, 4800 block Animal estray, SH 90 • 4:55
• 11:24 p.m. – Traffic, SH 6 SH 90 • 10:29 p.m. – Traffic, SH 90 of Mike Poe • 3:30 p.m. – p.m. – Grass/wildland fire,
• 11:41 p.m. – Reckless driv- Saturday, Feb. 18 SH 105 • 10:37 p.m. – Traffic, Traffic, SH 30 • 3:59 p.m. – CR 222 • 5:05 p.m. – Busi-
ing, John Rice • 12:00 a.m. – Traffic, SH SH 90 • 10:52 p.m. – Traffic, Monday, Feb. 20 Welfare concern, 2100 block ness/residential alarm, 1300
30 • 12:15 a.m. – Traffic, SH SH 6 • 11:42 p.m. – Traffic, • 12:11 a.m. – Trespass- of Tanglewood • 4:47 p.m. – block of Cottonwood • 6:09
Friday, Feb. 17 30 • 12:22 a.m. – Traffic, SH SH 6 ing, 20300 block of Roy Traffic, CR 155 • 5:53 p.m. p.m. – Trespassing, CR 325
•12:16 a.m. – Traffic, SH 30 • 12:28 a.m. – Disturbance, Hall • 12:48 a.m. – Welfare – Road blockage/hazard, SH • 6:41 p.m. – Theft, Business
6 • 1:09 a.m. – Traffic, FM CR 202 • 12:35 a.m. – Traffic, Sunday, Feb. 19 concern, 4900 block of Sams 90 • 6:10 p.m. – Disturbance, 6 • 7:01 p.m. – Major accident,
244 • 1:22 a.m. – Abandoned SH 30 • 1:10 a.m. – Traffic, • 12:00 a.m. – Traffic, • 2:57 a.m. – Fire, 3600 block 10100 block of Cottontail • FM 1696 • 7:26 p.m. – Close/
vehicle, Fm 39 • 2:26 a.m. – SH 105 • 2:44 a.m. – Minor SH 90 • 12:11 a.m. – Busi- of Main • 5:36 a.m. – Assist 6:33 p.m. – Animal control, patrol house watch, CR 417
Animal estray, Fm 362 • 5:34 accident, SH 90 • 6:36 a.m. – ness/residential alarm, 9400 motorist, SH 6 • 6:48 a.m. – FM 244 • 8:58 p.m. – Distur- • 7:36 p.m. – Traffic, SH 6
a.m. – Business/residential Attempt to locate, 400 block block of Westminster • 12:26 Welfare concern, SH 6 • 6:53 bance, 11100 block of Devin • 9:19 p.m. – Reckless driving,
alarm, FM 1696 • 7:27 a.m. of Wood • 7:13 a.m. – At- a.m. – Traffic, SH 90 • 12:39 a.m. – Unauthorized use of • 9:44 p.m. – Reckless driving, SH 6 • 9:40 p.m. – Animal
– Abandoned vehicle, Kettler tempt to locate, 10700 block a.m. – Assist motorist, FM vehicle, CR 309 • 9:11 a.m. – SH 105 • 9:51 p.m. – Road control, CR 323 • 9:57 p.m.
• 9:41 a.m. – Assist motorist, of Deer Park • 8:11 a.m. – 149 • 2:16 a.m. – Suspicious Animal estray, CR 113 • 9:56 blockage/hazard, SH 6 • 9:52 – Traffic, SH 6 • 10:10 p.m. –
SH 90 • 10:51 a.m. – Close/ Road blockage/hazard, SH 30 vehicle/person, Business 6 • a.m. – Disturbance, 10800 p.m. – Suspicious vehicle/per- Threat, 15800 block of West
patrol house watch, 16900 • 8:30 a.m. – Animal control, 3:31 a.m. – Traffic, Piedmont block of Bentley • 10:33 a.m. son, FM 2445 • 10:39 p.m. Loop • 10:48 p.m. – Animal
block of Hollyhill • 11:31 26000 block of Cemetery • 11:48 a.m. – Assist motorist, – Theft, Bedias • 1:02 p.m. – – Suspicious vehicle/person, estray, CR 203

Navasota Police Department

204 E. McAlpine, Navasota Justin Leeth, Police Chief (936) 825-6410

Thursday, Feb. 16 – Welfare check, 1700 block mont • 4:26 p.m. – Suspicious SH 6/SH 90 • 5:49 p.m. – of Washington • 11:03 p.m. a.m. – Traffic control, SH 105
• 1:43 a.m. – Alarm, 700 of Washington • 10:39 a.m. activity, 500 block of Nolan Alarm, 200 block of Boulder – Traffic stop, 200 block of • 8:33 a.m. – Traffic control,
block of Washington • 8:07 – Terroristic threat, 600 block • 5:52 p.m. – Welfare check, • 5:54 p.m. – Traffic stop, SH LaSalle • 11:08 p.m. – Alarm, SH 105 • 8:36 a.m. – Crim-
a.m. – Theft, 200 block of of Wadesway • 1:40 p.m. – 100 block of LaSalle • 8:59 6 • 7:42 p.m. – Agency assist, 1100 block of LaSalle inal mischief, SH 90 • 9:06
Moore • 9:42 a.m. – Crim- Alarm, 200 block of Veterans p.m. – Traffic stop, 1700 SH 105 • 8:27 p.m. – Reckless a.m. – Traffic stop, Farquhar/
inal mischief, 200 block of Memorial • 2:27 p.m. – Agen- block of Washington • 9:22 driver, SH 6 • 9:52 p.m. – Sus- Tuesday, Feb. 21 Lee • 9:12 a.m. – Welfare
McAlpine • 10:07 a.m. – cy assist, 700 block of LaSalle p.m. – Theft, 200 block of El- picious activity, 600 block of • 8:30 a.m. – Vehicle fire, check, 200 block of Brew-
Property found, 700 block of • 3:05 p.m. – Animal com- la • 11:15 p.m. – Disturbance, Grimes • 11:48 p.m. – Fire, 300 block of LaSalle • 9:55 er • 9:13 a.m. – Traffic stop,
Tenth • 10:18 a.m. – Animal plaint, Judson/Grimes • 3:53 1100 block of Felder • 11:36 600 block of Wadesway a.m. – Traffic stop, 1400 block SH 90 • 9:28 a.m. – Traffic
complaint, Ivy/Everitt • 10:53 p.m. – Criminal trespass, 500 p.m. – Suspicious person, of Washington • 11:01 a.m. – stop, 300 block of Washing-
a.m. – Theft, 1700 block of block of Laredo • 4:42 p.m. Brosig Monday, Feb. 20 Escort, SH 90 • 11:18 a.m. – ton • 9:35 a.m. – Traffic stop,
Washington • 11:03e .am. – Accident, SH 6/SH 105 • • 1:03 a.m. – Suspicious Animal complaint, Woodrow Blackshear • 9:37 a.m. – Fire
– Criminal mischief, 1100 5:28 p.m. – Accident, SH 6/ Sunday, Feb. 19 activity, 1200 block of Victo- Jackson • 1:28 p.m. – Animal alarm, 1600 block of Stacey
block of Durden • 12:13 p.m. SH 105 • 6:13 p.m. – Reck- •12:19 a.m. – Loud music, ria • 1:46 a.m. – Alarm, 100 complaint, Woodrow Jackson • 9:39 a.m. – Traffic stop, 300
– Animal complaint, 200 less driver, SH 6/FM 2154 Farquhar/Harn • 2:28 a.m. – block of Research • 2:19 a.m. • 1:53 p.m. – Traffic stop, 300 block of Washington • 10:23
block of McAlpine • 2:33 • 6:26 p.m. – Alarm, 1100 Traffic stop, 1000 block of – Alarm, SH 6 • 2:19 a.m. – block of Brosig • 2:08 p.m. a.m. – Animal complaint,
p.m. – Fire, SH 90 • 3:07 p.m. block of Gibbs • 7:28 p.m. – Manley • 2:32 a.m. – Loud Alarm, 500 block of Dickson – Traffic stop, 600 block of 1200 block of Schumacher
– Grass and woods fire, SH 6 Suspicious person, 100 block music, 200 block of Blake- • 2:54 a.m. – Alarm, 500 block Blackshear • 2:22 p.m. – Traf- • 10:30 a.m. – Animal com-
• 3:31 p.m. – Warrant service, of Craig • 7:31 p.m. – Suspi- wood • 2:40 a.m. – Traffic of Tenth • 4:08 a.m. – Traffic fic stop, 800 block of Black- plaint, 400 block of Holland
500 block of Horlock • 3:57 cious vehicle, 1200 block of stop, SH 6 • 5:22 a.m. – control, SH 6 • 5:31 a.m. – Ac- shear • 2:37 p.m. – Traffic • 11:05 a.m. – Verbal distur-
p.m. – Traffic stop, 700 block Victoria Alarm, 500 block of Wash- cident, SH 6/FM 3090 • 6:39 stop, 900 block of Blackshear bance, 200 block of Brule
of Felder • 5:13 p.m. – Crim- ington • 5:59 a.m. – Alarm, a.m. – Theft, 1100 block of • 2:47 p.m. – Traffic stop, 800 • 11:39 a.m. – Traffic stop,
inal mischief, 400 block of Saturday, Feb. 18 100 block of Washington Neal • 9:44 a.m. – Harass- block of Blackshear • 3:21 600 block of Blackshear
Dickson • 6:14 p.m. – Alarm, • 5:35 a.m. – Suspicious • 7:34 a.m. – Criminal mis- ment, 200 block of McAlpine p.m. – Traffic stop, 500 block • 11:46 a.m. – Sexual assault,
1100 block of LaSalle • 6:23 person, 700 block of Doris chief, 600 block of Holland • 10:15 a.m. – Property found, of Washington • 4:27 p.m. SH 90 • 12:23 p.m. – Theft,
p.m. – Escort, 500 block of • 8:47 a.m. – Criminal mis- • 9:46 a.m. – Road hazard, CR 309 • 10:45 a.m. – Sexu- – Reckless driver, SH 6/FM 1400 block of Washington
Laredo • 9:29 p.m. – Traffic chief, 700 block of Doris Spur 515 • 10:20 a.m. – Crim- al assault, SH 90 • 1:08 p.m. 2154 • 5:47 p.m. – Animal • 2:54 p.m. – Burglary, 600
stop, 100 block of Washing- • 9:30 a.m. – Animal com- inal trespass, 500 block of La- – Animal complaint, 1600 complaint, 800 block of Doris block of Laredo • 3:57 p.m.
ton • 9:42 p.m. – Verbal dis- plaint, 1100 block of Felder Salle • 11:29 a.m. – Verbal block of Nolan • 2:14 p.m. • 6:00 p.m. – Verbal distur- – Traffic stop, 100 block of
turbance, 1200 block of Sauls • 11:05 a.m. – Traffic stop, disturbance, SH 6 • 11:56 a.m. – Traffic stop, 500 block of bance, 1000 block of Church Washington • 4:24 p.m. – An-
400 block of Washington – Theft, 400block of Farquhar Dickson • 2:39 p.m. – Ani- • 7:58 p.m. – Noise complaint, imal complaint, SH 6 • 5:05
Friday, Feb. 17 • 11:52 a.m. – Alarm, 700 • 12:30 p.m. – Welfare check, mal complaint, 500 block of 1100 block of Center • 10:21 p.m. – Property found, 500
• 2”05 a.m. – Traffic stop, block of Mockingbird • 11:54 700 block of Doris • 1:34 p.m. Bell • 3:08 p.m. – Traffic stop, p.m. – Suspicious activity, block of Laredo • 5:18 p.m.
1700 block of Washington a.m. – Reckless driver, SH – Verbal disturbance, 500 1400 block of LaSalle • 3:28 600 block of McNair • 11:33 – Fire, 200 block of Judson
• 2:14 a.m. – Burglary, 700 90 • 12:49 p.m. – Traffic block of LaSalle • 1:39 p.m. p.m. – Animal complaint, p.m. – Traffic stop, SH 105 • 6:41 p.m. – Burglary, 400
block of Duke • 9:09 a.m. – stop, LaSalle/Dickson • 1:12 – Loud music, 400 block of 700 block of Seventh • 4:40 block of Horlock • 10:11 p.m.
Reckless driver, SH 6 • 9:23 p.m. – Smoke in area, SH 6 Brosig • 1:57 p.m. – Criminal p.m. – Animal complaint, 100 Wednesday, Feb. 22 – Motorist assist, SH 6/FM
a.m. – Terroristic threat, 400 • 3:08 p.m. – Verbal distur- trespass, 700 block of Doris block of Buckingham • 10:14 • 1:20 a.m. – Drug activity, 2154 • 11:46 p.m. – Reckless
block of Lincoln • 10:24 a.m. bance, 1400 block of Pied- • 2:52 p.m. – Motorist assist, p.m. – Traffic stop, 200 block 600 block of Virginia • 7:21 driver, Spur 515

