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January 18, 2011  RSS feed
The responsibility for managing tax dollars is a heavy burden, and this month four members of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Leon County Emergency Services District (ESD #4) resigned from their position. Board President Joey Rodell, who had served since the creation of ESD #4 in 2009, has completed his term and is choosing to step down at this time.  More...

COLLEGE STATION — Whether it’s a single death or a mass die-off, experts from Texas A&M AgriLife and other agencies say almost all bird mortality in Texas and elsewhere is due to natural – or at least explicable – causes.  More...

At the regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the members were visited by East Leon County Volunteer Fire Chief Nathan Smith, along with other VFD personnel Faye Smith, Joe Minter, and Greg Smith. Chief Smith requested an audience with the council to give them some information he felt was vital to their ongoing discussions about the city's burning regulations.  More...
Funeral services for Ms. Virginia Edith Johnson, age 56, of Leona were held at 12 noon, Sunday, January 16, 2011 at the Two-Mile United Methodist Church east of Leona on FM 977. Rev. Connie Blackshear, pastor of the church, officiated. She was buried in the Two-Mile Paradise Cemetery. .  More...
If the saying "charity begins at home" appeals to you, The Landon Exchange will certainly be something you should look into when planning your charitable giving. A special opportunity to learn more about it comes this weekend when the organization hosts their second annual fundraiser dinner, "Lassos and Lace - A Cowboy Formal" on January 22, 2011 at the Jewett Civic Center, beginning at 6:30.  More...
The rain came  I awoke to the sound of raindrops hitting the tin roof of the porch and sighing, threw back the covers and grumbled my way out of the bed. It had been raining steadily for three days now and the streets were all flooded, my yard was flooded as were all the neighbors.  More...
Snow, ice and rain a good thing for winter pastures, wheat
COLLEGE STATION — Though a hardship for drivers, the rain and snow that came to parts of Texas Jan. 9 was mainly good news for winter pastures, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.  More...