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April 19, 2011  RSS feed
The BISD School Board meeting on Monday, April 18, was directed by Jack Helmcamp with a bare quorum. Present were Helmcamp, Dr. Russell Jonas, Gene Pruitt Jr., Ron Goodwyn and Superintendent Jackie Thomason.  More...

Leon County finally has a van available to transport our veterans to their doctors at the VA Clinic in Bryan and also to the VA Hospitals in Temple and Waco. We were awarded this van several months ago but could not take possession until we had qualified drivers.  More...

Friday, April 8, 2011, marked the celebration of the 8-week Walk Across Texas program in Leon County. The event was held at Centerville City Park from 11 am to 1 pm and the picnic lunch was catered by K-S Cakes and More. More...
Funeral services for Lucy “Louise” Cates, age 88, of Buffalo were held 10 AM, Friday, April 15, 2011 at the Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church in Buffalo. Rev. Ralph Hale officiated the service, and interment was in the Buffalo City Cemetery.  More...
Many of you have thought about raising a garden, but just have not gotten around to it. You probably put it off because you felt like you did not have the time or the room. Or, you really did not know where to get started. You can start small… really small! All you need to begin is a hanging basket or a single pot. Try buying one cherry tomato or grape tomato plant.  More...
Billy and his goat   “Baa, baa.” The strange sound was coming from the front yard and the girl rushed around the house to see what it was.  More...
Nine individuals headed to Regionals
The Bison and Lady Bison participated in the District track meet last week with good success, and BHS will have several student athletes representing them at Regionals, including Kelsey Canady (3 events), Travis Cunningham (2 events) Vestor Fulmer (2 events), Ravin Lott (2 events), Ryan Read, Logan Jones, D.J. Jackson, Shelby Ballard and Alex Jenkins, . More...
Large wildfires raged throughout western part of state
COLLEGE STATION – West Texas is burning. Fueled by record levels of drought-parched grasses and brush, driven by winds 30-35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph and encouraged by low humidity, wildfires burned hundreds of thousands of acres of West Texas, according to reports by Texas Forest Service and Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel. More...