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August 16, 2011  RSS feed
On 8/17/11 at about 850 pm the Leon County Sheriff's office responded to the Leona Country Store at the intersection of FM 977 West and I-45 for the report of an armed robbery. More...

The Board of Directors of Flo Community Water Supply Company handled a potentially explosive situation in a very professional manner at their Board meeting on Thursday night, August 11. A large crowd was gathered for the monthly meeting in anticipation of a major board decision.  More...

Oakwood City Council members got down to business at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting last week. After careful consideration of the cost to either rent a large excavator or hire a professional, the decision was made to allow Water Supervisor Tommy Reese to begin clearing the creek beds and ditches about town using the smaller backhoe already owned by the City. More...
Funeral Services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Read, age 88, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2011, at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Mrs. Read’s sons, Dwain Read and Robert Read officiated. Interment followed the services at Sardis Cemetery near Jewett.  Visitation was held on Wednesday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at the funeral home.  More...
Join us for a good time at AARP WHAT? AARP Buffalo Chapter #2870 WHEN? Tuesday, August 16, noon WHERE? Buffalo Civic Center WHO? Mrs. Carol Jones, County Assistant with Better Living for Texas, will present an informative program for seniors on good nutrition for better health. WHY? More...
Lameness in animals is something that we as veterinarians deal with on a regular basis. Whenever our pets or farm animals show any signs of pain, most owners want to find out the source of the pain and act accordingly. Lameness can vary in degree from a mild limp to completely non weight bearing. It is important for us to monitor our animals to know what is normal for that specific animal. More...
The Bison football team continued with their preseason practices last week, culminating in a three-team scrimmage at Teague High School on Friday afternoon. Both the JV and Varsity squads faced off against Teague and Normangee in a controlled scrimmage that gave the coaches a good look at their teams.  More...
Is your cup of La Niña half empty or half full?
COLLEGE STATION – Recent predictions by the National Weather Service of a 50 percent chance there will be another La Niña in the southern Pacific Ocean this fall can be taken two ways — with optimism or pessimism, saidDr. John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M University professor and Texas state climatologist. More...