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Education

Crockett ISD Employees Get Pay Hike

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – After years of bluster about how the pay for educators in...

School Accountability Grades are in for Anderson County

County Receives 4 A’s, 3 B’s By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter EAST TEXAS...

School Accountability Grades are in for Houston County

County Districts Receive 1 A, 3 B’s, 1 C By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter

Grapeland ISD Proposes Lower Tax Rate for FY 2020

Rate Drops 12 Cents By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – The Grapeland Independent School District...

Grapeland ELC Holds Ribbon Cutting

Classes Begin Monday By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – The Grapeland...

Crockett ISD Proposes Tax Cut

Board Approves Scoreboard Donation By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – It doesn’t happen very often when taxes are discussed, but on Monday, July 29, the...

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Carmen Dailey Richburg

Cleo Blakeley

Alton Aaron Gilbert

Johnnie W. Weaver

Leon Jacobson

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Urgent Care Facility Expected to Open in Early Spring  

Growth Continues for Grapeland in 2018 By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – Given the current state of health care in Houston County, the importance of opening...

Here We Grow Again!

American Depot Holds Grand Opening By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – While the convenience store/gas station has been open since August, the American Depot held...

Update on Darling Ingredients Facility

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – During a meeting of the Grapeland Noon Lions Club, an update was provided on the planned Darling Ingredients...

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Comptroller to Send July Sales Tax Allocations to Cities and Counties

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter EAST TEXAS – Area cities and counties will soon receive their July sales tax revenue disbursements from the state. In a...

State Rep. Trent Ashby Files Civics Test Proposal

By Sarah Naron Messenger Reporter TEXAS – Beginning later this year, Texas high school students could be required to pass a civics test in order to...

Rep. Brady Reflects on Passing of George H.W. Bush

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter WASHINGTON, D.C. – As former President George H.W. Bush lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, Congressman Kevin Brady took time...