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June 9, 2009  RSS feed
Mayor Royce Dawkins had his work cut out for him at Monday's meeting of the Buffalo City Council, where emotions ran high and discussions got heated. More...

Until recently, the word "pirates" conjured up visions of Peter Pan's nemesis Captain Hook or Johnny Depp's character, Jack Sparrow. In 2009, however, piracy is a very real threat to merchant ships and even cruise ships around the world and combating this crime has become part of the job description of some U.S. Naval vessels. More...

The Leon Independent School Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on June 8, 2009 in the School Administration Building. After last month's election where President Jimmy Beddingfield and secretary Chad Prior were defeated, several special meetings were called to establish new leadership. More...
Services for Ben Allen Stevens age 77 of Oakwood will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday at Back to the Bible Church in Oakwood with Pastor Johnny Robinson and Jack Smith, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine. More...
The first 2009 Kids Kamp for Texas AgriLife Extension Service was held on June 1, 2009. Twenty youth learned scrapbooking skills as Ms. Gayle Ray provided the instruction and demonstrations on scrapbooking. Assisting her was Mrs. Carolyn Ferguson and Mrs. Martha Hocutt, Kayla Ray and Cassie Ferguson. Mrs. More...
It isn't every day that a grandmother can brag that she had 4 grandchildren graduate within a two week period. My challenge is to brag in a nonannoying way and to work it into the Leon County Cooks column. First, Paul and I had two grandkids who graduated from college. More...
More summer sports camps slated
Twenty-six campers ranging in age from kindergarten grads to 8th graders showed up at the BHS gym for basketball camp on Monday morning. Basketball and volleyball camps are being offered at Buffalo this summer. More...