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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

Technically speaking at MCISD

While many of us treasure the earmarks of small town life that are still common practices in our area, we want, we insist on, an educational system that will prepare our young people to meet the … more

'Round Town

Madisonville lost one of its well-known citizens last Sunday, Nov 27, when Sandra Standley lost her battle with pancreatic cancer. Visitation was held Tuesday evening at Day Funeral Home while … more

Bedias Civic Club meets tomorrow

Bedias Baptist Church hosted a community-wide Thanksgiving dinner last Tuesday, Nov. 22. Everyone was encouraged to attend and share in the annual community gathering. This annual dinner is a … more

Bill filers jump to early start as legislative session nears

AUSTIN — Just a few of Texas’ 31 Senate members and 150 House members filed a total of 523 pieces of legislation on Nov. 14, the first day lawmakers could submit legislation for the coming … more

Finding contentment in the simple things

I subscribe to several of those inspirational blogs that fill my email inbox every morning with messages of encouragement and advice. Most of the time, I delete them. But I do enjoy Jim’s … more

Donate to less fortunate during holidays

As we go through the holiday season and with the 85th Legislative Session just over a month away, I'm reminded of how much I cherish the time with my family and friends. Over the course of this … more

'Round Town

While November is best known for Thanksgiving it has some other titles behind its name as well. For example, did you know November is National Novel Writing Month? Now if writing a novel is not on … more

Power rankings

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, gather ’round as we attempt to put order into the chaotic world of Thanksgiving foods. With a day known almost as much for football as it is for turkey … more

Museum Musings: Cookbooks, aprons now at museum

The new cookbooks are selling well.  If you have trouble getting to the museum between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, call 936.348.5230 and leave a message.  We’ll get back with … more

Women’s Club country market and community Thanksgiving dinner a success

Bedias Women’s Club sponsored a “Country Market” last Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Bedias Civic Center. Thank you to everyone who came out to support the women’s club.  Proceeds from the … more

Don't be a consumer Christian

What have you done to serve in the Kingdom of God lately? There are many consumer Christians in the churches of America today.  These types of people go to church and ask, “What can you do for … more

Capital Highlights: Trump victory turns eyes to possible cabinet nominees

AUSTIN — Republican Donald J. Trump, on his way to winning the presidential election on Nov. 8, won the vote in Texas with 4,651,955 votes, or 52.39 percent of the 8,878,152 votes cast.  Some … more

'Country Market' set for tomorrow

The Annual Bedias Women’s Club Veteran’s Day Dinner was last Friday, Nov. 11. All area veterans were invited and encouraged to attend the annual dinner and to be recognized for their service to … more
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