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March 24, 2009  RSS feed
Members of the First Baptist Church youth group and friends composed a group of fifteen who enjoyed a spring break ski trip at Angel Fire Resort in New Mexico. While temperatures were not quite "firey", the spring skiing conditions were relatively warm -- evidenced by a bikini-clad ski bunny with whom they shared the slopes. More...

During the early morning hours of 03-17-09, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Freestone County deputies surprised a man at Mike Daniel Construction on FM-27, in the process of stealing a company truck. The man, identified as Michael Shane House of Brownsboro, had cranked the truck and pulled up to a gate to exit. More...

Officer Hutchison to Michael Street for information on possible abuse Officer Ferrand and Cpl. Mata to Weedon Wayside Inn for disturbance - Call cleared information Officer Hutchison and Officer Ferrand to Legalley Street for domestic - information only More...
Cleo Hill Simpson White, 86, of Buffalo, Texas and formerly of El Dorado, Arkansas died Friday, March 13, 2009 at Copper Creek Plaza in Buffalo, Texas following a long illness. Born on September 10, 1922 in El Dorado, AR, Cleo was the daughter of Tom M. and Vida Belle Carelock Hill. She worked several years as an accountant with Sterling Varity Store. More...
"Leon County is a rural, sparsely populated 1,102 square mile area of east central Texas. Land elevations range from 150 to 500 feet. The growing season is 270 days and temperatures average 38 degrees in January and 85 degrees in July. Annual rainfall average 40.3 inches." Excerpt from History of Leon County, Volume I. More...
3/11/09 Bart Dorman responded to Leona for the report of a suspicious person. Jerry Grimes responded to Jewett for the report of loose livestock. Jerry Grimes responded to Centerville for the report of a minor accident. Jimmy Gifford responded to CR 348 for the report of illegal dumping. More...
Chad Nelson of Buffalo was the overall winner in the 1st Annual Ronald Run For a Reason 5K held Saturday, 3/21 in Huntsville, Texas. The 3.1 mile race began at the Intramural Field at Sam Houston State University and proceeded through the challenging hills surrounding the SHSU campus. More...
AUSTIN - (March. 16, 2009) For the week ending March 14, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were down less than 50 cents per hundredweight from a week ago. Higher prices on Monday and Friday nearly offset mid-week declines. Cotton prices were unchanged for the week amid lingering concerns about demand. More...