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Mourning the losses of 2016

I think we can all agree that 2016 was not the best year on record. A bunch of celebrities died, and yet another is set to take over the Oval Office in a matter of days. I think it’s funny … more

Make 2017 a year of submission

The Greek word “hupotasso” is translated to “submission” in English. In non-military uses, it means to voluntarily give in or to cooperate with. Concerning God, I like to think of it as … more

Happy New Year

The Bedias Civic Club meets next Thursday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend all civic club activities. Call Janet Green, 936-395-1010, for more information.  We have … more

'Round Town

While Christmas Day and all its celebrations are a wrap, New Year’s Day with all of its celebrations are on the horizon. It will be a new year by the time you read your hometown newspaper again but … more

Capital Highlights: Abbott reacts to Trump’s choice of Perry as energy secretary

AUSTIN — President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Rick Perry as the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy prompted this reaction by Gov. Greg Abbott: “Under Rick Perry’s … more

Ready for a positive 2017

This has been a year of change – and much of it has been good. A new president will be inaugurated next month, and I’m going to reserve judgment – at least public judgment – until we see … more

Glory days, they’ll pass you by

It’s a rare occasion when an A&M Consolidated High School alumnus becomes famous or does something remarkable or gets their name mentioned in the news – and when it happens, a flurry of gossip … more

The true gift of Christmas

Luke 2:1-14 says, “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered. This first registration took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So … more

'Round Town

Congratulations to Adrianna Culbreth, who during last Friday’s Texas A&M graduation, was presented the Outstanding Student Award in the College of Geoscience.  That means No. 1, … more

Museum Musings: Christmas memories

I’ve lots of folks’ memories to share, and I’m not wasting words.  The form will be different but my intention is the same.  Enjoy! John Stineff: “I remember going to the old Courthouse, … more

Health and Human Services Commission affirms cut to Medicaid

December 7, 2016 marked the 75th anniversary of the "date which will live in infamy," when American troops were attacked at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The date, which shot the United States into the … more

Capital Highlights: Abbott nominates Racing Commission chair as secretary of state

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Rolando Pablos of El Paso to succeed Secretary of State Carlos Cascos, effective Jan. 5.  Pablos has served as chair of the Texas Racing Commission, the … more

'Round Town

Hard to believe but you’ve got 10 days or less to get your Christmas shopping completed.                                                                         … more

Bedias Christmas Parade this Saturday

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Second Sunday Christian Movie Night, Dec. 11, at Miller’s Theatre, in downtown Navasota. Please plan to join us again in January for another uplifting … more

Get out of the boat and don’t lose focus

Matthew 14:22-33 says, “Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowd. After He had dismissed them, He went up on a … more

Board sets state funding limit for next 2-year budget

AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers will have just under $100 billion to use for the non-constitutional spending portion of state budget for fiscal years 2018-2019. The 10-member Legislative Budget Board, … more

'Round Town

Sadness overtook our community last week at the drowning of two Madisonville men, Reginald Carter and Chris Tolliver. Read the story in this paper. Send your support and condolences for the family of … more

Museum Musings: Madison County towns and communities

Today I’m starting to share things about Madison County towns and communities. I sure can’t finish that today, there’s too much.  This is just the beginning.  I’ll vary them with other … more

Texas African American History Memorial unveiled at Capitol

AUSTIN — A crowd of citizens and dignitaries gathered on the south lawn of the state Capitol on Nov. 19 to witness the unveiling of the Texas African American History Memorial.  The … more

Tap into the power of God within you

Romans 8:18-30 says, “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God … more
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