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Houston County Courier
P.O. Box 551 Crockett, Texas 75835
Phone (936)544-2238 Fax (936)544-4088
email: ads@houstoncountycourier.com

Houston County Courier
Activity center needs support
Staples credits agri-industry for contributions to economy
Former councilman argues city must address issues
Grapeland resident asks GHD to consider need  
Citizens address HCHD  
Woman with heavenly voice still singing at 94  
Small fire briefly closes Wal-mart  
Neighbors take dim view of spotlights  
CPD investigation leads to arrest for burglary  
Hutto, CSS retain county contracts  
Governor proclaims: Area in extreme wildfire danger  
Gas pipeline plans pitched to county  
Former Crockett State School resident writes book, shares story  
Wife in custody Grapeland man murdered  
Approval granted for western shooting, bid for civic center add-on  
Official connects education dots  
Siblings reunite after 58 years  
Officials brace for severe winter wildfire season  
Officials dedicate HCJC  
One With Courage campaign launched at Kalin’s Center  
Benchmark testing addressed at Kennard ISD board meeting  
Public Servants Mayor George Pierson strives for teamwork  

 


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The Courier is published in the county seat of Crockett, home of the World Championship Fiddlers Festival. Crockett is famous for its many historic homes, including two open to the public. A museum in the former depot offers a view of the area's past and the county’s 200-plus historical markers provide more insight into bygone days. The Grapeland Peanut Festival and Lovelady Love-Fest are annual events that attract large crowds. Mission Tejas State Historical Park offers picnicking, hiking, the mission replica and the historical Rice Log Cabin.

Ratcliff Recreation Area is a peaceful pine-covered paradise with an inviting lake for swimming, paddle boating, fishing and hiking trails. Campsites are at both parks. Top-notch bass fishing is featured at Houston County Lake. The Courier covers every facet of the county, with a special emphasis on education.

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