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September 6, 2011  RSS feed
Wildfires rage throughout Leon County and the rest of Texas
Numerous wildfires are raging throughout Texas with a large number in Leon and surrounding counties. Strong winds and low relative humidity from Tropical Storm Lee is blamed for the wildfires which began Sunday creating havoc through Monday evening.  More...

CURRENT TEXAS WILDFIRE SITUATION     [  More...

While states to the east were dealing with torrential rains from Tropical Storm Lee, our area was whipped with the winds that accompanied them. Teaming with the already dry conditions, high temperatures and low humidity, this area was ripe for wildfires. On Sunday afternoon, drought-compromised trees danced in winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour.  More...
Funeral services for Mr. Lannie Ray Barnett, 51, were held on Friday, September 2, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at Ricks- Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett.  Bro. Ray Payne officiated. Interment followed the services at Jewett Cemetery.  There was no visitation at the funeral home.  More...
Hiway Tabernacle Church of God - Monthly singing September 10, 2011 @ 7:00 p.m. Located 1 mile south Hwy 75. Refreshments served after singing. Prepared by some of the best cooks in Texas. Everyone welcome. Rev. & Mrs. Melvin Lowe 903-322-2608.   More...
Paper dog  “That &%$# dog has torn up my paper again. Just look at that yard, paper everywhere, but do I have a newspaper? NO! You get to the store and bring me a paper and when you get back you can clean up that mess.” Daddy was so mad his face was turning purple.  More...
BHS’ new football stadium was THE place to be on Friday night, September 2. The Bison’s home opener featured a big win before a good crowd that appeared to be very proud of the district’s beautiful new facility. More...
Without rain soon, spinach, other fall vegetable crops may be at risk
COLLEGE STATION – If you like leafy green vegetables, such as spinach and cabbage, you may find them to be in short supply this fall due to the drought, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service expert.  More...