Bedias Food Pantry open Saturday


The award winning Bedias Food Pantry will be open this Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call John Anderson, 936-581-2706, for information on how you can help with this important community outreach.

•Madisonville Wal-Mart has scheduled a wellness day for Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index and vision screenings.

•Thank you to everyone who joined us last Sunday for our Second Sunday Christian Movie Night feature of the hit film “The Case for Christ.”

Please encourage your friends and neighbors to attend our second Sunday film showings at Miller’s Theatre, with you and your family. Doors open at 6 p.m., program begins at 7 p.m.

Please go to our Facebook page,, for more information.

Miller’s Theatre offers great family films every weekend. Please come out to support great movies in our community. Go to for the latest program information and updates.

•The scheduled Sept. 11 grand opening of the new Bedias medical clinic has been postponed due to hurricane Harvey disruptions. We are told that home visits may be requested by appointment until the new clinic is finally ready to open its doors.

The BIS (Bedias, Iola, Singleton) Community Clinic in Bedias is a full-service family practice clinic serving all ages with a focus on wellness and prevention. Services will include acute visits, well child, well adult, women's health, school/sports physicals, vaccines for children, DOT physicals, chronic care management and much more.

Medicare/Medicaid will be accepted, along with all major area insurances. Hospital affiliations are with Baylor, Scott and White, CHI St. Joseph, Memorial Hermann and The Woodlands.

Look for us soon or call for details. We will begin scheduling appointments by phone on Aug. 28; call (936) 241-3431 or go to for information.

We would love to see Bedias area pastors and churches come together to attend a blessing observance on the opening of our new health care clinic. Would you support this effort?

•Make a Christmas Happen is set to kick off Saturday, Sept. 23, at Yankee’s Tavern on FM 244 in Carlos. Starting at 11 a.m., there will be barbecue plates, live music, a live auction, door prizes, a raffle and much more. For information, call Tammy at (979) 777-0313.

•Do you have a community or church event you would like included in our weekly column? We would love to share your news with our readers.

•Happy birthday to Amber Want, Edna Keasling, Jon-Alan Silcox, Lewis Gears, Austin Ogg, Julie Dean, David Kirby, John Anderson, Connie Lankford and Janet Green.

Happy anniversary to Pat and JD Mallard, Zachary and Sarah Cox, Frank and Carolyn Davis and Richard and Jackie Taylor.

Congratulations to everyone else celebrating personal and family occasions. Drop us a note if you want to add someone to our birthday, anniversary or concerns list.

•Please take care when driving near schools, in road construction and repair areas and as our weather changes. Please uphold our brave law enforcement officers, volunteer firefighters and other first responders, also, please remember the Watson family, the Figley family, and the Anthony Stanley family, Lew Gears, J.D. Mallard, George Newton, Raby Wallen, Aidan Fedor and Betty Darby in your hearts and prayers.

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