Bedias Women’s Club Veteran’s Day Dinner this Friday


The annual Bedias Women’s Club Veteran’s Day Dinner is Friday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m., at the Bedias Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. All Bedias area veterans and a guest are invited and encouraged to attend the dinner and to be recognized for their service to our country. Call Sharon Allen, 936-395-2900, or Nicki Thomson, 936-395-8045, for more information.

 Gerald Fontaine shares that the Navasota VFW will host a number of events recognizing Veterans, Saturday, Nov. 12. There will be a 10:30 a.m. downtown parade, a display of a Blackhawk helicopter, an 11 a.m. barbecue Lunch, both at the VFW Hall, a raffle/fundraiser, and an 8 p.m. country/western dance. Call Gerald, 936-499-5114, or look for VFW flyers around town for more information. 

We are looking forward to our Second Sunday Christian Movie Night, Sunday, Nov. 13, at Miller’s Theatre, in downtown Navasota. We will feature the wonderful and uplifting film, “Where Hope Grows.” Please plan to join us and please encourage your friends and neighbors to attend with you and your family. Please go to our Facebook page,, for more information and to view a preview of the film.

Miller’s Theatre offers great movies every weekend. Go to for the latest program information and updates. 

Bedias Women’s Club will sponsor a “Country Market,” Thursday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bedias Civic Center. Our market will feature handmade wood and leather items including furniture and purses; homemade jams, jellies, cheeses and baked goods; gourmet coffee; antiques, soaps; guns and ammo, and much more. 

 The women’s club will also offer a boxed supper containing a baked potato with all the trimmings and a dessert.  Free admission, free door prizes and a silent auction.  Everyone is welcome!

Proceeds from the Women’s Club Market will help defer the cost of the Women’s Club annual Veterans Day dinner and our annual scholarships to Madisonville and Iola High School seniors. Please call Patti Rickard, 936-395-2223, for more information. 

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Happy birthday to David Callender, Dean Thompson, Gary Westbrook, Vickie Bernoski, Phyllis Johnson, Phillip Upchurch, Elizabeth Woodruff and Larry Figley. Happy anniversary to Bill and Helen Baldwin, Billy and Debbie Boyd, Richard and Audrey Allemore, Bill and Mary May and Bob and Phyllis Johnson. 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, in foggy conditions. Please uphold our brave law enforcement officers, volunteer fire fighters and other first responders, also, please remember J.D. Mallard, George Newton, Raby Wallen, Aidan Fedor and Betty Darby in your hearts and prayers.                                                                            

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