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March 10, 2009  RSS feed
The Buffalo Gun Show held at the Civic Center over the weekend was an enormous success. Over 1050 people attended on Sat. and on Sunday parked cars stretched down the hill on the feeder road. More...

The Leon County commissioners are staying busy. They met on Friday, March 6 -- a little earlier than scheduled -- in order to be free to attend mandatory State training on Monday. During the meeting another schedule change was approved, moving the March 25th meeting Friday, March 27 so that they could attend a Homeland Security conference and judicial education. More...

The new Hampton Inn & Suites quietly opened their doors on Tuesday afternoon, welcoming guests and members of the community to check out their handsome new facility. And first impressions ARE impressive, from the bubbling three-urn fountain at the entrance to the tastefully decorated lobby with a contemporary, slightly Oriental look. More...
STAMFORD - Lorene Vermillion, 86, of Stamford, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2009 after a battle with cancer. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at First Baptist Church with Dr. Jack Riddlehover and Rev. James McKinnon officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home. More...
"Show season" has officially begun for students showing rabbits in this year's Leon County Livestock Show and Sale. Validation for bunnies took place on Monday, March 2 at the show grounds in Centerville from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. More...
2/25/09 Sharon Williams responded to CR 224 for the report of a disturbance. Sharon Williams responded to Centerville for the report of loose livestock. Kevin Ellis responded to Jewett for the report of criminal mischief. Kevin Ellis responded to Flynn for the report of criminal mischief. More...
The Normangee Panthers fell to the San Antonio Stacey Eagles 75-62 on Friday March 6 in the Region lV semifinal game. In a decisive third period the Panthers were outscored by 16 points. They could not overcome the deficit in the last eight minutes and lost by 13 points. More...
AUSTIN - (Mar. 2, 2009) For the week ending Feb. 28, 2009, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed, from $4 lower to $5 higher per hundredweight. Fed cattle prices were $2 higher. Cotton prices continue to fall because of weak global demand. Corn and grain sorghum prices were higher as gains early in the week more than offset later declines. More...
Assistance with cost offer
The Bedias Creek SWCD will assist producers, within the District area, with the costs of soil and biosolid testing. Bedias Creek SWCD includes Leon County, Madison County, and the Northern quarter of Grimes County. Testing can be completed through Texas A&M Soil, Water and Forage Testing Lab. More...