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December 16, 2014  RSS feed
The Upper Junior High contested in UIL competition last week and placed 2nd with several additional awards. The play is an abbreviated (40 minute) version of the classic Alice in Wonderland with most of the unusual quirky characters. Mackey Morales won “Best Actress” as Alice. More...

Whitney T. Smith, District Attorney met with the Leon County Grand Jury members November 25, 2014 and presented twenty-seven (27) cases of crimes, of which some cases have multiple counts, alleged to have occurred in Leon County, for their review. An indictment (true bill) was returned on all cases. More...

Chief Pavelka to Donie Rd for crash. Upon arrival, DPS Trooper Jenkins was on scene taking info. Chief Pavelka to Highway 79 for hit and run crash. Report taken. Chief Pavelka to Commerce Street for Forgery of a Financial Instrument. Remains under investigation. More...
Funeral services for Mr. Dan Lee “Pip” Haven, age 76, of Houston were held at 12 Noon, Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Walters Funeral Home Chapel in Centerville, Texas. Rev. Kenneth Donalson officiated and burial was in the Two-Mile Paradise Cemetery east of Leona. A brief time visitation at the funeral home was held from 10 AM and ran until time of service. More...
Cradles, Cribs and Crayons, offering care of infants and children up to three years of age held an open house on December 13. The facility is owned and staffed by Carolyn Williams who holds an Associates Degree in Child Development from Austin Community Col- lege. Williams has worked with Headstart for five years and as a nanny. She has experience caring for special needs children. More...
For the past few weeks we have talked about Christmas dishes to take to parties or enjoy with friends in your home. I have avoided candy because I am not good at making the sugary treat. However, keep trying and have improved, somewhat, with the use of a candy thermometer. Following are a few candy recipes that are usually popular this time of year. More...
The Buffalo Bison competed in the Centerville Tournament December 11-13. The Bison lost to the Franklin Lions 35- 80 on December 11th and played in the Consolation bracket with the results not known at press time. The Bison host Iola in a game on December 16th before playing Brazos Christian on December 19th. More...
2015 could be a ‘make-it or break-it’ year for beef producers
COLLEGE STATION – Depending upon the weather and consumer tolerance for high prices, 2015 could be a make-it or break-it year for beef producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. More...