Community conversation aims to heal Posted in: Lifestyle Local organization Bastrop County Cares hosted an event, led by director of inclusion and resilience Krystal Grimes, called “Healing History” on Friday evening, inviting the county community to discuss communication across cultures. That evening, the audience had the privilege to listen to discussion from a panel of guest speakers. The elite speakers were Hannibal Lokumbe an award-winning composer and trumpeter who happens to be Grimes’ father; Ken Kesselus, the former Mayor of Bastrop and author of the book, History of Bastrop County Before Statehood; Gonzalo Barriento, a former member of the Texas Senate who attended the Mina Ward School; and Bastrop ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!