Grimes County Jail Log

The following persons Tucker, 21 – possession of blue warrant; possession of substance in a correctional ure to appear, bail jumping; •Kenneth Lorne Agee,
were arrested or booked in- marijuana, less than 2 ounc- drug paraphernalia facility; failure to appear, expired operator’s license 52 – deadly conduct, dis-
to the Grimes County jail. es •Kandia Monik Smith, criminal mischief; failure to •Shelly Renae Malone, charge of firearm
All persons are presumed •Jason Otto Wenzel, 40 – 39 – exploitation of child/ appear, possession of mar- 43 – theft, more than $1,500, •Jose A Gnjalva Do-
innocent until proven guilty jail release order, failure to elderly/disabled, weekender ijuana, Class B; failure to less than $20,000 rame, 18 – terroristic threat
in a court of law. appear, criminal nonsupport •Charlie Lynn Swarb, 32 appear, evading arrest •James Randel Nobles, causing fear of imminent
• Henry Allen Kmiec, – possession of marijuana, •Lance Wayne Ander- 19 – possession of drug par- bodily injury
•Howard Ray Benard, 61 46 – motion to adjudicate, less than 2 ounces son, 45 – parole violation, aphernalia •France Aline Bolden,
– driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated, •Shane Thomas Bradley, blue warrant; theft, more •David Lee John Rodri- 52 – theft
second offense second offense with a blood 44 – motion to adjudicate, than $1,500, less than guez, 19 – driving with li- •Justin Glaze Edmonds,
•Charlesavia Rayshelle alcohol content more than deadly conduct $20,000 cense invalid with previous 34 – failure to maintain sex
Kossie, 21 – theft under or equal to 0.15 •Dontray Deandre Jes- •Vanessa Danzell Ash- conviction or suspension offender registration
$100 •Titus James Richard- sie, 24 – failure to appear, ford, 32 – failure to maintain without maintaining finan- •Deeldre Trevon Rich-
•Jarrid Malik-Lynn son, 56 – parole violation, possession of a prohibited financial responsibility; fail- cial responsibility ardson, 18 – sexual assault
March 1, 2017 Page 7A

1928 — 2017 1929 — 2017
Bernice Albina Miller, on the moon. Following brother, J.C. Smith; and Joyce Marie (Eu-
88, of Houston, formerly her retirement from GE, sisters, Carrie Lillard and ton) Posey, 87, passed
of Plantersville and Tom- she worked for a number Delores Huenefeld. away Saturday, Feb.
ball, died Tuesday morn- of years as a insurance Survivors include a 18, 2017, at her home
ing, Feb. 21, 2017, at her claims adjuster. daughter, Margaret “Peg- in Washington.
home in Houston. She never lost her ties gy” Krenek and husband A memorial ser-
A gathering of family to Plantersville, having Jerry of Spring; daughter- vice was held 1:30
and friends was held from kept the family home, she in-law, Peggy Miller of p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25,
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs- would visit on weekends Austin; brother, Alfred 2017, at Lindley-Rob-
day, February 23, 2017, and returned to Planters- Smith of Conroe; sister, ertson-Holt Funer-
at St. Joseph Catholic ville in the mid 90s per- Lillian Smith of Plant- al Home of Navasota.
Church in Stoneham. A MILLER manently. In 2013 she ersville; grandchildren, The Rev. C. McAllister
parish rosary followed at moved to the Tomball Re- POSEY
Emily and William Curtis Vaughn of Wheels Min-
7 p.m. Bernice was born Mon- tirement Center, and most Miller, Jennifer Martin, istries officiated. she was participating or
A funeral Mass was day, May 28, 1928, at the recently, to be close to her Cynthia Arco, Laura Fly- Joyce was born watching her favorite
celebrated 10:30 am. Fri- family home in Planters- daughter, moved to Hous- nn and Nathan Krenek; in Barker to William sports like hockey, vol-
day, Feb. 24, 2017, at St. ville to Rufus Langford ton. She loved gardening fi ve great-grandchildren and Lillie (Wischer) Eu- leyball and bowling. Ma-
Joseph Catholic Church and Anna Elizabeth Tay- her vegetables and was and numerous other rel- ton on July 22, 1929. She
with the Rev. Edward C. very proud of her aza- ny of her grandchildren
lor Smith. She graduat- atives. graduated from Addicks saw the competitive edge
Kucera Jr. as the cele- leas. Bernice was always You are invited to sign High School in 1947.
brant. The rite of com- ed from Magnolia High ready for a game of dom- she had if they got close
School and married Wil- the guest book and leave Shortly thereafter, she to beating her in check-
mittal took place 11:30 inoes with her husband, condolences for the fam- was married to Bruce
a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, liam Barrett Miller. They kids and grandchildren. ers or bowling. Joyce’s
made their home in Hous- ily at www.lindleyrobert- Posey on Feb. 16, 1950. greatest joy was exposing
2017, in Galveston Me- Bernice was preceded Besides her family being
morial Park in Hitchcock, ton where Bernice worked in death by her parents, her grandchildren to all
one of her biggest accom- the things she loved and
Texas. Arrangements for General Electric, a her husband, William B. plishments, Joyce was a enjoyed in life. She also
were entrusted to Lind- contractor for NASA and Miller Sr.; a son, Wil- member of the 1955 USA
ley-Robertson-Holt Fu- she was most proud of liam B. Miller Jr.; grand- showed them that you are
Women’s National Vol- never too old to be cool.
neral Home. having helped put a man daughter, Rachel Miller; ley Ball Team that went She is preceded in
on to win a silver medal in death by her parents, Wil-
DOUGLAS R. DAVIS SR. the Pan American games liam and Lillie Euton;
1950 — 2017 held in Mexico City. Af- siblings, Malcolm Euton,
ter 20 years working as Robert Euton, Betty Joe
Douglas Ray Davis Sr., He worked for Rock- Davis Jr. of Plantersville, a secretary, she retired
66, of Plantersville, died well International and par- Brune, Eva Hudgins and
Clinton William Davis from Union Carbide. She
peacefully at his home on ticipated in many business Michael Euton; and son,
and wife Jody of Magno- later continued to work Bruce Posey Jr.
the ranch in Plantersville ventures within the Hous- lia and Joshua Allen Davis contract as an Executive
with his beloved wife, ton metro area. Doug en- Joyce is survived
of Tomball; step-children, Administrator for Exxon. by her husband of 67
Frances Smith Davis, son, joyed his children and es- Joyce had many hob-
Doug Jr. and grandson, pecially his grandchildren. Amanda Holly Marek of years, Bruce Posey;
Austin and Thomas Neil bies and activities which daughter, Barbara
Tyler, by his side. He extremely enjoyed she enjoyed such as gar-
A gathering of fami- being outdoors, hunting, Marek Jr. of Magnolia; Schmidt and her husband
dening, cooking, reading Eitel of Houston; son,
ly and friends took place fishing and raising F1 re- half-sister, Twanna Ar-
and music. Joyce was Byron Posey and his wife
Monday from 5:30 to 7 placement heifers with his nold and husband Ken- also a huge sports enthu-
p.m. at St. Mary Catho- wife. Doug enjoyed every Janice of College Station;
DAVIS neth of Magnolia; grand- siast. Joyce was known son, Bradley Posey of
lic Church Plantersville day of his life to the fullest children, Tyler Zachary, for her “green thumb”. It
with a parish rosary being and loved his Lord. Washington; and daugh-
A fourth genera- Colton, Kyle, Cameron seemed as though there ter, Brooks Conway and
recited at 7 p.m. A fu- tion Texan, Doug was Doug was preceded in and Kirstyn Brook Davis was not a plant or flow-
neral Mass was celebrated death by his parents and her husband Marshall of
born April 21, 1950, in along with many other rel- er she could not identify Houston. In addition she
10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. Longview to T/Sgt. Floyd a brother, James “Pee- or bring back to life. Of
28, 2017, also at St. Mary wee” Turney. Ironically atives and friends. is survived by her grand-
A. Davis, U.S.A.F. and You are invited to sign all the flowers and plants, children, Nina Horvitz,
Catholic Church. The rite Doug and his lifelong best
Marjorie Eskew Story. the guest book and leave the Bluebell was her fa- Rachel Horvitz, Johna-
of committal followed in friend of 47 years, Ralph
His family has served their vorite. Her family was than Posey, Jason Posey
St. Mary’s Church Cem- Bradford, were both called condolences for the family
state and country since known to be her test sub- and Wilhelm Schmidt
etery. home within hours of each at www.lindleyrobertson-
1861. His grandparents, jects when she decided to and Kasey Conway along
Serving as pallbearers other, walking hand in
John H. Davis and Jesse edit a recipe from a cook with too many nieces and
were Tyler Davis, Colton hand to meet their maker.
D. Tarrant Davis, are both book or create a new dish. nephews to list.
Davis, Kyle Davis, Matt Survivors include
veterans as well as his fa- The only recipe she was For those wishing, in
Friedsam, Ken Pennick, his loving wife, Frances
ther. Doug was proud of not allowed to change lieu of flowers, memori-
Mike Coston, Sam Med- Smith Davis of Planters-
was her apple pie reci- al donations in Joyce’s
lock and Robert Mott. his heritage and legacy. ville; sons, Douglas Ray
pe, which was considered name may be made
her signature dish. She to St. Joseph’s Indian
was an avid reader of all School, P.O. Box 100,
BRADLEY “BRAD” KENNETH HENDRICKS SR. genres and participated in
1955 — 2017 Chamberlain, SD 57325-
a book sharing club. Due 0100 or by internet at
Bradley “Brad” Ken- 2001 he underwent an and Amanda Johnson of to her fondness of books,
neth Hendricks Sr., 61, extensive heart transplant Urbana, Ohio; sisters and the only time she would You are invited to sign
of Roans Prairie, passed surgery. His health lim- brothers-in-Law Cynthia write in a book was to the guestbook and leave
away Friday, Feb. 17, at ited his ability to ride his Bayrel and husband Jeff edit a recipe. Joyce en- condolences for the fam-
his home. A graveside bike and spend the time of O’Fallon, Missouri, joyed all types of music ily at www.lindleyrobert-
memorial service is pend- in the shop. He enjoyed and Bonnie Gilbert and but on Sunday mornings .
ing at Houston National lending a helping hand to husband Gil of Florissant; you could find her listen-
Cemetery in Houston, others and was a good fa- brother Gary Hendricks ing to Blues music.
Texas. ther and provider to his of Richards; 11 grandchil- She had a competi-
Brad was born July 26, children. dren and two great-grand- tive nature which would
1955, in St. Louis, Missou- He is survived by his children. be displayed whether
ri, to Olan Kenneth Hen- HENDRICKS wife, Mary (Dalman) He was preceded in
dricks and Bernice (Cole) Hendricks of Richards; death by his parents; and
Hendricks. He graduat- daughters, Brandy K. CECIL LLOYD JOHNSON
M16. Brad worked as a brothers Bruce and Sam
ed from high school and mechanic most of his life Hendricks and partner Hendricks. Cecil Lloyd Johnson, Full obituary may be
joined the U. S. Army and was fortunate enough Juan Ramirez of Navasota You are invited to 88, of Bedias, Texas, viewed and memorial con-
where he proudly served to not only be good at it, and Sara Brownell of Eu- leave kind words and fond passed away on Feb. 20, dolences made to the fami-
his country for six years, reka, Missouri; sons, Bry- memories at www.nobles- 2017. ly at
but also enjoyed his work.
including a tour in Ger- an K. Hendricks and fian-
many where he received a He was an avid Harley cée Dealie Oatis of Bry-
Davidson enthusiast and
Letter of Commendation
loved spending time tin-
an, Bradley K. Hendricks JESUS “CHEE-CHEE” GARZA
for outstanding service Jr., of Richards and Eric
while performing a mis- kering, washing, waxing, Hendricks of Florissant, Jesus “Chee-Chee” of Christian Burial will
sion. He was also a recip- and riding his bike. He Missouri; step-daughters Garza, 74, of Navasota, be held at 3 p.m. on Fri-
ient of the National De- and wife Mary enjoyed Christy Johnson-Noel of passed away Monday, day, March 3, 2017, at St.
fense Service Medal and short rides and occasion- Urbanon, Ohio, Trisha Feb. 27, 2017. Joseph Catholic Church.
designated Sharpshooter al weekend getaways. In Escallante of Richards A visitation will be Interment will follow at
from 6 to 8 p.m. with a Rest-Ever Memorial Park.
Rosary to begin at 7 p.m. Please visit Chee-
on Thursday, March 2, Chee’s tribute page at
1939 – 2017
2017, at Hillier Funeral www.hillierfuneralhome.
Graciela “Chela” To- loved gambling, going to Noah, Brayden, Isiah, Home of Bryan. A Mass com.
scano Galaviz, 77, of the casinos and playing Amelia and Josian Gala-
Navasota, and owner of bingo along with dancing viz and Cattleya Gomez;
Chela’s Mexican Restau- and singing. She loved great grandchildren, Jaime
rant, died Sunday morn- and lived life to the full- Pacheco, Matthew Garcia,
ing surrounded by her est. Her generosity and Stephanie Pacheco, Jasa-
family after a long battle great personality will be lyn Espinoza, Javier Pa-
with cancer. treasured and remem- checo, Kennedy Lemon,
Calling hours will be bered for years to come. Bryson Bryant, Annayeli
held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. She owned and operated Galaviz and Ethan Espi-
Wednesday, March 1, at Chela’s Mexican Restau- noza as well as numerous SOURCES OF MONEY FOR FUNERAL
Lindley-Robertson-Holt GALAVIZ rant for over 33 years. other relatives and a great One or more sources are insurance which provides
Funeral Home of Navaso- Survivors include her number of friends. generally available to help funds to pay for a funeral;
ta. A parish rosary will be Chela was born Tues- husband, Federico Gala- The family would like defray funeral expenses. and (2) burial insurance
recited at 7 p.m. A funeral day, Oct. 17, 1939, in Cer- viz of Navasota; children, to thank all of Chela’s These include third party which provides a specific
Mass will be celebrated ralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexi- Patricia Orona of Dallas, Mexican Restaurant cus- sources such as life funeral (facilities, services
10 a.m. Thursday, March co, to Amelia Zamarripa Maria H. Vanegas, Fed- tomers for their over 33 insurance, liability and merchandise).
2, at Christ Our Light Solis and Cirilo Toscano erico Galaviz Jr., both of years of loyalty and sup- insurance payments, A word of caution: Many
Catholic Church located Gutierrez. She married Navasota, Jose Galaviz governmental allowances allowances and benefits are
port. for members of the Armed payable only to the extent
at 9677 State Highway 6 Federico Galaviz on April of Dallas, Salome Gala- You are invited to sign forces, veterans, Social that they reimburse for
in Navasota. The rite of 18, 1972, in Monterrey, viz of Navasota and Ro- the guestbook and leave Security, workers’ actual funeral expenses.
committal will follow in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. sa Zamarripa of Dallas; condolences for the fam- compensation and welfare.
Oakland Cemetery. Chela was a strong, lov- grandchildren, Martha and ily at www.lindleyrobert- Also available to many are
Serving as pallbear- ing woman with a great Laura Orona, Tito Espino- union and fraternal benefits.
ers will be Jose Galaviz, sense of humor, as well za, Judy Lemon, Ashley Most post-death
Freddy Galaviz, Federico as a smart, dedicated and Galaviz, Jonathan Herre- expenditures are at least in
Galaviz Sr., Tito Espino- great mentor. She loved ra, Devon Lecompte, Jas- part paid from personal
za, Jonathan Herrera and cooking and making her mine Maldonado, Carina funds of family. Some
Devon Lecompte. customers happy. Chela Herrera, Issac, Brooklyn, people prearrange and pre-
finance their funeral and
final disposition of the 815 S. LaSalle
deceased. There may be
specially designated
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22026 HWY 90 N | Bedias, TX 77831 | 936-395-6902 459 S. Main St., Anderson, 873-3363 FM 362 South of White Hall 16402 CR 319, Navasota, 979-826-3727 Shop: 936-870-5492 Fax:936-825-8889
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“We’re Here For You” Pastor Donald Maxey 6639 FM 1486, Richards, 851-25803 Bus (936) 825-3943 • Fax (936) 825-3945 • •
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Kashwer Water Well Services Michael Wolfe, Sr., Min.
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Rev. Mireya Martinez, Pastor
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Roy Sanders & Gwen Sanders Corey D. Thomas, Pastor
Larry Andrews, Min. Gary Williams, Min.
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Bob Blalock, President 301 Church St., Navasota, 825-6597 14349 CR 304, Navasota, 936-213-0077
R.C. Lenton, Min.
P: 936-825-6631 • F: 936-825-6898 • C: 936-825-4513 • Email:
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“Call Ahead Orders” Eric Williams,Sr., Min. TRUEVINE BAPTIST
1005 Nolan, Navasota, 825-6307
Ruey Stephens Jr., Pastor Petroleum Co., Inc.
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CHRIST OUR LIGHT 902 W. Washington Ave., Navasota,
979-575-7321 - Buddy Hogue, Pastor
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Rodolfo “Jojo” L. Cal-Ortiz 979-203-2312
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Pastor Jose Maldonado 6725 - Pastor Steve Prewitt
23471 FM 244 Rd., Iola, 394-2701 105 W. Holland, Navasota. 979-450-3291
Rolando West, Pastor
Pastor Tim Owens Church of Christ
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BAPTIST CHURCH Hwy. 90 North 5713 - Erasmo Briseno, Pastor (936) 894-2628
329 E. Washington • Navasota • 936-825-6565 • 22426 Gin Tank, Bedias, 395-0029
BEDIAS CHURCH OF CHRIST GOD’S GATEWAY “Serving Grimes County since 1986.”
Pastor David Burns Stoneham Community Center, Plant-
22058 Highway 90 N, Bedias, ersville, 894-3632
MACEDONIA BAPTIST 936-395-2004 Robert Trim, Min.
22728 Clay, Millican, 825-8009
Church & Manley St., Navasota, 825- Angella Nickerson, Min.
MACEDONIA BAPTIST 6634 - Ted Cherry, Min.
CR 206, Plantersville 2763 CR 408, Navasota, 936-419-3321
Willie Buckner, Min. FRIEDENS CHURCH
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BAPTIST HWY. 6 CHURCH OF CHRIST 874-2822 - Gene Beamon, Min.
12540 CR 175, Keith
Jeremy Baker, Min.
Hwy. 6, 825-1636
Alvertice Bowdre, Min.
7520 CR 107, Iola, 936-394-2401
Simple Life Chiropractic
Rev. Sewell Stewart A Membership Practice
MEMORIAL BAPTIST IOLA CHURCH OF CHRIST Dr. Jeremy de los Santos, Family Chiropractor
318 Frazier St., Navasota, 825-3739 Hwy. 39 - Donny Chappell, Min. IOLA WORSHIP CENTER
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James Mable, Sr., Min.
2051 Hwy 105 E., Navasota.
1530 E. Washington Ave., Navasota,
825-6851 - Matthias Dinger, Pastor
Pastor Max Brand. 936-825-9468 7818 HWY 6 • NAVASOTA, TX, 77868
224 Peeples St., Navasota, 825-7417 ZION LUTHERAN Hwy. 105 @ FM 1774
Gregory Baldwin, Min. 455 FM 149 Rd. W., Anderson, 873-2175 John & Pamela Caplinger, Min.
Pastor Kermit Bostelman
BAPTIST Methodist 1515 Sycamore St., Navasota, 825-2849 9285 St. Hwy. 90
Charles R. Tompkins, Min.
Washington, 825-2402
Richards - Rev. Eric Dehmer, Pastor
MT. PLEASANT MISSIONARY 1411 E. Washington Ave., Navasota,
BEDIAS UMC 825-8183 - Frank Williams, Min.
Hwy. 2 East & CR 323 3202 Main St., Bedias, 936-395-0300

