Volleyball camp scheduled for youngsters


Iola Elementary will host a volleyball camp for girls finishing second grade through finishing seventh grade. This will be from June 11-14 from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $60 per student. Aggieland volleyball is coming out and will be putting on the camp this year. The camp will take place in the high school gym.

•Please support our local candidates Lauren Wheaton and Sophia Willis for Grimes County Fair Queen and Junior Princess. You can show your support by buying fair passes for $15 before May 31 and $20 after.

This will be the 66th annual Grimes County Fair and will take place May 26 through June 9. The passes will be for every day of the fair except for the bull buckout.

Entertainment at the fair will include Charlie Robison for the kick-off that Saturday, the following Friday will be Jeff Woolsey and closing will have Clayton Gardner performing.

To purchase passes from Sophia Willis for Junior Princess call (979) 229-8205. You can pick up the passes at The Steamery office, located at 20433 FM 244 in Iola, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or they can deliver.

To purchase passes from Lauren Wheaton, Fair Queen Candidate, please call (979) 595-4172.

•Iola Elementary will be registering for Pre-K and kindergarten students in the Iola Elementary computer lab May 29 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and first through 12th grades from 1:15 to 3 p.m. Returning students are not required to attend registration at the school, but must go online to renew information.

•The last day of school will be May 24.

With summer around the corner, come the many Vacation Bible Schools in Iola. The first two will be held from June 10-14 for both Iola Missionary Baptist Church and Bedias Baptist Church. The theme will be “Game On.”

This is a great opportunity for your children to start getting involved with a church program. Both churches are wonderful options and the different locations make going to one of them a convience.

If there are any upcoming events or items, you wish to be seen in the article please call (979) 402-0947 or email junebug.crosby@gmail.com. The deadline for submitting an event or announcement is Wednesday at noon.