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October 13, 2009  RSS feed
It all started in early Sunday Morning when the Leon County Sheriff’s Department received a call that 31-yearold Ubaldo Olvera, of Palestine, was walking along the train tracks. Leon County Deputy Tomlinson responded and told Olvera that he could not walk on the railroad track. The man left without inci- dent.   More...

by Vanessa Goodwyn The terms “swine flu” and “H1N1 flu” are heard frequently these days, and it is hard to know how serious the illness actually is and how much of a threat it is to your family. On Thursday, representatives of the Texas Department of State Health Services offered two Town Hall Meetings in Leon County to address the public’s concerns and to offer practical recommendations for staying healthy. More...

If a city council meeting could be said to have a "theme", the general focus of the October 12th meeting of the Buffalo City Council was a simple one: Be nice. Try to get along.   More...
The Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) and the Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America (AVVA) Palestine Chapter 991 will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 13th 2009, at 7:00 pm in the Disabled American Veterans Hall, located at 927 Gardner Drive, Palestine, Texas. More...
One of the reasons we love to travel is because it allows us to be in a state of being which is open to, and not protected from, the environment. As a tourist we walk in different time zones where our purpose in looking is not just to find our way but to let the place touch us. You wouldn't expect Buffalo to be a tourist town, but it is.  More...
BHS hosted the Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs Friday n¡ight with high hopes for the district opener. Early in the game the teams seemed evenly matched in what was definitely a defensive battle. As the night wore on, however, the Bison had several players leave the game with injuries and BHS seemed to lose momentum proportionately, while the Bulldogs gained steam and ultimately took a 30-0 victory.  More...
Over 400 Leon County 4-H members and second, third graders from Leon, Centerville and Buffalo School districts attended the State Fair of Texas Ag Aware- ness Day on Tuesday, October 6, 2009. A canned food drive competition was held amongst 4-H clubs, FFA and FCCLA chapters and Leon County 4-H won Grand Prize with over 1,235lbs of food donated that will be given to the Dallas Food Bank.  More...