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May 17, 2016  RSS feed
Bobo’s Nursery hosted its first bee keeping seminar on May 14, 2016, led by local Leon County bee keeper Myles Sheffield. The seminar focused on the process of making honey and the importance of bees to our environment. Texas Agri-Life gave out Wildflower Mix to encourage Leon County residents to increase food for honey bees and other pollinators. More...

The Buffalo Independent School District held its regular meeting on May 16, 2016 with all members present at the beginning, with the exception of Randy Ayers. Shortly following opening ceremonies Superintendent Lacy Freeman announced the resignation of Jimmy Morales who has been on the Board for several months. Morales said he and his family would be moving to Forney. More...

Jewett Chamber of Commerce hosted its 4th Flea Fest on May 15 with 2,500 to 3,000 folks attending. Vendors crowd- ed inside the Jewett Civic Center and games and music kept outside visitors busy. One favorite attraction is the raffle. This years winners were Bill Taylor of Franklin who took home at Smith & Wesson AR-15 and John Bush, Groesbeck, who won a Yeti cooler. More...
Ronald Blaine “Ronnie” King, of the rural Jewett area, passed away at his residence, on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at age 57. Ronnie was born October 8, 1958 at Parkersburg, West Virginia to William Alvin King and Betty Carolyn (Houser) King. More...
The halls of Buffalo High School were alive with the “Sound of Music” on Friday night and Sunday afternoon as the BHS Theatre presented the beloved musical to the delight of family, friends and theatre lovers. The cast was large with 45 names listed as characters and 14 as technical crew. Some played duel roles. More...
District 57 House of Representatives
With the end of the school year around the corner and summer in sight, I know many of you are making vacation plans. If your travel plans involve passing through the Austin area or visiting your Texas Capitol as a destination, please contact my office. We will be glad to help you set up a Capitol tour, a state cemetery tour, or just help you navigate the city. More...
The Bison fell to the East Bernard Brahamas 5-7 and 4-5 in the Area playoffs. The Bison traveled to College Station High School on May 12th to face the Brahamas. Bryce Ryder collected a single in the 1st but was left on base. The Brahamas scored a run in the bottom of the 1st. Clay McGill slammed a double in the 2nd but was stranded. More...
COLLEGE STATION — Beekeepers have been making their annual rounds pollinating crops for Texas producers, according to Texas Apiary Inspection Service chief inspector Mark Dykes, College Station. Dykes said beekeepers typically trek to California in early February for lucrative almond pollination jobs before returning to Texas to pollinate spring crops and build up their hives. More...