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February 17, 2009  RSS feed
The school board met on February 9 with all members present. President Jimmy Beddingfield presided. Minutes were read and approved. Billy Bob Evans asked about the bus repair in Waco. Superintendent Jay Winn said both springs on the bus had broken and the bus was towed to Waco for repairs. Expenses were approved. More...

AUSTIN-- Today, State Representative Jim Dunnam (D-Waco) was appointed to serve on three committees for the 81st Legislative Session. Among those appointments, Rep. Dunnam was selected to Chair the Select Committee on Economic Stabilization Funding. He will also serve on the House Committees on Transportation and Environmental Regulation, respectively. More...

Dew Jr. High students were recently invited by Buffalo Librarian, Mrs. Josie Randle, to participate in an essay contest honoring Dr. Martin Luther King. Students in Miss Brandy Ballard's 5th - 8th grade English classes were encouraged to enter. The students wrote an essay titled "What Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Means to Me". Dew Jr. More...
Born to Jim B. and Dolly Holland Graham, January 27, 1936, Freestone County, near Buffalo, Texas. She passed away February 9, 2009 in Groesbeck, Texas. Jo Ann was married to Arthur Davis who preceded her in death in April 2004. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Joe H. Graham, John B. Graham and sister, Mabel Kate Baker. More...
Leon County Extension Agent
Last week, we celebrated Valentine's Day, and whether we like to think about it or not, our pre-teens and teens were busy wooing one another. In today's world, however, wooing takes place on computers and cell phones. The correct term for all of this is "social networking. More...
Buffalo's Ron Goodwyn (left) proudly congratulates his son, Ryan Goodwyn, on being named Region III 5-A "Regional Coach of the Year". Goodwyn is the head swim coach at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station. His men's team took first in all three relays and won five individual events on the way to claiming the Regional title and his girls' team finished third in the competition at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium on Saturday. Goodwyn will take seven young men to the State meet in Austin next week. Van'Go'photo ('way to go, Son!) More...
AUSTIN - (Feb. 9, 2009) For the week ending Feb. 7, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were steady to $7 higher per hundredweight, with most of the trade $2 to $4 higher. Markets were supported by the lighter numbers being offered for sale and a USDA cattle report that said inventories were smaller than expected. Fed cattle prices were slightly higher. More...