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Weather Forecast For Trinity

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Trinity: Friday, July 23: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, July 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, July 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly
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Eight Decades of Watermelons

GRAPELAND – In order to properly celebrate 80 years, one must get a firsthand taste of the real deal. No, not the otherworldly flavorful perfection that is a Pennington watermelon – but a ride. A ride in a truck. A ride in a truck full of fledgling college journalism majors and a couple of old reporters who have a lifetime of experience in devouring the national fruit of east Texas.

Grapeland ISD School Board Holds Meeting

GRAPELAND– The Grapeland Independent School District (GISD) school board held its final meeting before the start of the 2021-22 school year on Monday evening at the Grapeland Secondary library. Board members present were James Martin – President, Brad Spisak – Vice President, Kendra Huff – Secretary, Allen Cheatham, Ryan Richie and Melissa Cobb – members, and Don Jackson – Superintendent. Not in attendance was member Josh Goolsby.
Houston County,

Fourth of July Boat Parade Coming Soon!

HOUSTON COUNTY – It may be hard to believe, but the Fourth of July is right around the corner. The fireworks are being prepped and the parades planned throughout the United States. It’s almost time to smell the aroma of barbecue and grilled hotdogs as we celebrate American independence. One...
Grapeland, TXThe Cherokeean Herald

Mission Tejas State Park to offer Saturday hikes through July

GRAPELAND – During the next several weeks, weekend adventures await in the form of various hikes at Mission Tejas State Park, located at 19343 Texas Highway 21 East in Grapeland,. Participants are asked to bring bottled water, bug spray, appropriate clothing and footwear for the outdoors. While there is no...
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This Midway Hollow Modern Is All About Simplicity

It’s not uncommon to find stunning transitional homes over in Midway Hollow. What is a little unusual is to find a completely angular, super modern contemporary. Especially one that’s not a new build, but wasn’t always there. What? That’s right. The 1952, then single story traditional home at 3983 Cortez...

Baris restaurant owners at odds with local cemetery over mother’s grave

WACO, Texas – Jimmy Imeri was shocked and furious after his father told him his mother’s grave in Waco’s Oakwood Cemetery had been stripped of the flowers and benches the family left there. Mary Imeri, who owned Baris restaurant for over 20 years, died in January after a battle with...

Tastes Great or Less Filling?

CROCKETT – In the 1970s, a series of Miller Lite beer commercials highlighted a disagreement over whether the sudsy beverage tasted great or was less filling. The commercials featured several well-known celebrities of the time arguing over which side was right. Flash forward 50 years and there are still arguments...
Oakwood, TXHerald-Press

COLUMN: Near As I Can Tell: Over coffee

As is our morning ritual, the wife and I were out on the back porch having a cup of coffee. The first rays of warm, yellow sunlight beamed through the tree line and into the back yard. Hints of steam rose from water down at the pond. Birds were beginning to stir and chirp and flit about. As we sat and quietly talked, we noticed that the effects of the recent ice storm were fading. Trees were getting their leaves back and the grass was thick and green. Flowers in their beds seemed to be yawning and stretching in the morning light, healthy and growing, colorful and bright. We have been blessed with a really beautiful and comfortable homeplace here in the Oakwood outback. And it only took 25 years.