Deal of the Week!...2014 Chevy Impala Limited: Cold air, power windows, power locks, tilt steering wheel, ABS, engine immobilizer, cruise control, aluminum wheels, airbags, traction control, flex fuel and more!
This car only has 21,134 miles and aint even broken in yet! It's got class and will save you more money at the pump! A great deal for a 2014 at just $16,950! Bounds Autoplex! Livingston, Texas! Drive in or give us a call at (936) 327-4943 and ask about our Deal of the Week!
PolkCountyToday.com is glad to have Mike Atchley back again as a food columnist. His style of cooking fits Polk County perfectly. If you love to eat, and you like to enjoy yourself, if you learn nothing else, learn this:HOW TO PROPERLY SCORCH A STEAK.
Please support CASA by attending the 9th annual "Justice is Served" Fish Fry. The event is being hosted Sept 25th 2014 at First United Methodist Church from 6pm-8pm with a drive thru available from 4pm-5:45pm. The dinner includes USA farmed raised Catfish, Coleslaw, Potatoes, Corn, Tea and Dessert. Tickets are $10 a person with sponsorships for the event still available. The ticket price also includes many door prize drawings. Other things to note are that the event features "Celebrity" waiters, guest speakers, entertainment and live auction items. Please call (936) 634-6725 or (936) 523-0519 for sponsorship details, ticket information and other questions. What is better than getting a great meal and helping abused and neglected children? Hope to see you there! You can find more information out about CASA at Welcome !
Would you like to help make a difference in the lives of individuals affected by domestic violence and sexual Assault? Do you love golf? Would you like to take advantage of an opportunity to support the Polk County Community? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then mark your calendars for Saturday, September 13, 2014 to play in the John G. Slocomb Memorial Golf Tournament – benefitting SAAFE House - at Livingston Memorial Golf Course! This tournament is hosted in memorial to John G. Slocomb who was an advocate for the community and this event; when someone was in need he was always there. In honor of his support and generosity to the community, we personally ask for your support at this event.
SAAFE House, our tournament beneficiary, is a local non-profit agency serving victims of family violence and sexual assault. SAAFE House provides services to the Polk County community, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With a mission focused on providing individualized, free, and confidential services, some of their services include medical and court accompaniment for victims of violence, transportation assistance, access to a 24 hour hotline, shelter, and ongoing emotional support and advocacy. Your support of this event is critical to fulfilling the mission of SAAFE House in our community. Money raised from this event will go directly to the SAAFE House to defray the costs of providing services to our community members in need. Money raised from this event will remain in Polk County to serve the needs of Polk County residents.
Please find sponsorship and tournament information on the preceding sheet. We've added a fun prize this year…Win $15,000 for a Hole-In-One. The Hole-In-One event will be setup on hole #2 and will cost $10 to enter, per player. You may enter one time. Rules and regulations will be available at the registration table. Closest to thehole for men and women will also WIN a 20 qt. "Roadie" Yeti Cooler.
If you would like to play and/or sponsor the event, please fill out the attached form and return to:
JGS Golf Tournament
310 White Oak
Livingston, Texas 77351
We look forward to seeing you on the course and appreciate your support in helping to make every home a safe home. If you have any questions, please contact us; Committee members will also be contacting you in the next few weeks.
One of the greatest freedoms our nation has is freedom of the press. This freedom comes with responsibility. Responsibility to report the news accurately, and not slant the news. As a local reporter, I'll take my place at the front of the line for not always getting everything exactly right. I guess it's the human factor. If it's not a typo, it's not grammatically perfect, if not grammatically perfect, then there's an inaccuracy as to what actually happened. With these imperfections comes criticism. I understand AND I appreciate the criticism. I know that it just comes with the job of being a reporter...more