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A Councilman is taking a stand against a utility rate increase.
Councilman Bernie Gessner cast the sole dissenting vote on the first reading of an ordinance.
The proposed rate increases are based on a recent utility rate study, and include a 2% increase for natural gas; 3%, water; 1.5% wastewater; and $1 dollar for street and drainage improvement fees.
The only rates that remain unchanged are those for industrial.
Navasota ISD is gearing up for homecoming this weekend.
Things kick off at Friday night at Rattler Stadium.
Early royalty announcements and introductions will be made the night before the game, at 7 p.m.
The Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime.
Queen candidates are Kuitesha Maxey, Sydni Uilkie, Courtney Finke and Sarah Rados.
See this week's Navasota Examiner to read their bios and see who else is on the homecoming court.
Navasota plays Houston Sterling this Friday night.
This season, all three varsity football teams in Grimes County remain undefeated through the first two weeks of play.
The teams are Navasota, Anderson-Shiro and Iola.
Each team looks to advance 3-0 this week.
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