The Wallis Knights of Columbus held its 44th Annual Wild Game Supper on Friday, Jan. 22. The event honors area law enforcement, clergy and hunters. Wallis PD officer Eddie Flores was honored as Austin County Police Officer of the Year. Clergy present were presented tokens of appreciation by Grand Knight Randy Cazenave. Area law enforcement officers were also selected by drawing for special gifts.
By Johnny Griffin
The filing period for local city and school elections to be held May 7 is now open. Applications to be on the ballot were available Wednesday, Jan. 20 and will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. Wallis City Council will have three at-large positions up for election this year. Incumbents James King, Glen Kreitz and Clark Main, Jr, currently hold those at-large positions. All city council positions have two-year terms.
District Record 4-3 for Cougarettes
A 37-27 win over Hempstead to start the second round of district play last Friday night gives the Cougarettes a 4-3 mark in district with important games this week against East Bernard and Boling. The Cougarettes had an open date on Jan. 19.
The Brazos Cougars finished their first round of district play at Hempstead last Friday in a 40-82 loss to the undefeated district leading Bobcats. Zach Walters led Brazos scoring with 17 points. Brazos had an open date on Tuesday, Jan. 19
Audrey Leanne Wessels and Christopher Michael Scearce, both of East Bernard, were united in marriage on Jan. 9, 2016 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Audrey’s godfather, Rev. Deith Ducroz. The bride is the daughter of Gus and Donna Wessels of Louise. The groom’s parents are Mike and Wanda Scearce of Wallis.
The Aggieland Orchestra, led by Lt. Colonel J. Brewer, will be performing at the Bellville United Methodist Church on Feb. 12 with an evening of dinner and dancing to the big band sounds of artists such as Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Lawrence Welk, and Chicago.