On Nov. 19 at approximately 10:05 a.m., Sergeant Eddie Flores of the Wallis Police Department responded to a one-vehicle rollover, an 18-wheeler, in the 300 block of FM 1093 East. The driver, Carlos Montano, was uninjured. Montano was cited for unsafe speed. Wallis Volunteer Fire Department helped provide traffic control and also did the needed wash down.
The University Interscholastic League released the conference cut off numbers on Friday, Nov. 20, that will provide the range of enrollment for each of the six conferences for the 2016-2018 reclassification and realignment.
Brazos Cougarettes started the 2015-2016 season with an active week including the Edna Tournament. Scores and stats for the week:
District MVP - Rebecca Rabius, Jr. East Bernard; Setter MVP - Rita Gonzales, Sr. Brazos; Offensive MVP - Isabel Jones, Jr. Brazos; Defensive MVP - Malynn Plunkett, Sr. East Bernard; Newcomer of the Year - Jessica Rabius, Soph. East Bernard;
On November 8, 2015, approximately 50 people came out on a beautiful crisp fall Sunday morning for the centennial celebration at the Orchard United Methodist Church. The service was a reunion of previous and current pastors, family, and friends of the church. Attendees included Reverend Tom Bain and his wife Jillian, Orchard Mayor Rodney Pavlock, and city council members. Mayor Pavlock presented a Proclamation to the church to recognize its 100 years in the faith-based community of Orchard.
By Mary Mccarthy
Thanksgiving, once a revered family holiday that marked the beginning of the Christmas season, is now upon us. Today, it hardly seems to be more than a blip on the calendar. Retailers are enticing shoppers with Early Black Friday advertisements. Christmas decorations appeared in some stores as early as July and in many others the day after Halloween.