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Committee Reports, Updates Highlight HCHD Meeting

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – The Houston County Hospital District (HCHD) Board of Directors met in a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June...

Putting the Band Back Together

GISD Board Hears Band Presentation By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – The Grapeland Sandie Band is growing. The resurgence of the band started under the direction...

Crockett Approves Issuance and Sale of $3.78 Million in Bonds

Bids Awarded for Water Meter System, Storage Tank Improvements By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – During a called meeting of the Crockett City Council, held...

East Texas Country Music Festival Slated for July 4-6

Holly Tucker Scheduled to Perform By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND - It just might be one of the biggest events in the East Texas area that...

Zydeco Comes to Crockett

Pat Mason & Bayou Boogie Rock the Night By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – So far in its existence, the Summer Lightnin’ Series has featured...
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From The Desk of Don Jackson

Special to The Messenger GRAPELAND - Hello Sandie Nation, I hope your summer break is off to a great start. We are busy tying up...

Bar Brawl Results in Near Fatality

Victim Stabbed in the Neck By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – An early morning bar brawl on Saturday, June 8 very nearly took the life of...

Grapeland City Council Appoints McGill as Municipal Judge

Parker Selected as Mayor Pro-Tem By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – Following a budget workshop, a public hearing on the status of Texas Community Development Block...

STAAR Results, Legislative Update Provided To Latexo ISD Board

LHS Takes Third Overall in State UIL Academics By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter LATEXO – The Latexo Independent School District Board of Trustees met in a regularly...

“Save the Bricks”

Mary Allen Museum Launches Fundraiser By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter CROCKETT – A crumbling piece of history is getting a boost from local residents as the Mary...