Pastor Ann Worrell THE APPLE OF GOD’S EYE
Ronald Hackett, Pastor. 201 S. Railroad St.
Mary Robinson Evans, Min.
Anderson - Rev. Jeremy Woodley, Min. THE WORSHIP CENTER
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Melanie May Bennie Steptoe, Min. 45550 FM 1774, Plantersville
OAKLAND BAPTIST 616 Holland St., Navasota, 825-3342 518 E. Washington • 936-825-8267
Rev. Jeremy Woodley, Min. UNITED FAITH CHRISTIAN
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The Ring’s The Thing

Examiner photos by Connie Clements

Top: The 2016 UIL 2A state volleyball championship
team poses with their championship rings after a
ring presentation ceremony hosted by Main Street
Market in downtown Iola.

Above: The state championship ring for girls volley-

ball sports an “I” for Iola.

Left: Iola High School girls volleyball team, front

row (L-R): Tatum Neville, Michaela Gibson and
Taylor Neville. Back row (L-R): Allie Johnson, Mag-
gie Webb, Shelby McKnight, Landry Wagner, Elise
Quintanilla, Sarah Walkoviac, Lauren Wheaton,
Makenzie Cole, Coach Jamie McDougald and Water
Man, Scott McDougald.

Freshman Tatum Neville accepts a commendation from Michael Etheridge,

The 2016 UIL 2A State Volleyball champions of Iola High School arrive at the Field Representative for U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady. Etheridge presented
Main Street Market in style for their state ring presentation ceremony. commendations to each member of the team on behalf of Congressman Brady.

Tammy Harvey, Artie

McDougald, Cather-
ine McDougald, Lisa
McDougald and Gay
Kaye are among the
Iola Bulldog faithful
at Main Street Market
Saturday night for the
state championship
ring presentation.
The Iola High School
girls volleyball team
won the 2016 UIL 2A
state championship
November 17. This is
the second year in a
row Iola has won the

It was an emotional evening for graduating freshman Senior team captains, Landry Wagner (left) and Shelby McKnight pose with Iola High School Principal Scott
Landry Wagner as she receives her second champi- Martindale (left photo) and with Iola ISD Superintendent Chad Ross (right photo). Wagner and McKnight,
onship ring from coach Jamie McDougald. both graduating seniors were part of the 2015 UIL 2A championship team.
MARCH 1, 2017 PAGE 11A

CHI ST. Joseph Café tage Foundation holds their •The Rattler track team Transportation is provided community for Yoga on the bers and urging all interest-
Express Menu weekly ‘history mixers’ will be at the Tiger Relays from four locations in En- Lawn at Navasota City Hall ed in early Texas history
Breakfast - $3.99 cof- from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. every in Rockdale all day Friday. nis, Hempstead, Jewett and beginning at 9 a.m. Satur- to consider membership.
fee included; Lunch entrée Tuesday at Lynn’s Rendez- Navasota. For more infor- day, March 11. Come see what the DRT is
- $3.89; Vegetable - $1.89; vous Room across from the March 4 mation, call (979) 398-2812. •The Pleasant Hill Lodge all about.
Dessert - $1.59; Salad - Navasota Post Office. •The Rattler softball team 380 will hold the annual
$4.24 per lb.; Roll - $.79; tea •The Navasota Kiwanis will be at the Franklin Tour- March 8 John Crowhurst Memorial March 21
and water included Club meets at noon every nament all day Saturday. •The Grimes County Chili Cookoff and Car Show •The Grimes Health Re-
Ash Wednesday Wednesday at Classic Rock •There will be a Veter- CERT members will meet on Saturday, March 11, at source Center Gold Club
Breakfast: French toast Coffee Company in Nava- ans Resource Fair hosted by at 6 pm. Wednesday, March the Waller County Fair- will meet at 11:30 a.m.
Lunch: Cheese or beef sota. Post #159 American Legion 8, at the Grimes County Law grounds. Tuesday, March 21, at the
enchiladas, Spanish rice, from 9 a.m. to noon Satur- Enforcement Center located •Fanthrop Inn’s Stage- Navasota Center. The cen-
mixed squash and cornbread First Wednesday day, March 4, at 101 Waco at 382 FM 149 in Anderson. coach Day and historic An- ter is located at 101 Stadium
Thursday •The Navasota Garden Street in Bryan. The event derson’s “Memories of the Drive in Navasota.
Breakfast: Biscuits with Club meets at 10 a.m. the is supported by Brazos Val- Mercantile” Day will be
sausage gravy ley Cares and all veterans March 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat-
first Wednesday of each •Relay For Life of March 27
Lunch: Baked chicken, month September through and families are welcome. urday, March 11. The stage- •The Grimes Health Re-
macaroni and cheese, Cali- All the services are free. For Grimes County will hold coach rides, tour of the inn
May. Meetings are usual- their Survivor/Caregiver source Center will hold a
fornia vegetable blend and ly held at the First Baptist more information, call T.J. and Boggess Store tour will meeting at noon Monday,
wheat dinner roll at (979) 595-2801 ext. 2134. Dinner from 6:30 to 8:30 be free of charge, donations
Church Family Life Center, p.m. Thursday, March 9, at March 27.
Friday 309 Church St. in Navasota. •There is a Mustang are appreciated.
Breakfast: Breakfast Cemetery Work Party for the First Baptist Church in • The Zuber-Hadley
For more information, email Navasota. All Grimes Coun- April 1
sandwich with choice of NavasotaGardenClub@ the Two Rivers Heritage Chapter of the Daughters
ham or sausage Foundation members from ty survivors and caregivers of the Republic will meet at •Relay For Life of Grimes or call (979) 255- are invited to attend. For County will be held from 10
Lunch: Swiss steak or 3778. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March
baked fish, white rice, carrot For more information or to more information, contact 11, at the Wrangler Restau- a.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday,
coins and wheat dinner roll volunteer, call Dennis Mor- Keli Call at (936) 577-0881. rant in Navasota. Russell April 1, at the Brule Field
Third Wednesday ris at (832) 412-5242 or Cushman is the scheduled located on Stadium Drive
Weekly •There will be a free real Sandie Powledge Wright at March 10 historical speaker. Guests in Navasota. Help us ‘Toon
•The GriefShare program estate seminar hosted by Re- (281) 351-6341. •The Anderson Knights are invited and urged to at- out cancer.’ For more infor-
will be held from 10 a.m. to altor Britney Husfeld from of Columbus will hold the tend. The DRT chapter is mation, contact Keli Call at
noon every Wednesday in 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the third first of two fish fries begin- accepting Associate Mem- (936) 577-0881.
Wednesday of each month March 7
the Family Life Center at St. •Texans Against High ning at 5 p.m. Friday, March
Mary Catholic Church. For at Classic Rock Coffee Co. 10, at the Knights of Co-
Speed Rail is hosting a Stop

more information, call Gail in Navasota. There will be lumbus Hall in Anderson.
local experts on lending, in- the HSR Capitol Day on
at the parish office (936) Tuesday, March 7. After a The meal is $9 per plate
894-2223. specting, home building, in- and includes fish, fries, hush
terior design and more. For comprehensive briefing by
•The Brazos Valley Food TAHSR attendees will visit puppies, cole slaw, tea and
Bank will offer application more information, contact dessert. Plates are available
assigned legislative offices
assistance from 9 a.m. to Husfeld at (979) 218-4369 as dine in or to go. All pro-
or Britney@HusfeldReal- to share key messages about
noon Thursdays inside the HSR opposition, followed ceeds will be donated to lo-

