Author: Will Johnson

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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Season Opener Next Week for Bulldogs

Second Scrimmage Against Woodville Not as Good as First By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – The Crockett Bulldogs closed out the scrimmage part of the 2016 season on Thursday night, Aug, 18 against the Woodville Eagles. While they showed some flashes of positive things to come as the season progresses, the Dawgs were not nearly as crisp as they were in their opening scrimmage against the Elkhart Elks. Penalties, dropped passes and missed assignments kept Crockett from making the same statement they made against the Elks as the Eagles flew into town. Now, the Dawgs still showed they...

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Kennard Volleyball Season Underway

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter KENNARD – Volleyball season is underway in Kennard and the Lady Tigers are off to a good start. So far on the young season, their record stands at 3-2. According to VB Coach Jamie Minter, in the Lady Tigers season opener, they hosted the Leggett Lady Pirates and ran them ashore in three straight games, 25-17, 25-4 and 25-7. Kennard was back in action on Aug. 16, but this time the tables were turned as they lost their match against the Hemphill Lady Hornets, 8-25, 23-25, and 16-25.  Coach Minter said, “Even though the...

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Palestine Volleyball on the Upswing

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter PALESTINE – While football is still in the scrimmage part of the season, volleyball season has already cranked up and is in full swing. This past weekend, the freshman and junior varsity volleyball teams traveled to Eustace for a tournament and were rewarded for their efforts. According to Head VB Coach Kym Chapa, “All our volleyball teams finished up their tournaments this weekend. I’m so excited that our JV and Freshman Teams brought home some hard ware from their Eustace Tournament! Way to go girls!” The freshman team won third place in the Gold...

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