Month: August 2016

Sandies Win Season Opener, 31-16

Game Called in 2nd Quarter Due to Storms By Will Johnson                                                                                                                                                               Messenger Reporter KOUNTZE – The Grapeland Sandies won their...

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Elks Slay Dragons in Season Opener, 42-28

By Will Johnson                                                                                                                                                             Messenger Reporter ELKHART – The Elkhart Elks kicked off the 2016 football season on a drizzly Friday night, as...

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HCHD Agrees to Take on Full Ambulance Subsidy

Board Adopts FY 2017 Tax Rate; Approves Bed Reduction  By Will Johnson                                                                                                                                                                  Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – The Houston...

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District Governor Pays Visit to Grapeland Noon Lions

 By Will Johnson                                                                                                                                                                            Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – Lions Club District 2X-3 District Governor (DG)...

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Country-music Legend, Tanya Tucker Coming to Crockett!!

Special to The Messenger CROCKETT – Country music superstar and recording artist, Tanya Tucker will be coming to the Crockett Civic Center on Saturday Oct. 1 for a concert showcasing her decades-long career in country music. The Piney Woods Fine Arts Association (PWFAA) is presenting Tanya as the opening concert of their 26th Anniversary Season of bringing the best in the performing arts to East Texas. For tickets or more information go to or call the PWFAA office at (936) 544-4276. Edgy. Classic. Country. A defining voice of country music and a modern day legend, Tanya Tucker inspired...

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