Grimes St. Joseph Health by a reception with elect- cal charities.
Center at 210 S. Judson ed officials. Registration
St. in Navasota. For more March 2 is required by Feb. 27 at March 11


information, call Chelsey •The Rattler boys’ golf •Join members of the
Ramirez at (979) 779-3663, team will be in La Grange
ext. 105. on Thursday. ADMISSION
•There will be free adult •The Rattler baseball Cowtown Society of Western Music Venue of the Year! 10AM – 5PM PARKING
GED classes held from team will be at the Cameron
8:30 a.m. until noon every Tournament on Thursday. THE WESTERN CLUB
Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday. Registration is
•The Rattler softball
team will be at the Franklin BAR & GRILL
at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, Tournament on Thursday. welcomes
at the Navasota Center. For
more information, call (979)
703-7740 or email navasota-
•The Rattler softball
team will be at the Franklin SATURDAY, MARCH 18
•The Two Rivers Heri- Tournament on Friday.
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Cub Scouts Pack 361 holds banquet EMS gency calls per year and
there has not been a sig-
BY NICOLE SHUPE From Page 1A nificant increase in the
number of calls since
Staff writer 2012.
ambulance arriving,” Sometimes with us
The Navasota Cub Walker said. living in rural areas, it
Scouts Pack 361 hosted According to Walker makes the response time
the annual Blue and Gold the county is considering a little longer, especially
Banquet on Sunday night. a multitude of factors in- if we have a unit that is
The Blue and Gold cluding the growth of the transporting or on a job
Banquet is held yearly in county and where an ad- already,” said Walker.
honor of the “birthday” ditional ambulance could “They are very conscious
of the Cub Scouts. Every be staged for maximum of making sure that they
pack and every troop cel- efficiency. are getting the ambulance
ebrates the event in some “Currently our ambu- out to the residents as
way during the month of lance service, we kind of quickly as possible. We
February. do what we call a shell continue to look forward
According to the orga- game, when one is called to what they are going to
nization, the banquet is tra- out another will stage in have in store for us in the
ditionally the “highlight of Courtesy photos by Navasota Cub Scouts Pack 361
the Anderson area to be future.”
the year” and incorporates The Navasota Cub Scouts Pack 361 host a carnival as part of their Grin and Bear able to go in any direc- In other business, the
a variety of activities for It adventure loop before the Blue and Gold Banquet at the First Baptist Church tion it is called in,” Walk- county:
the entire family. on Sunday night. er said. “We have three •authorized the coun-
As part of their Grin EMS units they are locat- ty attorney to file suit
and Bear It adventure loop, “This was a very im- spike on the “wonderful Scouts, Pack 361, would ed in Bedias, Stoneham against Billy Ford due
Pack 361 hosted a carnival pressive feat for third- adventures and challeng- like to give a very special and Navasota.” to an encroachment
for the other dens in the ar- grade boys,” Pack Com- es” that they will encoun- thank you to MidSouth Walker went on to within the right of way
ea as part of their banquet mittee Chair Brandi Tejeda ter if they continue with Synergy for its generous say that the majority of of Grimes County Road
at the First Baptist Church said. “We are very proud the Boy Scouts. donation to cover the ex- the growth for the coun- 168 East and to spend up
in Navasota. With games of them. Their den leader, According to Tejeda, pense of food for the ban- ty has been in the Keith to $2,500 in expert fees,
of basketball, egg races, Lauren Julian, is amazing the den leaders presented quet, Brookshire Brothers area and additional dis- court costs, etc;
fishing booth, Frisbee tic- and did a wonderful job the February den awards for donating the delicious cussions are underway to •took no action re-
tac-toe and flamingo ring as well.” before concluding with cake and First Baptist explore a mutual aid situ- garding the burn ban.
toss, the pack was able to The den had Eagle skits and songs performed Church for allowing us the ation with Brazos Coun- According to fire chiefs
keep everyone entertained Scout Austin Sweeney as by the scouts. use of their facilities,” Te- ty, Montgomery County from throughout the
and engaged. a guest speaker. Sweeney “The Navasota Cub jeda said. and Madison County. county, they saw no rea-
“Until the time comes son to institute a burn ban
when we need another at this time;
band has accumulated 10 be dancin’ down the aisles McCoy established East
Bash Grammy awards, 20 stu-
dio albums and 20 singles
and singin’ all night long.” Texas Angel Network in
1995 with his wife, Melin-
unit, we want to be cov-
ering the services for the
•tabled the approval
of the Standard Operat-
From Page 1A on the Billboard country Neal McCoy da. The organization seeks
residents as best as we ing Procedures for the
can, whether it be with Grimes County Fire De-
charts since its formation Headlining the event to make funds readily mutual aid or making
46 years ago. on Saturday night is available to families who partments until adjust-
will take the stage at 1 p.m. sure that are ambulances ments could be made that
followed by Clayton Gard- Lead singer and band multi-platinum artist and are experiencing financial that are located here are
founder, Ray Benson, be- 1998/1999 Entertainer of difficulties associated with adequately reflected the
ner at 3 p.m., Bri Bagwell responding properly us- wishes of the departments
at 5 p.m. Asleep at the gan the group in Paw Paw, the Year Neal McCoy. long term medical expens- ing the correct maps to
West Virginia. The group McCoy has had three es for children with serious and the county; and
Wheel at 7 p.m. and Ne- get to the locations in the •approved requests
al McCoy at 9 p.m. The has collaborated with leg- platinum albums and one or life threatening diseas- most timely manner to
ends and newcomers alike, gold album since his break es. from Wickson Creek
shuttle buses will run from save lives,” Walker said. SUD to install six inch
the parking lot of Navaso- from Willie Nelson, Merle through in 1993 with According to music Walker’s data showed
Haggard and George Strait back-to-back number one reviews from around the PVC water lines crossing
ta High School beginning that the three EMS units County Road 108, Coun-
at 10:30 a.m. and will in- to The Avett Brothers, singles. His seventh Top world, it is best to catch currently respond to ap-
Amos Lee and Old Crow Ten hit, “Billy’s Got His a McCoy show whenever ty Road 164 and parallel
clude routes from the high proximately 3,000 emer- to County Road 164.
school to downtown and Medicine Show. Beer Goggles On,” has had he is in town, because no
from downtown to the The eight-piece band country music lovers tap- two performances are ever
Washington-on-the-Bra- features new addition Ka- ping their toes throughout the same. Ambassador
zos State Park for their tie Shore on fiddle and
vocals, Dennis Ludiker on
the country since 2005.
Beyond music, Mc-
All event details includ-
ing the concert series, fam-
Chamber of the Year
Texas Independence Cel-
fiddle and mandolin and Coy has won awards for ily activities and parking From Page 1A Ambassador Chair
ebration. Ana Cosino presented
Connor Forsyth on key- his humanitarian efforts information can be found the Ambassador of the
Asleep at the Wheel board and vocals. and has been on 15 USO at www.texasbirthday- the Year. According to Year award to YoLanda
Taking the stage at 7 According to the band, Tours. According to Mc- or for any other presenter Dia Copeland, Fultz. According to Co-
p.m. Saturday will be “between those Texas Coy, he says it’s one of the questions call the City of the company is always sino, Fultz had been an
Asleep at the Wheel. Twin Fiddles and Boogie achievements he is most Navasota at (936) 825- ready to offer assistance asset to the chamber long
Based out of Austin, the Piano, you can be you’ll proud of. 6475. and sponsor Chamber before she took a posi-
events. Copeland asked tion as an ambassador
all of those present to and has often helped or
City Both adjustments bring
the total cost of the street
tax collector and the tax-
ing unit’s auditor. Since the
od of 150 days. According
to Stafford, there has been
“raise their glasses and
toast” the company for
organized events with-
out being asked. Cosino
From Page 1A maintenance project to CAD is the tax collector for little carry over, if any. its continued support of praised Fultz for being a
$200,464.86, a 24.7 per- multiple taxing entities, it Council moved forward the Chamber of Com- “true champion” of the
cent increase over the has met this requirement in with approval but Finance merce. organization and of the
2016 street maintenance original contract. State law the past by having the dis- Director Lance Hall will county as a whole.
contract with Brazos Pav- allows cities to adjust con- trict’s auditor agree to the contact the CAD for a writ-
ing Inc. in the amount of Employee of the Year
tracts by 25 percent, more refunds but he will no lon- ten clarification. The winners of the an- Community Service
$6,706.88. The adjustment or less, and the city chose ger be able to do so because
accounts for the actual nual chamber awards are Award
to increase the number of of various standards of ac- Nichols to chair airport selected through a com-
amounts of hot mix asphal- Examiner Publisher
streets in the project. counting practices. The re- advisory board mittee decision, but all
tic concrete, cement stabili- Tony Farkas announced
vision will avoid the delay Gessner also gave an
zation and Portland cement chamber members give the 2017 Community
Timely refunds result of of working with individu- update of the recent airport
used based on measure- nominations. This year’s Service Award recipient
revision al auditors in each of the advisory board meeting.
ments taken by the contrac- employee of the year as Connie Clements by
Council voted to ap- taxing entities and result in Election Operations Super-
tor and city staff after the went to Maggie Lira from joking “this person has
prove two revisions to the more timely refunds. Re- visor Bill Nichols of Mid-
work was completed. BBVA Compass Bank in brought alive the she-
2017 Assessment Collec- funds in excess of $2,500 South Synergy, was elected
Stafford said, “We did Navasota. Presenter and nanigans of the Navaso-
tion Agreement between will go through the regular as the new board chairman,
have some added quanti- the Grimes Central Ap- audit process. the new rental rates ap- Branch Detail Execu- ta City Council.” Citing
ties that they (BPI) put in. praisal District (CAD) and The second revision proved in 2016 were dis- tive Eula Hendricks told a long list of organiza-
As you know, when we the City of Navasota. clarifies how the CAD will cussed and the consensus the audience that Lira’s tions in which Clements
bid these streets, you never The first revision ad- refund taxing unit overpay- was they are fair and doing work ethic was second to had been involved, he
know what you’re going to dresses refunds to taxpay- ments and specifies they their job. none. Lira was the Se- concluded by saying “to
run into.” ers and will shorten the will be credited against The board is currently nior Branch Associate for my mind, there is not an-
This is the second processing time and elim- each taxing unit’s fourth investigating pricing and the Navasota bank before other person in Navasota
change order to the original inate some inconvenience quarter payment in the fol- funding of an Automatic transferring to the Bren- that has represented their
$160,759.60 contract. At by allowing Chief Apprais- lowing year. Weather System (AWS). ham branch early this love for this community
the Oct. 24, 2016, council er Mark Boehnke, to agree Council member Bernie AWS function 24/7 collect- week. more.”
meeting, a change order for to refunds, overpayments Gessner questioned how ing weather data such as
$32,998.40 was approved or erroneous payments for the CAD could apply the temperature, wind speed,
to allow for reconstruc- amounts not exceeding refund to the fourth quar- wind direction, humidity,
tion of Louise and Nolan $2,500. ter of the following year, rainfall and pressure and
Streets and wedge grinding State law requires the and still remain within the are often used in remote or
on Ketchum Street. refund be approved by the state mandated refund peri- hard to reach places. Get quality coverage
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Church News
Truevine Missionary
guest will be Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Shiro. Friday, March 24.
•Dacus Baptist Church in Baptist Church in Navasota. The Rev. Charlie Hall is the
April 27-28
Baptist Church
Richards is holding comput- The guest speaker is pastor pastor. Truevine Missionary
er classes from 9 a.m. until George Ward. Everyone is Baptist Church is located at •There will be a quilt
12:30 p.m. The classes are invited. For more informa- 1005 Nolan Street in Navaso- show at St. Mary’s in Plant-
free and for adults only. For tion, call (936) 825-8009. ta. The public is invited. ersville from Thursday, April 1005 Nolan Street
more information, call (936) •Greater First Missionary 27, through Friday, April 28. Navasota, Texas 77868
March 24 More details will become
851-2842 or (936) 597-5279
or email ministryccm@
Baptist Church will hold the
choir annual Sunday, March •There will be fish fry at available as the event draws Rev. Charlie Hall, Pastor 12, in Anderson. The Rev. Salem Lutheran Church on near. will be celebrating their
Johnny Williams will be the
March 5 speaker of the hour beginning THIRTIETH ANNUAL
•Pleasant Grove Baptist at 3 p.m. The Rev. Wayne ST. JOSEPH’S FEAST DAY FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY
Church will hold the anniver- Jackson is the host pastor. All 5:30 pm Mass @
sary service for pastor George are welcome to attend. St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stoneham, TX PROGRAM
and sister Evelyn Ward be- •Robinson Hill Baptist Followed immediately by the SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017

