Author: Will Johnson

Duren Resigns as Grapeland Police Chief

FY 2017 Tax Rate Adopted by Council By Will Johnson                                                                                                                                                       Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – Following a second executive session by the Grapeland City Council...

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Two Called Meetings Spotlight Houston County Budget Crunch

  By Will Johnson                                                                                                                                                       Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – The Commissioners Court of Houston County met in two called meetings this past week. The first...

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Bloecher Strings Announces Inaugural Semester

Violin and Viola Lessons Offered By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – The oldest county in Texas has a rich musical past and present. With venues like Camp Street Café and the Lovelady Old Gym, along with the concerts brought to the area by the Piney Woods Fine Arts Association (PWFAA), area residents have the opportunity to see a variety of musical performances. Throw in events like the Bluegrass Festival, the Fiddlers Festival, the Gospel Bluegrass Festival, the Summer Lightnin’ Series, along with the recently established PWFAA Music and Arts Festival, and area residents have a free-flowing fountain...

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Ho. Co. Law Enforcement Association Sponsoring Baked Potato Sale

Special to the Messenger HOUSTON COUNTY – The Houston County Law Enforcement Association is sponsoring a fundraiser to assist two of members of law enforcement in Houston County who are currently undergoing medical treatments. Their medical bills and travel expenses are mounting. Please help them and order a baked potato for yourself and a friend! The event will be held on Friday, Aug. 26. A baked potato with BBQ is priced at $8 and includes the potato, condiments and cookies. Orders are being taken now and until Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. To order a potato, please call 936-222-3290...

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