Author: Cheril Vernon

Backstrap and Biscuits

Hunting Season Rapidly Approaching By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter TEXAS – It’s about that time again, the best season of all – backstrap, biscuits and beans season. Nothing compares to sitting around the campfire, stuffed full of venison and enjoying the cool nip in the air except feeling ‘full freezer’ happy. Those are sensations reserved for Deer Season here in Texas. Already empty deer corn bags litter the sides of the roads, (please don’t litter, folks) and pounds of salt and deer ‘caine are headed out to favorite stands. Laws about deer hunting and hunter safety are in place...

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Open House at KEB

By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter ELKHART – Keep Elkhart Beautiful is less a title than a mission, according to Rosemary Biel. The new 501c3 program, formerly under the auspice of the City of Elkhart, is now run by a different board and funding sources. The non-profit organization is seeking members, and the no-stress membership requirement of one meeting per year makes it easy for anyone who’s interested to participate. “Though, you are free to come to all the meetings, of course,” Biel laughed. “We are excited about the Open House coming up Saturday, Sept. 10,” Biel said. “The program...

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Volunteers Needed for Palestine City

By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter PALESTINE – Resdents who have considered serving the City in a volunteer capacity have an opportunity now to make a difference. The Mayor of Palestine appoints all members of the boards, and the city council approves the appointments. Several boards in the City of Palestine are seeking volunteers for terms of varied length. The Texas State Railroad Authority is seeking one member. The board members are selected from Rusk and Palestine, the two stops on the the TSR route. Regular board meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month...

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It’s That Time Again!

Kalin Center Style Show and Luncheon By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – It’s that time of year again, and all eyes are on the Kalin Center. The Ninth Annual Kalin Center “Styles for Smiles” extravaganza is coming up September 17 from 11:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. All the favorite boutiques, catering by Larry Bruce Gardens and loads of doorprizes, balloon raffles and high speed bidding for auction items mark the event as one of the premiere charity venues in Crockett and Houston County. Make your reservations now, tickets will not be sold at the door. Individual entry fees...

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The Price is (Al)Right

By Teresa Holloway Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – ‘Detective Leea Price’ … It has a certain ring to it. The Crockett Police Department detective herself certainly thinks so. She has worked very hard to reach the position and in the effort, distinguished herself as a leader and role model. Price has been in the news much of late, her dedication and persistence in pursuit of the career she wants distinguished her early on, even amidst her outstanding crew of peers. Though Price is far too modest to boast, many of the staff and youngsters in the schools she visits believe...

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