ginning at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Church in Richards will hold
March 5. Pastor A.R. Young their 16th pre-anniversary
3:00 P.M.
and the Second Mt. Olive service honoring pastor L.L. The guest speaker will be
Church of Houston will be and sister Murlean Dunbar Fantastic Beef Stew
in charge. Pleasant Grove is beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, V E Rev. Michael Wolfe
L I served with wonderful
located at 6910 County Road March 12.
Bread & Homemade Pies
405. •Truevine Missionary
Baptist Church will be cel-
Bethlehem Baptist Church
March 12 ebrating their 13th annu- Thursday, March 16, 2017 Shiro, TX
•Macedonia Baptist al Family and Friends Day Supper served in the Parish Hall after Mass
Church of Millican is holding program beginning at 3 p.m. The Public Is Invited
their annual usher program Sunday, March 12. The guest
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Navasota Livestock Auction Co.

Market Report for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017
Volume: 950 Total Sellers: 238 Total Buyers: 105
School celebrates Dr. Seuss
Marcy Pavlock, princi- do never gets completed. son will hold their annual
Trend of Market: $5 to $7 Higher & Very Active
pal of Anderson-Shiro Ele- •The Anderson Baptist clean-up day 8 a.m. until
150-300 lbs................1.15-2.30 ....................1.00-2.15
mentary, reports lots going
on these days as Spring Anderson Church Food Pantry will
be open Thursday, March
noon Saturday, April 8.
A large Dumpster will be
300-400 lbs................1.10-1.90 ....................1.00-1.65
400-500 lbs................1.00-1.75 ....................1.00-1.50
nears. News 2, from 9 a.m. until noon placed near the park ar-
This week, Feb. and later that evening from ea at the corner of Main
500-600 lbs................1.00-1.5250 ...................95-1.40
27-March 3, the students 5-7 p.m. All residents of Street and FM 1774. Start
600-700 lbs............... 1.00-1.43 .......................90-1.31
will be celebrating Dr. Se- Grimes County are eligible planning to clean up your
Slaughter Cows: .40-.70 Slaughter Bulls: .65-.86 uss’s birthday. Each day By Gail Sowell to participate. property with the help of
Stocker Cows: $700-$1300 Pairs: $800-$1375 they will highlight a dif- •The Grimes County the town.
For more information call: Greg Goudeau 936-825-6545 or 936-661-8432 ferent Dr. Seuss book and Mobile Food Bank will •Happy birthday this
or for a free market report, go to 8, third- through fifth-
GOATS AT 11 AM!!! --- CATTLE AT NOON!!! dress up in some theme to grade students will be be at the Expo Center week to Shelly Boehm
go with that book. taking benchmark tests to in Navasota Thursday, Sellars, March 2; Che-
On Monday, the high- practice for STAAR. The March 9, from 10 a.m. un- li Greene, Bonnie Myers
Remembering the service men lighted book is “One Fish, campus will be a “closed” til 12 noon. You must be a and Betty Oswalt, March

