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    Mitchell Ray Woods

Mitchell Ray Woods

Mitchell Ray Woods, age 67, of Grapeland passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his residence.  Mitchell was born January 28, 1950 to parents, Charles Woods and Gloria Mae Oliver

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HORACE MCQUEEN: History is History – No Rewriting, Please!

Yes, the great Civil War of the 1860s did take place. Whether it’s called the “War Between the States,” the “Civil War” or the “War of Northern Aggression,” it did happen! But whatever the views advocated by leaders in the Confederate states and the Union north, that was over 160

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THE WEEKENDER by Clyde Black: How do you get a human?

“How Do You Get  A Human?”  By Claire Cooper Black A few weeks ago, the Weekender was trying to check on one of his credit cards to see if it was still active.  It has been paid off for some time and he didn’t want to get caught out on the

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WEEKLY BIBLE COMMENTARY by Wes Woodard 5-21

Some of the believers in the Corinthian church congregation were taking other believers in the congregation to civil (Roman) courts and filing lawsuits against them. The Apostle Paul does not tell us what they were about; he just says this is wrong.  He says that they should settle such matters

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    New Faces on Grapeland City Council

New Faces on Grapeland City Council

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – The Grapeland City Council will have a new look after a meeting on Tuesday, May 16 as three councilmembers were sworn in, while two others said goodbye. The results of the May 6 city election showed Velda Parker, Will Watson and George Pierson

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    All God’s Creatures Great and Small

All God’s Creatures Great and Small

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Office hosted a “Science of Agriculture Field Day” for Houston County area third and fourth grade students on Wednesday, May 17. Held at the Porth Ag Arena, students were able to ride horses, visit with several alpacas, learn

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    Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter PALESTINE – On Monday, May 22, a new, casual dining restaurant will open its doors for the first time in Palestine as Chili’s® Grill and Bar begins to welcome guests to its establishment located at 2210 South Loop 256. The newest eatery in the Dogwood

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    GISD Begins Bond Process

GISD Begins Bond Process

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – Following the passage of the $7.75 million bond for construction of a new elementary school during the May 6 election, the Grapeland Independent School District took the first steps in the bond process during a meeting of the GISD Board of Trustees held

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FORESTRY UPDATE by Gary Allen Burns 5-18

Soil pH is an indication of the hydrogen ion concentration – the amount of acidity or alkalinity of soil. The pH scale has a range of 0 – 14, with pH 7 as the neutral point. A pH of 0 is the most acidic and pH 14 is the most

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Houston County Lake Report 5-18

77F surface water temperature, normal level, and stained in color. Fair black bass on plastics scattered across the lake. Good crappie on live minnows at creek channel brush. Good bream on live worms near banks. Good catfish on shad, worms, and chicken livers.  Crockett Family Resort Cottages, Marina, & RV

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EVER WONDER by Jacque Scott: Barber Poles

Barber Poles Sometime ago, we learned something about Dentists and mankind’s wish to not only enjoy his food but to look good as well.  Dentistry was often done in the all-purpose barbershop.  Today, I thought we might find out a little more about the red and white pole that used

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SUNNY THOUGHTS FROM SUNSET by Rev. Vance Drum 5-18

Sunday was Mother’s Day, and we celebrated all of our mothers.  May they all be blessed, and, if no longer living, may their memories burn brightly in our hearts.  The Sunset pastor on Sunday continued our “Raised with Christ” series with a message, “The Supreme Christ.”  The text was from

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    Crockett Lions Club PRCA Rodeo Results Announced

Crockett Lions Club PRCA Rodeo Results Announced

By Cody Thompson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – Turn out the lights, the party’s over. The Porth Ag Arena is once again empty after the conclusion of the 56th Annual Crockett Lions Club Rodeo on Saturday, May 13. The rodeo got off to a slow start as heavy rain and high

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WEEKLY BIBLE COMMENTARY by Wes Woodard 5-14

 “1 Corinthians 5:1-13 – “Immorality Tolerated” Divisions was the first major problem in the Corinthian Church. Immaturity (not wanting to grow up spiritually) was the second major problem. Third, gross immorality was tolerated within the congregation. The Apostle Paul says, “It is actually reported that there is immorality among you,

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