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April 26, 2011  RSS feed
Buffalo first graders race to the egg-strewn playground. More...

More than 1 million acres have burned in Texas this year in historic wildfires, mostly in the western part of the state. The McDonald Observatory near Fort Davis, Texas, was near one of the blazes. More...

The wild fire situation in Texas is growing worse by the week. Thursday the Forest Service responded to 10 new wildfires, and there are many more wildfires that are still being hard fought. One fire, the Possum Kingdom fire, has burned 147,973 acres, consuming over 160 homes and 2 churches; it threatens up to 600 more homes.  More...
Lynn Rogers, 71, of Streetman, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011 in Dallas. Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Russell Cemetery near Jewett with Rev. Ray Payne officiating. Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Capps Memorial Chapel in Fairfield. More...
Brylee Ryder is excited to announce the birth of her sister Bracie Alayne Ryder. Bracie was born Friday, April 8, 2011 at 2:15 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...
The Lady Bison finished their regular season at home on Tuesday, April 19 hosting the Lady Lions of Teague. It was the BHS seniors’ final home game and the upperclassmen, led by Jennifer Pate, really shined.  Teague had come to play and scored one run on two singles in the top of the first. In the bottom of the inning Pate reached on a single but was stranded at third.  More...
Mark your calendars for the 2011 Spring Home Garden Tour on May 7, 2011, sponsored by The Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Leon County. This year’s tour will highlight 3 stops in the heart of Leon County featuring the 2 home landscapes and the vegetable gardens at Champion Ranch.  More...
AgriLife economist: a disastrous year for Texas wheat
COLLEGE STATION — Wildfires continued to breakout in many areas, but even without fires wheat farmers were feeling burned, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.  With dry conditions, heat and wind, the crop continues to deteriorate, according to Dr. Mark Welch, AgriLife Extension economist specializing in grain marketing and policy.  More...