Hempstead- The 2016 Waller County Master Gardener Intern class recently completed the classroom portion of the training program. Recognition of this milestone in their quest to obtain Master Gardener certification was made during the April 7th business meeting and lunch at Granny's Homestyle Meals in Hempstead.
By Lillie Ruby
Stellar Road and Stalknecht have been closed due to the dangerous conditions of the roads. A hole approximately 24 inches wide and 24 inches deep has opened up underneath Stalknecht Road. To prevent any danger to the Brookshire citizens who must travel that road, the road has been closed.
By Laurie Bettis
The Hempstead FFA Dairy Cattle Judging team is one of five teams to advance to State after competing in the 2016 FFA Area III competition held at Tarleton State University on April 13. Members of the team advancing to state are Jessica Harvey, Alex Schmidt, Justin Herbert, Makayla Wawarofsky, and Zach Pirkle (alternate).
By Laurie Bettis
The Hempstead High School Color Guard won 2nd place on their auxiliary team routine at the MA Dance National Competition held on Saturday, April 9, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
This beautiful hand made quilt with hand-embroidered squares will be auctioned off during the 33rd Annual German Sausage Dinner Saturday May 7. Members of the church crafting group are: Bessie Rose, Dorothy Hein, Jackie Gruener, Mary Helen Guinn, Alice Franklin, Barbara Galpin, Sophie Niehouse, Barbara Young, Terry Woodfin and Cole Cornett, Pastor Loeschen (Not shown Sandy Warren).
Prairie View- Friday April 15 the City of Prairie View held a moving ceremony to change the name of University Drive to Sandra Bland Parkway. Geneva Reed-Veal, Sandra Bland’s mother was on hand for the ceremony.