and women who are

Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue campus that day, so please resident of Grimes County 3; Katherine Wagner and
Fish” and the students are make sure that no doctor to participate. Proof of res- Will Ray, March 4; Dan-
defending our freedom. to dress in something red
and/or blue. Tuesday, the
or dentist appointments
are scheduled for that day.
idence is required.
•Stop the HSR Capi-
ielle Dobyanski, Bridget
Coronado, Kim Pavlock
highlighted book is “The Don’t forget that parents tol Day in Austin, hosted and BJ Brown, March 5;
Cat in the Hat” and stu- can’t come and eat lunch by Texans Against High- Mildred Rosenberg and
dents are to wear stripes with their children that day Speed Rail, is set for Bill Glameyer, March 6;
and their favorite hat. Tuesday, March 7. After Arielle Mitchell and twins
either. That way the school
Wednesday, the high- a briefing by TAHSR, at- Hudson and Hope Zielon-
can truly “shut down”
lighted book is “Wacky tendees will visit assigned ka, March 7; and Sarah
campus like it will be on
Wednesday” and students legislative offices to share Lavender and William
SGT Sharon McDowell, U.S. Army, Ft Hood, TX will be dressing “wacky.” the day of the real STAAR key messages about HSR Lewis Borski, March 8.
Joshua S. Welch, US Air Force, Washington, Singleton
Thursday, the highlighted test. Spring Break will be opposition. A reception •Anniversary wishes go
LCPL Adam Zaragoza, USMC, Marine Corp Base Hawaii, Navasota the week of March 13-17.
LCPL Maurisio Tejeda, US Marines, Okinawa, Japan, Navasota book is “Green Eggs and with our elected officials out this week to: March 4,
Tech. Sgt. Shaun A. Haynes, US Air Force, Italy, Anderson Ham” and students are to •Can you believe March will follow. Alan and Anita Johnson,
LCpl Philip M. Dunne, U.S. Marine Corps, Lone Star Battalion, Afghanistan
wear something green. Fri- is already here? My mom- •The Anderson Knights 17 years; March 5, Micah
Capt. Jose Rene Milan, US Air Force, Columbus Air Base, Mississippi ma always said the years
Sr. Amn. Arturo Nunez, Jr., US Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, Germany day, the highlighted book of Columbus Council and Sadie Oberg, 6 years;
Pvt. Andrew Mitchell Moon, US Air Force, South Carolina, Navasota is “The Sleep Book” and fly by faster as you get 4054 will hold a fish fry March 5, Gary and Sher-
Sgt. Colby Brandon Wyatt, USMC, Miramar, California students are to wear paja- older. I never understood beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, yl Borski, 34 years; and
Petty Officer Leonard Borrego Jr., US Navy, Virginia Beach, Va. the reasoning of that state-
SFC Justin B. Bosse, Ft. Campbell, KY mas or comfy clothes. March 10, at the KC Hall March 6, Archie and Con-
Justin Bradley, US Navy, Chicago, Ill. Do these books bring ment until I got older. All I in Anderson. The fish din- nie Wetuski, 24 years.
Kenneth Powell, US Army, Ft. Sill, Okla. back memories to you? know is I can’t get near the ner with all the trimmings If you have special news
Justin McShan, US Army, Iraq things done in a day as I
SSG James H. Sanders US Army, Afghanistan, Navasota They do to me. Happy will be $9 per plate. To go about what goes on in
Capt. Don Fontaine, US Army, Iraq birthday Dr. Seuss. could when I was younger. plates will also be avail- your family or life, let me
Sgt. Alexander Zaragoza, US Army in Iraq, Navasota Also at the elementa- It seems like I am moving able. Proceeds will benefit know by calling (936) 870-
Capt. Jon Reed, US Army Aviation, Iraq, Hempstead fast but evidently I’m not
Pvt. Louis Thibadeaux III, US Army, Iraq
ry, on Tuesday, March 7, local charities. 6842 or emailing me at
S. Sgt. Jenifer Shine, US Air Force, Pentagon, Washington DC and Wednesday, March because my list of things to •The Town of Ander-
Sr. Amn. Daniel Nathan Morgan, US Air Force, Albuquerque, NM
Pvt. Bradley Eldridge, US Army, Navasota
PFC Dustin Simmons, US Army, Navasota
SPC Grady W. Duebbe, US Army in Iraq, Navasota
Sgt Allen Thane, US Marines, Quantico, VA
S. Sgt. Andrew L. Burzynski, US Air Force, Fairchild AFB, Spokane, Washington
Stephen Gurka III, US Marines, Navasota
Rainwater harvesting aids conservation
Tech Sgt. John McKnight, Minot Air Force Base, Minot, North Dakota
Sgt. Shane Willis, US Army, Iraq, Navasota Water quantity and fined as any surface used site-built systems.
Comm. Joe Fauth, IV, US Navy, Washington DC, Plantersville quality are two of the most to collect rainwater such As with anything else,
SPC. John Matthews, US Army, Iraq, Navasota important issues facing as a roof) with the follow- careful thought should
Lt JG Ford A. Meadows, US Navy, Tokyo, Japan, Navasota
Phillip Robbins, US Marines, Flynn, TX Texans today. Addressing ing calculation: catchment go into the planning and
Spc Justin McCann, U.S. Army, Ft Bliss, El Paso, Anderson new ways of utilizing and area (sq. ft.) X rainfall (in) target use for collected
SGT Sharon McDowell, U.S. Army, Ft Hood, TX Up to 50 percent of wa-
conserving this valuable ter usage can be attributed X 0.6 = harvested rainwa- rainwater. By combin-
PV 2 Gerald Fernandez, US Army, Ft. Campbell, KY, Shiro
PV 2 Buddy Patton, US Army, Ft. Campbell, KY, Shiro resource to its utmost po- to landscape maintenance ter (gal). This means that ing rainwater harvesting
HN Jacob A. Orlando, US Navy, Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily, Italy tential is critical. in some communities. This a shed or barn with a roof and important water-wise
PFC Brandon Stough, US Army, Ft. Hood, Tx Rainwater harvesting is surface area of 225 square principals (plant selection,
MSG Ricky Belle, U.S. Army, Navasota (RET) high demand only increas-
SGT Mary Belle, U.S. Army, Navasota (RET) an innovative alternative es the importance of uti- feet (15 ft. X 15 ft.) would mulching and timely water
Pvt Shamar Paulhill, US Army Fort Bragg, NC, Navasota water supply approach lizing rainwater harvest- collect 135 gallons of wa- application); homeowners
To submit the name of a service man or woman, anyone can use. By cap- ing techniques for home ter following a 1-inch rain- can gain enormous bene-
drop the information by The Examiner office, 115 Railroad St.;
mail to The Examiner, P.O. Box 751, Navasota, Texas, 77868; turing rainwater, rural and landscape use. Additional fall episode. fits through this ecologi-
fax to 825-2223; or e-mail to urban residents can assist Some rainfall harvest- cally beneficial practice.
uses of harvested rainwa-
in the conservation of this ter include water for pets, ing systems divert the wa- For additional information
natural resource. Imple- wildlife, livestock, and in ter immediately to a target related to rainwater har-
menting rainwater har- some cases, water for gen- area. Others include stor- vesting, visit http://rain-
vesting techniques directly eral home use. age tanks. By incorporat-
benefits our state by reduc- Rainwater collection ing storage tanks into your Educational programs
WEEK ing demand on the water can accumulate quickly system, you are allowing conducted by the Texas
ENDING supply, and reducing run- with the proper equipment. for future use of your cap- A&M AgriLife Extension
MARCH 3, 2017 off, erosion and contami- A rainwater harvesting tured water when rainfall Service serve people of all
nation of surface water. system consists of the sup- is limited. ages regardless of socio-
ARIES (Mar. 21- April 20)
Aries, you will likely experience a week of thoughtfulness and
Rainwater harvest- ply (rainfall), the demand Tanks are available in a economic level, race, sex,
reflection. It can be a very “zen” experience for you, as you’re not ing captures, diverts, and (water needed by plants), range of materials and siz- religion, disability or na-
typically used to slowing down. stores rainwater for later and a system for collecting es. For small installations, tional origin.
use. Captured rainwater is water and moving it to the tanks, including whiskey Eric Zimmerman is a
TAURUS (Apr. 21- May 21) often used in landscaping, plants. barrels, 55-gallon drums Texas A&M AgriLife Ex-
Taurus, keep your cool in the week ahead, which might be more because the water is free You can estimate the and large livestock troughs tension Service Agent in
tumultuous than you’re accustomed to. Don’t take things personally,
and rest assured things will blow over soon.
of salts and other harmful amount of rainwater that can be used. For large in- Grimes County specializ-
minerals and does not have can be harvested from a stallations, many options ing in agriculture and nat-
GEMINI (May 22-June 21) to be treated. catchment surface (de- exist for manufactured and ural resources.
Old stories from your past may resurface, Gemini. These could be
humorous, so approach them with a positive attitude and enjoy the
fun-filled trip down Memory Lane. Federal judge sides with plaintiffs in Planned Parenthood case
CANCER (June 22-July 22)
Cancer, this week you may feel as if your energy doesn’t go as far as AUSTIN — Texans and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Texas judges, fought for
it once did. Speak up if you find yourself battling exhaustion. Others who rely on Planned Par- would require transgender a voluntary judicial ethics
can help. enthood as a medical care Capitol students to use facilities that code when judges had none
provider won’t have to seek Highlights match the biological sex and fought again to make
LEO (July 23-Aug 22) those services elsewhere, they were assigned at birth. that code mandatory and
Leo, others see you as witty and a good storyteller, so you might be pending an upcoming trial. enforceable. He served for
called on to make a speech or emcee an important event. Make it
your own.
In the lawsuit titled Senate panel hears bill 38 years as a district court
Planned Parenthood et al. v. The Senate Education judge, court of appeals jus-
VIRGO (Aug. 23 -Sept. 23) Texas Health and Human By Ed Sterling Committee on Feb. 23 tice and on the Texas Su-
Virgo, you may have to play the role of peacekeeper this week when Services Commission, U.S. heard testimony on legis- preme Court, the last two
bickering between others gets out of hand. Step in and negotiate District Judge Sam Sparks in 30 days. The court will lation that would prevent as chief justice. His judicial
a truce. of Austin on Feb. 21 grant- then schedule a trial date. a teacher fired for sexual tenure, as a whole, was the
ed a preliminary injunc- Texas Attorney General misconduct in one school longest of any Texas Su-
LIBRA (Sept. 24 -Oct. 23)
Libra, be your own person, even when someone else tries to guide tion to prevent the Texas Ken Paxton expressed dis- district from getting hired preme Court justice.
you into his or her line of thinking. Don’t fall for any subterfuge or Department of Health and appointment in the ruling by another district. As a court of appeals jus-
get carried away. Human Services from elim- and said he plans to file an “We have to remove any tice, Pope’s reassessment of
inating funding for Planned appeal. possible obstacle to identify water rights conveyed by
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22) Parenthood in the state’s teachers or educators with Spanish and Mexican land
Cooperation instead of competition may be the way to get ahead 2017-18 budget. ‘Bathroom bill’ this problem and pull their grants changed Texas water
this week, Scorpio. Take a look at what others are doing and see if
you can combine your efforts.
“There is no legitimate continues license,” said Sen. Paul Bet- law forever. As chief justice
public interest in allow- The Trump administra- tencourt, author of Senate he forged a way to guar-
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 -Dec. 21) ing Texas to complete its tion has reversed last year’s Bill 7. antee income to finance le-
Sagittarius, meeting new people is often exciting and you could have planned terminations (of Obama administration SB 7 also would: gal assistance for the poor.
the opportunity for new introductions this week. Just remember that funding) based on the cur- move to allow transgender •Create criminal penal- Concerned with double lit-
first impressions last. rent facts,” wrote Sparks. students to use the bath- ties for any superintendent igation in the same case, he
“Instead, the public inter- rooms and locker rooms of or principal who fails to won legislative support for
CAPRICORN (Dec 22.- Jan. 20)
Simple pleasures will offer you the greatest rewards over the est favors enforcing the their choice. notify the state of cases of statutory changes to thwart
next few days, Capricorn. You don’t require a lot of fanfare or individual plaintiffs’ rights The civil rights divisions sexual misconduct involv- “forum shopping” for fa-
extravagance. Relish in creature comforts. and avoiding disrupting the for the federal justice and ing teachers; vorable judges.
health care of some of Tex- education departments on •Automatically revoke
AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 -Feb. 19) as’s most vulnerable indi- Feb. 22 issued a joint “Dear the teaching certificate of More students
Aquarius, you are becoming more attuned with how others may be viduals.” Colleague” guidance letter any teacher on deferred ad- take exam
able to help you advance your career. Don’t hesitate to seek advice.
The time for change could be upon you. Sparks found that an reversing the controversial judication for sexual mis- Some 122,606 of Texas’
injunction would ensure move last May. conduct or on the sex of- 2016 high school graduates
PISCES (Feb. 20-Mar. 20) that Medicaid recipients In late August, a Fort fender registry; and took at least one Advanced
Pisces, make an effort to communicate more with those around you. in Texas “will continue to Worth federal district court •Require school districts Placement Program exam
Life can feel isolated without a good foundation of friends. have access to medical care enjoined nationwide en- to enact polices and training during their high school
at their chosen providers” forcement of the Obama addressing contact between careers, according to Texas
and the Texas Department administration’s directive. students and teachers on the Education Commissioner
of Health and Human Meanwhile, Senate Internet and social media. Mike Morath.
Service’s termination of Bill 6 by Lois Kolkhorst, Morath said the total
Planned Parenthood’s pro- R-Brenham, is awaiting a Legendary jurist dies amounts to 38.7 percent of
vider agreements likely vi- hearing by the Texas Sen- Noted Texas jurist Jack Texas’ graduating class.
olates federal law. ate’s State Affairs Commit- Pope of Austin died at age The national percentage is
Sparks ordered the tee. 103 on Feb. 25. 36.2.
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to work out a schedule for
The state legislation,
considered a high prior-
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VFW holds regular meeting
Veterans of Foreign barbecue sandwiches next •We still pray for our First Saturday barbecue
but can be Wars Post 4006 and Aux-
iliary met on Thursday
weekend. I invite you to
come and check us out
sick and homebound to
include Lawrence Lie-
sales, 11 a.m. till we run
out of food
for a combined meal with if you have never come. der, A.J. Kolojaco, Lois March 11 — Pleasant
dangerous separate monthly busi-
ness meetings following.
News Feel free to introduce
yourself to our fire depart-
Bell, Dorothy Mahaffey,
Betty Nigliazzo, Courtney
Hill Lodge 380, Annual
John Crowhurst Memo-
Unfortunately, I was at a ment members, enjoy the Schoessow, Ruby Siebe, rial Chili Cook-off/Car
visitation in Brenham and vender booths and search Carole Robison, Brad Show, Waller Co. Fair-
missed the gathering. By Georgia Molitor through the old gin full of Loden, Tammy Welch, grounds. Our VFD will
Keith The Auxiliary had 10 interesting goodies. Bill Roger Lieder and Lillian have two teams cooking
News members present and
discussed a list of topics.
They don’t get out much
anymore so if you have
and Melanie Bailey are
most accommodating and
Shimshack. and the chili is judged by
public choice.
The next scheduled meet- a chance; give her a call will assist you in locating Birthdays March 12 — Court-
ing will be on Thursday, to let them know you are one of those antiques you March 3 — Larry ney/White Hall 4-H Club
By John Ray Maxwell March 16, with the Aux- thinking about them. have always wanted. Farmer, Jacie Kainer; meeting (I am not sure on
iliary serving the meal. If •Dennis Shive has had •Listed below is the March 4 — Jolie Kainer, the speaker or communi-
you are a member, former his ups and downs and is March schedule for the Noah Nigliazzo; March ty service but will check
We certainly had a member or even prospec- still at St. Joseph’s Hospi- Courtney United Method- 5 — Joey Clepper, Doris this out.)
good deal of rainfall on tive member, please come tal. The last time I visited ist Church. Collins, Chris Sechelski, March 24 — Fish
Feb 20 in the area. My join our group. with Mrs. Shive, she said March Worship Sched- Emma Statham; March fry at Salem Lutheran
rain gauge showed 3 inch- •Jordan and his girl- he was doing much better. ule: 6 — Bridgette Lindsay, Church
es. The rain was certainly friend, Kaleigh, took me •I noticed that Denice March 5 — Morning Ben Mahaffey, Matthew April 29 — Second
appreciated. Some people out to eat last Saturday has been working some Worship with Holy Com- Wehmeier; March 7 — Annual Birthday Bash,
had destructive winds as and then they spent the again at the White Hall munion at 9 a.m. Grady Harris. Congratu- Whitehall Community
well. Tim and Katherine night with me. It was nice Store and that is fantastic. March 12 — Morning lations to each of you. Center
Carson and grandson John of them to spend time with Worship at 9 a.m. Please feel free to
Glad that she is feeling
had such winds. A storage the old grandma. March 18 — Saturday Dates to remember contact me if you have
building was hit and part I was given the spe- Evening Worship at 5 March 1 — Ash any information to add
•My cousin, Beckie,
of their porch roof was re- cial treat of riding in the p.m. Wednesday, Salem Lu- to the calendar. I will be
had her shoulder surgery
moved. Thankfully no one Dodge with Jordan. Let’s March 26 — Morning theran Church, 7:30 p.m. happy to include other
and she is doing well for it
was injured. just say that it is not the Worship March 4 — Texas community information
being the day of the actual
•The monthly meeting same truck that I drove all Monthly Pot Luck Sup- Pickers 8-4, downtown to share. Don’t hesitate
surgery. Now, tomorrow
of the Keith Civic club was those years ago. I had to per & Fellowship: White Hall to call me at (936) 870-
may be a different sto-
held at the Keith Commu- use a step-stool to get in Saturday, March 18 — March 4 — WHCVFD 5284. Have a great week.
nity Center on Thursday, since he removed the nerf ry. I used her as a guinea after worship service
Feb l23 with a good num- bars I had installed. Get- pig and took some of my •Salem Lutheran
ber in attendance. The ting out was a breeze; you latest cake. I think it was Church located at 2373
covered dish meal served just slide on out. good, based on the sounds CR 2988 offers Sunday HAP PY
she was making as she ate
at 6:30 p.m. was enjoyed •Since it seems I have
it. Seriously, I would do
School at 9 a.m. and Wor- St. Patrick’s Day
by all in attendance. At been running to various ship Service at 10 a.m. ev-
7:30 p.m. the club entered places, you know like anything to make her feel ery Sunday. The second
into its business meet- High Point, the doctor’s good. Sunday of each month is
ing at which a variety of appointments and cook- •Having nice weather the potluck luncheon fol-
business was discussed, ing more, I have not heard this week, I have want- lowing the worship ser-
including some possible much news from the com- ed to get out and work vice. Visitors are invited
fundraisers. These will munity. I did notice that in those flower beds. to attend.
be in future columns of Brittany Schroeder posted Hopefully, I can arrange March 24 — Fish fry
the Keith News. Host and on social media that she some time this weekend, at Salem Lutheran Church
hostess for the meeting and William are expect- if nothing but ride my •I have not been able to :HRIIHULQVWDOOPHQWORDQVIURP
ing. I bet Melinda is ex- lawnmower. Mowing is connect with Union Grove
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is where there was once ask Travelle Lewis, a Texas Birthday Bash will
a paintball business. We 2015 graduate of Rich- take place on March 3-4 It’s time to
are certainly fortunate to ards School. Travelle is in downtown Navasota.
By Beverly Igo check that
have such a fine group of playing basketball for This always turns out to
volunteers. God bless each the Lone Star College in be quite a celebration.
of them.
•The monthly meeting
Tomball this year. Trav-
elle is just trying to make
of the Cherokee Nation
Cantuccini, and a Roger
Free concerts, shows by
gunfighters, a petting
system, let

of the Orphans Friend Ma-
sonic Lodge No. 17 will
his dream of playing pro-
fessional basketball a re-
Sam Houston’s Cherokee
wife and executive direc-
zoo, lots of vendors, and
much, much more will be us get it
have its lodge meeting on
Monday, March 6, begin-
I feel certain that we
tor of the Segovia muse-
um in Tennessee; Charlie
•Just a reminder to ready for
ning at 6:30 p.m. with a will be hearing a lot more come on out to the An-
covered dish meal and to about this young athlete.
Rhodarmik, the mayor of
Monroe County and Mc- nual Grimes County Go Spring! Clean & Check
be followed at 7:30 p.m. He is very determined. Minn county in Tennes- Texan Crawfish Boil on
by the business meeting. Just wishing him the very see; and many others. For Saturday, April 1. Doors Complete System
All Master Masons are in-
vited to attend.
best. Perhaps maybe,
if you were passing on
more information about
this tour and events go to
open at 5:30 p.m. For ta-
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day, March 4, beginning the happenings.
at 5 p.m. The money will conditioning himself •Our community pray for the Foster family,
help send church kids to to be the very best bas- would like to send its the Patton family, Patricia
church camp this summer. ketball player he could love to the Foster fam- Dobyanski, Iva’s Mont-
Do mark it on your cal- possibly be. He thought ily for their recent loss gomery, Kenneth Av-
endar and make plans to nothing of the challenge, of a loved one. On Feb. ery, John Faust, Thomas
attend. like most of us would, as 16, Sunday Muylaine Sechelski, and the Kimich
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is to raise money for the strengtheneth me.” The Rev. Joe David Saffle
juniors and seniors of the •Robin Montgomery officiated the service. In-
school. Thanks to all that and his daughter, Joy terment followed at Red
participated in any way. Montgomery of Richards, Top Cemetery.
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Mollie Bailey is Texas Circus Queen

