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I think we can all agree that 2016 was not the best year on record. A bunch of celebrities died, and yet another is set to take over the Oval Office in a matter of days. I think it’s funny … more
The Greek word “hupotasso” is translated to “submission” in English. In non-military uses, it means to voluntarily give in or to cooperate with. Concerning God, I like to think of it as … more
The Bedias Civic Club meets next Thursday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend all civic club activities. Call Janet Green, 936-395-1010, for more information.  We have … more
While Christmas Day and all its celebrations are a wrap, New Year’s Day with all of its celebrations are on the horizon. It will be a new year by the time you read your hometown newspaper again but … more
AUSTIN — President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Rick Perry as the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy prompted this reaction by Gov. Greg Abbott: “Under Rick Perry’s … more
This has been a year of change – and much of it has been good. A new president will be inaugurated next month, and I’m going to reserve judgment – at least public judgment – until we see … more
It’s a rare occasion when an A&M Consolidated High School alumnus becomes famous or does something remarkable or gets their name mentioned in the news – and when it happens, a flurry of gossip … more
Luke 2:1-14 says, “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered. This first registration took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So … more
Congratulations to Adrianna Culbreth, who during last Friday’s Texas A&M graduation, was presented the Outstanding Student Award in the College of Geoscience.  That means No. 1, … more
I’ve lots of folks’ memories to share, and I’m not wasting words.  The form will be different but my intention is the same.  Enjoy! John Stineff: “I remember going to the old Courthouse, … more
December 7, 2016 marked the 75th anniversary of the "date which will live in infamy," when American troops were attacked at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The date, which shot the United States into the … more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Rolando Pablos of El Paso to succeed Secretary of State Carlos Cascos, effective Jan. 5.  Pablos has served as chair of the Texas Racing Commission, the … more
Hard to believe but you’ve got 10 days or less to get your Christmas shopping completed.                                                                         … more
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Second Sunday Christian Movie Night, Dec. 11, at Miller’s Theatre, in downtown Navasota. Please plan to join us again in January for another uplifting … more
Matthew 14:22-33 says, “Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowd. After He had dismissed them, He went up on a … more
AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers will have just under $100 billion to use for the non-constitutional spending portion of state budget for fiscal years 2018-2019. The 10-member Legislative Budget Board, … more
Sadness overtook our community last week at the drowning of two Madisonville men, Reginald Carter and Chris Tolliver. Read the story in this paper. Send your support and condolences for the family of … more
Today I’m starting to share things about Madison County towns and communities. I sure can’t finish that today, there’s too much.  This is just the beginning.  I’ll vary them with other … more
AUSTIN — A crowd of citizens and dignitaries gathered on the south lawn of the state Capitol on Nov. 19 to witness the unveiling of the Texas African American History Memorial.  The … more
Romans 8:18-30 says, “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God … more
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