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August 3, 2010  RSS feed
Photos by Mac Shadix
Pushwater, a Jewett based band, threw a free bash for their fans at Peeler Switch on Saturday. Buffalo’s Gypsyhead opened for them and well in excess of 200 fans ignored the summer heat and partied down. More...

In less than three weeks members of an organization called “Flo Community Taxpayers Association” have been able to secure 406 signatures of registered voters on the petition calling for detachment of the old Lone Star School District from Oakwood ISD.  More...

It may have been a long time coming, but the folks who were instrumental in the creation of the Leon County District Courthouse were honored in a ceremony on Wednesday morning, on the occasion of the completion of courthouse renovations. More...
Houston Ray Flowers, 66, of Fairfield, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010 in Fairfield. Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 29, 2010 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Skinner officiated, assisted by Rev. Paul Gauntt and Rev. Deward Mullen. Interment followed at Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at Capps Memorial Chapel.   More...
Looking for hidden treasures
East Texas is resplendent with stories about hidden or buried treasures.   While many of them may be only legends passed down by generations of East Texans, a lot of the stories have some credence.   The stories in East Texas are usually the products of folk tales handed down from one generation to another.   More...
The powers that be in UIL declared August 2nd as the opening date for local schools to begin pre-season practices. Larger schools -- those which held Spring Training -- will have to wait a week. Buffalo High School’s football program began holding “two-a-days” on Monday afternoon at 5:00 p.m.  More...
Texas crop, weather
COLLEGE STATION -- For the most part, hot, rainless days dried out saturated fields, but caused concern for some that the brief respite from drought might be over, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service reports.   Clear skies and warmer weather promoted cotton growth and harvesting of such crops as grain sorghum.   More...