Mollie Bailey, circus met Gus Bailey, a musi- sucked into the sternwheel Navasota to see the circus
queen of Texas: Her name Grains from the sandbar cian and entertainer, at a before rescued, the Baileys unload for the afternoon
was a byword to the west school dance. It was love sold the showboat. They performance. In a 2003
and south of the Red Riv- at first sight. In 1859, began a traveling tent cir- Montgomery News remi-
er, and north of the Rio alienating her father for a cus, soon heading to Tex- niscent article by Narcissa
Grande. lifetime, Mollie and Gus as. The children became a Boulware, she wrote how
Beginning in 1869, in eloped. They immediately big part of the circus. a Mollie Bailey circus ele-
still Indian-infested Tex- went into entertaining the The circus is document- phant broke through a San
as, the Mollie Bailey cir- band of threatening Indi- into the end of the cen- public. With the advent of ed arriving in Navasota, Jacinto River bridge. “A
cus trekked with a wagon ans circling the wagons. tury. In 1902 she added the Civil War, Gus joined Anderson and Montgom- crowd collected watch-
train, that over the years, Desperate, Mollie herself elephants, giraffes and Hood’s Brigade as band ery by mention of early ing and offering advice
grew to as many as 31 banged on the large bass camels trailing behind the leader with Mollie follow- residents. In browsing of how to get him up and
circus wagons and a large drum. It did the trick. The cortege of wagons across ing him as a nurse. She microfilm at the City of out.”
tent. Those words shout Indians thought it was a the hills and rivers of Tex- also became a spy cross- Navasota library, a Nava- Mollie died in 1917
out in a biography by Mol- canon. Her later friendship ing back and forth between sota Examiner on a Feb. and is buried in Houston’s
as. After the death of her
lie’s daughter-in-law, Olga Confederate/Union lines 22 announces that at An- Hollywood cemetery. The
with Indian chief Quanah husband, Mollie took to
Bailey, published in 1943. as an aged woman peddler derson “The Mollie Bai- circus, after nearly a half
The Mollie Bailey Parker, and telling him of railroad cars in 1906. She selling cookies. ley show, owing to bad century, soon closed.
traveling circus became this incident, sent him into lamented missing many of Following the war and weather and roads, did not For more details of
an “institution” for chil- spasms of laughter. the small towns. with the advent of chil- materialize last Friday, but Mollie Bailey’s Circus go
dren and adults alike, as A search of the News- Mollie, was an Ala- dren, the Bailey’s pur- has made a new date for on internet to:
the wagons rattled down website finds bama beauty born 1841 to chased a showboat, and today.”
the Texas trails and back- multiple news articles re- William and Mary Kirk- were lucrative with show- In a memoir of early An- NmzgXP3A.
roads to small towns and ferring to the coming of land, a prominent plan- boat performances. But, derson resident, Mrs. John Written by Betty Dunn
villages. Once this “pa- the circus as far as West tation family. Away at when a young son fell off (Linnie Gilmore) Bradley, of the Two Rivers Heritage
rade” didn’t frighten off a Texas beginning in 1869 school as a teenager, she the boat to nearly being tells of an overnight trip to Foundation.

Answers from Feb. 22 Crossword

Little Dribblers finale exciting
Little dibblers wrapped also delish. Definitely next season.
up its season last week- worth every penny. The There will be a high
end. Thank you to all the Iola proceeds for the fish fry school track meet that Io-
volunteers who make this News dinner went to funding la is hosting on March 2
happen, to the band boost- the senior trip. The ticket beginning at 3:30 p.m.
er club thank you for mak- sales for the donkey bas- Iola will be hosting
ing the concession stands By Julia Crosby ketball game went to the a junior high track meet
run so smoothly every junior senior prom. March 3 starting at 3:30
home game, to the refs for Speaking of prom, p.m.
keeping the kids safe and Most of all, thank you there have been a few There will be a base-
to the coaches for invest- changes. The date for ball tournament from
helping to show them how
ing in our children, not Prom has been changed March 2 through March
to follow the rules of the
just as basketball players to April 22 and the loca- 4 in Burton that Iola will
game, to the parents who
but as people. Thank you tion has been moved to the participate in.
sit at the gymnasiums for
for helping the parents Phillips Event Center. Softball will be facing
practice and games and
teach lifelong lessons like •Spring break will be off in Snook on March 7
drive all over kingdom
how to be a good team- from March 13 through at 6 p.m.
come so that the kids can
mate, how to be patient March 17. North Zulch will host a
and listen, and how to •The Sadie Hawkins high school track meet on
Lastly, thank you to the
help others. dance will be March 3 in March 6 starting at 3:30
coaches, who readily vol-
•Donkey basketball the high school cafeteria. p.m.
unteer for this position.
was highly entertaining The dance will start at 8 If there are any upcom-
Thank you for teaching
as always. Thank you to p.m. ing events or items, you
these kids how to play
the staff, community, and •Congratulations to the wish to be seen in the arti-
C a ll u s T O D AY 8 2 5 - 6 4 8 4 basketball and for doing
students who participated boys and girls junior var- cle please call (979) 402-
the research on different and were all such good sity and varsity basketball 0947 or email junebug.
or v i sit u s 2 4 / 7 at plays. Also, thank you for
coming out after working
sports. Thank you to the games. Y’all both had The
community for coming great seasons and played deadline for submitting an
all day to crazy kids and
w w w . nava s otae x a m i ne r . c o m working with them.
out to watch the game well. I look forward to event or announcement is
and eat. The food was cheering you on again Wednesday at noon.

Independence day events scheduled

Washington-on-the-Bra- March 4; Janice Baumer, B.J.
zos State Park is holding its Brown, Dustin Dickschat
181st Texas independence Washington and Cynthia James, March
celebration this weekend at 5; Cody Gendolfe, Wolf-
the park. There will be ac- gang Hartstack and Norman
tivities both days so plan on Boyd, March 6, Danny Kur-
making a weekend of all the ten, March 7; Justin Bacon,
festivities. Jill Bond, River Champion
•The Washington Vol- By Debra Busa and Eden Harris, March 10;
unteer Fire Department will Elizabeth McGraw, Ben
be raffling off a king-sized dace Wellmann and Cory Bosse, Jesse Mitchell and
handmade quilt that the La- Marek on their marriage this Jacob Pittmann, March 11;
dies of Friedens Church do- past weekend. They were Cynthia James, Jared Jensen
nation to them. All proceeds married at Friedens Church and Amy Lanham, March
will go toward the building with a reception, which 12; Laurel Black and Cul-
of the new fire house and was held at the Washing- len Kolkhorst, March 14;
EMS located on Hwy 105. Hannah Bush, Cody Dirkes,
ton-on-the-Brazos Confer-
For tickets or information Gerry Hartstack and Carolyn
you can contact me by call- ence Center. Smart, March 15.
ing (936) 878-2800 at home •Birthday wishes this •Don’t forget about Day-
or (936) 825-6472 at work. week go out to Larry Jen- light Savings Time, which is
We are hoping to have ticket sen, March 2; Edna Graeber, March 12.
tables sit up at the park this Chase Meekins, Leslie Stew- •Condolences to the fam-
weekend. Keep an eye out art and Rylan Trant, March ily of Joyce Posey of Wash-
for the fire department table. 3; Dustin Boenker, Brian ington, she passed away Feb.
•Congratulations to Can- Smith and Robert Snyder, 18, at her home.

Bedias Cemetery Association workday set

Tommy Mayhood tells more, Catlyia Loveday,
us The Bedias Cemetery Faith Burditt, Debbie Jones,
Association will meet Sat- Bedias Rachel Moreno, Lena
urday, March 4, at 10 a.m.
at the Bedias Civic Center. News Landry and Dannie Silcox.
Happy anniversary to
Please bring your favorite Betty and Glen Harmon and
finger food for a simple Trent and Karyn Upchurch.
lunch before going out for By Dave and Sandra Woodruff Congratulations to ev-
light work in the Methodist eryone else celebrating per-
Cemetery during the after- We are looking forward sonal and family occasions.
noon. Please bring gloves Drop us a note if you want
to next Sunday evening,
and hand tools, a tractor will to add someone to our birth-
March 12, when we will of-
be provided. All interested day, anniversary or con-
fer the wonderful love sto-
parties are invited to attend. cerns list.
•The Bedias Civic Club ry, “To Joey, with Love,”
during our Second Sunday •Please take care when
meets tomorrow, Thursday,
Christian Movie Night at driving near schools, in
March 2, at 6 p.m. Please
Miller’s Theatre. road construction and repair
join us for an interesting
Please go to our Face- areas and as our weather
program and a community
Potluck. Call Janet Green, book page, www.facebook. changes, in foggy condi-
936-395-1010, for more com/BediasTexasChristian- tions. Please uphold our
information. All area res- FilmFestival, for more in- brave law enforcement of-
idents are welcome and formation. ficers, volunteer firefighters
encouraged to attend and •Do you have a commu- and other first responders,
participate in civic club ac- nity or church event you also, please remember J.D.
tivities. would like included in our Mallard, George Newton,
•Miller’s Theatre will weekly column? We would Raby Wallen, Aidan Fedor
feature “The Shack” this love to share your news and Betty Darby in your
weekend. Please come out with our readers. hearts and prayers.
to support great movies •Happy birthday to Send news to
in our community. Go to Amanda Scheeler, Jer- Editor-BUMCNL@msn. ry Cole, Ava Aser, Gena com, and please follow us
for the latest program infor- Hinds, Glen Harmon, Sha- on Facebook www.face-
mation and updates. ron Allen, Richard Alle-
MARCH 1, 2017 PAGE 17A

Rattlers split
district tilts
Examiner staff Madisonville 5,
Navasota 2
HEMPSTEAD — On Feb. 21, the Mus-
The Rattlers started the tangs outlasted the Rat-
district turn Friday with a tlers 5-2 at the end of the
first leg of district play.
5-1 win over Hempstead.
Ratliff said it was a
Head Coach Brett Rat-
hard-fought game that
liff said the team played got away from the team
a very complete game. at times.
“I was able to move “Our kids played hard,
players around a little but Madisonville played
and rest some kids that a great game and was the
needed it,” he said. better team that day,” he
Ratliff said Jorge said. “We look forward
Prince was the player of to playing them at home.”
the game, scoring four of Ratliff said Ivan Ve-
the five goals — two of ga was the player of the
which were outside the game, putting in a great
18. and most consistent effort.

Lady Rattlers stop

powerhouse rival
Special to The Examiner back and scored a goal in
the last 5 minutes of the
MADISONVILLE game, but defenders were
— The Lady Rattlers fin- able to hold off any other
ished off the first round scores.
of district with a 2-1 win Coach Catherine Da-
against Madisonville on vis said Brianna Rodri-
Examiner photos by Tony Farkas Feb. 21. guez played as the stop-
Jabril Hunter (No. 21) stretches for an errant pass during first-round playoff action against Taylor on Feb. 21. The first goal was per and did an outstand-
Hunter was named Offensive MVP for District 20-AAAA. scored by Blanca Aguayo ing job.
and Navasota finished off “Her hustle and athlet-
the first half 1-0. The girls icism was top-notch to-

Rattler coach, players went back out ready to

play even harder the sec-
ond half and Maria Rocha
scored the second goal
bringing the score to 2-0.
night,” she said. “All in
all, the girls played smart
and hard. Passing the
ball around the field has
proven to be successful

get All-District honors

Examiner staff
Madisonville came

Fighting Owls drop

for us.”

