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District Deputy No. 10 Nancy Zurek of Rosenberg was a guest at the Dec. 20 Catholic Daughters No. 1108 meeting and Christmas party in the Holy Cross Meeting Room in East Bernard.

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Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Ct. Saint Bernadette No. 1108, East Bernard, will hold its annual chicken noodle soup and sandwich supper, raffle, and silent auction on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at the American Legion Hall, Highway 60, East Bernard. Serving begins at 5 p.m. untill sold out. So…

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As an adult, Joe Serksnis spent hours behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler, covering thousands of highway miles.

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The Wharton Police Department’s Blue Santa Toy Drive was a big hit this year as Chief Terry Lynch, fellow officers, and volunteers gather to distribute the toys to children in the city.

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The Wharton Chamber of Commerce’s Snow on the Square event was held Dec. 17.

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The Wharton Lions Club and the Wharton Chamber of Commerce held a movie night on the courthouse lawn on Dec. 28 where viewers could watch the holiday classic “Home Alone.”

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Athletes know that energy is vital to their training and performance. But every athlete experiences days or periods when energy levels wane. Lack of energy can compromise performance and derail individuals’ fitness goals, especially if they can’t find ways to increase their stamina.

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After unimaginable success and over 9,000 copies later, the coloring book for “The COVID Pandemic and How the Animals Saved the Day” has come to an end and the remaining proceeds from the bank account that funded the project have been given to Hesed House in Wharton to carry on the generosit…

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The Wharton County Farmers Market held its Christmas market at the Simply Divine Event Center in Wharton on Dec. 11. The Big Nose Kate Band provided entertainment.

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Holy Family Catholic Church held its second annual Blessed by The Best Vendor Show on Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Elizabeth (Liz) Dettling Moreno became the bride of Randy J. Tolman at Camp Lost Pines in Warda on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at 2 p.m.

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Grade 9 distinguished honor roll: Reagan Dutcher, Finnely Falks, Mark Garza, Riddick Garza, Roxy Gilley, Lizbeth Gonzalez, Caydence Jackson, Por Muy Lim, Andrea Limon, Sapphire Lowe, Zoe Lutjens, Hillard Marks, Khlebi Mayberry, DiAngela McIntosh, Diana Medina, Samira Melendez, Erin Miranda, …

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s sixth annual Sporting Clays Tournament, sponsored by Momentum Midstream on Nov. 19, brought in more than $140,000 to provide critical funds supporting Clubs in Fort Bend, Galveston and Wharton counties.

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The Queen and King of the Festival greet guests to a joust Friday, Nov. 26, at the Texas Renaissance Festival. The Celtic Christmas themed weekend was the final weekend of the season for the festival.

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Imagine meeting your celebrity idol, someone you admired deeply and felt a kinship with even though you’d never met. Then imagine getting to actually interact with that person and get to know them, and have a real friendship begin to form! This is the basic premise of “Always… Patsy Cline”, …

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The Plaza Theatre, on Monterey Square in Wharton, will be holding open auditions for the second production of its 2021-2022 season – Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.  Both stage actors and technical crewmembers are encouraged to attend these open auditions at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17 and Tu…

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EWTN is today known as the largest religious media network in the world, with 11 global TV channels broadcasting in multiple languages 24 hours a day to more than 350 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. The network also has a large radio division, and on…

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Photographer Sharon Joines, of Wharton, has had one of her pictures selected for the September edition of Shutter Magazine titled “The Black and White Edition.”

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In recognition of Constitution Day and Constitution Week, members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Comfort Wood Chapter met with other District 9 DAR chapters in Lake Jackson Sept. 18 for their annual Constitution Day Luncheon. 

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Bishop Brendan Cahill, of the Diocese of Victoria, was the celebrant during a Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Praha last month, in recognition of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the patroness of the church. 

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Have you ever thought about how animals interact with people? Like Balaam’s donkey who told him about the angel with the sword in the pathway? Or the raven that brought bread and meat to Elijah in the wilderness? Or the rooster in the courtyard who crowed before Peter denied Jesus three time…

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The Plaza Theatre recently recognized the passing of one of its most memorable patrons, supporters, and friends. Mary Ann Hensley, 86, passed away in Webster, Aug. 19. She was a lifelong resident of Wharton, a town which she truly loved, The Plaza Theatre explains on its website (whartonplaz…