Bakken Oil Travels Through Grimes County

The most dangerous type of oil to transport is called Bakken Crude. And, as Grimes County’s emergency management coordinator told a recent meeting of the local Emergency Planning Committee, it only comes from North Dakota. David Lilly reported receiving notification that trains carrying a million … [Read More...]

A 2nd DUI and 3 Wrecked Cars on Hwy 30

A Bedias man is in the Brazos County Jail at this hour, charged with his second DUI, following a multiple car crash around 4 last Friday afternoon on the westbound side of highway 30 at the Grimes and Brazos County line. Trooper Jessie Jordan tells Navasota News, while traffic was slowing due to … [Read More...]

Iola Bus Driver on Route to Recovery

The Iola ISD bus driver involved in a train accident last month will be taking a back seat for a while. Iola ISD’s Chad Jones tells Navasota News, Hyla Razor-Shivers is still recovering from the crash. But, she still has a job waiting for her return, as a bus monitor. Jones says, as the school bus routes have been … [Read More...]

A Second Pleads Guilty in Iola VFD Theft

The second of three Iola residents charged with stealing from the Iola Volunteer Fire Department has pled guilty. Wanda Sword, was placed on 10 years deferred probation and ordered to pay restitution of which $5000 was paid up front. Grimes … [Read More...]