With the Rattlers out of

postseason play after a Feb.
four at tournament
24 loss, eight players and
head Coach Quentin Morgan Examiner staff who went five scoreless
received All-District honors innings against Camden;
in District 20-AAAA. TRINITY — A new and the leading hitter on
Morgan was named season and a new district the weekend was Chase
Coach of the Year. Jabril classification left Ander- Warner.
Hunter was picked as Of- son-Shiro without a win “It’s new territory for
fensive Most Valuable Play- to open up its season on us because of the classifi-
er, and Eric Lattimore was cation change,” Wisnoski
named Defensive MVP. said. “We were undefeat-
The team went 0-4 at
Joshua Cooper, Tremayne ed in 2A in the last two
the Trinity Tournament,
Creeks and Willie Spriggs years, but now being 3A
losing to Corrigan Cam- it’s totally different.”
were named to the All-Dis- den 4-3 and Groveton 7-0
trict first team; Quantavius He said the team has
on Thursday, and losing six returning starters, on-
Moore received second-team to Lovelady 10-4 and
honors; and Ladadrien Walk- ly losing three seniors last
Lufkin Central Heights year, which should help
er, Keaun Eddings and Law- 14-1 on Friday.
son Hughlett received honor- the team improve.
Head Coach Robert “I’m looking for them
able mention. Wisnoski said it was not
The Feb. 24 70-56 loss to be on-field leaders,” he
typical play for his team. said. “I’m also trying to
over the Connally Cadets
“We moved up in build a better bench for
leaves the Rattlers with a 22-
13 season record; however, classification, so we’re in pitchers in these tourna-
it ends the team’s postseason tougher tournaments,” he ments. Derrett and Josh
efforts. said. “We hope to learn Mancuso will carry bulk
On Feb. 21, the Rattlers from this tournament and of the pitching work.”
won a first-round playoff get better.” Wisnoski said he’s try-
game with a 72-61 win over Top players in the ing to prepare for district,
Taylor. tournament was leadoff which starts next Tues-
Moore said that while it pitcher Austin Derrett, day against Hempstead.
was a win, the team strug-
gled with making easy bas-
kets, which needed to be
fixed before meeting Con-
He also said it was the
defense that kept the team
into the game.
“We live and die by our
defense,” he said. “Playing
sound defense will keep us Joshua Cooper (No. 23) goes for the easy two during first-round playoff action
in the playoffs.” against Taylor on Feb. 21.

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Iola moves on to baseball, softball

Java Hot Spot
215 S LaSalle St Corner Store
First National Bank
1071 Highway 90 S 15513 Highway 30
Mr Lube
507 S LaSalle St SHIRO
Carlos Store BY LAUREN WHEATON AND play key parts to our success this against Bremond on Friday.
Navasota Examiner 10123 FM 244 Shiro Grocery MIKAELA DICKENSON year, as they are stepping into the The Lady Bulldogs almost had
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Bulldogs split a double-header in
did exactly what they were asked pitched all three games — a to-
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Call us TODAY 825-6484 Six players, coach picked All-District

or visit us 24/7 at Special to The Examiner end for the Navasota girls Senior Talia Griffin Blue had a hard time scor-
varsity basketball team was named to the First ing, connecting on just 3 While the 2016-17 bas-
ketball season came to an
last week, six players as
well as Coach Tommy
Team, and Amya Thomas
and Katy Dockery were
of 11 shots from the floor
while the Panthers went
Gates were named to this named to the Second 5 of 10 and perfect 6 of 6
year’s All-District Team. Team. from the line.
Junior Ke’aundra Ed- On Feb. 21, the Rat- Navasota battled back

A Friend!
cutting the lead to 6 but

nd dings was named District

20-AAAA Most Valu-
able Player and Gates was
tlers put up a good fight
keeping the score close
for most of the game, but
could not get any closer.
Eddings led the team

named Coach of the Year. eventually fell to Liberty in scoring with 19 while
Griffin had a career-best
Additionally, junior Hill 57-45 while playing
14. Bookman added five
Malaiya Jedkins was in Cameron.
points, Payton Flores
TABITHA tabbed Defensive MVP, Tied at 11 after the first three while both Thom-
Beautiful, large, spayed, and junior Kaliah Book- quarter, Liberty Hill took as and Sha’Diamon King
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Notice of Public Hearing Notice of Public Hearing Notice of Public Hearing
Revised Plat Revised Plat Revised Plat
Notice is hereby given that on 14 March 2017 at Notice is hereby given that on 14 March 2017 at Notice is hereby given that on 14 March 2017 at
8:30 a.m. the Commissioner’s Court will hold a 8:45 a.m. the Commissioner’s Court will hold a 8:15 a.m. the Commissioner’s Court will hold a
public hearing in the Commissioners’ Courtroom public hearing in the Commissioners’ Courtroom public hearing in the Commissioners’ Courtroom
of the Grimes County Annex located at 114 West of the Grimes County Annex located at 114 West of the Grimes County Annex located at 114 West
Buffington, Anderson, Texas 77830. This public Buffington, Anderson, Texas 77830. This public Buffington, Anderson, Texas 77830. This public
hearing is to consider the application and hear any hearing is to consider the application and hear hearing is to consider the application and hear any
protest to the replat of King Oaks, Section 4, Block any protest to the replat of King Oaks, Section 2 protest to the replat of King Oaks, Section 2 that
A that combines Lot 13 (1.11 acres) and Lot 14 that combines Lot 289 (1.99 acres), Lot 290 (2.00 combines Lot 292 (1.61 acres) and Lot 293 (1.83
(1.76 acres) into a single lot to be redesignated as acres) and Lot 291 (1.94 acres) to be redesignated acres) into a single lot to be redesignated as Lot
Lot 13-R (2.87 acres). as Lot 289-R (5.93 acres). 292-R (3.44 acres).

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of
Administration for the Estate of Loyce Mitchell
CAUSE NO. 8676 CAUSE NO. 8672
in the County Court of Grimes County, Texas, to:
Mark Maltsberger. All persons having claims against
The alleged heir(s) at law in the above-numbered and The alleged heir(s) at law in the above-numbered and this Estate which is currently being administered are
entitles estate filed an Application to Determine Heirship entitles estate filed an Application to Determine Heirship in required to present them to the undersigned within the
in this estate on the 5th day of January, 2017, requesting this estate on the 22nd day of December, 2016, requesting time and in the manner prescribed by law.
that the Court determine who are the heirs and only heirs that the Court determine who are the heirs and only heirs
of JULIAN SANCHEZ, JR., Deceased, and their respective of IDAEDA FRITZINE COCHRAN, Deceased, and their
shares and interests in such estate. respective shares and interests in such estate. c/o: Mark Maltsberger
Attorney At Law
The court may act on this application at any call of the The court may act on this application at any call of the 216 N Bryan Ave, Suite #110
docket on or after 10:00 A.M., on the 13th day of March, docket on or after 10:00 A.M., on the 13th day of March, Bryan, Texas 77803
2017, which is the first Monday next after the expiration of 2017, which is the first Monday next after the expiration of
ten days from the date of publication of this citation, at the ten days from the date of publication of this citation, at the
Grimes County Courthouse, 100 S. Main Street, Anderson,
DATED the 24th day of February, 2017.
Grimes County Courthouse, 100 S. Main Street, Anderson,
Texas 77830. All persons interested in this case are cited Texas 77830. All persons interested in this case are cited
/s/ Mark R. Maltsberger
to appear before this Honorable Court by filing a written to appear before this Honorable Court by filing a written
contest answer to this Application should they desire to do contest answer to this Application should they desire to do Attorney At Law
so. The ensure its consideration, you or your attorney must so. The ensure its consideration, you or your attorney must State Bar No.: 24027471
file any objection, intervention, or response in writing with file any objection, intervention, or response in writing with 216 N Bryan Ave, #110
the County Clerk of Grimes County, Texas on or before the the County Clerk of Grimes County, Texas on or before the Bryan, Texas 77803
above-noted date and time. above-noted date and time.
Telephone: (979) 691-7168
Given under my hand and the seal of the County Court of Given under my hand and the seal of the County Court of Facsimile: (979) 314-1146
Grimes County, Texas at the office of the Grimes County Grimes County, Texas at the office of the Grimes County E-mail:
Clerk in Anderson, Texas on 21st day of February, 2017. Clerk in Anderson, Texas on 21st day of February, 2017.

David Pasket David Pasket MEMBER

101 S. Main Street 101 S. Main Street 2013
P.O. Box 209 P.O. Box 209
Anderson, Texas 77830 Anderson, Texas 77830
By: /s/ Carolyn Neuman, Deputy By: /s/ Carolyn Neuman, Deputy TEXAS PRESS ASSOCIATION


Grimes County Request for Qualifications All real estate advertising in this newspaper is
Entergy Texas, Inc. hereby publishes NOTICE that, pursuant to (RFQ) subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it il-
legal to advertise “any preference, limitation or dis-
Section 36.203 of the Public Utility Regulatory Act (codified in TEX. UTIL. Architectural Service for a Grimes County crimination based on race, color, religion, sex,
CODE) and 16 Tex. Admin. Code § 25.235(b), it filed with the Public Utility Justice Center and Administrative Offices handicap, familial status or national origin, or an in-
Commission of Texas (the “Commission”) on February 17, 2017 a tariff to tention or discrimination.” Familial status includes
Grimes County requests statements of children under the age of 18 living with parents or
implement a revised fixed fuel factor. All of Entergy Texas’ retail customers
qualifications of qualified consultants for legal custodians, pregnant women and people se-
whose fuel charges are calculated under the Texas fixed fuel factor tariff curing custody of children under 18.
professional architectural and engineering
– including but not limited to Residential, Small General Service, Large This newspaper will not knowingly accept any
services related to the construction of a Justice
General Service, Large Industrial Power Service, and Street and Outdoor advertising for real estate which is in violation of
Center and Administrative Offices. RFQ packets the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all
Lighting Service – will be affected by the Commission’s approval of the
are available at the Grimes County Auditor’s dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available
revised fixed fuel factor. The revised fixed fuel factor, if approved, will affect on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of dis-
only the fuel portion of the rates charged by Entergy Texas and will have no Office located at 114 W. Buffington, Anderson TX
crimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777.
effect on non-fuel base rates 77830. The deadline to submit your statement of The toll-free telephone number for the hearing im-
Entergy Texas seeks Commission approval to revise the fixed fuel qualifications is Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 2:00 paired is 1-800-927-9275.
factor effective with the first billing cycle of the March 2017 billing month. p.m. Please contact Jessica Herrera, Assistant
Entergy Texas proposed that the fixed fuel factor be changed pursuant to a Auditor at 936-873-4412 for any questions
semi-annual filing to be made each February and August, with revised fuel regarding the packet.
factors to be effective with the first billing cycle of the March and September
billing months, pursuant to a methodology that changes the fuel factor
based upon changes in the published price of natural gas. This methodology
was authorized for use in Docket No. 32915.
The revised fixed fuel factor, differentiated by voltage level, is as follows:
Delivery Voltage Fixed Fuel Factor
Secondary $0.0355874 per kWh
Primary $0.0346610 per kWh TexSCAN Week of February 26, 2017
69kV/138kV $0.0333542 per kWh
230kV $0.0328536 per kWh
The revised fuel factor would result in a decrease in Entergy Texas’ ADVERTISING MINERALS OIL & GAS HEALTH / MEDICAL
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factor approved by the Commission effective September 2016, a residential for publication during the week you specify. Gain 1-3 inches permanently and
customer using 1000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per month non- Participating Royalty Interest (NPRI).
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March 1, 2017 Page 21A

True Texas Chamber Awards Banquet

Examiner photos by Nicole Shupe

Chamber Member of the Year

Marian Balke and Gary Duro of Mike Hopkins Distributing Co., Inc. (center)
Ambassador of the Year accept the Navasota/ Grimes County Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Mem-
YoLanda Fultz (left) accepts the Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of Com- ber of the Year award at the True Texas Annual Awards Banquet last Thursday
merceʼsAmbassador of the Year award at the True Texas Annual Awards Ban- night at Camp Allen. Dia Copeland (not pictured) presented the award. Johnny
quet last Thursday night at Camp Allen. Ana Cosino, Ambassador Chair, (right) McNally, Chamber Executive Director, (left) and Meribeth Shimshack, Chamber
presented the award. President, (right) are also pictured.

Community Service Volunteer

Connie Clements accepts the Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of
Commerceʼs Community Service Volunteer of the Year award at the annual Employee of the Year
BBVA Compass Bank employee Maggie Rico-Lira (middle) accepts the Navaso-
awards banquet last Thursday night at Camp Allen. Navasota Examiner
ta/Grimes County Chamber of Commerce’s Employee of the Year award at the
Publisher Tony Farkas presented the award. Pictured, left to right, are President True Texas Annual Awards Banquet last Thursday night at Camp Allen. Eula
Meribeth Shimshack, Connie Clements, Tony Farkas, and Executive Director Hendricks, Branch Manager of BBVA Compass Bank, (left) presented the award.
Johnny McNally.

Sa v i n g s Ev e n
New Location, Sterling in Navasota g
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2017 True Texas Chamber Awards Banquet

Retiring Directors

Examiner photo by Nicole Shupe

Examiner photo by Nicole Shupe Marilyn Bettes (middle) accepts the Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of Com-
Jared Patout with Brewer, Eyeington, Patout & Co., LLP accepts the merce’s Retiring Director plaque at the True Texas Annual Awards Banquet last
Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of Commerce’s Retiring Director plaque at the Thursday night at Camp Allen. Presenting the plaque are Executive Director
True Texas Annual Awards Banquet last Thursday night at Camp Allen. Jared Johnny McNally (right), Marilyn Bettes (middle) and Chamber President Meribeth
Patout (left) and Johnny McNally (right) presented the plaque. Shimshack (right).


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